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ISOPROPYLIDENE GLYCEROLICSC: 0790
2,2-Dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane-4-methanol
Acetone glycerol
Glycerol dimethylketal
December 2000
CAS #: 100-79-8
EC Number: 202-888-7

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.  Above 80°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  NO open flames.  Above 80°C use a closed system and ventilation.  Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.   
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. 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   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 

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. Ventilation along the floor. 
PACKAGING
 
ISOPROPYLIDENE GLYCEROL ICSC: 0790
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS OILY COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with oxidants. 

Formula: C6H12O3
Molecular mass: 132.2
Boiling point: 188-189°C
Melting point: -26.4°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.06
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure: see Notes
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.6
Flash point: 80°C c.c. 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

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

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
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Vapour pressure is unknown in literature.
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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