Formula: C6H14O
CAS: 111-27-3
Formula Weight: 102.17  g/mol
Density: 0.814  g/cm3
Melting Point: -52  °C
Boiling Point: 156  °C
Purity: --
Concentration: --

Hazard and Safety Information


Signal Word: Warning!
Oral-LD50: 720  mg/kg
Flash Point: 60 °C
Auto Ignition: --
Flinn Family: O2

GHS Hazard Statement: Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation. Harmful to aquatic life.

GHS Precautionary Statement: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/(insert)/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wash skin/hands thoroughly after handling. Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container to (insert)

General Hazard Information: Severe eye and body tissue irritant. Moderately toxic by ingestion and skin absorption. Avoid all body contact. Combustible liquid.

Storage: Flinn Family: Organic #2. Store in/on shelf with alcohols, glycols, sugars, amines, amides, imines, imides. Store flammables in a dedicated cabinet.

Disposal: General and institutional diposal instructions can go here.


Infrared - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: 1-Hexanol    State: gas    Filename: ./spectra/external/IR/199/199-b-NIST-IR-gas.jdx   

Infrared - NIST Chemistry Webbook

Title: 1-HEXANOL    State: SOLUTION (10% IN CCl4 FOR 3800-1300, 10% IN CS2 FOR 1300-650, 10% IN CCl4 FOR 650-250 CM^-^1) VERSUS SOLVENT    Instrument: PERKIN-ELMER 521 (GRATING)    Parameters: GRATING CHANGES AT 2000, 630 CM^-^1    Filename: ./spectra/external/IR/199/199-b-NIST-IR-soln.jdx