|ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER||ICSC: 0061 (August 2003)|
Monomethyl glycol ether
| CAS #: 109-86-4
| UN #: 1188
|EC Number: 203-713-7
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Above 39°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 39°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||Confusion. Cough. Sore throat. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Unconsciousness. Vomiting. Weakness.||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||Redness. Pain. Blurred vision.||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. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. 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 MONOMETHYL ETHER||ICSC: 0061|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C3H8O2 / CH3OCH2CH2OH
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.1 ppm as TWA; (skin); BEI issued.
MAK: 3.2 mg/m3, 1 ppm; peak limitation category: II(8); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: B.
EU-OEL: 1 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