Material Safety Data Sheet
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Section I - Product Identification
Trade Names/Synonyms: Print Head Protect Fluid
Diethylene glycol monomethyl ether (20%)1
Section II - Emergency and First Aid
Flush thoroughly with water.
Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
Remove from exposure.
Dilute stomach contents with several glasses of water.
Primary Route of Entry:
Symptoms of Overexposure:
Minimal symptoms may occur with ingestion.
Medical Conditions Generally
Aggravated by Exposure:
None when used as described by product literature.
Section III - Toxicology and Health Information
This material has been evaluated by Xerox Corporation.
9.2 ml/kg (rats) (50% aqueous solution)
20 ml/kg (rabbits) practically non-toxic.
Rabbits, cats, mice were not injured by 12 daily
STEL: None established
exposures to an atmosphere essentially
Ceiling: None established
saturated with DGME.
XEL2: 1.0 ppm (diethylene glycol
Not a sensitizer.
Not an irritant.
No mutagenicity detected in the Ames Assay.
Information in Section III applies only to diethylene glycol monomethyl ether (DGME). DGME
emissions during Xerox machine use are well below the XEL.
1 This product contains a toxic chemical(s) subject to the reporting requirements of Sections 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 and 40C