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TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHERICSC: 1751
[2-(2-Methoxymethylethoxy)methylethoxy]propanol
O-Methyltripropylene glycol
November 2009
CAS #: 25498-49-1
EC Number: 247-045-4

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

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Ventilation. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

cancer;health haz
WARNING
May be harmful if swallowed
Causes eye irritation
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong acids. 
PACKAGING
 
TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ICSC: 1751
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidants. Decomposes on burning. Attacks some forms of rubber. 

Formula: C10H22O4
Molecular mass: 206.3
Boiling point: 243°C
Melting point: -77.8°C
Density: 0.97 g/cm³
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.1
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 121°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 270°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.1-7
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.31
Viscosity: 5.7 mm²/s at 25°C 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes. If swallowed the substance may cause vomiting and could result in aspiration pneumonitis. 

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
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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