2,3-Dimethyl-2-hexanol

Formula
C8H18O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
19550-03-9
Beilstein Reference
3-01-00-01737
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H18O
Formula mass
130.23
Melting point, °C
-45
Boiling point, °C
160
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.5 (25 C)
Critical temperature
306
Critical pressure
28.31
Density
0.8365 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
3.1 g/L
Refractive index
1.4335 (20<sup>o</sup>C)
pKa/pKb
15.18 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.45
Heat of vaporization
45.12 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection is desired, use multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges.
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
Oxides of carbon.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
57
Fire fighting
Extinguish with 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.
Exposure effects

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. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.