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1,3-BUTANEDIOLICSC: 1182
1,3-Butylene glycol
1,3-Dihydroxybutane
Methyltrimethylene glycol
October 1997
CAS #: 107-88-0
EC Number: 203-529-7

  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 Cough.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Stinging sensation. 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. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Rest. 

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
 
PACKAGING
 
1,3-BUTANEDIOL ICSC: 1182
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS VISCOUS HYGROSCOPIC LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C4H10O2 / CH3CHOHCH2CH2OH
Molecular mass: 90.1
Boiling point: 207.5°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.00
Solubility in water: good
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 8
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.2
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 121°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 394°C  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

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

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
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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