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Diglycidyl ether

Synonyms & Trade Names
Diallyl ether dioxide; DGE; Di(2,3-epoxypropyl) ether; 2-Epoxypropyl ether; bis(2,3-Epoxypropyl) ether
CAS No.
2238-07-5
RTECS No.
KN2350000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C6H10O3
Conversion
1 ppm = 5.33 mg/m3
IDLH
Ca [10 ppm]
See: 2238075
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca TWA 0.1 ppm (0.5 mg/m3) See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: C 0.5 ppm (2.8 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a strong, irritating odor.
MW:
130.2
BP:
500°F
FRZ:
?
Sol:
?
VP(77°F): 0.09 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.12
Fl.P:
147°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140°F and below 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; skin burns; in animals: hematopoietic system, lung, liver, kidney damage; reproductive effects; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, reproductive system
Cancer Site
[in animals: skin tumors]
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated/Daily
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH

At concentrations above the NIOSH REL, or where there is no REL, at any detectable concentration:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0145
 
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