Agent Name

1-Octadecene

CAS Number

112-88-9

Formula

C18-H36

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Octadecylene alpha-; alpha-Octadecene; [ChemIDplus] 1-n-Octadecene; Octadecylene-1; alpha-Octadecylene; n-Octadec-1-ene; [Reference #1] Octadec-1-ene; alfa-Olefin C18; C18 Alpha Olefin; Neodene 18; [IUCLID]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Melting point = 17.5 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Colorless liquid; mp = 18.3 deg C; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for lube oil additives, surfactants, and hydraulic fluids and additives; Also used in drilling fluids for off-shore oil exploration; [Reference #1]

Comments

In a skin irritation study of human volunteers, 16 of 18 subjects exhibited moderate to strong erythema, edema, and papules 30 minutes after application; At 24 hours, 17 had similar signs, with 9 of these showing effects that spread beyond the application site; Not a skin sensitizer in a study of 36 human volunteers; [IUCLID] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: Higher Olefins - 2004

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.75E-5 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

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