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TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOBUTYL ETHER ICSC: 0965
Date of Peer Review: May 2003

Triglycol monobutyl ether
Butoxytriglycol
2-(2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethoxy)ethanol
CAS # 143-22-6 C4H9(OCH2CH2)3OH / C10H22O4
RTECS # KJ9450000 Molecular mass: 206.3
UN #
EC Index # 603-183-00-0
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


EXPOSURE


Inhalation
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness. Dry skin.
Protective gloves.
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
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Ventilation. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Wash away spilled liquid with plenty of water. Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours.
EU Classification
Symbol: Xi
R: 41
S: (2-)-26-39-46
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
NFPA Code: H 2; F 1; R 0;

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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TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOBUTYL ETHER ICSC: 0965
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK: IIb (not established but data is available); (DFG 2004).
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be 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.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The liquid defats the skin.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 278C
Melting point: -35C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.98 (25C)
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 1
Flash point: 143C c.c.
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.8-3.8
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.02
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

NOTES
Dowanol - TBAT is a trade name. Card has been partly updated in October 2004. See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response.
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