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1-DodecanolICSC: 1765
Dodecyl alcohol
1-Hydroxydodecane
Lauryl alcohol
October 2013
CAS #: 112-53-8
UN #: 3077
EC Number: 203-982-0

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO contact with hot surfaces.    Use water, dry powder, carbon dioxide, alcohol-resistant foam.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Nausea. Sedation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Rest. Do NOT induce vomiting. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and particulates adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Ventilation. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. If liquid: collect leaking liquid in containers. Absorb remaining liquid in inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

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WARNING
Causes skin and eye irritation
May cause respiratory irritation
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Cool. Well closed. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. 
PACKAGING
Marine pollutant. 
1-Dodecanol ICSC: 1765
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID OR WHITE CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts violently with oxidizing materials and acids. 

Formula: C12H26O / CH3(CH2)10CH2OH
Molecular mass: 186.4
Melting point: 24°C
Boiling point at 101.3kPa: 250°C
Density (at 24°C): 0.83 g/cm³
Vapour pressure, Pa at 24°C: 1.3
Solubility in water, g/l at 25°C: 0.004 (very poor)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.4
Flash point: 121°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 250 °C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.5 - 4.0
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.4
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Viscosity: 21.7 mm²/s at 20°C 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the skin, eyes and possibly the respiratory tract. If swallowed the substance may cause vomiting and could result in aspiration pneumonitis. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given whether a harmful concentration in the air will be reached. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
See Notes. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       1-Dodecanol  (SIDS)