2-Butyloctanol

  • 2-Butyl-1-octanol
  • 2-Butyloctyl alcohol
  • 5-(Hydroxymethyl)undecane
Formula
C12H26O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3913-02-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-470-0
RTECS
RH0885000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
1738522
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-01855
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-1849
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H26O
Formula mass
186.38
Boiling point, °C
246
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.005 (25 C)
Density
0.833 g/mL (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Heat of vaporization
56.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
100
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

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.