Ammonium oleate

  • Ammonium soap
Formula
CH3(CH2)7CHCH(CH2)
Structure
Description
Yellow-brown paste with a weak odor of ammonia.
Uses
Detergent, solidifying alcohol, demonstrating liquid crystals according to Lehmann.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
544-60-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-873-1
RTECS
RG3700000
RTECS class
Other
Merck
12,569
Beilstein/Gmelin
6120682
Beilstein Reference
1-02-00-00198
EPA OPP
31703
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C18H34O2*H3N
Formula mass
299.5
Melting point, °C
78
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Reacts as bases to neutralize acids.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fire Extinguishing Agents: Water, dry chemical
Hazards
Toxic oxides of nitrogen may form in fire.
Combustion products
Toxic oxides of nitrogen may form in fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
Contact with eyes causes irritation. Prolonged contact may cause skin irritation.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Flush with water.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
AOL