Agent Name

Dodecane

CAS Number

112-40-3

Formula

C12-H26

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

n-Dodecane; [CAMEO]

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (>C11)

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent (inks and degreasing) and in chemical research and production; Used in paper processing; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.13 mm Hg

Odor Threshold Low

5.31 ppm

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) >142 ppm/8H

Explanatory Notes

mp = -9.6 degrees C; bp = 216.3 degrees C; [ChemIDplus] Odor threshold from HSDB;

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

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