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o-CRESYL GLYCIDYL ETHERICSC: 0135
October 2005
CAS #: 2210-79-91,2-Epoxy-3-(o-tolyloxy)propane
Glycidyl 2-methylphenyl ether
2,3-Epoxypropyl-o-tolyl ether
((2-Methylphenoxy)methyl)oxirane
EINECS #: 218-645-3

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, foam, powder, 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. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases, strong acids and amines. Cool. Keep in the dark. 
PACKAGING
 
o-CRESYL GLYCIDYL ETHER ICSC: 0135
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

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

Formula: C10H12O2
Molecular mass: 164.2
Boiling point at 0.533kPa: 109-111°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.08
Solubility in water: none
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.7
Flash point: 113°C c.c. 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

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

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. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 38-43-68-51/53; S: (2)-36/37-61; Note: C 

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