2,5-Dimethyl-3-hexanol

  • 2,5-Dimethylhexan-3-ol
  • 2,5-Dimethyl-3-hexyl alcohol
Formula
C8H18O
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
19550-07-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
243-152-5
R 36/37/38
S: 26 37
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H18O
Formula mass
130.23
Melting point, °C
-78
Boiling point, °C
157.5
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1 (25 C)
Critical temperature
310
Critical pressure
28.2
Density
0.8159 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.4238 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
15.17 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.45
Heat of vaporization
45.9 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). Ensure adequate ventilation.
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
59
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.
Combustion products
Oxides of carbon.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Causes irritation of the eyes, skin and mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate 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.