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DI-n-HEPTYL PHTHALATE ICSC: 0832
Date of Peer Review: November 2003

1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid
Phthalic acid, diheptyl ester
Diheptyl phthalate
CAS # 3648-21-3 C22H34O4
RTECS # TI1090000 Molecular mass: 362.51
UN #
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE


IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 1999

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DI-n-HEPTYL PHTHALATE ICSC: 0832
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
ODOURLESS, COLOURLESS LIQUID.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing irritating fumes.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 360C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.99
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 0.0002
Flash point: 224C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 7.6 (estimation)
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 1999