International Chemical Safety Cards

RESORCINOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER ICSC: 0193
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Diglycidyl resorcinol ether
m-bis(2,3-Epoxypropoxy)benzene
1,3-Diglycidyloxybenzene
C12H14O4
Molecular mass: 222.2
ICSC #    0193
CAS #     101-90-6
RTECS # VH1050000
EC #         603-065-00-9
October 18, 2005 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.
AVOID ALL CONTACT!

 •INHALATION Cough. Sore throat.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases, strong acids and amines . Cool. Keep in the dark.

Xn symbol
R: 21/22-36/38-40-43-68-52/53
S: 2-23-36/37-61
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0193 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

RESORCINOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER ICSC: 0193
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
YELLOW PASTE OR LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts with acids , amines , bases and strong oxidants .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK: skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (Sh);
Carcinogen category: 2;
(DFG 2005).


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body through the skin and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes and is irritating to the skin and the respiratory tract .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point at 0.0001kPa: 172°C
Melting point: 32-33°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.21
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.7
Flash point:
113°C c.c.
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Health effects reported on this card are for technical grade. Do NOT take working clothes home. Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0193 RESORCINOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.