2-Hydroxytetralin

  • 2-Tetralino
  • b-Tetralol
  • 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-2-naphthol
  • 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydronaphthalen-2-ol
Formula
C10H12O
Structure
Description
Clear, light brown liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
530-91-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-497-8
RTECS
QL5250000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
Merck
12,9361
Beilstein/Gmelin
2046968
Beilstein Reference
3-06-00-02460
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4450
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL

Properties.
Formula
C10H12O
Formula mass
148.2
Melting point, °C
23
Boiling point, °C
263 - 265
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0031 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
5.11
Density
1.561 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
384.27 cp (20 C)
Surface tension
40.15 g/s2 (0 C)
Refractive index
1.5620 (25 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.17
Heat of vaporization
53.9

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
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.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Provide ventilation.
Stability
No information found.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, acrid smoke and fumes.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
98
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.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Hemolytic anemia has developed in neonates following in utero exposure. In utero exposure causes cataracts in rats.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.