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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 308.6
Revision Date: January 20, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

1 2-Dimethoxyethane

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9713
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 2). Highly flammable liquid and vapor (H225). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

Hazard class: Skin corrosion or irritation (Category 2). Causes skin irritation (H315).

Hazard class: Reproductive toxicity (Category 1B). May damage fertility or the unborn child (H360). Obtain special instructions before use (P201). Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood (P202). Use personal protective equipment as required (P281).

Forms explosive peroxides upon concentration or distillation.
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
1,2-Dimethoxyethane

Synonyms: Glyme; Ethylene glycol dimethyl ether; Dimethyl cellosolve; Monoglyme
110-71-4 CH3OCH2CH2OCH3 90.12
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice or attention (P308+P313).
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water (P302+P352). If on skin or hair: Immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water (P303+P361+P353). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P332+P313).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Do not induce vomiting. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IB flammable liquid.
Flash point: -2 °C Autoignition Temperature: 202 °C
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher (P370+P378). Water may be ineffective.
NFPA Code
H-1
F-3
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain the spill with sand or other inert absorbent material and deposit in a sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #4. Store with ethers, ketones, and halogenated hydrocarbons.
Keep container tightly closed (P233). Keep cool (P235). Ground or bond container and receiving equipment (P240). Use explosion-proof electrical and ventilating equipment (P241). Use only non-sparking tools (P242). Take precautionary measures against static discharge (P243).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash thoroughly after handling (P264).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Clear, colorless liquid. Sweet, ethereal odor.
Soluble in hydrocarbon solvents. Miscible with water, alcohol, and ether.
Boiling point: 82-85 °C
Melting point: -69 to -58 °C
Specific gravity: 0.867
Vapor density: 3.1
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Air sensitive. Avoid heat, sunlight, and ignition sources. Reacts with acids, bases, oxidizing agents. May form explosive peroxides on long storage or exposure to heat or light.
Shelf life: Poor, avoid prolonged storage.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Skin irritation.
Chronic effects: Possible teratogen
Target organs: Blood, liver, kidneys, CNS, reproductive systems
ORL-MUS LD50: 3200 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LCL0: 63 g/m3/6H
SKN-RBT LDL0: 2 g/kg
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
EC50 Daphnia: 4000 mg/L/48H
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #15 is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: 1,2-Dimethoxyethane. Hazard class: 3. UN number: UN2252.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA listed
SECTION 16 — OTHER INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is for guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. Flinn Scientific, Inc. makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages relating thereto. The data is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. The data should not be confused with local, state, federal or insurance mandates, regulations, or requirements and CONSTITUTE NO WARRANTY. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the science instructor to be in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product(s) described are beyond the control of Flinn Scientific, Inc. and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE OR DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT(S).
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