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Isooctyl alcohol

Synonyms & Trade Names
Isooctanol, Oxooctyl alcohol [Note: A mixture of closely related isomeric, primary alcohols with branched chains such as 2-Ethylhexanol, CH3(CH2)3CH(CH2CH3)CH2OH.]
CAS No.
26952-21-6
RTECS No.
NS7700000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C7H15CH2OH
Conversion
1 ppm = 5.33 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 50 ppm (270 mg/m3) [skin]
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

OSHA PV2033
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Clear, colorless liquid.
MW:
130.3
BP:
367°F
FRZ:
<-105°F
Sol:
Insoluble
VP:
0.4 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
0.83
Fl.P(oc): 180°F UEL(est.): 5.7% LEL(calc.): 0.9%
Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140°F and below 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose, throat; eye, skin burns
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated/Daily
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Eyewash
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0497
 
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