1-(2,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-1-hexanone

  • 2',4'-Dihydroxycaprophenone
  • 4-Caproylresorcinol
  • 2',4'-Dihydroxyhexanophenone
Formula
C12H16O3
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3144-54-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
221-555-7
36/37/38
26 37/39

Properties.
Formula
C12H16O3
Formula mass
208.26
Melting point, °C
57
Boiling point, °C
343
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.4E-5 (25 C)
Critical temperature
545
Critical pressure
35.06
Density
1,13 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
0.60 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
7.62
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.87
Heat of vaporization
62.57 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
Wear appropriate government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Acid chlorides, Acid anhydrides, Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
194
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.