International Chemical Safety Cards

TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ICSC: 1751
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-Methoxymethylethoxy)methylethoxypropanol
O-Methyltripropylene glycol
C10H22O4
Molecular mass: 206.3
ICSC #    1751
CAS #     25498-49-1
RTECS # UB8070000
November 24, 2009 Validated
De, GHS rechecked
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray. Dry powder. Alcohol-resistant foam. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety goggles
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Ventilation. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water.
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong acids

Signal: Warning
Health haz
May be harmful if swallowed
Causes eye irritation
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1751 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 METHYL ETHER ICSC: 1751
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidants . The substance decomposes on burning. Attacks some forms of rubber.

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 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes . If swallowed the substance may cause vomiting, and could result in aspiration pneumonitis.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 243C
Melting point: -77.8C
Density: 0.97
g/cm
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.1
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.00
Flashpoint: 121C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 270C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.1-7
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.31
Viscosity, mm2/s at 25 C: 5.7
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
NFPA Code: H1; F1; R0;
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1751 TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER
(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.