White crystal mass or colorless to yellowish liquid, depending on room temperature and purity. The characteristic odor is suggestive of perspiration and has been described as fruity-rosy.
Used in perfumes, flavouring agents and plastics, and as a modifying agent in plasticizers and lubricant additives; weed killer and defoliant
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
irritant, dangerous for the environment
S 26 36
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Primary Irritant
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Very low at normal temperatures
Probably very low at normal temperatures
Solubility in water
1.4486 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Bases - oxidizing agents - reducing agents.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. This material in sufficient quantity as dust is capable of creating a dust explosion. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Causes severe skin irritation. May cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction, which becomes evident upon re-exposure to this material. Substance is rapidly absorbed through the skin.
Causes eye irritation.
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.
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