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First-aid measures

· General information:

-Personal protection for the First Aider.

-Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.

-Take affected persons out of danger area and lay down.

-Position and transport stably in side position.

-Artificial respiration with respiration bag or respirator

· After inhalation:

-Take affected persons into fresh air and keep quiet.

-Seek medical treatment in case of complaints.

· After skin contact:

-Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.

-If skin irritation continues, consult a doctor.

· After eye contact:

-Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

· After swallowing:

-Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water.

-Vomiting, possible danger of aspiration, keep breathing passages free

-Induce vomiting only, if affected person is fully conscious.

-Seek medical treatment.

· Information for doctor:

· Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

-Heart-circulation failures.




-Gastric complaints

· Hazards

-Danger of absorption through skin

-Danger of sensitization by skin contact

· Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed : No further relevant information available.

Fire-fighting measures

· Extinguishing media

· Suitable extinguishing agents : CO2, powder or water spray. Fight larger fire with alcohol resistant foam.

· Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

-Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide


-Hydrogen chloride (HCl)

-Phosgene gas (Traces)

-Danger of forming toxic pyrolysis products.

· Advice for firefighters

· Protective equipment:

-Wear fully protective suit.

-Do not inhale explosion gases or combustion gases.

-Self-contained respiratory protective device.

· Additional information

-CEFIC-ERI-Card No.: 3-05 , HIN 30

-Cool endangered receptacles with water spray.

-Collect contaminated fire fighting water separately. It must not enter the sewage system.

Accidental release measures

· Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

-Use respiratory protective device against the effects of fumes/dust/aerosol.

-Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.

-Keep away from ignition sources.

· Environmental precautions : Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.

· Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

-Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).

-Dispose contaminated material as waste according to disposal considerations.

-Ensure adequate ventilation.

· Reference to other sections : Contain bigger quantities and pump into suitable receptacle.

Handling and storage

· Handling:

· Precautions for safe handling

-Ensure good interior ventilation, especially at floor level. (Fumes are heavier than air).

-Open and handle receptacle with care.

-Prevent formation of aerosols.

· Information about fire - and explosion protection:

-Keep ignition sources away - Do not smoke.

-Protect against electrostatic charges.

· Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

· Storage:

· Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:

-Store only in the original receptacle.

-Provide solvent resistant, sealed floor.

· Information about storage in one common storage facility:

-Do not store together with strong acids, alkalines and oxidation agents

· Further information about storage conditions:

-Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles.

-Store receptacle in a well ventilated area.

-Protect from exposure to the light.

-Avoid contact with air / oxygen (formation of peroxide).

· Recommended storage temperature-: At 15 °C to 25 °C

· Specific end use(s) : No further relevant information available.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
TOXIC LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (2,3-Epoxypropyl isopropyl ether)
Chemical name:
2,3-Epoxypropyl isopropyl ether
6.1 + 3
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
TOXIC LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (2,3-Epoxypropyl isopropyl ether)
Chemical name:
2,3-Epoxypropyl isopropyl ether
6.1 + 3
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
TOXIC LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (2,3-Epoxypropyl isopropyl ether)
Chemical name:
2,3-Epoxypropyl isopropyl ether
6.1 + 3
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Exposure controls / personal protection

· Control parameters

· Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace: 4016-14-2   2,3-epoxypropyl isopropyl ether

-OES Short-term value : 362 mg/m³ , 75 ppm

-Long-term value          : 241 mg/m³ , 50 ppm

· Additional information : The lists valid during the making were used as basis.

· Exposure controls

· Personal protective equipment:

· General protective and hygienic measures:

-Do not inhale gases / fumes / aerosols / dust.

-Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.

-Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

-Store protective clothing separately.

· Respiratory protection:

-Use suitable respiratory protective device in case of insufficient ventilation.

-In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use self-contained respiratory

 protective device.

· Recommended filter device for short term use : Filter A

· Protection of hands: Protective gloves

· Material of gloves : Butyl rubber, BR, Recommended thickness of the material: ≥ 0.5 mm

· Penetration time of glove material : Penetration time ≥ 4 h

· Not suitable are gloves made of the following materials:

-Chloroprene rubber, CR

-Nitrile rubber, NBR

-Fluorocarbon rubber (Viton)

-PVC gloves

-Natural rubber, NR

-Leather gloves

-Strong material gloves

· Eye protection : Tightly sealed goggles

· Body protection : synthetic rubber apron

Stability and reactivity

· Reactivity

· Chemical stability

· Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided : No decomposition if used according to specifications.

· Possibility of hazardous reactions

-Reacts with strong acids, alkalines and oxidizing agents.

-Reacts with amines.

· Conditions to avoid : No further relevant information available.

· Incompatible materials : No further relevant information available.

· Hazardous decomposition products:


-Hydrogen chloride (HCl)

-Phosgen (Traces)

-Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

-Danger of forming toxic pyrolysis products.

Disposal considerations

· Waste treatment methods

· Recommendation : Disposal considering to the local / regional / national / international regulations. Details have to be arranged with the authority     concerned and / or the local waste management enterprise.

· Waste disposal key : Depending on the application intended by the consumer, the allocation of waste codes according to the European waste

 catalogue has to be carried out in agreement with the waste disposal company and the authority.


· Uncleaned packaging:

· Recommendation : Packagings that may not be cleansed are to be disposed of in the same manner as the product.

· Recommended cleansing agents : Water, if necessary together with cleansing agents.