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DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ACETATE

ICSC: 1752
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 86°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 86°C 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
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.

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 20°C.

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: 209°C
Melting point: -25.2°C
Density: 0.98
g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100 ml: 16
(good)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 17
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.56 (calculated)
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 86°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 285°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.21-5.35
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.803
Viscosity, mm²/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.
 
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