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1,1,1-TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE ICSC: 0366
Date of Peer Review: October 2005

Tris(hydroxymethyl)propane
2-Ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol
Propylidynetrimethanol
Hexaglycerol
Hexaglycerine
CAS # 77-99-6 C6H14O3
RTECS # TY6470000 Molecular mass: 134.2
UN #
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
Prevent deposition of dust; closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.

EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Cough.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P1 filter respirator for inert particles. Sweep spilled substance into containers. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from strong oxidants. Dry. Well closed.
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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1,1,1-TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE ICSC: 0366
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO WHITE HYGROSCOPIC CRYSTALS OR PELLETS

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts violently with strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
INHALATION RISK:
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
May cause mechanical irritation to the eyes and the respiratory tract.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 292-297C
Melting point: 58C
Density: 1.084 g/cm
Solubility in water: at 20C miscible
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.63
Flash point: 172C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: about 375C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2.0-11.8
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: - 0.5
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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IPCS, CEC 2005