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1,4-BUTANEDIOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHERICSC: 0110
November 2007
CAS #: 2425-79-81,4-Butane diglycidyl ether
1,4-Bis (2,3-epoxypropoxy) butane
EINECS #: 219-371-7

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.   

 AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention if skin irritation occurs. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer immediately for medical attention. 
Ingestion Burning sensation. Sore throat.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

excl mark;warn
WARNING
Harmful if swallowed
Harmful in contact with skin
Causes skin irritation
Causes serious eye irritation
May cause allergic skin reaction
May cause respiratory irritation 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants, acids and bases. Cool. Keep in the dark. Ventilation along the floor. 
PACKAGING
 
1,4-BUTANEDIOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER ICSC: 0110
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-YELLOW LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts with strong oxidants, acids and bases. 

Formula: C10H18O4
Molecular mass: 202.3
Boiling point: 266°C
Density: 1.1 g/cm³
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 1.3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.0
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.08
Flash point: 129°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.15  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the respiratory tract. The substance is severely irritating to the eyes and skin. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


Occupational exposure limits
MAK sensitization of skin (SH) 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 20/21-36/38-43; S: (2)-26-28-37/39 

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