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TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER
ICSC: 0204
Peer-Review Status: 27.03.1998 Validated
Diglycidyltriethylene glycol
2,2'-(2,5,8,11-Tetraoxa-1,12-dodecane diyl)bisoxirane
1,2:15,16-Diepoxy-4,7,10,13-tetraoxahexadecane 
CAS #: 1954-28-5 RTECS #: XF0700000
EINECS #: 217-784-7
    Formula: C12H22O6
Molecular mass: 262.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  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
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. See Notes.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from strong oxidants. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

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

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

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 short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
See Notes. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point at 0.27kPa: 195-197°C
Melting point: -15 - -11°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.13
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 9.0  
 

NOTES
The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature.
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Triethylene Glycol Diglycidyl Ether  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 11, 1976)
       Triethylene Glycol Diglycidyl Ether  (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 71, 1999)