- 2,2'-Dihydroxydipropyl ether
Colorless, slightly viscous liquid. Practically no odor.
Polyester & alkylated resins, reinforced plastics, plasticizers, solvent.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
46 - 48
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.1 (20 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
Odor Threshold Odor threshold Odorless
1.0261 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
1.07 p (20C)
1.441 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Heat of combustion
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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.
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.
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Upper exp. limit, %
Lower exp. limit, %
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Slight risk when exposed to heat or flame; can react with oxidizing materials.
NIOSH REL: TWA 1.5 mg/m3 ST 3 mg/m3 skin
Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause nausea, dizziness, and headache.
Expected to be a low ingestion hazard.
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
May cause mild skin irritation.
May cause mild eye irritation.
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
USCG CHRIS Code
40 Glycol ethers
IMO Chemical Code
IMO Pollution Category