IPCS INCHEM Home
2-(2-(2-METHOXYETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHANOLICSC: 1291
Triethylene glycol monomethyl ether
Methoxytriglycol
TGME
November 2008
CAS #: 112-35-6
EC Number: 203-962-1

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

 PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

No hazard classification according to GHS criteria 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong acids. 
PACKAGING
 
2-(2-(2-METHOXYETHOXY)ETHOXY)ETHANOL ICSC: 1291
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-YELLOW LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic gases. Reacts with strong acids, strong bases and strong oxidants. 

Formula: C7H16O4/CH3(OCH2CH)3OH
Molecular mass: 164.2
Boiling point: 249°C
Melting point: -44°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.05
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 10
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.7
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
Flash point: 114.4°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 210°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.46 (calculated) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

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): 50 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(2); pregnancy risk group: C 

ENVIRONMENT
 

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

All rights reserved. The published material is being distributed without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Neither ILO nor WHO nor the European Commission shall be responsible for the interpretation and use of the information contained in this material.
    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations