m-Cumenol

  • 3-Isopropylphenol
  • m-Isopropylphenol
  • 3-(1-Methylethyl)phenol
Formula
C9H12O
Structure
Description
Clear liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
618-45-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-551-0
RTECS
SL5800000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
3145
Beilstein/Gmelin
2040880
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-03214
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H12O
Formula mass
136.21
Melting point, °C
31
Boiling point, °C
228
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.05 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5248 (18 C)
pKa/pKb
10.02 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.82
Heat of vaporization
48.4 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-4995 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Clean up spills immediately, while using/wearing the proper protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acid chlorides - acid anhydrides - oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
97
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated. Use appropriate procedures to prevent opportunities for direct contact with the skin or eyes and to prevent inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
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 lids.

Transport.
UN number
3145
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III