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DIETHYL SUCCINATE ICSC: 1079
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

Butanedioic acid, diethyl ester
Diethyl butanedioate
Succinic acid, diethyl ester
CAS # 123-25-1 C8H14O4 / CH3CH2OCO(CH2)2COOCH2CH3
RTECS # WM7400000 Molecular mass: 174.2
UN #
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Dry powder. Foam. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness.
Safety spectacles.
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: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Cover the spilled material with absorbent.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE


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 1999

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DIETHYL SUCCINATE ICSC: 1079
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic gases.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.
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 mildly irritating to the eyes.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 217C
Melting point: -21C
Density: 1.04 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 0.2
Vapour pressure, kPa at 55C: 0.133
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.01
Flash point: 90C c.c.
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 1999