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Cyclohexanol

Synonyms & Trade Names
Anol, Cyclohexyl alcohol, Hexahydrophenol, Hexalin, Hydralin, Hydroxycyclohexane
CAS No.
108-93-0
RTECS No.
GV7875000
DOT ID & Guide
1993 128 (combustible liquid, n.o.s.)
Formula
C6H11OH
Conversion
1 ppm = 4.10 mg/m3
IDLH
400 ppm
See: 108930
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 50 ppm (200 mg/m3) [skin]
OSHA PEL
: TWA 50 ppm (200 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 1402 , 1405;
OSHA 7
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Sticky solid or colorless to light-yellow liquid (above 77°F) with a camphor-like odor.
MW:
100.2
BP:
322°F
MLT: 77°F
Sol:
4%
VP:
1 mmHg
IP:
10.00 eV
Sp.Gr:
0.96
Fl.P:
154°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140°F and below 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers (such as hydrogen peroxide & nitric acid)
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose, throat; narcosis
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 400 ppm:
(APF = 10) Any chemical cartridge respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator*
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0243
 
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