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DIETHYLENE BENZYL BENZOATE
ICSC: 0447
Peer-Review Status: 04.08.1997 Validated
2,2'-Oxybisethanol dibenzoate
Diethylene glycol dibenzoate 
CAS #: 120-55-8 RTECS #: ID6650000
EINECS #: 204-407-6
    Formula: (C6H5COOCH2CH2)2O
Molecular mass: 314.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, powder, carbon dioxide. See Notes. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation     Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion      

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0.  Ventilation along the floor. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
The vapour is heavier than air. 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms irritating fumes. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point at 0.7kPa: 236°C
Melting point: 28°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.2
Solubility in water: miscible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 9.4
Flash point: 232°C 
 

NOTES
Use of alcohol foam, foam and water as extinguishing agent may cause frothing.
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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