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Name 2,6-Dimethylphenol
CAS 576-26-1
EINECS(EC#) 209-400-1
Molecular Formula C8H10O
MDL Number MFCD00002240
Molecular Weight 122.16
MOL File 576-26-1.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance colourless crystals or white powder
Melting point  43-45 °C(lit.)
Boiling point  203 °C(lit.)
density  1.15
vapor pressure  0.2 hPa (20 °C)
FEMA  3249
refractive index  1.5371
Fp  173 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  8g/l
form  Low Melting Solid
pka pK1:10.59 (25°C)
color  Colorless to yellow-brownish
PH 6-7 (8g/l, H2O, 20℃)
Stability: Stable. Very flammable. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, steel, copper, copper alloys, bases, acid chlorides.
explosive limit 1.4%(V)
Water Solubility  10 g/L (20 ºC)
JECFA Number 707
Merck  14,10082
BRN  1446677
Exposure limits ACGIH: TWA 1 ppm
CAS DataBase Reference 576-26-1(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Phenol, 2,6-dimethyl-(576-26-1)
EPA Substance Registry System 576-26-1(EPA Substance)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  T,N
Risk Statements 
R24/25:Toxic in contact with skin and if swallowed .
R34:Causes burns.
R51/53:Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment .
Safety Statements 
S26:In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice .
S36/37/39:Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection .
S45:In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show label where possible) .
S61:Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions safety data sheet .
RIDADR  UN 2261 6.1/PG 2
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  ZE6125000
Autoignition Temperature 555 °C
HazardClass  6.1
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  29071400
Hazardous Substances Data 576-26-1(Hazardous Substances Data)
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 296 mg/kg LD50 dermal Rabbit 1000 mg/kg

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