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DIMETHYLDIOCTADECYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE ICSC: 1296
Date of Peer Review: April 2004

Distearyldimethylammonium chloride
Dimethyldistearylammonium chloride
1-Octadecane ammonium, N,N-dimethyl-N-octadecyl chloride
DODMAC
CAS # 107-64-2 C38H80NCl
RTECS # BQ1923000 Molecular mass: 586.5
UN #
EC # 612-162-00-5
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.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water in large amounts, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough.
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.
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 take to a doctor.
Ingestion Burning sensation in the throat and chest.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Vacuum spilled material, OR sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xi, N
R: 41-50/53
S: (2-)-24-26-39-46-60-61
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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DIMETHYLDIOCTADECYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE ICSC: 1296
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
POWDER

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic and corrosive fumes.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.
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.

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