Hexyl Methyl Ether

CAS No. 4747-07-3

Formula: C7H16O
Basic Info

Formula
C7H16O
Molecular Weight
116.201
Exact Mass
116.12
LogP
2.2131
PSA
9.23
Synonyms

Hexane, 1-methoxy-

N-HEXYL METHYL ETHER

1-methoxyhexane

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Properties
Density
0.77
Boiling Point
125ºC
Flash Point
20ºC
Refractive Index
1.396
Safety Info
Safety Statements
7-33-60
Risk Statements
R10
RIDADR
UN 3271
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
MSDS
SDS 1.0
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SAFETY DATA SHEETS

According to Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) - Sixth revised edition

Version: 1.0

Creation Date: Aug 11, 2017

Revision Date: Aug 11, 2017

1.Identification

1.1 GHS Product identifier

Product name Hexyl Methyl Ether

1.2 Other means of identification

Product number -
Other names N-HEXYL METHYL ETHER

1.3 Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use

Identified uses For industry use only. Food additives -> Flavoring Agents
Uses advised against no data available

1.4 Supplier's details

Company MOLBASE (Shanghai) Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
Address Floor 4 & 5, Building 12, No. 1001 North Qinzhou Road,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
Telephone +86(21)64956998
Fax +86(21)54365166

1.5 Emergency phone number

Emergency phone number +86-400-6021-666
Service hours Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours).

2.Hazard identification

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Flammable liquids, Category 3

2.2 GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

Pictogram(s)
Signal word

Warning

Hazard statement(s)

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour

Precautionary statement(s)
Prevention

P210 Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.

P233 Keep container tightly closed.

P240 Ground and bond container and receiving equipment.

P241 Use explosion-proof [electrical/ventilating/lighting/...] equipment.

P242 Use non-sparking tools.

P243 Take action to prevent static discharges.

P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

Response

P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water [or shower].

P370+P378 In case of fire: Use ... to extinguish.

Storage

P403+P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.

Disposal

P501 Dispose of contents/container to ...

2.3 Other hazards which do not result in classification

none

3.Composition/information on ingredients

3.1 Substances

Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number Concentration
Hexyl Methyl Ether Hexyl Methyl Ether 4747-07-3 none 100%

4.First-aid measures

4.1 Description of necessary first-aid measures

General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

4.2 Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

no data available

4.3 Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

no data available

5.Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

5.2 Specific hazards arising from the chemical

no data available

5.3 Special protective actions for fire-fighters

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

6.Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust. For personal protection see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7.Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions see section 2.2.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

8.Exposure controls/personal protection

8.1 Control parameters

Occupational Exposure limit values

no data available

Biological limit values

no data available

8.2 Appropriate engineering controls

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

8.3 Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)

Eye/face protection

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166. Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection

Wear impervious clothing. The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace. Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique(without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Respiratory protection

Wear dust mask when handling large quantities.

Thermal hazards

no data available

9.Physical and chemical properties

Physical state no data available
Colour no data available
Odour no data available
Melting point/ freezing point -69°C(lit.)
Boiling point or initial boiling point and boiling range 125°C(lit.)
Flammability no data available
Lower and upper explosion limit / flammability limit no data available
Flash point 20°C(lit.)
Auto-ignition temperature no data available
Decomposition temperature no data available
pH no data available
Kinematic viscosity no data available
Solubility no data available
Partition coefficient n-octanol/water (log value) no data available
Vapour pressure no data available
Density and/or relative density 0.77
Relative vapour density no data available
Particle characteristics no data available

10.Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity

no data available

10.2 Chemical stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

no data available

10.4 Conditions to avoid

no data available

10.5 Incompatible materials

no data available

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

no data available

11.Toxicological information

Acute toxicity

  • Oral: no data available
  • Inhalation: no data available
  • Dermal: no data available

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/irritation

no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitization

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available

Carcinogenicity

no data available

Reproductive toxicity

no data available

STOT-single exposure

no data available

STOT-repeated exposure

no data available

Aspiration hazard

no data available

12.Ecological information

12.1 Toxicity

  • Toxicity to fish: no data available
  • Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: no data available
  • Toxicity to algae: no data available
  • Toxicity to microorganisms: no data available

12.2 Persistence and degradability

no data available

12.3 Bioaccumulative potential

no data available

12.4 Mobility in soil

no data available

12.5 Other adverse effects

no data available

13.Disposal considerations

13.1 Disposal methods

Product

The material can be disposed of by removal to a licensed chemical destruction plant or by controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing. Do not contaminate water, foodstuffs, feed or seed by storage or disposal. Do not discharge to sewer systems.

Contaminated packaging

Containers can be triply rinsed (or equivalent) and offered for recycling or reconditioning. Alternatively, the packaging can be punctured to make it unusable for other purposes and then be disposed of in a sanitary landfill. Controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing is possible for combustible packaging materials.

14.Transport information

14.1 UN Number

ADR/RID: UN3271 IMDG: UN3271 IATA: UN3271

14.2 UN Proper Shipping Name

ADR/RID: ETHERS, N.O.S.
IMDG: ETHERS, N.O.S.
IATA: ETHERS, N.O.S.

14.3 Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: 3 IMDG: 3 IATA: 3

14.4 Packing group, if applicable

ADR/RID: II IMDG: II IATA: II

14.5 Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG: no IATA: no

14.6 Special precautions for user

no data available

14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code

no data available

15.Regulatory information

15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product in question

Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number
Hexyl Methyl Ether Hexyl Methyl Ether 4747-07-3 none
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) Listed.
EC Inventory Listed.
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Listed.
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015 Not Listed.
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC) Listed.
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS) Listed.
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory Not Listed.
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC) Listed.

16.Other information

Information on revision

Creation Date Aug 11, 2017
Revision Date Aug 11, 2017

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%

References

  • IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home
  • HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm
  • IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/
  • eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en
  • CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple
  • ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp
  • ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg
  • Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp
  • ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

Disclaimer: The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. We as supplier shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.
MSDS
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Section I.Chemical Product and Company Identification
    Chemical Name n-Hexyl Methyl Ether
    Portland OR
    Synonym        Not available.    
    Chemical Formula        CH3(CH2)5OCH3    
    CAS Number        4747-07-3    

Section II.        Composition and Information on Ingredients    
    Chemical Name        CAS Number Percent (%)        TLV/PEL        Toxicology Data    
    n-Hexyl Methyl Ether        4747-07-3        Min. 98.0 Not available.        Not available.    
    (GC)

Section III. Hazards Identification
    Acute Health Effects        No specific information is available in our data base regarding the toxic effects of this material for humans. However,    
    exposure to any chemical should be kept to a minimum. Skin and eye contact may result in irritation. May be harmful if
    inhaled or ingested. Always follow safe industrial hygiene practices and wear proper protective equipment when handling
    this compound.
    CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
    Chronic Health Effects
    MUTAGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
    TERATOGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
    DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.
    There is no known effect from chronic exposure to this product. Repeated or prolonged exposure to this compound is
    not known to aggravate existing medical conditions.

Section IV.        First Aid Measures    
    Eye Contact        Check for and remove any contact lenses. IMMEDIATELY flush eyes with runing water for at least 15 minutes. keeping    
    eyelids open. COLD water may be used. DO NOT use an eye oitment. Flush eyes with running water for a minimum of
    15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper eyelids. Seek medical attention. Treat symptomatically and supportively.
    Skin Contact        After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thorough wash the contaminated skin with    
    running water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin. COLD water
    may be used. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Seek medical attention. Treat symptomatically and supportively.
    Wash any contaminated clothing before reusing.
    Evacuate the victim to a safe area as soon as possible. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If
    Inhalation
    breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If the victim is not breathing, perform artificial respiration. Seek medical
    attention. Treat symptomatically and supportively.
    Ingestion        INDUCE VOMITING by sticking finger in throat. Lower the head so that the vomit will not reenter the mouth and throat.    
    Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt, or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, administer artificial respiration.
    Examine the lips and mouth to ascertain whether the tissues are damaged, a possible indication that the toxic material
    was ingested; the absence of such signs, however, is not conclusive. Seek immediate medical attention and, if possible,
    show the chemical label. Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Section V. Fire and Explosion Data
    Not available.
    Flammability        Flammable.        Auto-Ignition    
    Flash Points        Flammable Limits        Not available.    
    20°C (68°F).
    Combustion Products
    These products are toxic carbon oxides (CO, CO 2).
    Fire Hazards
    Reactive with strong oxidizers. Vapors may travel to source of ignition and flash back. Closed containers may explode
    from heat of a fire. Highly flammable in presence of open flames nad sparks, of heat.
    Explosion Hazards        Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.    
    Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.
    No additional information is available regarding the risks of explosion.
    Fire Fighting Media
    and Instructions
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    Chemical Product and
    Flammable liquid.
    SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemicals, CO 2, alcohol foam or water spray.
    LARGE FIRE: Use alcohol foam, water spray or fog.

Section VI.        Accidental Release Measures    
    Spill Cleanup        Flammable liquid.    
    Keep away from heat and sources of ignition. Mechanical exhaust required. Stop leak if without risk. Absorb with DRY
    Instructions
    earth, sand or other non-combustible material. DO NOT touch spilled material. Prevent entry into sewers, basements or
    confined areas; dike if needed. Eliminate all sources of ignition. Consult federal, state, and/or local authorities for
    assistance on disposal.

Section VII. Handling and Storage
    FLAMMABLE. Do not breathe gas, fumes, vapor or spray.
    Handling and Storage
    Always store away from incompatible compounds such as oxidizing agents. Reactive with strong oxidizers; may be
    Information
    ignited by heat, sparks or flames. Vapors may travel to source of ignition and flash back. Closed containers may explode
    from heat of a fire. Empty containers may pose a fire risk. Evaporate residue under a fume hood if possible. Ground all
    equipment containing material. Handle with caution and minimize exposure. Keep away from heat and sources of
    ignition. Tightly seal container and store in a cool, dry place. Use only non-sparking hand tool when handling this
    product.

Section VIII. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
    Engineering Controls        Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of vapors below their    
    respective threshold limit value. Ensure that eyewash station and safety shower is proximal to the work-station location.
    Personal Protection        Splash goggles. Lab coat. Vapor respirator. Boots. Gloves. Be sure to use a MSHA/NIOSH approved respirator or    
    equivalent. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.
    Exposure Limits        Not available.    

Section IX. Physical and Chemical Properties
    Physical state @ 20°C        Liquid.        Solubility    
    Not available.
    Specific Gravity        Not available.    
    Molecular Weight        116.20        Partition Coefficient        Not available.    
    Boiling Point
    Not available.        Vapor Pressure        Not available.    
    Melting Point        Not available.        Vapor Density        Not available.    
    Refractive Index        0.77        Volatility        Not available.    
    Critical Temperature        Not available.        Odor        Not available.    
    Viscosity        Not available.        Taste        Not available.    

Section X.        Stability and Reactivity Data    
    Stability    
This material is stable if stored under proper conditions. (See Section VII for instructions)    
    Conditions of Instability        Avoid excessive heat and light.    
    Incompatibilities
    Reactive with oxidizing agents.

Section XI. Toxicological Information
    RTECS Number        Not available.    
    Eye contact. Ingestion. Inhalation. Skin contact.
    Routes of Exposure
    Toxicity Data        Not available.    
    Chronic Toxic Effects        CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.    
    MUTAGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
    TERATOGENIC EFFECTS : Not available.
    DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.
    There is no known effect from chronic exposure to this product. Repeated or prolonged exposure to this compound is not
    known to aggravate existing medical conditions.
    Acute Toxic Effects        No specific information is available in our data base regarding the toxic effects of this material for humans. However,    
    exposure to any chemical should be kept to a minimum. Skin and eye contact may result in irritation. May be harmful if
    inhaled or ingested. Always follow safe industrial hygiene practices and wear proper protective equipment when handling
    this compound.
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    n-Hexyl Methyl Ether

Section XII.        Ecological Information    
    Ecotoxicity        Not available.    
    Environmental Fate        Not available.    

Section XIII. Disposal Considerations
    Recycle to process, if possible. Consult your local regional authorities. You may be able to dissove or mix material with a
    Waste Disposal
    combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber system. Observe all
    federal, state and locl regulations when disposing of the substance.

Section XIV. Transport Information
    DOT Classification        DOT CLASS 3: Flammable liquid.    
    PIN Number
    Proper Shipping Name
    Ethers, n.o.s.
    Packing Group (PG)        II    
    DOT Pictograms

Section XV. Other Regulatory Information and Pictograms
    TSCA Chemical Inventory        This compound is ON the EPA Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) inventory list.    
    (EPA)
    WHMIS Classification
    WHMIS CLASS B-2: Flammable liquid with a flash point lower than 35°C (100°F).
    (Canada)
    EINECS Number (EEC) 225-263-0
    EEC Risk Statements        R11- Highly flammable.    
    R18- In use, may form flammable/explosive vapor-air mixture.


SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
N/A
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : 400 MHz in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : liquid film
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Mass Spectrum Mass spectrum (electron ionization)
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Analysis Methods
Van Den Dool and Kratz RI, non-polar column, temperature ramp
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
CP Sil 5 CB
Retention index
808.
Temperature Control
Method
temperature ramp
Comments
50. m/0.32 mm/0.4 μm, He, 60. C @ 10. min, 3. K/min, 280. C @ 60. min
Reference
Pino, J.A.Marbot, R.Vázquez, C.Characterization of volatile in Cosa Rican Guava [Psidium friedrichsthalianum (Berg) Niedenzu] fruitJ. Agric. Food Chem.2002, 50, 21, 6023-6026.
Van Den Dool and Kratz RI, non-polar column, custom temperature program
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
VF-5MS
Retention index
822.8
Temperature Control
Method
custom temperature program
Comments
30. m/0.25 mm/0.25 μm, He; Program: Multi-step temperature program; T(initial)=60C; T(final)=270C
Reference
Tret'yakov, K.V.Retention Data. NIST Mass Spectrometry Data Center.NIST Mass Spectrometry Data Center, 2007.
Van Den Dool and Kratz RI, non-polar column, custom temperature program
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
VF-5MS
Retention index
823.
Temperature Control
Method
custom temperature program
Comments
30. m/0.25 mm/0.25 μm, He; Program: Multi-step temperature program; T(initial)=60C; T(final)=270C
Reference
Tret'yakov, K.V.Retention Data. NIST Mass Spectrometry Data Center.NIST Mass Spectrometry Data Center, 2007.
Van Den Dool and Kratz RI, polar column, temperature ramp
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
AT-Wax
Retention index
924.
Temperature Control
Method
temperature ramp
Comments
60. m/0.32 mm/0.25 μm, He, 65. C @ 10. min, 2. K/min, 250. C @ 60. min
Reference
Pino, J.A.Marbot, R.Vázquez, C.Characterization of volatile in Cosa Rican Guava [Psidium friedrichsthalianum (Berg) Niedenzu] fruitJ. Agric. Food Chem.2002, 50, 21, 6023-6026.
Normal alkane RI, non-polar column, temperature ramp
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
HP-5
Retention index
832.
Temperature Control
Method
temperature ramp
Comments
10. m/0.10 mm/0.40 μm, Helium, 40. C @ 1. min, 20. K/min, 280. C @ 1. min
Reference
Mildner-Szkudlarz, S.Jelen, H.H.The potential of different techniques for volatile compounds analysis coupled with PCA for the detection of the adulteration of olive oil with hazelnut oilFood Chem.2008, 110, 3, 751-761.

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