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NACOL 6 ALCOHOL

NACOL 6 Alcohol is high purity petrochemical-based 1 hexanol (also known as Hexyl alcohol). It is a colorless liquid with a sweet pungent odor. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Properties

Features And Benefits
End Use Claims
Emulsifying
Regulatory Status
AICS Listed (Australia)
DSL Listed (Canada)
ENCS Listed (Japan)
TSCA Listed (USA)
IECSC Listed (China)
PICCS Listed (Philippines)
KECI Listed (Korea)
NECI Listed (Taiwan)
ISHL Listed (Japan)
CH INV Listed (Switzerland)
Regional Availability
Latin America
North America
Asia Pacific
Middle East & Africa
France
Product Characteristics
CAS No.
111-27-3
Physical Form
Liquid
Color
Colorless
Odor
Typical
Appearance
Clear colorless liquid
Typical Properties
Value
Unit
Test Method
nC 6 OH Content
min. 98
wt. %
600-12
Viscosity at 20°C
approx. 5.3
mPa.s
600-25
Water Content
max. 0.1
wt. %
DIN 51777
Color
max. 10
EN ISO 6271
Ester Value
max. 0.1
mg KOH/g
600-33
Iodine Value
max. 0.1
mg I/100mg
600-39
Density at 20°C
0.817 - 0.821
g/ml
DIN 51757
Hydroxyl Value
540 - 555
mg KOH/g
600-30
Molecular weight
101 - 104
g/mol
600-19
Refractive Index
approx. 1.4177
nD20
DIN 51423
Flash Point
approx. 61
°C
DIN EN ISO 2719
Boiling Range
150 - 170
°C
600-21
Acid Number
max. 0.02
mg KOH/g
600-31

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Storage And Handling

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.

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