International Chemical Safety Cards

1-HEPTANOL ICSC: 1082
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Heptane-1-ol
n-Heptyl alcohol
1-Hydroxyheptane
n-Heptanol
C7H16O / CH3(CH2)6OH
Molecular mass: 116.2
6 Harmful - Stow Away from Foodstuffs placard 6 Poison placard ICSC #    1082
CAS #     111-70-6
RTECS # MK0350000
UN #        2810
April 20, 2005 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Alcohol-resistant foam. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 70°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 70°C use a closed system, ventilation.

EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. 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 Burning sensation. Headache. Dizziness. Nausea. Drowsiness.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Cover the spilled material with absorbent. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers.
Separated from strong acids, oxidants , food and feedstuffs .
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1082 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

1-HEPTANOL ICSC: 1082
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with oxidants and strong acids .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK 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 20°C; on spraying or dispersing, however, much faster.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the respiratory tract , and is mildly irritating to the skin . If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis. At high levels the substance may cause effects on the central nervous system .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The liquid defats the skin.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 175°C
Melting point: -34°C
Density: 0.82
g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: 0.1
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 15
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.01
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.01
Flash point:
70°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 275°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.9-?
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.62
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
N O T E S
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT1-III
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1082 1-HEPTANOL
(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.