alpha,alpha-Dicyclopropyl-4-methylbenzyl alcohol

  • Benzenemethanol, alpha,alpha-dicyclopropyl-4-methyl-
Formula
C14H18O
Structure
Description
Clear slightly yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
71172-47-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
275-233-6
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.
Formula
C14H18O
Formula mass
202.29
Melting point, °C
112
Boiling point, °C
301
Critical temperature
494
Critical pressure
28.1
Density
1 g/cm3
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.26

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Use with adequate ventilation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest or inhale.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
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
Harmful if swallowed. Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Immediately 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. Get medical aid.

Transport.