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2-Ethoxyethyl acetate

Synonyms & Trade Names
Cellosolve® acetate, EGEEA, Ethylene glycol monoethyl ether acetate, Glycol monoethyl ether acetate
CAS No.
111-15-9
RTECS No.
KK8225000
DOT ID & Guide
1172 129
Formula
CH3COOCH2CH2OC2H5
Conversion
1 ppm = 5.41 mg/m3
IDLH
500 ppm
See: 111159
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.5 ppm (2.7 mg/m3) [skin]
OSHA PEL
: TWA 100 ppm (540 mg/m3) [skin]
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 1450;
OSHA 53
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a mild odor.
MW:
132.2
BP:
313°F
FRZ:
-79°F
Sol:
23%
VP:
2 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
0.98
Fl.P:
124°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
1.7%
Class II Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 100°F and below 140°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Nitrates; strong oxidizers, alkalis & acids
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, nose; vomiting; kidney damage; paralysis; in animals: reproductive, teratogenic effects
Target Organs
Eyes, respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract, reproductive system, hematopoietic system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water flush promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH

Up to 5 ppm:
(APF = 10) Any chemical cartridge respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator*

Up to 12.5 ppm:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode*
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*

Up to 25 ppm:
(APF = 50) Any chemical cartridge respirator with a full facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s)
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s)*
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 500 ppm:
(APF = 1000) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode*

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(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: 0364
 
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