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TRIETHYL CITRATE

ICSC: 1350

1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, triethyl ester
C12H20O7 / (CH2COOC2H5)2COHCOOC2H5
Molecular mass: 276.3
ICSC #    1350
CAS #     77-93-0
RTECS # GE8050000
October 18, 1999 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION Vomiting.
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: 1350 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.

TRIETHYL CITRATE

ICSC: 1350

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
OILY COLOURLESS LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.


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

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

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance irritates the eyes and the respiratory tract.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 294°C
Melting point: -55°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.1
Solubility in water:
moderate
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.3
Flash point:
151°C

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0;

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1350 TRIETHYL CITRATE
(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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