Propylene glycol acetate ethyl ether

  • Propylene glycol ethyl ether acetate
  • Propylene glycol monoethyl ether acetate
  • BP Ethoxypropyl acetate
  • Propanol, 1(or 2)-ethoxy-, acetate
Formula
C7H14O3
Structure
Description
A transparent, colorless liquid, with a sweet, ether-like odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
98516-30-4
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H14O3
Formula mass
146.18
Boiling point, °C
160

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
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.
Handling
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.
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
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep material out of water sources and sewers. Build dikes to contain flow as necessary. Attempt to stop leak if without undue personnel hazard.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Can react with acids to liberate heat along with alcohols and acids Strong oxidizing acids may cause a vigorous reaction that is sufficiently exothermic to ignite the reaction products Interaction with caustic solutions.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Use alcohol foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Keep run-off water out of sewers and water sources. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated.

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
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.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
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.

Transport.
Std. Transport #
4910467