Chemical dangers Reacts violently with strong oxidants and alkalis. This generates fire hazard.
Formula: C3H8O2 / CH3CHOHCH2OH
Molecular mass: 76.1
Boiling point: 188.2°C Melting point: -59°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.04 Solubility in water: miscible Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 10.6 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 2.6 Flash point: 101°C c.c. Auto-ignition temperature: 420°C Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.6-12.6 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.92 Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract. Ingestion of large amounts could cause metabolic acidosis.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given whether a harmful concentration in the air will be reached.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
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