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DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ACETATEICSC: 1752
Propanol, 1(or 2)-(2-methoxymethylethoxy)-, acetate
Propanol, (2-methoxymethylethoxy)-, acetate
November 2009
CAS #: 88917-22-0
EC Number: 406-880-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.  Above 86°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  NO open flames.  Above 86°C use a closed system and ventilation.  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   Wear safety goggles.   
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

cancer;health haz
WARNING
Combustible liquid
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong acids and strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER ACETATE ICSC: 1752
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-YELLOW LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong acids and strong oxidants. 

Formula: C9H18O4
Molecular mass: 190.2
Boiling point: 209°C
Melting point: -25.5°C
Density: 0.98 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml: 16 (good)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 17
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.56
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 86°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 285°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.21-5.35
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.803
Viscosity: 1.7 mm²/s at 25°C 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
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
In contact with water the substance hydrolyses to Dipropyleneglycol methyl ether.
See ICSC 0884. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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