International Chemical Safety Cards

2-(2-(2-METHOXYETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHANOL ICSC: 1291
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Triethylene glycol monomethyl ether
Methoxytriglycol
TGME
C7H16O4/CH3(OCH2CH)3OH
Molecular mass: 164.2
ICSC #    1291
CAS #     112-35-6
RTECS # KL6390000
November 13, 2008 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!

 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES
Safety spectacles.
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in covered containers then remove to safe place. Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water.
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases, strong acids.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1291 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

2-(2-(2-METHOXYETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHANOL ICSC: 1291
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic gases. Reacts with

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:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 249C
Melting point: -44C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.05
Solubility in water:
miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 10
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.7
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.00
Flashpoint: 114.4C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 210C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.46 calculated
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated, but none has been found. Environmental effects from the substance have been investigated, but none has been found.
NFPA Code: H1; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1291 2-(2-(2-METHOXYETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHANOL
(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.