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Propylene glycol dinitrate

Synonyms & Trade Names
PGDN, Propylene glycol-1,2-dinitrate, 1,2-Propylene glycol dinitrate
CAS No.
6423-43-4
RTECS No.
TY6300000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CH3CNO2OHCHNO2OH
Conversion
1 ppm = 6.79 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.05 ppm (0.3 mg/m3) [skin]
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a disagreeable odor. [Note: A solid below 18°F.]
Molecular Weight
166.1
Boiling Point
?
Freezing Point
18°F
Solubility
0.1%
Vapor Pressure
(72°F): 0.07 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
(77°F): 1.23
Flash Point
?
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Combustible Liquid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Ammonia compounds, amines, oxidizers, reducing agents, combustible materials [Note: Similar to Ethylene glycol dinitrate in explosion potential.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes; conjunctivitis; methemoglobinemia; headache, impaired balance, visual disturbance; In Animals: liver, kidney damage
Target Organs
Eyes, central nervous system, blood, liver, kidneys
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:No recommendation
Remove:No recommendation
Change:No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 1392
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