5-Methyl-1,3-dioxane-5-methanol

  • 5-Hydroxymethyl-5-methyl-1,3-dioxane
  • m-Dioxane-5-methanol, 5-methyl
Formula
C6H12O3
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless viscous liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1121-97-7
RTECS
JH1942500
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
104476
Beilstein Reference
5-19-02-00358
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H12O3
Formula mass
132.15
Boiling point, °C
120 - 125 (18 torr)
Density
1.1265 g/cm3 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.462 (20 C)

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. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
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.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
No information found.
   Inhalation
No information available.
   Skin
No information regarding skin irritation and other potential effects was found.
   Eyes
No information regarding eye irritation and other potential effects was found.

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.