5,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-2-naphthalenol

  • 5,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-b-naphthol
Formula
C10H12O
Structure
Description
Beige solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1125-78-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
214-410-4
EC Class
irritant
R 36/37/38
RTECS
QL5300000
RTECS class
Tumorigen
Beilstein/Gmelin
1101302
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-03854

Properties.
Formula
C10H12O
Formula mass
148.20
Melting point, °C
58 - 59
Boiling point, °C
275
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.003 (25 C)
Density
1.0552 g/cm3 (65 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
18.0 cp (65 C)
Surface tension
38.97 g/s2 (65 C)
pKa/pKb
10.42 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.17
Heat of vaporization
53.5 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
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. 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.
Disposal code
3
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents - strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
132
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.

Health.
Exposure effects
Chronic inhalation and ingestion may cause effects similar to those of acute inhalation and ingestion.
   Ingestion
May cause severe gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting and possible burns.
   Inhalation
May cause severe irritation of the upper respiratory tract with pain, burns, and inflammation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Exposure may cause irritation and possible burns.
   Eyes
Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2907 19 00