Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Diethylene glycol

Revision Date:2024-05-18Revision Number:1

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

Product identifier

  • Product name: Diethylene glycol
  • CBnumber: CB0409579
  • CAS: 111-46-6
  • EINECS Number: 203-872-2
  • Synonyms: Diethylene glycol,deg

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

  • Relevant identified uses: For R&D use only. Not for medicinal, household or other use.
  • Uses advised against: none

Company Identification

  • Company: Chemicalbook
  • Address: Building 1, Huihuang International, Shangdi 10th Street, Haidian District, Beijing
  • Telephone: 400-158-6606

SECTION 2: Hazards identification

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

  • Symbol(GHS)
  • Signal wordWarning
Precautionary statements
P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P264 Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P264 Wash skin thouroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P330 Rinse mouth.
P501 Dispose of contents/container to..…
Hazard statements
H302 Harmful if swallowed
H320 Causes eye irritation
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Diethylene glycol
  • Synonyms: Diethylene glycol,deg
  • CAS: 111-46-6
  • EC number: 203-872-2
  • MF: C4H10O3
  • MW: 106.12

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General advice
Show this material safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
After inhalation: fresh air.
In case of skin contact
In case of skin contact: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower.
In case of eye contact
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water. Remove contact lenses.
If swallowed
After swallowing: immediately make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media
Water Foam Carbon dioxide (CO2) Dry powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media
For this substance/mixture no limitations of extinguishing agents are given.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides Combustible.

Vapors are heavier than air and may spread along floors. Forms explosive mixtures with air on intense heating.

Development of hazardous combustion gases or vapours possible in the event of fire.

Advice for firefighters

In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information

Cool containers/tanks with water spray.Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

NFPA 704

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HEALTH 1 Exposure would cause irritation with only minor residual injury (e.g. acetone, sodium bromate, potassium chloride)
FIRE 1 Materials that require considerable preheating, under all ambient temperature conditions, before ignition and combustion can occur. Includes some finely divided suspended solids that do not require heating before ignition can occur. Flash point at or above 93.3 °C (200 °F). (e.g. mineral oil, ammonia)
REACT 0 Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water (e.g. helium,N2)
SPEC. HAZ.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Advice for non-emergency personnel: Do not breathe vapors, aerosols. Avoid substance contact. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate the danger area, observe emergency procedures, consult an expert.

For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills. Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10). Take up with liquid-absorbent material (e.g. Chemizorb? ). Dispose of properly. Clean up affected area.

Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

Tightly closed.

hygroscopic Heat sensitive. Store under inert gas.

Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection

control parameter

Hazard composition and occupational exposure limits
Does not contain substances with occupational exposure limits.

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection

Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate

government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU). Safety glasses

Skin protection

Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.

The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril? (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

Splash contact Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril? (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail sales@kcl.de, test method: EN374

If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the EC approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.

Body Protection

protective clothing

Respiratory protection

Recommended Filter type: Filter A (acc. to DIN 3181) for vapours of organic compounds

The entrepeneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer.

These measures have to be properly documented.

Control of environmental exposure

Do not let product enter drains.

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physicochemical properties

  • Appearancecolorless viscous liquid
  • Odourodorless
  • Odour ThresholdNot applicable
  • pH6 - 8 at 200 g/l at 20 °C
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point/range: -10 °C - lit.
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range245 °C - lit.
  • Flash point138 °C - closed cup
  • Evaporation rateNo data available
  • Flammability (solid, gas)No data available
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits Upper explosion limit: 37 %(V) Lower explosion limit: 1,7 %(V)
  • Vapour pressure< 0,1 hPa at 25 °C
  • Vapour density 3,66
  • Relative density1,118 at 20 °C
  • Water solubility1.000 g/l at 20 °C - miscible
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterlog Pow: -1,98 at 25 °C - Bioaccumulation is not expected., (IUCLID)
  • Autoignition temperature372 °C at 1.013,25 hPa
  • Decomposition temperatureDistillable in an undecomposed state at normal pressure.
  • ViscosityViscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: 30 mPa.s at 25 °C
  • Explosive propertiesNo data available
  • Oxidizing propertiesNo data available
  • λmaxλ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.02
    λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.01

Other safety information

Relative vapor density

3,66

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

Forms explosive mixtures with air on intense heating.

A range from approx. 15 Kelvin below the flash point is to be rated as critical.

Chemical stability

The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) .

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Violent reactions possible with: Strong oxidizing agents

Exothermic reaction with:

Strong acids


Conditions to avoid

Heating in air. Exposure to moisture. Strong heating.

Incompatible materials

Zinc

Hazardous decomposition products

In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity
No data available
LD50 Dermal - Rabbit - 11.890 mg/kg Remarks:
(RTECS)
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit
Result: No skin irritation Remarks:
(IUCLID)
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: No eye irritation Remarks:
(IUCLID)
Respiratory or skin sensitization
(Regulation (EC) No. 440/2008, Annex, B.6) Remarks:
(ECHA)
Germ cell mutagenicity
Ames test
Escherichia coli/Salmonella typhimurium Result: negative
OECD Test Guideline 474 Mouse - male - Bone marrow Result: negative
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No ingredient of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Toxicity
LD50 in rats, guinea pigs (g/kg): 20.76, 13.21 orally (Smyth)

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

Toxicity to fish
flow-through test LC50 - Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow) -

75.200 mg/l - 96 h Remarks: (ECHA)


Toxicity to bacteria

Persistence and degradability

No data available

Theoretical oxygen demand

1.510 mg/g Remarks: (Lit.)

Ratio BOD/ThBOD 1,3 - 10 %

Remarks: (Lit.)

Bioaccumulative potential

No data available

Mobility in soil

No data available

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

Other adverse effects

No data available

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product

See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and

containers, or contact us there if you have further questions.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

UN proper shipping name

ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods IMDG: Not dangerous goods IATA: Not dangerous goods

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Packaging group

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: no IATA: no

Special precautions for user

Further information

Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

SECTION 15: Regulatory information

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

Regulations on the Safety Management of Hazardous Chemicals
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015:Not Listed. website: https://www.mem.gov.cn/
Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances
EC Inventory:Listed.
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC):Listed. website: https://www.mee.gov.cn/
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory:Listed. website: https://www.epa.gov/

SECTION 16: Other information

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%

References

【1】CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple

【2】ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

【3】ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

【4】eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en

【5】ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg

【6】Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp

【7】HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm

【8】IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/

【9】IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home

【10】Sigma-Aldrich, website: https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/

Other Information

Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Disclaimer:

The information in this MSDS is only applicable to the specified product, unless otherwise specified, it is not applicable to the mixture of this product and other substances. This MSDS only provides information on the safety of the product for those who have received the appropriate professional training for the user of the product. Users of this MSDS must make independent judgments on the applicability of this SDS. The authors of this MSDS will not be held responsible for any harm caused by the use of this MSDS.

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