1-Methylcycloheptanol

  • 1-Methylcycloheptan-1-ol
  • 1-Methyl-1-cycloheptanol
Formula
C8H16O
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3761-94-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-179-9
R: 36/37/38
S: 26 37
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H16O
Formula mass
128.21
Melting point, °C
-4
Boiling point, °C
183.5
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.21 (25 C)
Critical temperature
374
Critical pressure
37.7
Density
0.918 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
pKa/pKb
15.37 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.45
Heat of vaporization
49.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protection
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Ensure adequate ventilation.
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
72
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Causes irritation of the eyes, skin and mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical treatment.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.