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Phenyl glycidyl ether

Synonyms & Trade Names
1,2-Epoxy-3-phenoxy propane; Glycidyl phenyl ether; PGE; Phenyl 2,3-epoxypropyl ether
CAS No.
122-60-1
RTECS No.
TZ3675000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C9H10O2
Conversion
1 ppm = 6.14 mg/m3
IDLH
Ca [100 ppm]
See: 122601
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca C 1 ppm (6 mg/m3) [15-minute] See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: TWA 10 ppm (60 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 1619;
OSHA 7
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid. [Note: A solid below 38°F.]
MW:
150.1
BP:
473°F
FRZ:
38°F
Sol:
0.2%
VP:
0.01 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.11
Fl.P:
248°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IIIB Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, amines, strong acids, strong bases
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin; upper respiratory system; skin sensitization; narcosis; possible hematopoietic, reproductive effects; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, central nervous system, hematopoietic system, reproductive system
Cancer Site
[in animals: nasal cancer]
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
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
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: 0188   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0183
 
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