International Chemical Safety Cards

DICYCLOHEXYL PHTAHALTE ICSC: 0651
DICYCLOHEXYL PHTHALATE
Phthalic acid, dicyclohexyl ester
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dicyclohexylester
C20H26O4/C6H4(CO2C6H11)2
Molecular mass: 330.4
CAS # 84-61-7
RTECS # TI0889000
ICSC # 0651
TYPES OF
HAZARD/
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/
SYMPTOMS
PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

  • INHALATION

  • Local exhaust.
    Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
  • SKIN

  • Protective gloves.
    Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
  • EYES

  • Safety goggles.
    First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
  • INGESTION

  • Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
    Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
    SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
    Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting (extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles).
    Separated from acids, bases.

    SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
    ICSC: 0651 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities © IPCS CEC 1993

    International Chemical Safety Cards

    DICYCLOHEXYL PHTAHALTE ICSC: 0651

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    PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
    WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.

    PHYSICAL DANGERS:


    CHEMICAL DANGERS:
    Reacts with acids, bases.

    OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
    TLV not established.


    ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
    The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

    INHALATION RISK:
    A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C on spraying or dispersing, however much faster.

    EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


    EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
    The substance may have effects on the liver.
    PHYSICAL
    PROPERTIES
    Boiling point at 0.5 kPa: 222-228C
    Melting point: 66C
    Relative density (water = 1): 1.4
    Solubility in water: none
    Vapour pressure, Pa at 150C: 13.3
    Flash point: 207C
    Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3-4
    ENVIRONMENTAL
    DATA
    It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment because it persists in the environment.
    N O T E S
    Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    ICSC: 0651 DICYCLOHEXYL PHTAHALTE
    © IPCS, CEC, 1993
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