Cyclooctanol

Formula
C8H16O
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid. Characteristic odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
696-71-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-800-6
EC Class
harmful, irritant
R 22 36/38
S 26 36/37/39
Beilstein/Gmelin
1848166
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-00113
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H16O
Formula mass
128.22
Melting point, °C
15
Boiling point, °C
203
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.07 (25 C)
Density
0.9663 g/cm3 (17 C)
Solubility in water
5.4 g/L (20 C)
Viscosity
144 cp (25 C)
Refractive index
1.4871 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.47
Heat of vaporization
51.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame. Use with adequate ventilation.
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.
Disposal code
1
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents - acid chlorides - acid anhydrides.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
86
Autoignition, °C
300
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, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
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.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   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
2906 19 00