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ETHYLENE GLYCOL DIETHYL ETHER ICSC: 1569
Date of Peer Review: October 2004

1,2-Diethoxyethane
1,2-Ethanol, diethyl ether
Ethyl glyme
3,6-Dioxaoctane
EGDEE
CAS # 629-14-1 C6H14O2 / CH3CH2OCH2CH2OCH3
RTECS # KI1225000 Molecular mass: 118.2
UN # 1153
EC Index #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 35C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 35C use a closed system, ventilation.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE See EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE.
AVOID ALL CONTACT!

Inhalation Cough.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.
Protective clothing. Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Nausea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Ventilation. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30GF1-III
NFPA Code: H2; F3; R0;
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants.
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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ETHYLENE GLYCOL DIETHYL ETHER ICSC: 1569
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance can presumably form explosive peroxides. Reacts violently with strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion, by inhalation and through the skin.

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 irritating to the eyes, and is mildly irritating to the skin and the respiratory tract.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 121.4C
Melting point: -74C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.85
Solubility in water: moderate
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 1.2
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.07
Flash point: 35C o.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 208C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.66
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found. Diethyl cellosolve is a trade name.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


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IPCS, CEC 2005