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1-(2-BUTOXYPROPOXY)-2-PROPANOL
ICSC: 1616
Peer-Review Status: 05.04.2006 Validated
Dipropylene glycol monobutyl ether
Dipropylene glycol butyl ether
DPGnBE
1-(2-Methyl-2-butoxy-ethoxy)-2-propanol 
CAS #: 24083-03-2 EC #: 603-050-00-7
EINECS #: 246-011-6
    Formula: C10H22O3 / CH3(CH2)3OCHCH3CH2OCH2CHOHCH3
Molecular mass: 190.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames. NO contact with strong oxidizing agents.  In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

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. Then wash away with plenty of water.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 21/22; S: (2) 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from strong oxidants. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

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: 229°C
Melting point: <-75°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.03
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 5
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 0.008  
 

NOTES
The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature.
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated.
adequately See ICSC 1617. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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