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Trade name 2 – ETHYL – 1,3 – HEXANEDIOL (OCTANEDIOL)
Chemical Name 2-ETHYL1,3-HEXANEDIOL
Chemical Structure CH3CH2CH2CH(OH)CH(C2H5)CH2OH
Molecular Formula C8H18O2
Molecular Weight 146.2
CAS No. 94-96-2
EINECS No. 202-377-9
TSCA On Inventory
Specification Item Unit Specification Method
Appearance Clear Liquid
Color APHA 20 max JIS K 0071
Specific Gravity (20/20℃) 0.939 – 0.944 JIS K 0061
Purity Wt % 98.5 min. JIS K 0114
Water Content Wt % 0.1 max. JIS K 0068
Acid Value KOHmg/g 0.10 max. JIS K 0070
Physical Property Item Unit
Boiling Point °C 244.2
Specific Gravity (20/20°C) 0.942
Melting Point °C <-40
Refractive Index (nD2 5) 1.449
Viscosity (20°C) mPa・s 320
Flash Point (open cup) °C 135
Vapor Density (Air=1) °C 5.0
Ignition Point °C 360
Solubility (in Water 20°C) g/100g 0.6
Surface Tension (25°C) N/cm 2.9×10-4
Use Polyurethane resins, Polyester resins, Polyester plasticizer, Ink formulations
Health Hazards Acute toxicity data on 2 – ETHYL – 1,3 – HEXANEDIOL
   Acute Toxicity LD50(oral) rat 1.4g/Kg
Emergency and First Aid Procedure 1)Skin Contact Remove contaminated clothing. Wash the affected area with plenty of clean water and soap. If irritation develops, see a physician.
2)Eye Contact Flush eyes with plenty of clean water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids open. If irritation develops, see a physician.
3)Inhalation If a large amount is inhaled, remove individual(s) to fresh air.
Storage Tighten the cap of container and store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated, storage area of cabinet.
Extinguishing Media Water spray, Dry chemicals, Protein type air foams or carbon dioxide.
Packing 190Kg Iron drum
20MT ISO-Container
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