Dodecyl alcohol, ethoxylated

  • Base lp 12
  • Brij 23
  • Brij 30
  • Brij 35
  • Dodecyl alcohol polyoxyethylene ether
  • Du pont wk
Formula
(C2H4O)nC12H26O
Structure
Description
Clear colorless to light yellow viscous liquid. Bland odor.
Uses
Medication (vet).

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9002-92-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
500-002-6
RTECS
MD0875000
RTECS class
Mutagen; Primary Irritant
Merck
12,7717
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-5352
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
(C2H4O)nC12H26O
Formula mass
44.03
Melting point, °C
36 - 42
Density
1.03 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Soluble
Heat of combustion
-1140 kJ/mol

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. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. 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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents - strong acids - strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
149
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
Fire potential
This chemical is combustible.
Health
0
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes 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. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
20. Alcohols. Glycols
HS Code
3402 13 00