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DIMETHYLDIOCTADECYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE
ICSC: 1296
Peer-Review Status: 20.04.2004 Validated
Distearyldimethylammonium chloride
Dimethyldistearylammonium chloride
1-Octadecane ammonium, N,N-dimethyl-N-octadecyl chloride
DODMAC 
CAS #: 107-64-2 RTECS #: BQ1923000
EC #: 612-162-00-5
EINECS #: 203-508-2
    Formula: C38H80NCl
Molecular mass: 586.5

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Use water in large amounts, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Burning sensation in the throat and chest.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Vacuum spilled material with specialist equipment. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xi, N; R: 41-50/53; S: (2)-24-26-39-46-60-61 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is corrosive to the eyes. The substance is irritating to the skin. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 135°C
Density (at 88°C): 0.84 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: <0.000001  
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Dimethyldioctadecylammonium chloride (SIDS)