Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Synonym: 1,2 ethanediol
Section 3 — Hazards Identification
Call a physician, seek medical attention for further treatment, observation and support after first aid.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air at once. If breathing has stopped give artificial respiration immediately.
Eye: Immediately flush with fresh water for 15 minutes.
External: Wash continuously with fresh water for 15 minutes.
Internal: Induce vomiting. Call a physician or poison control at once.
Section 4 — First Aid Measures
Section 7 — Handling and Storage
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear chemical splash goggles, chemical-resistant gloves and chemical-resistant apron.
Use exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Colorless, viscous, liquid. Sweet, antifreeze-like odor.
Moderately toxic by ingestion and skin absorption. Skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant. Avoid all
body tissue contact. Avoid inhaling toxic fumes.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
When heated to decomposition, emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
Flash Point: 232 F Upper: 15.3% Lower: 3.2% Autoignition Temperature: 752 F
Fire Fighting Instructions: Use triclass, dry chemical fire extinguisher. Firefighters should wear PPE
and SCBA with full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.
Section 6 — Accidental Release Measures
Restrict unprotected personnel from area and ventilate area. Contain spill with sand or absorbent material; deposit in sealed bag or
container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls , Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #2. Store with alcohols, glycols, amines and amides.
Store in a cool dry place. Deliquescent, store in Flinn Chem-Saf Bag. Use and dispense in a hood.
March 14, 2001
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