2-butoxyethanol 111-76-2 MSDS
  Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether      Revision number: 6    
  SAFETY DATA SHEET

Section 1. IDENTIFICATION
  Product name:        Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether    
                  
  Revision number:        6    

Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
  GHS classification
  PHYSICAL HAZARDS
  Flammable liquids        Category 4    
  HEALTH HAZARDS
  Acute toxicity (Oral)        Category 3    
  Acute toxicity (Dermal)        Category 3    
  Acute toxicity (Inhalation)        Category 2    
  Skin corrosion/irritation        Category 2    
  Serious eye damage/eye irritation        Category 2A    
    Category 2
  Reproductive toxicity
  Specific target organ toxicity        Liver, Blood, Kidney, Central nervous system    
  - Single exposure [Category 1]
  Specific target organ toxicity        Respiratory tract irritation    
  - Single exposure [Category 3]
  Specific target organ toxicity        Blood    
  - Repeated exposure [Category 2]
  ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
  GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
  Pictograms or hazard symbols
    Danger
  Signal word
  Hazard statements        Combustible liquid    
    Toxic if swallowed or in contact with skin
    Fatal if inhaled
    Causes skin irritation
    Causes serious eye irritation
    Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
    Causes damage to organs : Liver Blood Kidney Central
    nervous system
    May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated
    exposure : Blood
    May cause respiratory irritation
  Precautionary statements:
  Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether

Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
  [Prevention]        Obtain special instructions before use.    
    Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
    Keep away from flames and hot surfaces.
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
    Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
    Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
    Avoid release to the environment.
    Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
    Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
    Wear respiratory protection.
    Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection.
  [Response]        IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for    
    breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
    IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
    Rinse mouth.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses,
    if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
    IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.
    If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
    Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
    Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
    Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
  [Storage]        Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.    
    Store locked up.
  [Disposal]        Dispose of contents/container through a waste management company authorized by    
    the local government.
  Other hazards which do not        May form explosive peroxides.    
  result in classification

Section 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
  Substance/mixture:        Substance    
  Components:        Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether    
  Percent:        >99.0%(GC)    
  CAS Number:        111-76-2    
  Synonyms:        2-Butoxyethanol , Butyl Cellosolve , Butyl Glycol    
  Chemical Formula:        C6H14O2    

Section 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
  Inhalation:        Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.    
    Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
  Skin contact:        Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Gently wash with plenty of    
    soap and water. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
  Eye contact:        Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present    
    and easy to do. Continue rinsing.Immediately call a POISON CENTER or
    doctor/physician.
  Ingestion:        Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.    
  Most important        Cough, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Headache, Nausea, Weakness, Abdominal pain,    
  symptoms/effects, acute        Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Dry skin, Redness, Pain, Blurred Vision    
  and delayed:
  Protection of first-aiders:        A rescuer should wear personal protective equipment, such as rubber gloves and    
    air-tight goggles.

Section 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
  Suitable extinguishing        Dry chemical, foam, water in large amounts, carbon dioxide.    
  media:
  Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether

Section 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
  Precautions for firefighters: Fire-extinguishing work is done from the windward and the suitable fire-extinguishing
    method according to the surrounding situation is used. Uninvolved persons should
    evacuate to a safe place. In case of fire in the surroundings: Remove movable
    containers if safe to do so.
  Special protective        When extinguishing fire, be sure to wear personal protective equipment.    
  equipment for firefighters:

Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
  Personal precautions,        Use extra personal protective equipment (self-contained breathing apparatus). Keep    
  protective equipment and people away from and upwind of spill/leak. Ensure adequate ventilation. Entry to
  emergency procedures: non-involved personnel should be controlled around the leakage area by roping off,
    etc.
  Environmental precautions: Prevent product from entering drains.
  Methods and materials for Absorb spilled material in a suitable absorbent (e.g. rag, dry sand, earth, saw-dust).
  containment and cleaning In case of large amount of spillage, contain a spill by bunding. Adhered or collected
  up: material should be promptly disposed of, in accordance with appropriate laws and
    regulations.
  Prevention of secondary Remove all sources of ignition. Fire-extinguishing devices should be prepared in case
  hazards:        of a fire. Use spark-proof tools and explosion-proof equipment.    

Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
  Precautions for safe handling
  Technical measures:        Handling is performed in a well ventilated place. Wear suitable protective equipment.    
    Prevent generation of vapour or mist. Keep away from flames and hot surfaces. Take
    measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge. Use explosion-proof
    equipment. Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
    Use a closed system, ventilation.
  Advice on safe handling: Avoid all contact!
    Confirm in advance if peroxides exist when operations involving heating such as
    distillation are carried out.
  Conditions for safe storage, including any
  incompatibilities
    Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool, dark and well-ventilated place.
  Storage conditions:
    Store locked up.
    Store away from incompatible materials such as oxidizing agents.
  Packaging material:        Comply with laws.    

Section 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
  Engineering controls:        Install a closed system or local exhaust. Also install safety shower and eye bath.    
  Exposure limits:
  ACGIH TLV(TWA):        20 ppm (skin)    
  OSHA PEL(TWA):        50 ppm (skin)    
  Personal protective equipment
  Respiratory protection: Half or full facepiece respirator, self-contained breathing apparatus(SCBA), supplied
    air respirator, etc. Use respirators approved under appropriate government standards
    and follow local and national regulations.
  Hand protection:        Impervious gloves.    
  Eye protection:        Safety goggles. A face-shield, if the situation requires.    
  Skin and body protection: Impervious protective clothing. Protective boots, if the situation requires.

Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
  Physical state (20°C):        Liquid    
  Form:        Clear    
  Colour:        Colorless    
  Odour:        Ether-like    
  Odour threshold:        0.10 ppm    
  pH: No data available
  Melting point/freezing point: -75°C
  Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether

Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
  Boiling point/range:        171°C    
  Flash point:        68°C    
  Flammability or explosive
  limits:
  Lower:        1.1%    
  Upper:        12.7%    
  Vapour pressure:        0.10kPa/20°C    
  Vapour density:        4.1    
  Relative density:        0.90    
  Solubility(ies):
  [Water]        Miscible    
  [Other solvents]
  Miscible:        Ether, Alcohols, Benzene, Acetone, Heptane, Many organic solvents    
  Log Pow:        0.83    
  Autoignition temperature: 238°C

Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
  Chemical stability:        May form explosive peroxides.    
  Possibility of hazardous No special reactivity has been reported.
  reactions:
  Conditions to avoid:        Open flame, Air    
  Incompatible materials: Oxidizing agents
  Hazardous decomposition Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide
  products:

Section 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Acute Toxicity:        ihl-hmn TCLo:195 ppm/8H    
    ihl-rat LC50:450 ppm/4H
    orl-rat LD50:470 mg/kg
    orl-wmn TDLo:600 mg/kg
    skn-rbt LD50:220 mg/kg
  Skin corrosion/irritation: skn-rbt 500 mg open MLD
    eye-rbt 100 mg/24H MOD
  Serious eye
  damage/irritation:
  Germ cell mutagenicity: cyt-rat-ihl 0.5 ppb
    mmo-sat 19 umol/plate (-S9)
  Carcinogenicity:        ihl-mus TCLo:15600mg/kg/104W-I    
    ihl-rat TCLo:3250 mg/kg/104W-I
  IARC =        No data available    
  NTP =        No data available    
  Reproductive toxicity:        No data available    
  RTECS Number:        KJ8575000    

Section 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Ecotoxicity:
    96h LC50:>100 mg/L (Oryzias latipes)
  Fish:
  Crustacea:        48h EC50:>1000 mg/L (Daphnia magna)    
  Algae:        72h EC50:630 mg/L (Selenastrum capricornutum)    
  Persistence / degradability: 96.0% (by BOD), 96.0% (by TOC), 100% (by GC)
  Bioaccumulative        3    
  potential(BCF):
  Mobility in soil
  Log Pow:        0.83    
  Soil adsorption (Koc): 67
  Henry's Law        0.1    
  constant(PaM3/mol):
  Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether

Section 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
    Recycle to process, if possible. Consult your local regional authorities. You may be able to burn in a chemical
    incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber system. Observe all federal, state and local regulations when
    disposing of the substance.

Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
    6.1: Toxic substance.
  Hazards Class:
  UN-No:        2810    
  Proper shipping name:        Toxic liquid, organic, n.o.s.    
  Packing group:        II    

Section 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
  Safe management ordinance of dangerous chemical product (State Council announces on January 26, 2002
  and revised on February 16,2011): Safe use and production, the storage of a dangerous chemical, transport,
    loading and unloading were prescribed.
  The list of a dangerous chemical(2002)/CN-No.: 61592


SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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