Material Safety Data Sheet
Propylene Glycol/Ethanolamine Solution

ACC# 88074
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification

MSDS Name: Propylene Glycol/Ethanolamine Solution
Catalog Numbers: 9276249
Company Identification:

              Fisher Scientific
              1 Reagent Lane
              Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
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Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
7732-18-5 Water 95.4 231-791-2
57-55-6 Propylene Glycol 2.3 200-338-0
141-43-5 Ethanolamine 2.3 205-483-3

Section 3 - Hazards Identification


Appearance: clear, colorless liquid.
Caution! May cause severe eye irritation and possible injury. May cause skin irritation. May cause respiratory and digestive tract irritation. May cause central nervous system depression. May cause liver and kidney damage.
Target Organs: Kidneys, central nervous system, liver.

Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause severe eye irritation. May result in corneal injury.
Skin: May cause skin irritation. May be absorbed through the skin.
Ingestion: May cause central nervous system depression, kidney damage, and liver damage. Symptoms may include: headache, excitement, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, stupor, and coma. May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause effects similar to those described for ingestion.
Chronic: May cause liver and kidney damage. May cause fetal effects.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures

Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
Skin: Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
Ingestion: If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
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.
Flash Point: Not available.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: Not published.

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. vermiculite, sand or earth), then place in suitable container.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage

Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place.

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
Water none listed none listed none listed
Propylene Glycol none listed none listed none listed
Ethanolamine 3 ppm TWA; 6 ppm STEL 3 ppm TWA; 8 mg/m3 TWA 30 ppm IDLH 3 ppm TWA; 6 mg/m3 TWA

OSHA Vacated PELs: Water: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Propylene Glycol: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Ethanolamine: 3 ppm TWA; 8 mg/m3 TWA
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
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 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State: Liquid
Appearance: clear, colorless
Odor: none reported
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:Not available.
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: Not available.
Specific Gravity/Density:Not available.
Molecular Formula:Mixture
Molecular Weight:Not available

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: None reported.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Ethanolamine is incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids and bases. It attacks some forms of plastics, rubber and coatings. Propylene glycol is incompatible with acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents, chloroformates, reducing agents, hydrofluoric acid and nitric acid.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information

CAS# 7732-18-5: ZC0110000      
CAS# 57-55-6: TY2000000      
CAS# 141-43-5: KJ5775000
CAS# 7732-18-5:
     Oral, rat: LD50 = >90 mL/kg;

CAS# 57-55-6:
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 100 mg Mild;
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 500 mg/24H Mild;
     Oral, mouse: LD50 = 22 gm/kg;
     Oral, mouse: LD50 = 20300 mg/kg;
     Oral, rabbit: LD50 = 18500 mg/kg;
     Oral, rat: LD50 = 20 gm/kg;
     Skin, rabbit: LD50 = 20800 mg/kg;
     Skin, rabbit: LD50 = 20800 mg/kg;

CAS# 141-43-5:
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 250 ug Severe;
     Oral, mouse: LD50 = 700 mg/kg;
     Oral, rabbit: LD50 = 1 gm/kg;
     Oral, rat: LD50 = 1720 mg/kg;
     Skin, rabbit: LD50 = 1 mL/kg;

CAS# 7732-18-5: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
CAS# 57-55-6: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
CAS# 141-43-5: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information

No information available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

Shipping Name: Not regulated as a hazardous material No information available.
Hazard Class:
UN Number:
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Section 15 - Regulatory Information


     CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
     CAS# 57-55-6 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
     CAS# 141-43-5 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 Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
     CAS # 141-43-5: immediate, fire.
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.
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
     CAS# 7732-18-5 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
     CAS# 57-55-6 can be found on the following state right to know lists: Pennsylvania, Minnesota.
     CAS# 141-43-5 can be found on the following state right to know lists: California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Massachusetts.

California Prop 65

California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
      Not available.
Risk Phrases:

Safety Phrases:

WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 7732-18-5: No information available.
     CAS# 57-55-6: 0
     CAS# 141-43-5: 1
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
     CAS# 57-55-6 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
     CAS# 141-43-5 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     WHMIS: Not available.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
     CAS# 57-55-6 is listed on the Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List.
     CAS# 141-43-5 is listed on the Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List.

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 9/02/1997
Revision #4 Date: 10/03/2005

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