Diethylene benzyl benzoate
- Diethylene glycol dibenzoate
- 2,2'-Oxybisethanol dibenzoate
- Oxydiethylene dibenzoate
- Di(ethylene glycol) dibenzoate
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
155 - 157
Boiling point, °C
180 - 184 (0.3 torr)
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.00005 (69 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
1.1701 g/cm3 (15 C)
Solubility in water
110 cp @ 20C
1.5399 (21 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protective gloves. Safety goggles.
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
On combustion, forms irritating fumes.
Alcohol foam. Water or foam may cause frothing.
Central nervous system depressant effects, including drowsiness, headache, progressive obtundation and coma have preceded death. Drowsiness is usually delayed approximately 24 hours after ingestion. Meningismus, cerebral edema and hemorrhage, and neuropathies have been reported.
Common initial symptoms are heartburn, followed by nausea and abdominal cramps, vomiting and occasionally diarrhea. Later symptoms include back pain and severe abdominal pain.
Death normally occurs from sudden cardiorespiratory arrest. Pulmonary edema may develop. Tachypnea may occur secondary to acidosis.
Administer charcoal as a slurry (240 ml water/30 g charcoal). Usual dose: 25 to 100 g in adults/adolescents.
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.
USCG CHRIS Code