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NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHERICSC: 0182
2,2'-(2,2-Dimethyl-1,3 propanediyl)bis(oxymethylene)bisoxirane
1,3-bis(2,3-Epoxypropoxy)-2,2-dimethylpropane
March 1998
CAS #: 17557-23-2
EC Number: 241-536-7

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.  Above 88°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  NO open flames.  Above 88°C use a closed system and ventilation.  Use powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear face shield.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

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

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants. Keep in the dark. 
PACKAGING
 
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER ICSC: 0182
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Formula: C11H20O4
Molecular mass: 216.3
Relative density (water = 1): 1.07
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.5
Flash point: 88°C o.c. 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and skin. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Explosive limits are unknown in the literature.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xi; R: 38-43; S: (2)-24-37 

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