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Document ID (ISN)75532
CIS number 00-1242
Year 1996
Convention or series no. FISQ 5-061 IPCS ICSC 1149
Title Ethylene glycol dibutyl ether
Original title Ether dibutylique de l'éthylène glycol [in French]
Etilenglicol dibutil éter [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Available on the Internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ipcs/icstart.html; Spanish version also from: Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 1996. 2p.
Abstract International Chemical Safety Card. Exposure routes: inhalation and skin absorption. Short-term exposure effects: irritation of the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. Long-term exposure effects: periodic medical examination is indicated; insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; ethylene glycol dibutyl ether; alkoxyethanols; IPCS
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; irritants; fire hazards; skin absorption; explosion hazards; labelling; data sheet; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; chemical hazards; health hazards; periodic medical examinations; storage
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union; Spain; WHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Glycol ethers