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DIETHYLENE BENZYL BENZOATEICSC: 0447
August 1997
CAS #: 120-55-82,2'-Oxybisethanol dibenzoate
Diethylene glycol dibenzoate
EINECS #: 204-407-6

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

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation     Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion      

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Ventilation along the floor. 
PACKAGING
 
DIETHYLENE BENZYL BENZOATE ICSC: 0447
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
The vapour is heavier than air. 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms irritating fumes. 

Formula: (C6H5COOCH2CH2)2O
Molecular mass: 314.4
Boiling point at 0.7kPa: 236°C
Melting point: 28°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.2
Solubility in water: miscible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 9.4
Flash point: 232°C 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

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

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Use of alcohol foam, foam and water as extinguishing agent may cause frothing.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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