3-Phenylphenol

  • 3-Hydroxybiphenyl
Formula
C12H10O
Structure
Description
White crystals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
580-51-8
R 36/37/38
UN (DOT)
2430
Beilstein/Gmelin
1907938
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-04597
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H10O
Formula mass
170.21
Melting point, °C
78
Boiling point, °C
334
Vapor pressure, mmHg
8E-5 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
9.74 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.23
Heat of vaporization
60.0 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-6-67 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
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 a chemical apron.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
162
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
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.

Transport.
UN number
2430
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
21. Phenols. Cresols