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1,1,1-TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE

ICSC: 0366

Tris(hydroxymethyl)propane
2-Ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol
Propylidynetrimethanol
Hexaglycerol
Hexaglycerine
C6H14O3
Molecular mass: 134.2
ICSC #    0366
CAS #     77-99-6
RTECS # TY6470000
October 18, 2005 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
Prevent deposition of dust; closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.

EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

 •INHALATION Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety goggles .
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Cough.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Personal protection: P1 filter respirator for inert particles. Sweep spilled substance into containers. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
Separated from strong oxidants. Dry. Well closed.

ICSC: 0366 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.

1,1,1-TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE

ICSC: 0366

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO WHITE HYGROSCOPIC CRYSTALS OR PELLETS

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts violently with strong oxidants .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


INHALATION RISK:
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
May cause mechanical irritation tothe eyesandthe respiratory tract.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 292-297°C
Melting point: 58°C
Density: 1.084
g/cm3
Solubility in water:
at 20°C
miscible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.63
Flash point: 172°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: about 375°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.0-11.8
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: - 0.5

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 0366 1,1,1-TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE
(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.
 
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