|ETHYLENE GLYCOL||ICSC: 0270 (May 2018)|
| CAS #: 107-21-1
|EC Number: 203-473-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!|
|Inhalation||Cough. Dizziness. Headache.||Use ventilation.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety goggles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Sore throat. Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal pain. Drowsiness. Unconsciousness.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
WARNINGHarmful if swallowed
May cause damage to kidneys and central nervous system
|Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong acids. Dry. Ventilation along the floor.|
|ETHYLENE GLYCOL||ICSC: 0270|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: (vapour and aerosol): 25 ppm as TWA.
TLV: (vapour): 50 ppm as STEL.
TLV: (inhalable aerosol): 10 mg/m3 as STEL.
A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
EU-OEL: 52 mg/m3 as TWA; 104 mg/m3 as STEL; (skin)
|Environmental effects of the substance have been adequately investigated, but no significant effects have been found.|
|Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.|
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Ethylene glycol (PIM 227) Ethylene glycol (PIM 227F, French)