|2-METHOXYETHYL ACETATE||ICSC: 0476 (November 2003)|
|Acetic acid, 2-methoxyethyl ester
Methyl cellosolve acetate
Methyl glycol acetate
Ethylene glycol monomethyl ether acetate
| CAS #: 110-49-6
| UN #: 1189
|EC Number: 203-772-9
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Above 45°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 45°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Dry skin. Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Weakness. Unconsciousness. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong acids. Keep in the dark.|
|2-METHOXYETHYL ACETATE||ICSC: 0476|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C5H10O3 / CH3COOCH2CH2OCH3
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.1 ppm as TWA; (skin); BEI issued.
MAK: 4.9 mg/m3, 1 ppm; peak limitation category: II(8); skin absorption (H); pregnancy risk group: B.
EU-OEL: 1 ppm as TWA; (skin)
|The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms.|
|Check for peroxides prior to distillation; eliminate if found.
Health effects of exposure to the substance have not been investigated adequately.
Its effects are deduced from those of similar substances.
Symbol: T; R: 60-61-20/21/22; S: 53-45; Note: E
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