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BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHOSPHATEICSC: 1412
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phosphate
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)hydrogen phosphate
Bis(isooctyl)phosphate
Dioctylphosphate
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)orthophosphoric acid
October 2001
CAS #: 298-07-7
UN #: 1902
EC Number: 206-056-4

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Burning sensation. Pain. Blisters.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe burns.  Wear face shield.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking liquid in covered dry plastic containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from metals. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHOSPHATE ICSC: 1412
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS OR AMBER LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes at 240°C. This produces toxic fumes of phosphorus oxides. Attacks many metals. This produces flammable/explosive gas (hydrogen - see ICSC 0001). 

Formula: C16H35O4P
Molecular mass: 322.48
Decomposes at 240°C
Melting point: -50°C
Density: 0.96 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.21
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: <10
Flash point: 196°C o.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.67  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and through the skin. 

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

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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