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POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (200-600)ICSC: 1517
PEG
Oxyethylene polymer
Poly(oxy-1,2-ethynediyl), alpha-hydro-omega-hydroxy
April 2004
CAS #: 25322-68-3

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin     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 Diarrhoea. Nausea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Dry. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (200-600) ICSC: 1517
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS VISCOUS SLIGHTLY HYGROSCOPIC LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: HO(C2H4O)nH
Molecular mass: 200-600
Boiling point: 250°C
Melting point: softening point
See Notes.
Relative density (water = 1): 1.13
Solubility in water at 20°C: very good
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: <10
Flash point: 171-235°C
Auto-ignition temperature: ~360°C  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
This card covers the individual substances Polyethylene glycol 200 (RTECS TQ3600000), 300 (TQ3630000), 400 (TQ3675000), 600 (TQ3800000) and the mixture of the polyethylene glycols and is fully applicable for all polyethylenes in the molecular
Softening points for Polyethylene glycols: 200 (-65 to -50°C), 300 (-15 to -10°C), 400 (-6 to 8°C), 600 (17 to 22°C). 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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