Lauryl chloride

  • 1-Chlorododecane
  • Dodecylchloride
Formula
CH3(CH2)11Cl
Structure
Description
Clear colorless oily liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
112-52-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-981-5
EC Class
irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
635778
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-00501
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-9051
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H25Cl
Formula mass
204.79
Melting point, °C
-9
Boiling point, °C
260
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.02 (25 C)
Density
0.867 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
7 mg/L
Viscosity
2.65 (25 C)
Surface tension
28.82 g/s2 (24 C)
Refractive index
1.4434 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
6.81
Heat of vaporization
47.8

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Keep under a nitrogen blanket. Corrosives area.
Handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles and a face shield if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
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
2
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Water, oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
104
Autoignition, °C
190
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Do NOT use water directly on fire. Use carbon dioxide or dry chemical.
Fire potential
This chemical is combustible.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause severe digestive tract irritation with abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation of the respiratory tract with burning pain in the nose and throat, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and pulmonary edema. Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract. May cause abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and inflammation of the gums and mouth.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns. Lachrymator. Lachrymator.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
CLH
 
36 Halogenated hydrocarbons
HS Code
2903 19 80
 
IMO Chemical Code
17
IMO Pollution Category
A
IMO Hazard code
P