2,4,4-Trimethylpentan-1-ol

  • 2,4,4-Trimethyl-1-pentanol
Formula
C8H18O
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
16325-63-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
240-403-0
UN (DOT)
1987
Beilstein/Gmelin
1732465
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-01796
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H18O
Formula mass
130.23
Boiling point, °C
171
Vapor pressure, mmHg
20 (79.7 C)
Density
0.833 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.425 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Use spark-proof tools and explosion proof equipment. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Remove all sources of ignition. Use a spark-proof tool.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
60
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Will burn if involved in a fire. Combustible Liquid. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Vapors may form explosive mixtures with air. Vapors may travel to source of ignition and flash back. Most vapors are heavier than air. They will spread along ground and collect in low or confined areas (sewers, basements, tanks). Vapor explosion hazard indoors, outdoors or in sewers.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
1987
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
I; II; III