|PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE: |
VISCOUS COLOURLESS LIQUID
On combustion, forms toxic gases including carbon monoxide. Reacts with strong oxidants .
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.
|ROUTES OF EXPOSURE: |
EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis.
EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
|Boiling point: 218-643°C |
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: (none)
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: negligible
|Flash point: |
Auto-ignition temperature: 260-371°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: >6
N O T E S
|Highly refined oil, typical fraction of C14-C20. The symptoms of chemical pneumonitis do not become manifest until few hours or even after days have passed. Refer for medical attention if breathing difficulties and/or fever develop. |