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TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOLICSC: 1348
2-(2-(2-Hydroxypropoxy)propoxy)-1-propanol
Propanol, ((1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(oxy))bis-
[(Methylethylene)bis(oxy)]dipropanol
October 1999
CAS #: 24800-44-0
EC Number: 246-466-0

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

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
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 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
Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL ICSC: 1348
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Attacks some plastics. 

Formula: C9H20O4 / CH3CHOHCH2OCH(CH3)CH2OCH(CH3)CH2OH
Molecular mass: 192.3
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  


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
 

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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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Tripropylene glycol (SIDS)