|CAS #: 556-52-5||2,3-Epoxy-1-propanol
| UN #: 2810
| EINECS #: 209-128-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Above 72°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames. NO contact with incompatible substances. See Chemical Dangers. Above 72°C use a closed system and ventilation.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN!|
|SYMPTOMS||ACUTE HAZARDS||FIRST AID|
|Inhalation||Cough. Sore throat. Dizziness. Drowsiness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear face shield 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||Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable glass or mild steel containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Store only if stabilized. Cool. Dry. Well closed. Ventilation along the floor. Separated from strong bases, strong acids and food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|Occupational exposure limits|
TLV: 2 ppm as TWA; A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 2; germ cell mutagen group: 3A
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Other CAS numbers for the optical active forms are: d-Glycidol CAS 57044-25-4, l-Glycidol CAS 60456-23-7, dl-Glycidol CAS 61915-27-3.
Symbol: T; R: 45-60-21/22-23-36/37/38-68; S: 53-45
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Glycidol (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 77, 2000)