International Chemical Safety Cards

TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER ICSC: 0718
TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER
2-(2-(2-Ethoxyethoxy)ethoxy)ethanol
Ethoxytriglycol
Triglycol monoethyl ether
Ethoxytriethylene glycol
C8H18O4/CH3CH2(OCH2CH2)3OH
Molecular mass: 178.3
CAS # 112-50-5
RTECS # KK8950000
ICSC # 0718

TYPES OF
HAZARD/
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/
SYMPTOMS
PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Alcohol-resistant foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


  • INHALATION



  • SKIN
  • Redness.
    Protective gloves.
    Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
  • EYES


  • First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
  • INGESTION

  • Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.

    SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
    Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.


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    ICSC: 0718 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities © IPCS CEC 1993

    International Chemical Safety Cards

    TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER ICSC: 0718

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    PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
    COLOURLESS, HYGROSCOPIC LIQUID.

    PHYSICAL DANGERS:


    CHEMICAL DANGERS:


    OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
    TLV not established.


    ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
    The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.

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

    EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
    The substance irritates the skin.

    EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
    PHYSICAL
    PROPERTIES
    Boiling point: 255°C
    Melting point: -19°C
    Relative density (water = 1): 1.02
    Solubility in water: very good
    Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 6.8
    Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.2
    Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.00
    Flash point: 135°C o.c.
    Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.0-6.5
    Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -2.79 (calc.)
    ENVIRONMENTAL
    DATA

    N O T E S
    Trioxitol, Poly-solv TE, Triethoxol, Dowanol TE, Emkanolets are trade names.
    NFPA Code: H0; F1; R0
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    ICSC: 0718 TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOETHYL ETHER
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