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Glycerin (mist)

Synonyms & Trade Names
Glycerin (anhydrous); Glycerol; Glycyl alcohol; 1,2,3-Propanetriol; Trihydroxypropane
CAS No.
56-81-5
RTECS No.
MA8050000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: See Appendix D
OSHA PEL
: TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 0500 , 0600
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Clear, colorless, odorless, syrupy liquid or solid (below 64°F). [Note: The solid form melts above 64°F but the liquid form freezes at a much lower temperature.]
MW:
92.1
BP:
554°F (Decomposes)
MLT: 64°F
Sol:
Miscible
VP(122°F): 0.003 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.26
Fl.P:
320°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IIIB Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers (e.g., chromium trioxide, potassium chlorate, potassium permanganate) [Note: Hygroscopic (i.e., absorbs moisture from the air).]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; headache, nausea, vomiting; kidney injury
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, kidneys
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: No recommendation
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water wash
Breathing: Fresh air
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0624
 
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