International Chemical Safety Cards

TRIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL) PHOSPHATE ICSC: 0968
TRIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL) PHOSPHATE
Phosphoric acid tris(2-ethylhexyl) ester
Trioctyl phosphate
C24H51O4P
Molecular mass: 434.7
CAS # 78-42-2
RTECS # MP0770000
ICSC # 0968

TYPES OF
HAZARD/
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/
SYMPTOMS
PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

  • INHALATION

  • Ventilation.
    Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
  • SKIN
  • Redness. Pain.
    Protective gloves.
    Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
  • EYES
  • Redness. Pain.
    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.
    Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
    SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
    Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
    Separated from strong oxidants. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room.

    SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
    ICSC: 0968 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

    TRIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL) PHOSPHATE ICSC: 0968

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    PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
    VISCOUS COLOURLESS LIQUID.

    PHYSICAL DANGERS:


    CHEMICAL DANGERS:
    The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes of phosphine and phosphorous oxides. Reacts with oxidants.

    OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
    TLV not established.
    MAK not established.


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

    INHALATION RISK:
    No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

    EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
    The substance irritates the eyes and the skin.


    PHYSICAL
    PROPERTIES
    Boiling point at 0.7 kPa: 220C
    Melting point: -74C
    Relative density (water = 1): 0.93
    Solubility in water, ml/100 ml at 20C: none
    Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: <1
    Relative vapour density (air = 1): 15
    Flash point: 170C
    Auto-ignition temperature: 370C
    ENVIRONMENTAL
    DATA
    Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.
    NOTES
    Disflamoll-tof, Flexol-tof and Kronitex-tof are trade names.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    ICSC: 0968 TRIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL) PHOSPHATE
    © IPCS, CEC, 1993
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