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Chemical Name: 1-Hexanol
CAS Number: 111-27-3
Chemical Family: Alcohols
Labeling Claims: High Purity
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NACOL 6 Features & Benefits

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Base Chemicals Features

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Physical Form
Clear colorless liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
nC 6 OH Contentmin. 98wt. %600-12
Refractive Index (nD20)approx. 1.4177-DIN 51423
Viscosity at 20°Capprox. 5.3mPa.s600-25
Water Contentmax. 0.1 wt. %DIN 51777
Colormax. 10-EN ISO 6271
Ester Valuemax. 0.1mg KOH/g600-33
Iodine Valuemax. 0.1mg I/100mg600-39
Density at 20°C0.817 - 0.821g/mlDIN 51757
Hydroxyl Value540 - 555mg KOH/g600-30
Molecular weight101 - 104g/mol600-19
Flash Pointapprox. 61°CDIN EN ISO 2719
Boiling Range150 - 170°C600-21
Acid Numbermax. 0.02mg KOH/g600-31

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Precautions for safe handling 

Advice on safe handling

  • Wear personal protective equipment.
  • Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

  • Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.
  • Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
  • Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition.
  • Vapours may form explosive mixtures with air.

Fire-fighting class

  • B: Fires involving liquids or liquid containing substances. Also includes substances which become liquid at elevated temperatures.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers

  • Keep tightly closed. Store in original container.

Other data

  • Stable at normal ambient temperature and pressure.