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p-OCTYLPHENOL
ICSC: 1345
Peer-Review Status: 18.04.2005 Validated
1-(p-Hydroxyphenyl)octane
Phenol, 4-octyl 
CAS #: 1806-26-4 RTECS #: SM5787000
UN #: 2430
EINECS #: 217-302-5
    Formula: C14H22O
Molecular mass: 206.32

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.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain. Skin burns.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Do NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered , plastic containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Then wash away with plenty of water. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.  Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: II 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-80GC4-II+III.  Separated from strong reducing agents. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes. Reacts with reducing agents. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is corrosive to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Corrosive on ingestion. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 280°C
Melting point: 44-45°C
Density: 0.96 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.1
Flash point: 113°C c.c. 
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to fish. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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