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RESORCINOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER
ICSC: 0193
Peer-Review Status: 18.10.2005 Validated
Diglycidyl resorcinol ether
m-bis(2,3-Epoxypropoxy)benzene
1,3-Diglycidyloxybenzene 
CAS #: 101-90-6 RTECS #: VH1050000
EC #: 603-065-00-9
EINECS #: 202-987-5
    Formula: C12H14O4
Molecular mass: 222.2

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.  AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  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
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. 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.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 21/22-36/38-40-43-68-52/53; S: (2)-23-36/37-61 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases, strong acids and amines. Cool. Keep in the dark. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW PASTE OR LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

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

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):.
MAK: Carcinogen category: 2; Skin absorption (H); Sensitization of skin (SH); (DFG 2005). 

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

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point at 0.0001kPa: 172°C
Melting point: 32-33°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.21
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.7
Flash point: 113°C c.c. 
 

NOTES
Health effects reported on this card are for technical grade.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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