ICSC: 1291 (November 2008)
Triethylene glycol monomethyl ether
CAS #: 112-35-6
EC Number: 203-962-1
FIRE & EXPLOSION
NO open flames.
Use powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!
Fresh air, rest.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Wear safety spectacles.
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water.
According to UN GHS Criteria
No hazard classification according to GHS criteria
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong acids.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance
On combustion, forms toxic gases. Reacts with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidants.
7H 1 6O 4/CH 3(OCH 2CH) 3OH
Molecular mass: 164.2
Boiling point: 249°C Melting point: -44°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.05 Solubility in water: miscible Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 10 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.7 Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00 Flash point: 114.4°C c.c. Auto-ignition temperature: 210°C Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.46 (calculated)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 50 mg/m
3; peak limitation category: II(2); pregnancy risk group: C
Environmental effects of the substance have been adequately investigated, but no significant effects have been found.
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been extensively investigated but none has been found.
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