HEXYLENE GLYCOL

CAS Number: 107-41-5

Information on chemical

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External resources

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WISER Substance List

Description

CAS number 107-41-5

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
900 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 118.2
Density of gas (kg/m3) 5.16
Boiling Point (°C) 196
Melting Point (°C) -100
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
6.5 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 306
Flash Point (°C) 96
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 1.2
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 8.1

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless
Odour mild sweet

Transportation data

Cargo group 20
State liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Family name alcohols, glycols

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes
Reducing agents Yes
Combustibles Yes
Organic substance Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 0 - e <1, or > ca.7, or Mol. Wt. > 1000
Bioaccumulation (A1) 0 - No potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 0 - Non-toxic
Chronic aquatic toxicity (B2) (NOEC (mg/l)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 3 - Moderately high
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 2 - Irritating
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 3 - Severely irritating, with irreversible corneal injury
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) D - Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 2 - Is a persistent floater; and/or is moderately acutely toxic; and/or is irritating to skin and/or eyes; and/or has long-term health effects other than carcinogenicity, mutagenicity or reprotoxicity; and/or is highly flammable; and/or is flammable and is a floater with evaporative properties

Human toxicity threshold

TLV-TWA 25
TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 10 ppm
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 25 ppm
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 350 ppm

Ecotoxicity

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Emergency Response Guidebook

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At sea emergency guide

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