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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 879.3
Revision Date: January 28, 2016
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Octyl Acetate

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10534
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 4). Combustible liquid (H227). Keep away from heat, sparks, flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Octyl acetate

Synonyms: 1-Octyl acetate; Octyl ethanoate
112-14-1 C10H20O2 172.26
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing.
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water.
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IIIA combustible liquid.
Flash point: 86 °C (CC) Flammable limits: Lower: 0.76% Upper: 8.14% Autoignition temperature: 268 °C.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
H: 0
F: 2
R: 0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain spill with sand or other inert absorbent material; deposit in sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic Miscellaneous. Store together with the Organic Smell Identification Kit. Keep cool (P235).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, clothing, and face protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless, clear liquid. Odor of oranges.
Soluble: Ethyl alcohol. Insoluble in water.
Boiling point: 210 °C
Density: 0.8705
Melting point: -38.5 °C
Vapor density: 5.9
Vapor pressure: 0.135 mmHg
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Keep away from heat and open flame. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing bases.
Shelf life: Excellent, if stored safely.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritation to eyes, skin, and respiratory system.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: N.A.
ORL-RAT LD50: 3000 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: greater than 5000 mg/kg
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Data not yet available.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #18a is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Combustible liquid, n.o.s. Hazard class: Combustible liquid. UN number: NA1993
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA listed.
SECTION 16 — OTHER INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is for guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. Flinn Scientific, Inc. makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages relating thereto. The data is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. The data should not be confused with local, state, federal or insurance mandates, regulations, or requirements and CONSTITUTE NO WARRANTY. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the science instructor to be in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product(s) described are beyond the control of Flinn Scientific, Inc. and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE OR DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT(S).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.