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TRIETHYLENE GLYCOLICSC: 1160
2,2'-(1,2-Ethanediyl bis (oxy))-bisethanol
2,2'-Ethylenedioxybis(ethanol)
Triglycol
March 1996
CAS #: 112-27-6
EC Number: 203-953-2

  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.   
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
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. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL ICSC: 1160
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS HYGROSCOPIC LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C6H14O4 / HOCH2(CH2CH2O)2CH2OH
Molecular mass: 150.2
Boiling point: 285°C
Melting point: -5 - -7°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.1
Solubility in water: very good
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.02
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.2
Flash point: 165°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 371°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.9-9.2
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.24/-1.9 (calculated) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

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
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 1000 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(2); pregnancy risk group: B 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated, but none has been found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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