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SAFETY DATA SHEET

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

1.1 Product identifiers

Product name

: Glycerin

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Identified uses

: Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances

1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Distributor

: Continental Industries Group, Inc.

733 Third Avenue Fl. 20

New York, NY 10017

USA

1.4 Emergency telephone number

Chemtel Phone #

: 1-800-255-3924

International Phone #

: +01-813-248-0585

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

This substance is not classified as dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC.

3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Synonyms

:

1,2,3-Propanetriol

Glycerol

Glycerin

Formula

: C3H8O3

Molecular Weight

:

92,09 g/mol

CAS-No.

EC-No.

Index-No.

Classification

Concentration

Glycerol

56-81-5

200-289-5

-

-

-

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water.

In case of eye contact

Flush eyes with water as a precaution.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.

5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions

Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods for cleaning up

Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling

Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Storage

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. hygroscopic

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection

Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection is desired, use multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Hand protection

For prolonged or repeated contact use protective gloves.

Eye protection

Safety glasses

Hygiene measures

General industrial hygiene practice.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance

Form

liquid

Colour

clear

Odour

odourless

Safety data

pH

5,5 - 8

Melting point

20 °C - lit.

Boiling point

182

°C at 27 hPa - lit.

Flash point

160

°C - closed cup

Ignition temperature

370

°C

Lower explosion limit

0,9 %(V)

Vapour pressure

0,0033 hPa at 50 °C

Density

1,25 g/mL

Water solubility

soluble

Relative vapour

3,18

density

- (Air = 1.0)

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Storage stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Materials to avoid

Strong bases, Strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products

Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Carbon oxides

Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Nature of decomposition products not known.

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - rat - 12.600 mg/kg

LD50 Dermal - rabbit - > 10.000 mg/kg

Irritation and corrosion

Skin - rabbit - Mild skin irritation - 24 h Eyes - rabbit - Mild eye irritation - 24 h

Sensitisation no data available

Chronic exposure

IARC:

No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as

probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure

prolonged or repeated exposure can cause:, Nausea, Headache, Vomiting

Potential Health Effects

Inhalation

May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.

Skin

May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.

Eyes

May cause eye irritation.

Ingestion

May be harmful if swallowed.

Target Organs

Kidney,

Additional Information

RTECS: MA8050000

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Elimination information (persistence and degradability) no data available

Ecotoxicity effects

Toxicity to fish

LC50 - Carassius auratus (goldfish) - > 5.000 mg/l

LC50 - Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow) - 44.000 mg/l LC50 - other fish - > 100.100 mg/l

LC50 - Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout) - 67.500 mg/l - 96 h

Further information on ecology no data available

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Product

Observe all federal, state, and local environmental regulations.

Contaminated packaging

Dispose of as unused product.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

ADR/RID

Not dangerous goods

IMDG

Not dangerous goods

IATA

Not dangerous goods

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION Labelling according to EC Directives

Further information:

The product does not need to be labelled in accordance with EC directives or respective national laws.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Further information

The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. Continental Industries Group, Inc. shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.