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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
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a disagreeable odor. [Note: A solid below 18°F.]
MW:
166.1
BP:
?
FRZ:
18°F
Sol:
0.1%
VP(72°F): 0.07 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr(77°F): 1.23
Fl.P:
?
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
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   See ICSC CARD: 1392
 
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