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ALLYL GLYCIDYL ETHER
ICSC: 0096
Peer-Review Status: 25.03.1996 Validated
((2-Propenyloxy)methyl)oxirane
Allyl 2,3-epoxypropyl ether
1-(Allyloxy)-2,3-epoxypropane 
CAS #: 106-92-3 RTECS #: RR0875000
UN #: 2219
EC #: 603-038-00-1
EINECS #: 203-442-4
    Formula: C6H10O2
Molecular mass: 114.2

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Above 48°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  Above 48°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE   AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
Inhalation Burning sensation. Shortness of breath. Headache. Drowsiness. Lethargy. Nausea. Vomiting.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Dry skin. Redness. Pain. Blisters.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.  Wear safety goggles or face shield.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Burning sensation. Headache. Dullness. Drowsiness. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 10-20/22-37/38-40-41-43-52/53-62-68; S: (2)-24/25-26-36/37/39-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Subsidiary Risks: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30S2219.  Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong acids. Cool. Keep in the dark. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. The substance may readily polymerize. Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic gases. Reacts violently with strong oxidants, acids and bases. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 1ppm as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2004).
MAK: Carcinogen category: 2; Skin absorption (H); Sensitization of skin (SH); (DFG 2004). 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air can be reached rather quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
Corrosive. The substance is corrosive to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Inhalation of of the vapour may cause lung oedema. See Notes. Exposure could cause central nervous system depression. Exposure could cause lowering of consciousness. Medical observation is indicated. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. May cause genetic damage in humans. Causes serious reproductive toxicity in humans. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 154°C
Melting point: -100°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.97
Solubility in water, g/100ml: 14
Vapour pressure, kPa at 25°C: 0.63
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.9
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.02
Flash point: 48°C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: see Notes
Explosive limits, vol% in air: see Notes 
 

NOTES
Auto-ignition temperature is unknown in literature.
Explosive limits are unknown in literature, although the substance is combustible and has a flash point < 61°C.
Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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