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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 659
Revision Date: April 1, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

1 2-Propanediol

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10197
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Skin corrosion or irritation (Category 3). Causes mild skin irritation (H316).

Hazard class: Serious eye damage or irritation (Category 2B). Causes eye irritation (H320).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
1,2-Propanediol

Synonyms: 1,2-Propylene glycol; Propylene glycol
57-55-6 CH3CHOHCH2OH
76.1
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338). If eye irritation persists eyes: Get medical advice or attention (P337+P313).
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P332+P313).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IIIB combustible liquid.
Flash point: 99 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 2.6% Upper: 12.5% Autoignition Temperature: 371 °C
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
H-0
F-1
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Contain spill with sand or absorbent material; deposit in sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #2. Store with alcohols, glycols, amines and amides.
Hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed. Store in Flinn Chem-Saf™ bag. Store in a cool dry place.

SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection. Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless viscous liquid. Odorless.
Soluble: Miscible with water and many organic solvents.
Boiling point: 187 °C
Melting point: -60 °C
Specific gravity: 1.0361
Vapor pressure: 0.08 mmHg
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizers, chloroformates, reducers, and any source of ignition.
Shelf life: Fair to poor, hygroscopic. See Section 7 for further information.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: G.I. disturbances, nausea, headache, vomiting, skin and eye irritant.
Chronic effects: CNS depression
Target organs: CNS, GI tract.
ORL-RAT LD50: 20,000 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: 20800 mg/kg
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Data not yet available.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #18b is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Not regulated. Hazard class: N/A. UN number: N/A.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (200-338-0).
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).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.