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RESORCINOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHERICSC: 0193
October 2005
CAS #: 101-90-6Diglycidyl resorcinol ether
m-bis(2,3-Epoxypropoxy)benzene
1,3-Diglycidyloxybenzene
EINECS #: 202-987-5

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.   

See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE. AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
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 CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

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
 
RESORCINOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER ICSC: 0193
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

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. 

Formula: C12H14O4
Molecular mass: 222.2
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. 


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 severely irritating to the eyes. The substance is irritating to the skin 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. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans. 


Occupational exposure limits
MAK: skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (SH); carcinogen category: 2 

ENVIRONMENT
 

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
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 21/22-36/38-40-43-68-52/53; S: (2)-23-36/37-61 

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