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DIPROPYLENE GLYCOLICSC: 1055
2,2'-Dihydroxydipropyl ether
1,1'-Dimethyldiethylene glycol
1,1'-Oxydipropan-2-ol
Bis(2-hydroxypropyl) ether
April 2000
CAS #: 110-98-5
EC Number: 203-821-4

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

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL ICSC: 1055
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
SLIGHTLY VISCOUS COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C6H14O3 / CH3CHOHCH2OCH2CHOHCH3
Molecular mass: 134.2
Boiling point: 232°C
Melting point: -40°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.0
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 4
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.63
Flash point: 138°C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 310°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.2-12.6
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.7/-1.5  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

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

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
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL (JECFA Evaluation)
       Dipropylene glycol (SIDS)