|ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER||ICSC: 0060 (August 2003)|
Monoethyl glycol ether
| CAS #: 110-80-5
| UN #: 1171
|EC Number: 203-804-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Above 44°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 44°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN! STRICT HYGIENE! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Drowsiness. Headache. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Weakness. Unconsciousness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Blurred vision. Redness. Pain.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Remove all ignition sources. 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 remainder with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Keep in the dark. Cool.|
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER||ICSC: 0060|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C4H10O2 / CH3CH2OCH2CH2OH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 5 ppm as TWA; (skin); BEI issued.
MAK: 7.5 mg/m3, 2 ppm; peak limitation category: II(8); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: B.
EU-OEL: 8 mg/m3, 2 ppm as TWA; (skin)
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
Symbol: T; R: 60-61-10-20/21/22; S: 53-45; Note: E
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations