Dodecyl xylene

  • Benzene, dodecyldimethyl-
Formula
C20H34
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
81504-81-6
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.
Formula
C20H34
Formula mass
279.27
Melting point, °C
81
Boiling point, °C
349
Critical temperature
515
Critical pressure
12.4
Partition coefficient, pKow
8.02

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool dry location, away from incompatible materials.
Handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breath vapors. Wash thoroughly after handling. Contaminated clothing should be laundered before reuse. This material should only be handled in a hood.
Protection
Use ANSI approved chemical goggles and impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concerned. Use NIOSH/MSHA approved safety equipment.
Stability
Stable at normal temperratures and pressures.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
DXY
 
32 Aromatic hydrocarbons
IMO Pollution Category
III