Butoxypolypropylene glycol

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Formula
(C3H6O)nC4H10O
Description
Odorless, colorless liquid.
Uses
A repellent component in the manufacture of oil-base, pressurized, or aerosol sprays.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9003-13-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
500-003-1
RTECS
YP8585000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
EPA OPP
11901
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
(C3H6O)nC4H10O
Melting point, °C
-55
Boiling point, °C
200
Density
1.0 g/cm3 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area.
Handling
Will normal use, protect skin and eyes. Use under ventilated conditions. Empty containers will retain residue so handle accordingly.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
NIOSH approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Small spills - mop up or wipe up and put in approved waste container. For large spills, contain and pump into container or abosrb. Keep out of sewers, drains and soil.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
119
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
Abnormally low blood pressure after ingestion of deet may occur.
   Ingestion
Abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting may develop after excessive dermal exposure to deet.
   Inhalation
Irritation of respiratory tract.
   Skin
May be irritating with prolonged contact.
   Eyes
Moderate to severe irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
Move patient to fresh air. Monitor for respiratory distress. If cough or difficulty breathing develops, evaluate for respiratory tract irritation, bronchitis, or pneumonitis. Administer oxygen and assist ventilation as required. Treat bronchospasm with beta2 agonist and corticosteroid aerosols.
   Skin
Wash affected areas twice with copious amounts of soap and water. Alcohol-detergent solutions such as green soap are most efficient for this purpose. A physician may need to examine the exposed area if irritation or pain persist after the area is washed.
   Eyes
Irrigate exposed eyes with copious amounts of tepid water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling, lacrimation, or photophobia persist, the patient should be seen in a health care facility.

Transport.