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TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOBUTYL ETHERICSC: 0965
Triglycol monobutyl ether
Butoxytriglycol
2-(2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethoxy)ethanol
August 2003
CAS #: 143-22-6
EC Number: 205-592-6

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Dry skin.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  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. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. 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
 
PACKAGING
 
TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOBUTYL ETHER ICSC: 0965
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C4H9(OCH2CH2)3OH / C10H22O4
Molecular mass: 206.3
Boiling point: 278°C
Melting point: -35°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.98 (25°C)
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 1
Flash point: 143°C c.c.
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.8-3.8
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.02  


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. The substance is mildly irritating to the skin. 

Inhalation risk
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
The substance defats the skin, which may cause dryness or cracking. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xi; R: 41; S: (2)-26-39-46 

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