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DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL

ICSC: 1055

2,2'-Dihydroxydipropyl ether
1,1'-Dimethyldiethylene glycol
1,1'-Oxydipropan-2-ol
Bis(2-hydroxypropyl) ether
C6H14O3 / CH3CHOHCH2OCH2CHOHCH3
Molecular mass: 134.2
ICSC #    1055
CAS #     110-98-5
RTECS # UB8785000
April 10, 2000 Validated
Or, al: ICSC1185

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles.
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. Give plenty of water to drink.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
Well closed.

ICSC: 1055 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.

DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL

ICSC: 1055

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
SLIGHTLY VISCOUS , COLOURLESS LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:


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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.

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 mildly irritating to the eyes and the skin.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 232°C
Melting point: -40°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.0
Solubility in water:
miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 4
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.63
Flash point:
138°C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 310°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.2-12.6
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.7 - -1.5

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0;

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1055 DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL
(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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