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TRIGLYCIDYL ISOCYANURATE
ICSC: 1274
Peer-Review Status: 10.08.1997 Validated
1,3,5-Triglycidyl isocyanurate
s-Triazine-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trione
Tris(epoxypropyl)isocyanurate 
CAS #: 2451-62-9 RTECS #: XZ1994900
EC #: 615-021-00-6
    Formula: C12H15N3O6
Molecular mass: 297.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.  Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.   
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
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. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.   
EC Classification
Symbol: T; R: 46-23/25-41-43-48/22-52/53; S: 53-45-61; Note: E 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE POWDER OR GRANULES 

Physical dangers
Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air. 

Chemical dangers
The substance may polymerize due to heating to more than 120°C for more than 12 hours, or under the influence of catalysts. Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. The molten form reacts rapidly with primary and secondary amines, carboxylic acids and anhydrides, thiols, phenols and alcohols. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 0.05mg/m³ as TWA; (ACGIH 1998). 

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

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system, kidneys, liver, lungs and gastrointestinal tract. This may result in tissue lesions. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. May cause heritable genetic damage to human germ cells. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 95°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.9 (technical grade)
Flash point: >170°C c.c. (technical grade)
Auto-ignition temperature: >200°C (technical grade)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.8 (technical grade)  
 

NOTES
Technical grade of this substance is a mixture of alpha and beta isomers. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Triglycidyl isocyanurate (CICADS 8, 1998)