1,12-Dichlorododecane

  • Dodecane, 1,12-dichloro-
Formula
C12H24Cl2
Structure
Description
After melting, clear colorless solid. Characteristic odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3922-28-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-492-0
Beilstein/Gmelin
1742759
Beilstein Reference
1-01-00-00067

Properties.
Formula
C12H24Cl2
Formula mass
239.22
Melting point, °C
29
Boiling point, °C
299
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0014 (25 C)
Density
0.95 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.465 (25 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
6.50
Heat of vaporization
73.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Do not store in metal containers.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
128
Autoignition, °C
210
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
CLH
 
36 Halogenated hydrocarbons
IMO Pollution Category
A
IMO Hazard code
P