a,a-Dimethylbenzenepropanol

  • Benzyl-tert-butanol
  • 2-Methyl-4-phenyl-2-butanol
  • Dimethylphenethylcarbinol
  • Dimethylphenylethylcarbinol
  • 2-Hydroxy-2-methyl-4-phenylbutane
  • 1,1-Dimethyl-3-phenylpropanol
Formula
C11H16O
Structure
Uses
Flavoring agent.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
103-05-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-074-4
RTECS
EL5785000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
2076770
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-03380
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H16O
Formula mass
164.27
Melting point, °C
31 - 33
Boiling point, °C
213
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.1 (25 C)
Density
0.966 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.508
Heat of vaporization
47.5 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
107
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.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects

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.