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PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE
ICSC: 1347
Peer-Review Status: 18.10.1999 Validated
5-[[2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethoxy]methyl]-6-propyl-1,3-benzodioxole
2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethyl 6-propylpiperonyl ether
alpha-[2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)-ethoxy]-4,5-methylenedioxy-2-propyltoluene
[3,4-(Methylenedioxy)-6-propylbenzyl]butyl diethyleneglycol ether 
CAS #: 51-03-6 RTECS #: XS8050000
EINECS #: 200-076-7
    Formula: C19H30O5
Molecular mass: 338.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!   
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Diarrhoea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Rest. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
OILY YELLOW-TO-BROWN LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point at 0.13kPa: 180°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.1
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: 171°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.29  
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in seafood. 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Piperonyl Butoxide (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1)
       Piperonyl butoxide (FAO/PL:CP/15)
       Piperonyl butoxide (FAO/PL:1967/M/11/1)
       Piperonyl Butoxide (FAO/PL:1969/M/17/1)
       Piperonyl butoxide (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 2)
       Piperonyl butoxide (Pesticide residues in food: 1992 evaluations Part II Toxicology)
       Piperonyl butoxide (Pesticide residues in food: 1995 evaluations Part II Toxicological & Environmental)
       Piperonyl Butoxide (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 30, 1983)