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TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL
ICSC: 1348
Peer-Review Status: 18.10.1999 Validated
2-(2-(2-Hydroxypropoxy)propoxy)-1-propanol
Propanol, ((1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(oxy))bis-
[(Methylethylene)bis(oxy)]dipropanol 
CAS #: 24800-44-0 RTECS #: YK6825000
EINECS #: 246-466-0
    Formula: C9H20O4 / CH3CHOHCH2OCH(CH3)CH2OCH(CH3)CH2OH
Molecular mass: 192.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
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. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0.  Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Attacks some plastics. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of 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 short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: 271°C
Melting point: <-30°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.0
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 96°C: 133
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.6
Flash point: 141°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.5  
 

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Tripropylene glycol (SIDS)