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RESORCINOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER ICSC: 0193
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

Diglycidyl resorcinol ether
m-bis(2,3-Epoxypropoxy)benzene
1,3-Diglycidyloxybenzene
CAS # 101-90-6 C12H14O4
RTECS # VH1050000 Molecular mass: 222.2
UN #
EC Index # 603-065-00-9
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.
AVOID ALL CONTACT!

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
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.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xn
R: 21/22-36/38-40-43-68-52/53
S: (2-)-23-36/37-61
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases, strong acids and amines. Cool. Keep in the dark.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 2005

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RESORCINOL DIGLYCIDYL ETHER ICSC: 0193
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
YELLOW PASTE OR LIQUID, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts with acids, amines, bases and strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK: skin absorption (H); sensitization of skin (Sh); Carcinogen category: 2; (DFG 2005).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body through the skin and 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 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is severely irritating to the eyes and is irritating to the skin and the respiratory tract.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to humans.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point at 0.0001kPa: 172C
Melting point: 32-33C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.21
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 7.7
Flash point: 113C c.c.
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Health effects reported on this card are for technical grade. Do NOT take working clothes home. Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
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IPCS, CEC 2005