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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) See Appendix G
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.]
Molecular Weight
92.1
Boiling Point
554°F (Decomposes)
Melting Point
64°F
Solubility
Miscible
Vapor Pressure
(122°F): 0.003 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.26
Flash Point
320°F
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
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   ICSC CARD: 0624
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