2-(Phenylmethoxy)phenol

  • 2-Benzyloxyphenol
  • 2-(Benzyloxy)phenol
  • o-(Benzyloxy)phenol
Formula
C13H12O2
Structure
Description
Light yellow.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6272-38-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
228-461-5
R: 36/37/38
S: 26 37

Properties.
Formula
C13H12O2
Formula mass
200.24
Melting point, °C
38
Boiling point, °C
336
Vapor pressure, mmHg
6.1E-5 (25 C)
Density
1.143 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
9.65 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.84
Heat of vaporization
60.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protection
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents and acids

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
184
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritating to eyes, skin and mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical treatment.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.