Didecyl phthalate

  • 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, didecyl ester
  • Decyl phthalate
  • Didecyl 1,2-benzenedicarboxylate
  • di-n-Decyl phthalate
  • Phthalic acid, didecyl ester
  • Vinicizer 105
Formula
C28H46O4
Structure
Description
Light-colored liquid. Practically odorless.
Uses
Plasticizer, esp for vinyl resins.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
84-77-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-561-6
RTECS
TI0900000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
1893077
Beilstein Reference
4-09-00-03186
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-2750
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C28H46O4
Formula mass
446.67
Melting point, °C
4
Boiling point, °C
240 - 245 (3 torr)
Vapor density (air=1)
15.4
Density
0.9639 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
0.33 mg/L at 24 C
Viscosity
113.2 cp @ 20C
Surface tension
30 g/s2 (25 C)
Refractive index
1.483 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
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. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
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. Avoid runoff into storm sewers and ditches which lead to waterways. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing materials
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
232
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Containers may explode when heated. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Central nervous system depression may occur with ingestion of large amounts.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   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. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. If irritation develops, get medical aid.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
DAH
 
IMO Chemical Code
18
IMO Pollution Category
D