International Chemical Safety Cards

TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL ICSC: 1348
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2-(2-(2-Hydroxypropoxy)propoxy)-1-propanol
Propanol, ((1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(oxy))bis-
(Methylethylene)bis(oxy)dipropanol
C9H20O4 / CH3CHOHCH2OCH(CH3)CH2OCH(CH3)CH2OH
Molecular mass: 192.3
ICSC #    1348
CAS #     24800-44-0
RTECS # YK6825000
October 18, 1999 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES
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.

SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1348 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

TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL ICSC: 1348
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
ODOURLESS COLOURLESS LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Attacks some plastic.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV 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: 271C
Melting point: <-30C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.0
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 96C: 133
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.6
Flash point:
141C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.5
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated, but none has been found.
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1348 TRIPROPYLENE 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.