1-Iodooctadecane

  • Octadecyl iodine
  • Stearyl iodide
Formula
C18H37I
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
629-93-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-117-3
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C18H37I
Formula mass
380.40
Melting point, °C
34
Boiling point, °C
383
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.0E-5 (25 C)
Density
1.104 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
10.53
Heat of vaporization
60.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in original container in a cool dark place.
Protection
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots & heavy rubber gloves.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep-up/absorb in suitable material, place in a container and hold for disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after pickup is complete.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
148
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Water spray. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with the skin and eyes.
Combustion products
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water, provided person is conscious. Seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Seek medical attention.
   Skin
Immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice.

Transport.