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CYCLOHEXANOL ICSC: 0243
Date of Peer Review: November 1998

Cyclohexyl alcohol
Hexahydrophenol
Hexalin
CAS # 108-93-0 C6H11OH
RTECS # GV7875000 Molecular mass: 100.2
UN #
EC Index # 603-009-00-3
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 68C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 68C use a closed system, ventilation.

EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

Inhalation Cough. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Nausea. Sore throat.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Dry skin. Redness.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles 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 Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. (Further see Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xn
R: 20/22-37/38
S: (2-)-24/25
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H1; F2; R0;
Separated from strong oxidants. Dry.
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 2005

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CYCLOHEXANOL ICSC: 0243
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS HYGROSCOPIC LIQUID OR WHITE CRYSTALS, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts violently with strong oxidants. Attacks plastic.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 50 ppm as TWA; (skin); (ACGIH 2004).
MAK: 50 ppm 210 mg/m; Peak limitation category: I(1); skin absorption (H); Pregnancy risk group: IIc; (DFG 2004).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The liquid defats the skin.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 161C
Melting point: 23C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.96
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 4
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 0.13
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.5
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 68C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 300C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.4-12
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.2
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Card has been partly updated in October 2005. See section Emergency Response.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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