MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Product Name: Polyethylene Glycol 400
Catalog Number: 70476
DOT Hazard Class: Not hazardous
MSDS Prepared: 11/2005
Distributed By: Ladd Research
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Williston, VT 05495
CAS Number Percent Exposure Limits
Polyethylene Glycol 400
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL DATA
Appearance and Odor – Clear liquid with mild odor.
Solubility in Water – Soluble
Density - ~1.1
Melting Point – 4 – 8 deg C
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Flash Point - ~182 deg C
Fire – Possible at elevated temperatures.
Extinguishing Media – Water spray, dry chemical, alcohol foam or carbon dioxide.
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Ingestion – Extremely large doses may cause gastric upset.
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID
Eye – Flush eyes with plenty water for at least 15 minutes.
Ingestion – If large amounts are swallowed, give water to drink and obtain medical advice.
Stability – Stable
Hazardous Decomposition Products – Oxides of carbon.
Incompatibilities – Incompatible with polymerization catalysts (peroxides, persulfates) and
accelerators, strong oxidizers, strong bases and strong acids.
SPILL, DISPOSAL AND STORAGE INFORMATION
Spill – Absorb with vermiculite, dry sand or earth and place in waste container.
Disposal – Manage in an approved waste disposal facility. Dispose of in accordance with
federal, state and local requirements.
Storage – Tightly closed container in a cool, dry ventilated area.
70476 MSDS page 2
PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND CONTROL MEASURES
Ventilation – Good local or general exhaust is recommended and should be sufficient for this
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