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DICYCLOHEXYL PHTHALATE

ICSC: 0651

Phthalic acid, dicyclohexyl ester
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dicyclohexyl ester
C20H26O4 / C6H4(CO2C6H11)2
Molecular mass: 330.4
ICSC #    0651
CAS #     84-61-7
RTECS # TI0889000
October 19, 2005 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Local exhaust.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES
Safety spectacles .
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.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting
Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from acids, bases .

ICSC: 0651 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

DICYCLOHEXYL PHTHALATE

ICSC: 0651

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with acids and bases . The substance decomposes on burning producing irritating fumes .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


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

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point at 0.5 kPa: 222-228°C
Melting point: 66°C
Density: 1.4
g/cm3
Solubility in water:
none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C:
negligible
Flash point: 180-190°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.6 calculated

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur. It is strongly advised that this substance does not enter the environment.

N O T E S

Common name: DCHP.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 0651 DICYCLOHEXYL PHTHALATE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.
 
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