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p-OCTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1345
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

1-(p-Hydroxyphenyl)octane
Phenol, 4-octyl
CAS # 1806-26-4 C14H22O
RTECS # SM5787000 Molecular mass: 206.32
UN # 2430
EC #
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.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Redness. Pain. Skin burns.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Then wash away with plenty of water. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Marine pollutant.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 8
UN Pack Group: II
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-80GC4-II+III
Separated from strong reducing agents. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
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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p-OCTYLPHENOL ICSC: 1345
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALS

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic fumes. Reacts with reducing agents.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.
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 corrosive to the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. Corrosive on ingestion.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 280C
Melting point: 44-45C
Density: 0.96 g/cm
Solubility in water: none
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.1
Flash point: 113C c.c.
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
This substance may be hazardous in the environment; special attention should be given to fish.
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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