International Chemical Safety Cards

PROPYLENE GLYCOL DIACETATE ICSC: 0943
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
1,2-Diacetoxypropane
1,2-Propylene diacetate
alpha Propylene glycol diacetate
C7H12O4/ OC(CH3)OCH2CH(CH3)OC(CH3)O
Molecular mass: 160.2
ICSC #    0943
CAS #     623-84-7
RTECS # TY4900000
EC #         210-817-6
April 09, 2008 Validated
Ne, rd
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Foam. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 86C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 86C use a closed system, ventilation.

EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES
Safety spectacles
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION See EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: A filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Remove all ignition sources. Ventilation. Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
Separated from strong oxidants. Ventilation along the floor.

Signal: Warning
Health haz
Combustible liquid
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0943 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

PROPYLENE GLYCOL DIACETATE ICSC: 0943
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
The gas mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are formed easily.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts violently with oxidants

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body 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 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 190C
Melting point: - 31C
Relative density (water = 1): 1,06
Solubility in water, g/100 ml: 10
(good)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 30
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 86C
Auto-ignition temperature: 431C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.8 - 12.7
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.8
Viscosity, mm2/s at 20 C: 2.86
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found. Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0943 PROPYLENE GLYCOL DIACETATE
(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.