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1-(2-BUTOXYPROPOXY)-2-PROPANOL

ICSC: 1616

Dipropylene glycol monobutyl ether
Dipropylene glycol butyl ether
DPGnBE
1-(2-Methyl-2-butoxy-ethoxy)-2-propanol
C10H22O3 / CH3(CH2)3OCHCH3CH2OCH2CHOHCH3
Molecular mass: 190.3
ICSC #    1616
CAS #     24083-03-2
EC #         603-050-00-7
April 05, 2006 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames. NO contact with strong oxidants.
In case of fire in the surroundings: use appropriate extinguishing media.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
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.
Give one or two glasses of water to drink.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place. Then wash away with plenty of water.
Separated from strong oxidants,

Xn symbol
R: 21/22
S: 2
ICSC: 1616 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.

1-(2-BUTOXYPROPOXY)-2-PROPANOL

ICSC: 1616

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts with strong oxidants.

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


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


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:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point: 229°C
Melting point: < -75°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.03
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20°C: 5
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 0.008

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature. Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated. adequately See ICSC 1617.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1616 1-(2-BUTOXYPROPOXY)-2-PROPANOL
(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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