International Chemical Safety Cards

DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ACETATE ICSC: 1752
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Propanol, 1(or 2)-(2-methoxymethylethoxy)-, acetate
Propanol, (2-methoxymethylethoxy)-, acetate
C9H18O4
Molecular mass: 190.2
ICSC #    1752
CAS #     88917-22-0
RTECS # UB7875850DX
November 24, 2009 Validated
De, Rechecked GHS
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 Above 86C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 86C use a closed system, ventilation.

EXPOSURE


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

 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water.
Separated from strong acids and strong oxidants

Signal: Warning
Health haz
Combustible liquid
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1752 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

DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ACETATE ICSC: 1752
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO YELLOW LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with strong acids and 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 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
If swallowed the substance may cause vomiting, and could result in aspiration pneumonitis.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 209C
Melting point: -25.2C
Density: 0.98
g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml: 16
(good)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: 17
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.56 (calculated)
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 86C
Auto-ignition temperature: 285C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.21-5.35
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.803
Viscosity, mm/s at 25 C: 1.7
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
In contact with water the substance hydrolyses to Dipropyleneglycol methyl ether. See ICSC 0884.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1752 DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ACETATE
(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.