2,3-Dimethyl-3-pentanol

  • 2,3-Dimethylpentan-3-ol
Formula
C7H16O
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
595-41-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-866-6
UN (DOT)
1987
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H16O
Formula mass
116.20
Melting point, °C
-57
Boiling point, °C
139.7
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.8 (25 C)
Critical temperature
284
Critical pressure
31.5
Density
0.818 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.429
pKa/pKb
15.24 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.97
Heat of vaporization
43.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear safety goggles, rubber boots & heavy rubber gloves.
Small spills/leaks
Cover w/dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Vent area & wash site after material pickup.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong acids, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, acid chlorides and acid anhydrides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
41
Fire fighting
Extinguishing media: water spray. CO2, dry chemical powder, alcohol or polymer foam. Fire fighting procedures: wear niosh/msha approved scba and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Combustible.
Hazards
Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.

Health.
Exposure effects
May be harmful by ingestion or inhalation. Vapor or mist is irritating to eyes, skin, mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Immediately wash with soap and copious amounts of water. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1987
Response guide
Hazard class
3
USCG CHRIS Code
III