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TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL

Chemical Identifiers | Hazards | Response Recommendations | Physical Properties | Regulatory Information | Alternate Chemical Names

Chemical Identifiers

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CAS Number UN/NA Number DOT Hazard Label USCG CHRIS Code
  • 24800-44-0
none data unavailable
NIOSH Pocket Guide International Chem Safety Card
none
NFPA 704
Diamond Hazard Value Description
1
0 0
Blue Health 0 No hazard beyond that of ordinary combustible material.
Red Flammability 1 Must be preheated before ignition can occur.
Yellow Instability 0 Normally stable, even under fire conditions.
White Special
(NFPA, 2010)
General Description
Colorless liquid. (USCG, 1999)

Hazards

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Reactivity Alerts
none
Air & Water Reactions
Water soluble.
Fire Hazard
Special Hazards of Combustion Products: Acrid fumes of acids and aldehydes may form in fires. (USCG, 1999)
Health Hazard
Non-irritating; no symptoms observed by any exposure route. (USCG, 1999)
Reactivity Profile
TRIPROPYLENE GLYCOL is a ether-alcohol derivative. The ether being relatively unreactive. Flammable and/or toxic gases are generated by the combination of alcohols with alkali metals, nitrides, and strong reducing agents. They react with oxoacids and carboxylic acids to form esters plus water. Oxidizing agents convert alcohols to aldehydes or ketones. Alcohols exhibit both weak acid and weak base behavior. They may initiate the polymerization of isocyanates and epoxides. May attack some forms of plastics (USCG, 1999).
Belongs to the Following Reactive Group(s)
Potentially Incompatible Absorbents

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Response Recommendations

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Isolation and Evacuation
No information available.
Firefighting
Fire Extinguishing Agents Not to Be Used: Water may be ineffective

Fire Extinguishing Agents: ``Alcohol'' foam, dry chemical, carbon dioxide (USCG, 1999)
Non-Fire Response
No information available.
Protective Clothing
Plastic gloves; safety glasses or face shield (USCG, 1999)
DuPont Tychem® Suit Fabrics
No information available.
First Aid
INGESTION: if large amounts are swallowed, induce vomiting; treat symptomatically.

EYES or SKIN: flush with water; get medical attention if ill effects develop. (USCG, 1999)

Physical Properties

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Chemical Formula:
  • C9H20O4
Flash Point: 285 ° F (USCG, 1999)
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): 0.8 % (est.) (USCG, 1999)
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): 5 % (est.) (USCG, 1999)
Autoignition Temperature: data unavailable
Melting Point: -49 ° F (USCG, 1999)
Vapor Pressure: data unavailable
Vapor Density (Relative to Air): data unavailable
Specific Gravity: 1.022 at 68 ° F (USCG, 1999)
Boiling Point: 523 ° F at 760 mm Hg (USCG, 1999)
Molecular Weight: 192.26 (USCG, 1999)
Water Solubility: data unavailable
Ionization Potential: data unavailable
IDLH: data unavailable

AEGLs (Acute Exposure Guideline Levels)

No AEGL information available.

ERPGs (Emergency Response Planning Guidelines)

No ERPG information available.

PACs (Protective Action Criteria)

Chemical PAC-1 PAC-2 PAC-3
Tripropylene glycol; (((1-Methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)bis(oxy))bispropanol) (24800-44-0) 1.1 ppm 13 ppm 76 ppm LEL = 8000 ppm
(DOE, 2016)

Regulatory Information

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EPA Consolidated List of Lists

No regulatory information available.

DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

No regulatory information available.

OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard List

No regulatory information available.

Alternate Chemical Names

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