Glyceryl Tribenzoate

  • 1,2,3-Propanetriol tribenzoate
  • Tribenzoin
  • Glycerol, tribenzoate
Formula
C24H20O6
Structure
Description
Off-white solid with a mild odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
614-33-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-379-6
S: 22 24/25 37/39
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C24H20O6
Formula mass
404.42
Melting point, °C
76
Boiling point, °C
549
Vapor pressure, mmHg
4.2E-12 (25 C)
Density
1.242 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
 
Partition coefficient, pKow
7.12
Heat of vaporization
82.9 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in cool, dry, and well-ventilated area. Keep containers closed.
Protection
Splash-proof goggles with rubber, PVC, or impervious chemical gloves. Impervious chemical clothing for remediation of large spills.
Respirators
None required. Use NIOSH organic vapor cartridge respirator with dust caps for remediation of large spills.
Small spills/leaks
Scrape up spilled material and dispose in accordance with all local, state, and federal regulations. If molten, allow to solidify then scrape up spill.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
238
Fire fighting
Extinguishing media - - water fog or spray, carbon dioxide, foam; or earth and mud.
Fire potential
Handle as burning oil. Dust from product may form an explosive mixture in air as with any organic material.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause severe burning in the mouth and digestive tract.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of mist may cause irritation to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause irritation, stinging, redness and some swelling.
   Eyes
May cause burning sensation, irritation accompanied with pain and corneal or conjunctival ulceration in severe cases

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If patient is conscious, give several glasses of water for dilution effect and contact a physician. Do not induce vomiting. Do not give an unconscious person anything by mouth.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air if coughing, soreness in respiratory tract or difficulty in breathing occurs.
   Skin
Immediately remove contaminated clothing and flush area with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes. Contact a physician if irritation persists.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with large quantities of water for at least 15 minutes, while holding eyelids open. Do not attempt to neutralize with chemical agents. Contact a physician if irritation persists.

Transport.