2,6-Naphthalenediol

  • 2,6-Dihydroxynaphthalene
  • 2,6-Naphthohydroquinone
  • 6-Hydroxy-2-naphthol
  • 2-Hydroxy-6-naphthol
  • C.I. 76640
Formula
C10H8O2
Structure
Description
Solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
581-43-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-465-6
R: 36/37/38
S: 26 37
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H8O2
Formula mass
160.17
Melting point, °C
220
Boiling point, °C
375
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3,6E-6 (25 C)
Density
1.330 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
9.55
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.90
Heat of vaporization
64.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Protection
Impervious gloves, protective work clothing and safety glasses.
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
194
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
Causes irritation of the eyes, skin and mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate medical advice.
   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.