Colorless, oily, mobile liq. Slight peppermint odor.
In perfume & flavor compositions l-form.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
0.894 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
2.493 cp (25 C)
1.4504 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE all ignition sources and ground all equipment. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.
drowsiness, ataxia and coma may occur. Seizures and muscle twitching have been seen in overdosed animals.
GI reflux and heartburn may occur, as may nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
Irritation, chemical burns, and skin necrosis may occur from topical use. Contact dermatitis and urticaria may be seen.
Seek medical assistance.
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
In case of contact with substance, immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.