Glycerine



**** MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET ****

Glycerine
10440

**** SECTION 1 - CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION ****

MSDS Name: Glycerine
Catalog Numbers:
BP229 1, BP229 4, BP229-1, BP229-4, G153 1, G153 4, G153-1, G153-4, G31 1,
G31 20, G31 4, G31 500, G31-1, G31-20, G31-4, G31-500, G33 1, G33 20,
G33 200, G33 4, G33 500, G33-1, G33-20, G33-200, G33-4, G33-500, S71228,
S71229, S74606, S74606-1
Synonyms:
Glycerol; 1,2,3-Propanetriol; Glyceritol; Glycic Alcohol;
1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane; 1,2,3-Propanetriol
Company Identification: Fisher Scientific
1 Reagent Lane
Fairlawn, NJ 07410
For information, call: 201-796-7100
Emergency Number: 201-796-7100
For CHEMTREC assistance, call: 800-424-9300

**** SECTION 2 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS ****

+------------+------------------------------------+---------+-----------+
| CAS# | Chemical Name | % | Einecs# |
|------------|------------------------------------|---------|-----------|
| 56-81-5|Glycerine |100 |200-289-5 |
+------------+------------------------------------+---------+-----------+

**** SECTION 3 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION ****

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW
Appearance: Viscous colorless liquid. Caution. May cause eye, skin and
mucous membrane irritation.


Target Organs: None.

Potential Health Effects
Eye:
May cause eye irritation.
Skin:
May cause skin irritation.
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Ingestion:
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and
diarrhea.
May cause headache.
Inhalation:
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Inhalation of a mist of this material may cause respiratory tract
irritation.
Chronic:
May cause kidney injury.

**** SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES ****

Eyes:
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes,
occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.
Get medical aid.
Skin:
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes
while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ingestion:
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Get medical aid.
Inhalation:
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing,
give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician:
Treat symptomatically and supportively.

**** SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES ****

General Information:
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in
pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full
protective gear.
Extinguishing Media:
In case of fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or
alcohol-resistant foam.
Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers.
Autoignition Temperature: 400_C (752.00_F)
Flash Point: 193_C (379.40_F)
Explosion Limits, Lower: 1.1
Upper: Not available.

**** SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES ****

General Information: Use proper personal protective equpiment as indicated
in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks:
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then
place into a chemical waste container.

**** SECTION 7 - HANDLING and STORAGE ****

Handling:
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Use with adequate ventilation.
Wash clothing before reuse.
Storage:
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible
substances.

**** SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION ****

Engineering Controls:
Good general ventilation should be sufficient to control airborne
levels.

Exposure Limits
+--------------------+-------------------+-------------------+-----------------+
| Chemical Name | ACGIH | NIOSH |OSHA - Final PELs|
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
| Glycerine |none listed |none listed |total dust: 15 |
| | | | mg/m3 TWA; |
| | | | respirable |
| | | | fraction: |
| | | |5 mg/m3 TWA |
+--------------------+-------------------+-------------------+-----------------+

OSHA Vacated PELs:
Glycerine:
total dust: 10 mg/m3 TWA; respirable fraction: 5 mg/m3 TWA

Personal Protective Equipment

Eyes:
Wear chemical goggles and face shield.
Skin:
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin
exposure.
Clothing:
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin
exposure.
Respirators:
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR
1010.134. Always use a NIOSH-approved respirator when
necessary.

**** SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES ****

Physical State: Liquid
Appearance: Clear viscous liquid.
Odor: Bland
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: .0025 mm Hg @ 5
Vapor Density: 3.17 (H2O=1)
Evaporation Rate: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 290_C
Freezing/Melting Point: 20_F
Decomposition Temperature: 290_C
Solubility: Miscible in water. Insol. in chloroform,
Specific Gravity/Density: 1.4746
Molecular Formula: C3H8O3
Molecular Weight: 92.0542

**** SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY ****

Chemical Stability:
Stable.
Conditions to Avoid:
Incompatible materials, ignition sources, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials:
Strong oxidizers. mixtures with hydorgen peroxide are highly
explosive; Ignites on contact with potassium permanganate or calcium
hypochlorite; nitric acid and sulfuric acid; perchloric acid and lead
oxide
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.

**** SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****

RTECS#:
CAS# 56-81-5: MA8050000
LD50/LC50:
CAS# 56-81-5: Oral, mouse: LD50 = 4090 mg/kg; Oral, rabbit: LD50 =
27 gm/kg; Oral, rat: LD50 = 12600 mg/kg.
Carcinogenicity:
Glycerine -
Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology:
No data available.
Teratogenicity:
No data available.
Reproductive Effects:
No data available.
Neurotoxicity:
No data available.
Mutagenicity:
No data available.
Other Studies:
No data available.

**** SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****

Ecotoxicity:
Not available.
Environmental Fate:
Not available.
Physical/Chemical:
Not available.
Physical/Chemical:
Not available.

**** SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS ****

Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
RCRA D-Series Maximum Concentration of Contaminants: Not listed.
RCRA D-Series Chronic Toxicity Reference Levels: Not listed.
RCRA F-Series: Not listed.
RCRA P-Series: Not listed.
RCRA U-Series: Not listed.
Not listed as a material banned from land disposal according to RCRA.

**** SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION ****

US DOT
No information available
IMO
Not regulated as a hazardous material.
IATA
Not regulated as a hazardous material.
RID/ADR
Not regulated as a hazardous material.
Canadian TDG
No information available.

**** SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION ****

A. Federal
TSCA
CAS# 56-81-5 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA/SARA
Section 302 (RQ)
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
Section 302 (TPQ)
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
Section 313
No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous
Substances under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority
Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants
under the CWA.
OSHA:
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous
by OSHA.
B. State
Glycerine can be found on the following state right to know lists:
Pennsylvania, Minnesota.
California No Significant Risk Level:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed.
C. International
Canada
CAS# 56-81-5 is listed on Canada's DSL/NDSL List.
CAS# 56-81-5 is not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols: Not available.
Risk Phrases:
Safety Phrases:
Exposure Limits:
OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 10 mg/m3. OEL-BELGIUM:TWA 10 mg/m3. OEL-FINLAND:TWA
20 mg/m3. OEL-FRANCE:TWA 10 mg/m3. OEL-THE NETHERLANDS:TWA 10 mg/m3
EL-UNITED KINGDOM:TWA 10 mg/m3. OEL IN BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN, KOR
EA check ACGIH TLV. OEL IN NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGI
TLV

**** SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ****

Additional Information:
No additional information available.
MSDS Creation Date: January 11, 1995
The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best
information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of
merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to
such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users
should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the
information for their particular purposes.
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