trans-1,4-Dimethylcyclohexane

  • 1-trans-4-Dimethylcyclohexane
Formula
C8H16
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2207-04-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
218-622-8
UN (DOT)
2263
Beilstein/Gmelin
1900344
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-00123
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H16
Formula mass
112.22
Melting point, °C
-37
Boiling point, °C
119
Vapor pressure, mmHg
19 (25 C)
Density
0.763 g/mL (20 C)
Viscosity
0.0071 g/(cm s) (20 C)
Refractive index
1.4209 (20 C)
Heat of fusion
1.234 kJ/mol
Heat of vaporization
37.9 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-5254 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash. Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
14.5
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Water spray. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: Will be easily ignited by heat, sparks or flames.
Hazards
Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back. Flammable liquid. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
Flammable (USA) Highly Flammable (EU).
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation. May cause irritation or burns.
   Skin
May cause irritation or burns.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2263
Response guide
Hazard class
3