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== Risks ==
  
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Moderate fire risk.  Flammable (flash point = 58C).  Skin and eye irritant. 
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ThermoFisher: [https://www.fishersci.com/store/msds?partNumber=AC111840050&productDescription=DECAHYDRONAPHTHALENE+98%25+M+5ML&vendorId=VN00032119&countryCode=US&language=en SDS]
 
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== Hazards and Safety ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
 
 
Moderate fire risk.  Flammable (flash point = 58C).  Skin and eye irritant. 
 
 
 
ThermoFisher: [https://www.fishersci.com/store/msds?partNumber=AC111840050&productDescription=DECAHYDRONAPHTHALENE+98%25+M+5ML&vendorId=VN00032119&countryCode=US&language=en SDS]
 
 
 
== Additional Information ==
 
 
 
° M.Doerner, ''The Materials of the Artist'', Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1934.
 
 
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
  
* M. Doerner, ''The Materials of the Artist'', Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1934
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* M.Doerner, ''The Materials of the Artist'', Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1934.
  
 
* Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
 
* Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993

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Description

Colorless, aromatic hydrocarbon Solvent. Decahydronaphthalene is a very strong solvent that dissolves oils, fats, waxes, resins, and Rubber. It has been used as a substitute for turpentine, as a stain remover, and as a cleaning fluid. At one point, Decalin® was used as a varnish remover for oil paintings (Doerner 1934).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Decalin® [DuPont]; decaline; hydroterpene; napthalane; naphthane; DeKalin; Kelalin

Chemical structure

Decahydronaphthalene.jpg

Risks

Moderate fire risk. Flammable (flash point = 58C). Skin and eye irritant.

ThermoFisher: SDS

Other Properties

Soluble in ethanol, ether. Insoluble in water.

Composition C10H18
CAS 91-17-8
Melting Point -43.2
Density 0.870, 0.893
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 138.25
Refractive Index 1.4697-1.4811
Boiling Point 185-194

Resources and Citations

  • M.Doerner, The Materials of the Artist, Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1934.
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 2903
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Robert Weast (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, v. 61, 1980 Comment: ref. index=1.474

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