1,2-Bis(2-chloroethoxy)ethane

  • Triethylene glycol dichloride
Formula
C6H12Cl2O2
Structure
Description
Clear, light yellow liquid.
Uses
Solvent for hydrocarbons, oils, etc, extractant, intermediate for resins & insecticides, organic synthesis.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
112-26-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-952-7
EC Class
harmful, irritant
R 21/22 36
S 26 28 36/37
RTECS
KH4900000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
2810
Beilstein/Gmelin
506177
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-02379
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4286
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H12Cl2O2
Formula mass
187.07
Melting point, °C
-31.5
Boiling point, °C
235
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.1 (25 C)
Density
1.1024 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.45 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.83
Heat of vaporization
44.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Remove all sources of ignition. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
9
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Chlorine, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
121
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Water or foam may cause frothing. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May cause central nervous system effects.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
HS Code
2909 19 00