International Chemical Safety Cards

TRIACETIN ICSC: 1203
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Glyceryl triacetate
1,2,3 Propanetriol triacetate
Triacetyl glycerine
C9H14O6 / C3H5(OCOCH3)3
Molecular mass: 218.20
ICSC #    1203
CAS #     102-76-1
RTECS # AK3675000
October 12, 2006 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

In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES
Safety spectacles
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION

Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
Separated from strong oxidants.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1203 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

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS OILY LIQUID.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with strong oxidants.

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is mildly irritating to the skin.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 258C
Melting point: 3C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.16
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 7
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: 0.33
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.52
Flash point: 138C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 433C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow:
0.21
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated but no serious effects have been found so far.
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1203 TRIACETIN
(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.