a-Isopropylbenzenemethanol

  • 1-Phenyl-2-methylpropyl alcohol
  • 2-Methyl-1-phenyl-1-propanol
  • (RS)-1-Phenyl-2-methylpropan-1-ol
  • (+-)-a-Isopropylbenzenemethanol
  • Benzenemethanol, a-(1-methylethyl)-, (+-)-
Formula
C10H14O
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
611-69-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-274-5
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H14O
Formula mass
150.22
Melting point, °C
-14
Boiling point, °C
223
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.07 (25 C)
Density
0.976 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
pKa/pKb
14.29 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.26
Heat of vaporization
48.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers
Protection
Safety glasses, impervious gloves and protective work clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
82
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Health
1
 
Flammability
2
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Causes irritation of the eyes, skin and mucous membranes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical treatment.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.