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1-(2-BUTOXYPROPOXY)-2-PROPANOLICSC: 1616
April 2006
CAS #: 24083-03-2Dipropylene glycol monobutyl ether
Dipropylene glycol butyl ether
DPGnBE
1-(2-Methyl-2-butoxy-ethoxy)-2-propanol
EINECS #: 246-011-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames. NO contact with strong oxidizing agents.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
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 CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
1-(2-BUTOXYPROPOXY)-2-PROPANOL ICSC: 1616
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

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

Formula: C10H22O3 / CH3(CH2)3OCHCH3CH2OCH2CHOHCH3
Molecular mass: 190.3
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  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term 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 long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn; R: 21/22; S: (2) 

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