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542-59-6

Name 2-HYDROXYETHYL ACETATE
CAS 542-59-6
EINECS(EC#) 208-821-8
Molecular Formula C4H8O3
MDL Number MFCD00002864
Molecular Weight 104.1
MOL File 542-59-6.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless liquid; almost odorless.Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, benzene, and toluene. Combustible.
Boiling point  182°C
density  1,11 g/cm3
refractive index  n20/D 1.42(lit.)
Fp  102°C
storage temp.  Sealed in dry,Room Temperature
pka 14.16±0.10(Predicted)
Merck  3801
Uses

Solvent for nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate, camphor.

CAS DataBase Reference 542-59-6(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System Ethylene glycol monoacetate (542-59-6)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  T
Risk Statements 

R36/37/38:Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin .
R65:Harmful: May cause lung damage if swallowed.
R63:Possible risk of harm to the unborn child.
R48/23/24/25:Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed .
R60:May impair fertility.
R45:May cause cancer.

Safety Statements 

S26:In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice .
S36/37/39:Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection .
S45:In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show label where possible) .
S23:Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapor/spray (appropriate wording to be specified by the manufacturer) .
S53:Avoid exposure-obtain special instruction before use .

RTECS  KW7175000
Toxicity

LD50 orally in rats: 8.25 g/kg, Smyth et al., J. Ind. Hyg. Toxicol. 23, 259 (1941)

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