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CYCLOHEXYL ACETATE ICSC: 0426
Date of Peer Review: March 1996

Acetic acid, cyclohexyl ester
Hexalin acetate
Cyclohexanol acetate
CAS # 622-45-7 C8H14O2 / CH3COOC6H11
RTECS # AG5075000 Molecular mass: 142.2
UN # 2243
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 58C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 58C use a closed system, ventilation.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Dry skin. Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Drowsiness. Unconsciousness. (Further see Inhalation).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Rest. 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
UN Hazard Class: 3
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30S2243 or 30GF1-III
NFPA Code: H1; F2; R0
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants.
IPCS
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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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CYCLOHEXYL ACETATE ICSC: 0426
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with strong oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour 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 irritates the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system. Exposure at high level, if ingested, could cause lowering of consciousness.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The liquid defats the skin.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 177C
Melting point: -77C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.97
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, kPa at 30C: 0.93
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.9
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.08
Flash point: 58C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 334C
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately. Cyclohexylacetate is more narcotic and more lethal to animals at lower concentrations than other acetates but beeing of lower volatility, it is less hazardous from the industrial point of view. The relation between odour and the occupational exposure limit cannot be indicated. Card has been partly updated in October 2005. See section Emergency Response.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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