|DI(2,3-EPOXYPROPYL)ETHER||ICSC: 0145 (September 1997)|
| CAS #: 2238-07-5
|EC Number: 218-802-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Above 64°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames. Above 64°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|Inhalation||Dizziness. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Unconsciousness. Weakness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Dry skin. Redness. Roughness. Skin burns. Pain. Blisters.||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||Nausea. Vomiting.||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|
|Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong oxidants. Ventilation along the floor.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C6H10O3 / C2H3OCH2OCH2C2H3O
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.01 ppm as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 3
|The auto-ignition temperature is unknown in the literature.
Explosive limits are unknown in the literature.
The symptoms of lung oedema often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
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