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2-PROPYLENEGLYCOL1-ETHYL ETHER ACETATEICSC: 1574
1-Ethoxy-2-propanol acetate
2-Ethoxy-1-methylethyl acetate
1-Ethoxy-2-acetoxypropanol
1-Ethoxy-2-propyl acetate
2PG1EEA
October 2004
CAS #: 54839-24-6
UN #: 3272
EC Number: 259-370-9

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Flammable.  Above 53°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  Above 53°C use a closed system and ventilation.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  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. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Ventilation. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Then wash away with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Fireproof. 
PACKAGING
 
2-PROPYLENEGLYCOL1-ETHYL ETHER ACETATE ICSC: 1574
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms acetic acid fumes. 

Formula: C7H14O3 / C2H5OCH2CH(CH3)OCOCH3
Molecular mass: 146.2
Boiling point: 160°C
Melting point: -89°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.98
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 9.5
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 0.227
Flash point: 53°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 325°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.0-9.8
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.76
Viscosity: 1.28-1.41 mm²/s at 20°C
Evaporation rate (n-butyl acetate = 1): 0.24 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
MAK value applies for the sum of the concentrations of propylene glycol monoethyl ether and 2-propylene glycol-1-ethyl ether acetate in air.
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
See ICSC 1573. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
R: 10-67; S: (2)-24 

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