trans-4-Hexenol

  • trans-4-Hexen-1-ol
  • (E)-4-Hexen-1-ol
  • (4E)-4-Hexen-1-ol
Formula
C6H12O

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
928-92-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-188-6
Beilstein/Gmelin
1720136
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-02140
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H12O
Formula mass
100.16
Boiling point, °C
157 - 159
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.93 (25 C)
Density
0.851 g/mL (25 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.4437 (20 C)
Heat of vaporization
46.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Keep away from heat and open flame. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
61
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide. Dry chemical powder. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Combustible liquid.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air.
   Skin
Flush skin with water.
   Eyes
Contamination of the eyes should be treated by immediate and prolonged irrigation with copious amounts of water.

Transport.