n-Dodecane is used as a solvent and a distillation chaser. It finds application as a diluent for tributyl phosphate (TBP) in reprocessing plants and as a possible surrogate for kerosene-based fuels in jet. It is an active component of scintillator as well as used in lubricants and greases.
Miscible with ethyl alcohol, ethyl ether, acetone, chloroform and carbon tetrachloride. Immiscible with water.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|215°C to 217°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store locked up.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : JR2125000
TSCA : TSCA