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TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOBUTYL ETHER
ICSC: 0965
Peer-Review Status: 05.08.2003 Validated
Triglycol monobutyl ether
Butoxytriglycol
2-(2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethoxy)ethanol 
CAS #: 143-22-6 RTECS #: KJ9450000
EC #: 603-183-00-0
EINECS #: 205-592-6
    Formula: C4H9(OCH2CH2)3OH / C10H22O4
Molecular mass: 206.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
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
PACKAGING & 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.   
EC Classification
Symbol: Xi; R: 41; S: (2)-26-39-46 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H2; F1; R0.   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The liquid defats the skin. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
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  
 

NOTES
Dowanol - TBAT is a trade name.
Card has been partly updated in October 2004.
See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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