International Chemical Safety Cards

DIOCTYL ADIPATE ICSC: 1292
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)adipate
Di-(2-ethylhexyl)adipate
Adipic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl)ester
C22H42O4
Molecular mass: 370.5
ICSC #    1292
CAS #     103-23-1
RTECS # AU9700000
November 24, 1998 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide. NO water.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Diarrhoea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Separated from strong oxidants, strong acids.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1292 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 TO YELLOW LIQUID.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with strong oxidants , strong acids causing fire hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour.

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 . The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the liver .
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point at 0.67kPa: 214C
Melting point: -67.8C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.92
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: none
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 0.11
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 12.8
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.01
Flash point: 181C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 395C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: >6.114
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.
N O T E S
Adipol 2EH, Bisoflex DOA, Effomol DOA, Ergoplast ADDO, Flexol A 26, Kemester 5652, Kodaflex DOA, Mollan S, Monoplex DOA, Reomol DOA, Sicol 250, Staflex DOA, Uniflex DOA, Vestinol OA, Wickenol 158, Witamol 320 are trade names.
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1292 DIOCTYL ADIPATE
(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.