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TRIACETINICSC: 1203
Glyceryl triacetate
1,2,3 Propanetriol triacetate
Triacetyl glycerine
October 2006
CAS #: 102-76-1
EC Number: 203-051-9

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion     Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. 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
Separated from strong oxidants. 
PACKAGING
 
TRIACETIN ICSC: 1203
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS OILY LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong oxidants. 

Formula: C9H14O6 / C3H5(OCOCH3)3
Molecular mass: 218.20
Boiling point: 258°C
Melting point: 3°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.16
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C:
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.33
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.52
Flash point: 138°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 433°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.21  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
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
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated but no serious effects have been found so far. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Triacetin (WHO Food Additives Series 8)
       TRIACETIN (JECFA Evaluation)
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