3,3-Dimethyl-1-butanol

  • 3,3-Dimethylbutan-1-ol
  • 3,3-dimethylbutane-1-ol
Formula
C6H14O
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
624-95-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-872-6
23 24/25
UN (DOT)
1987
Beilstein/Gmelin
1731466
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-01729
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H14O
Formula mass
102.18
Melting point, °C
-65 to -60
Boiling point, °C
142 - 143
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.2 (25 C)
Density
0.844 g/mL (15 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.4192 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
58.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed. Keep away from heat and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong acids, Strong oxidizing agents, Strong reducing agents, Acid chlorides, Acid anhydrides.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
48
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
Combustible (USA) Flammable (EU).
   Inhalation
May cause irritation or burns.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

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