International Chemical Safety Cards

CITRAL ICSC: 1725
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2,6-Octadienal,3,7-dimethyl-
3,7-Dimethyl-2,6 octadienal
Lemonal
C10H16O
Molecular mass: 152.2
ICSC #    1725
CAS #     5392-40-5
RTECS # RG5075000
EC #         605-019-00-3
November 13, 2008 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Foam. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 82C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 82C use a closed system, ventilation.

EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

 •INHALATION Cough.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES
Safety spectacles.
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: Chemical protection suit, filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Remove all ignition sources. Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Cool. Ventilation along the floor. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.

Xi symbol
R: 38-43
S: 2-24/25-37
Signal: Warning
Excl mark
Combustible liquid.
May be harmful if swallowed.
May be harmful in contact with skin.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause allergic skin reaction
Toxic to aquatic life
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1725 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

CITRAL ICSC: 1725
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
PALE YELLOW LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing irritating fumes. The substance may polymerize due to heating.

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


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 skin.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 226-228C
Melting point: <-10C
Density: 0.9
g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 0.059
(very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 100C: <130
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.3
Flashpoint: 82C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 225C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 4.3 - 9.9
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.76
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised that this substance does not enter the environment.
N O T E S
Citral is a mixture of two geometric isomers, geranial (trans confirmation, approx. 55-70%) and neral (cis confirmation, 35-45%).
NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1725 CITRAL
(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.