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Isopropyl glycidyl ether

Synonyms & Trade Names
1,2-Epoxy-3-isopropoxypropane, IGE, Isopropoxymethyl oxirane
CAS No.
4016-14-2
RTECS No.
TZ3500000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C6H12O2
Conversion
1 ppm = 4.75 mg/m3
IDLH
400 ppm
See: 4016142
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
C 50 ppm (240 mg/m3) [15-minute]
OSHA PEL
TWA 50 ppm (240 mg/m3) See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 1620;
OSHA 7
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid.
Molecular Weight
116.2
Boiling Point
279°F
Freezing Point
?
Solubility
19%
Vapor Pressure
(77°F): 9 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
0.92
Flash Point
92°F
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Class IC Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 73°F and below 100°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, strong caustics [Note: May form explosive peroxides upon exposure to air or light.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, upper respiratory system; skin sensitization; possible hematopoietic, reproductive effects
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, blood, reproductive system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet (flammable)
Change:No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 400 ppm:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode£
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece

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   ICSC CARD: 0171   MEDICAL TESTS: 0125
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