1,6-Naphthalenediol

  • 2,5-Naphthalenediol
  • 2,5-Dihydroxynaphthalene
  • 1,6-Dihydroxynaphthalene
  • 6-Hydroxy-1-naphthol
  • C.I. 76630
Formula
C10H8O2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
575-44-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-386-7
R 36/37/38
RTECS
QJ4743333
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
1939032
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-06557
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H8O2
Formula mass
160.18
Melting point, °C
135.5
Boiling point, °C
375
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4E-6 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
 
pKa/pKb
9.03 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame.
Handling
Empty containers retain product residue, (liquid and/or vapor), and can be dangerous. Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material then place into a chemical waste container. Clean up spills immediately, while using/wearing the proper protective equipment. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
193
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Extinguish fire using water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated. Use appropriate procedures to prevent opportunities for direct contact with the skin or eyes and to prevent inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. 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 lids. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.