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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET ON PROPYLENE GLYCOL
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MSDS for PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
 
 1 - PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
 
 
PRODUCT NAME: PROPYLENE GLYCOL
FORMULA: CH3CHOHCH2OH
 
COMMON SYNONYMS: 1,2-PROPANEDIOL; 1,2-DIHYDROXYPROPANE; METHYLETHYLENE GLYCOL;
 PROPANE-1,2-DIOL
 
 PRECAUTIONARY LABELLING
 FLAMMABILITY - 1 SLIGHT
 REACTIVITY - 1 SLIGHT
 CONTACT - 2 MODERATE
HAZARD RATINGS ARE 0 TO 4 (0 = NO HAZARD; 4 = EXTREME HAZARD).
 
LABORATORY PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
SAFETY GLASSES; LAB COAT
 
PRECAUTIONARY LABEL STATEMENTS:
 
WARNING CAUSES IRRITATION
AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES, SKIN, CLOTHING.KEEP IN TIGHTLY CLOSED CONTAINER. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
 
APPEARANCE & ODOR: COLORLESS, ODORLESS VISCOUS LIQUID.
 
UNUSUAL FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS
 CLOSED CONTAINERS EXPOSED TO HEAT MAY EXPLODE.
 
 5 - HEALTH HAZARD DATA
 
 
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES
 IN CASE OF CONTACT, IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT
 LEAST 15 MINUTES. FLUSH SKIN WITH WATER.
 
 7 - SPILL AND DISPOSAL PROCEDURES
 
 
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STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A SPILL OR DISCHARGE
 WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND FULL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.
 STOP LEAK IF YOU CAN DO SO WITHOUT RISK. USE WATER SPRAY TO REDUCE VAPORS.
 TAKE UP WITH SAND OR OTHER NON-COMBUSTIBLE ABSORBENT MATERIAL AND PLACE INTO CONTAINER FOR LATER DISPOSAL. FLUSH SPILL AREA WITH WATER.
 
DISPOSAL PROCEDURE
 DISPOSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL
 ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.
 
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 8 - PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
 
 
VENTILATION: USE ADEQUATE GENERAL OR LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION
 TO KEEP VAPOR AND MIST LEVELS AS LOW AS POSSIBLE.
 IF AIRBORNE CONCENTRATION IS HIGH, USE AN APPROPRIATE RESPIRATOR OR DUST MASK.
 
EYE/SKIN PROTECTION: SAFETY GOGGLES, UNIFORM, APRON, PROPER GLOVES ARE
 RECOMMENDED.
 


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