(±)-1-Phenyl-2-propanol

  • (±)-a-Methylphenethyl alcohol
  • (±)-1-Phenylpropan-2-ol
  • 3-Phenyl-2-propanol
  • 3-Phenyl-2-hydroxypropane
Formula
C9H12O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
698-87-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-821-0
23 24/25
RTECS
SG8589500
RTECS class
Drug
Beilstein/Gmelin
3195621
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-03192
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H12O
Formula mass
136.21
Melting point, °C
65 - 67
Boiling point, °C
219 - 221
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.07 (25 C)
Density
0.997 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.5221 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
48.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
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
Strong oxidizing agents, Acid chlorides, Acid anhydrides.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
85
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Water spray. 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.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.