International Chemical Safety Cards

LINALOOL ICSC: 0912
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
3,7-Dimethyl-1,6-octadien-3-ol
Linalyl alcohol
C10H18O / (CH3)2C=CH(CH2)2C(CH3)(OH)CH=CH2
Molecular mass: 154.2
ICSC #    0912
CAS #     78-70-6
RTECS # RG5775000
October 04, 1997 Validated
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.
Foam, alcohol-resistant foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 75C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 75C use a closed system, ventilation.

EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
 •SKIN Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles, face shield.
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. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
Separated from strong oxidants. Well closed.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0912 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.

International Chemical Safety Cards

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing acrid smoke and irritating fumes. Reacts with strong oxidants.

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and 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 irritates the eyes and the skin.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the liver.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 198-200C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.9
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 0.16
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: 21
Flash point: 75C
Auto-ignition temperature: 235C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.97
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Data are insufficiently available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
NFPA Code: H; F 2; R 0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0912 LINALOOL
(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.