Isooctyl alcohol

Physical and chemical properties

Color Odor State: Colorless to pale yellow oily liquid

Toxicity: Low toxicity

Combustibility: flammable

Density: 0.833

Volatility: very volatile

Boiling point: 183-186°C 

Stability: Stable

Melting point: -76°C

Flash point: 77°C

Solubility: Miscible with most organic solvents

Various numbers

CAS: 26952-21-6

HS: 2905169000 EINECS: 248-133-5


Used as a solvent and preservative. It can also be used as the main plasticizer and cold-resistant auxiliary plasticizer, defoamer, dispersant, mineral dressing agent and petroleum filler of plastics, and also used in printing and dyeing, paint, film, etc.

Hazard category

general cargo

Firefighting measures

use mist water, foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide, sand to extinguish the fire

First aid treatment

Skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing, wash skin thoroughly with soap and water
Eye contact: Immediately raise the eyelids, rinse thoroughly with plenty of flowing water or saline for 10-15 minutes
Inhalation: Leave the site to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. seek medical attention
Ingestion: Drink enough warm water, induce vomiting, gastric lavage, catharsis. seek medical attention

Packaging, storage, and transportation

Packed in iron or plastic drums, 170kg/drum, stored in a cool, ventilated warehouse. Keep away from fire and heat sources

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