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DODECYLBENZENE ICSC: 0265
Date of Peer Review: October 2002

1-Phenyldodecane
Laurylbenzene
CAS # 123-01-3 C18H30 / C6H5(CH2)11CH3
RTECS # CZ9540000 Molecular mass: 246.4
UN #
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Nausea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable metal containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place. (Extra personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours.)
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H 1; F 1; R 0;

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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DODECYLBENZENE ICSC: 0265
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.

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

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the skin.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: (see Notes) 290-410C
Melting point: 3C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.86
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: <10
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 140.6C
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
The technical product consists of a mixture of isomers; the boiling point and other physical properties will vary depending on composition.
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