OCTANOL

UN Number: 3082 - CAS Number: 111-87-5

Also known as: ALCOHOL C-8, ALFOL 8, CAPRYL ALCOHOL, n-CAPRYLIC ALCOHOL, DYTOL M-83
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 3082
CAS number 111-87-5

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
829 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 130.23
Density of gas (kg/m3) 5.805
Boiling Point (°C) 195
Melting Point (°C) -16
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
20260 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 270
Flash Point (°C) 81
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 1.1
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 7.4

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless
Odour sweet odour

Transportation data

State liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Pressure (Pa) ambient

Reactivity data

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 3 - ≥3 and <4
Bioaccumulation (A1) 3 - Moderate potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Slightly toxic
Chronic aquatic toxicity (B2) (NOEC (mg/l)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 1 - Slight
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Moderate
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 2 - Irritating
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) Fp - Persistent slick forming substance
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

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

No incident reports available

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 171

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

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Decision trees

Decision trees

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last modified 2020-12-14T09:02:48+00:00