Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed.
Dry skin. Redness.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .
Wear safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Further see Inhalation.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Separated from strong oxidants.
ISOOCTYL ALCOHOL (MIXED ISOMERS)
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Chemical dangers Reacts with strong oxidants.
Formula: C8H18 O / C7H15CH2OH
Molecular mass: 130.3
Boiling point: 83-91°C Melting point: <-76°C Relative density (water = 1): 0.83 Solubility in water: none Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 50 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.5 Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00 Flash point: 82°C o.c. Auto-ignition temperature: 277°C (estimated) Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.9-5.7 (estimated)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system.
Inhalation risk A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance defats the skin, which may cause dryness or cracking.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 50 ppm as TWA; (skin)
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