Octyl acetate

  • Octyl ethanoate
Formula
C10H20O2
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
112-14-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-939-6
RTECS
AJ1400000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
1754554
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00165
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H20O2
Formula mass
172.30
Melting point, °C
-38.5
Boiling point, °C
195 - 199
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.2 (25 C)
Density
0.885 g/cm3 (0 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
1.67 cp (25 C)
Surface tension
27.8 g/s2 (20 C)
Refractive index
1.4204 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.90
Heat of vaporization
44.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
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.
Protection
Wear protective safety goggles or face shield as described in 29 CRF 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin contact should be eliminated by wearing the appropriate chemical protective gloves annd clothing.
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.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
86
Autoignition, °C
268
Upper exp. limit, %
8.14
Lower exp. limit, %
0.76
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
Combustible Liquid.

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause irritation of the eyes, skin, digestive system and respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
OAF, OAE
 
IMO Chemical Code
17
IMO Pollution Category
C
IMO Hazard code
P