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OCTADECYLAMINE ICSC: 1365
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

1-Octadecanamine
1-Aminooctadecane
Stearamine
Stearylamine
CAS # 124-30-1 C18H39N
RTECS # RG4150000 Molecular mass: 269.5
UN #
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


Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Sweep spilled substance into sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides and oxidants.
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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OCTADECYLAMINE ICSC: 1365
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE FLAKES, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. The solution in water is a weak base. Reacts with acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides and oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK 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, the skin and the respiratory tract.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 346.8C
Melting point: 52.9C
Density: 0.86 g/cm
Solubility in water: very poor
Flash point: 148C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 7.7
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated.
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