Phenoxyisopropanol

  • 1-Phenoxypropan-2-ol
  • 1-Phenoxy-2-propanol
  • 1-Phenoxy-1-methylethanol
  • Propylene phenoxetol
Formula
CH3CH(OH)CH2OC6H5
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid with a slight odor of rotten oranges.
Uses
Solven in pants, resins, inks, dyes, oiles, cleaners and paints.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
770-35-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
212-222-7
RTECS
UB8886500
RTECS class
Reproductive Effector
Beilstein/Gmelin
1941356
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-00582
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H12O2
Formula mass
152.21
Melting point, °C
11.4
Boiling point, °C
243
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.01 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
5.25
Density
1.0665 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
11 g/L
Refractive index
1.5232 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.51
Heat of vaporization
51.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use with adequate ventilation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide. Some glycol ethers can form peroxide during prolonged storage and exposure to sunlight.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
104
Upper exp. limit, %
9.4
Lower exp. limit, %
0.7
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire, useCarbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, alcohol foam, polymer foam. Water spray may cause frothing.
Fire potential
Will burn if strongly heated.
Combustion products
Oxides of carbon.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
PGP
 
40 Glycol ethers
IMO Chemical Code
18
IMO Pollution Category
D