Glycidyl Methyl Ether

CAS No. 930-37-0

Formula: C4H8O2
Basic Info

Formula
C4H8O2
Molecular Weight
88.1051
Exact Mass
88.0524
LogP
0.0316
PSA
21.76
Synonyms

Oxirane, (methoxymethyl)-

2-(methoxymethyl)oxirane

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Properties
Density
0.998g/cm3
Boiling Point
116.5ºC at 760mmHg
Flash Point
8.1ºC
Safety Info
Risk Statements
R10
HS Code
2910900090
RIDADR
UN 3271
Hazard Class
3.1
Packing Group
II
MSDS
SDS 1.0
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SAFETY DATA SHEETS

According to Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) - Sixth revised edition

Version: 1.0

Creation Date: Aug 12, 2017

Revision Date: Aug 12, 2017

1.Identification

1.1 GHS Product identifier

Product name Glycidyl Methyl Ether

1.2 Other means of identification

Product number -
Other names Oxirane, (methoxymethyl)-

1.3 Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use

Identified uses For industry use only.
Uses advised against no data available

1.4 Supplier's details

Company MOLBASE (Shanghai) Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
Address Floor 4 & 5, Building 12, No. 1001 North Qinzhou Road,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
Telephone +86(21)64956998
Fax +86(21)54365166

1.5 Emergency phone number

Emergency phone number +86-400-6021-666
Service hours Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours).

2.Hazard identification

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Flammable liquids, Category 3

Acute toxicity - Oral, Category 4

Acute toxicity - Dermal, Category 3

Skin irritation, Category 2

Eye irritation, Category 2

2.2 GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

Pictogram(s)
Signal word

Danger

Hazard statement(s)

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour

H302 Harmful if swallowed

H311 Toxic in contact with skin

H315 Causes skin irritation

H319 Causes serious eye irritation

Precautionary statement(s)
Prevention

P210 Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.

P233 Keep container tightly closed.

P240 Ground and bond container and receiving equipment.

P241 Use explosion-proof [electrical/ventilating/lighting/...] equipment.

P242 Use non-sparking tools.

P243 Take action to prevent static discharges.

P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P264 Wash ... thoroughly after handling.

P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

Response

P303+P361+P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water [or shower].

P370+P378 In case of fire: Use ... to extinguish.

P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…if you feel unwell.

P330 Rinse mouth.

P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water/...

P312 Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…if you feel unwell.

P321 Specific treatment (see ... on this label).

P361+P364 Take off immediately all contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.

P332+P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

P362+P364 Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.

P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P337+P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Storage

P403+P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.

P405 Store locked up.

Disposal

P501 Dispose of contents/container to ...

2.3 Other hazards which do not result in classification

none

3.Composition/information on ingredients

3.1 Substances

Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number Concentration
Glycidyl Methyl Ether Glycidyl Methyl Ether 930-37-0 none 100%

4.First-aid measures

4.1 Description of necessary first-aid measures

General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

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

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

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

4.2 Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

Excerpt from ERG Guide 131 [Flammable Liquids - Toxic]: TOXIC; may be fatal if inhaled, ingested or absorbed through skin. Inhalation or contact with some of these materials will irritate or burn skin and eyes. Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases. Vapors may cause dizziness or suffocation. Runoff from fire control or dilution water may cause pollution. (ERG, 2016)

4.3 Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

no data available

5.Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Fires involving this material can be controlled with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher.

5.2 Specific hazards arising from the chemical

This chemical is flammable.

5.3 Special protective actions for fire-fighters

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

6.Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust. For personal protection see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7.Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions see section 2.2.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

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

8.Exposure controls/personal protection

8.1 Control parameters

Occupational Exposure limit values

no data available

Biological limit values

no data available

8.2 Appropriate engineering controls

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

8.3 Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)

Eye/face protection

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166. Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection

Wear impervious clothing. The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace. Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique(without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Respiratory protection

Wear dust mask when handling large quantities.

Thermal hazards

no data available

9.Physical and chemical properties

Physical state PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Clear colorless liquid.
Colour no data available
Odour no data available
Melting point/ freezing point 172°C(dec.)(lit.)
Boiling point or initial boiling point and boiling range 110°C
Flammability no data available
Lower and upper explosion limit / flammability limit no data available
Flash point 25°C(lit.)
Auto-ignition temperature no data available
Decomposition temperature no data available
pH no data available
Kinematic viscosity no data available
Solubility greater than or equal to 100 mg/mL at 20.5°C
Partition coefficient n-octanol/water (log value) no data available
Vapour pressure no data available
Density and/or relative density 0.998g/cm3
Relative vapour density no data available
Particle characteristics no data available

10.Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity

no data available

10.2 Chemical stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

METHYL GLYCIDYL ETHER, an ether can act as a base. They form salts with strong acids and addition complexes with Lewis acids. The complex between diethyl ether and boron trifluoride is an example. Ethers may react violently with strong oxidizing agents. In other reactions, which typically involve the breaking of the carbon-oxygen bond, ethers are relatively inert.

10.4 Conditions to avoid

no data available

10.5 Incompatible materials

no data available

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

no data available

11.Toxicological information

Acute toxicity

  • Oral: no data available
  • Inhalation: no data available
  • Dermal: no data available

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/irritation

no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitization

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available

Carcinogenicity

no data available

Reproductive toxicity

no data available

STOT-single exposure

no data available

STOT-repeated exposure

no data available

Aspiration hazard

no data available

12.Ecological information

12.1 Toxicity

  • Toxicity to fish: no data available
  • Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: no data available
  • Toxicity to algae: no data available
  • Toxicity to microorganisms: no data available

12.2 Persistence and degradability

no data available

12.3 Bioaccumulative potential

no data available

12.4 Mobility in soil

no data available

12.5 Other adverse effects

no data available

13.Disposal considerations

13.1 Disposal methods

Product

The material can be disposed of by removal to a licensed chemical destruction plant or by controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing. Do not contaminate water, foodstuffs, feed or seed by storage or disposal. Do not discharge to sewer systems.

Contaminated packaging

Containers can be triply rinsed (or equivalent) and offered for recycling or reconditioning. Alternatively, the packaging can be punctured to make it unusable for other purposes and then be disposed of in a sanitary landfill. Controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing is possible for combustible packaging materials.

14.Transport information

14.1 UN Number

ADR/RID: UN1992 IMDG: UN1992 IATA: UN1992

14.2 UN Proper Shipping Name

ADR/RID: FLAMMABLE LIQUID, TOXIC, N.O.S.
IMDG: FLAMMABLE LIQUID, TOXIC, N.O.S.
IATA: FLAMMABLE LIQUID, TOXIC, N.O.S.

14.3 Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: 3 IMDG: 3 IATA: 3

14.4 Packing group, if applicable

ADR/RID: III IMDG: III IATA: III

14.5 Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG: no IATA: no

14.6 Special precautions for user

no data available

14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code

no data available

15.Regulatory information

15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product in question

Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number
Glycidyl Methyl Ether Glycidyl Methyl Ether 930-37-0 none
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) Listed.
EC Inventory Listed.
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Listed.
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015 Not Listed.
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC) Not Listed.
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS) Not Listed.
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory Not Listed.
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC) Listed.

16.Other information

Information on revision

Creation Date Aug 12, 2017
Revision Date Aug 12, 2017

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%

References

  • IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home
  • HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm
  • IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/
  • eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en
  • CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple
  • ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp
  • ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg
  • Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp
  • ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

Disclaimer: 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. We as supplier shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.
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  Glycidyl Methyl Ether
  SAFETY DATA SHEET

Section 1. IDENTIFICATION
  Product name:        Glycidyl Methyl Ether    

Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
  GHS classification
  PHYSICAL HAZARDS
    Category 3
  Flammable liquids
  HEALTH HAZARDS
    Category 4
  Acute toxicity (Oral)
  Acute toxicity (Dermal)        Category 3    
    Category 2
  Skin corrosion/irritation
  Serious eye damage/eye irritation        Category 2A    
    Not classified
  ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
  GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
  Pictograms or hazard symbols
  Signal word        Danger    
    Flammable liquid and vapour
  Hazard statements
    Harmful if swallowed
    Toxic in contact with skin
    Causes skin irritation
    Causes serious eye irritation
  Precautionary statements:
    Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
  [Prevention]
    Keep container tightly closed.
    Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting equipment. Take precautionary
    measures against ignition by the static discharge and the spark.
    Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
    Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
    Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection.
  Glycidyl Methyl Ether

Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
  [Response]        IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.    
    Rinse mouth.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses,
    if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse
    skin with water/shower.
    If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
    Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
    Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
    Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
  [Storage]        Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.    
    Store locked up.
  [Disposal]        Dispose of contents/container through a waste management company authorized by    
    the local government.

Section 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
  Substance/mixture:        Substance    
    Glycidyl Methyl Ether
  Components:
  Percent:        >85.0%(GC)    
  CAS Number:        930-37-0    
  Synonyms:        1,2-Epoxy-3-methoxypropane    
  Chemical Formula:        C4H8O2    

Section 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
    Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
  Inhalation:
    Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
  Skin contact:        Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Gently wash with plenty of    
    soap and water. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
  Eye contact:        Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present    
    and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical
    advice/attention.
  Ingestion:        Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.    
  Protection of first-aiders:        A rescuer should wear personal protective equipment, such as rubber gloves and air-    
    tight goggles.

Section 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
  Suitable extinguishing        Dry chemical, foam, water in large amounts, carbon dioxide.    
  media:
  Precautions for firefighters: Fire-extinguishing work is done from the windward and the suitable fire-extinguishing
    method according to the surrounding situation is used. Uninvolved persons should
    evacuate to a safe place. In case of fire in the surroundings: Keep containers cool by
    spraying with water. Eliminate all ignition sources if safe to do so.
  Special protective        When extinguishing fire, be sure to wear personal protective equipment.    
  equipment for firefighters:

Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
    Use extra personal protective equipment (self-contained breathing apparatus). Keep
  Personal precautions,
  protective equipment and people away from and upwind of spill/leak. Ensure adequate ventilation. Entry to non-
  emergency procedures: involved personnel should be controlled around the leakage area by roping off, etc.
  Environmental precautions: Prevent product from entering drains.
  Methods and materials for Absorb spilled material in dry sand or inert absorbent before recovering it into an
  containment and cleaning airtight container. In case of large amount of spillage, contain a spill by bunding.
  up: Adhered or collected material should be promptly disposed of, in accordance with
    appropriate laws and regulations.
  Glycidyl Methyl Ether

Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
  Prevention of secondary Remove all sources of ignition. Fire-extinguishing devices should be prepared in
  hazards:        case of a fire. Use spark-proof tools and explosion-proof equipment.    

Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
  Precautions for safe handling
  Technical measures:        Handling is performed in a well ventilated place. Wear suitable protective equipment.    
    Prevent generation of vapour or mist. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flame/hot
    surfaces. -No smoking. Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic
    charge. Use explosion-proof equipment. Wash hands and face thoroughly after
    handling.
    Use a closed system if possible. Use a ventilation, local exhaust if vapour or aerosol
    will be generated.
  Advice on safe handling: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
  Conditions for safe storage, including any
  incompatibilities
  Storage conditions:        Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool, dark and well-ventilated place.    
    Store locked up.
    Store away from incompatible materials such as oxidizing agents.
    Comply with laws.
  Packaging material:

Section 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
  Engineering controls:        Install a closed system or local exhaust. Also install safety shower and eye bath.    
  Personal protective equipment
  Respiratory protection: Half or full facepiece respirator, self-contained breathing apparatus(SCBA), supplied
    air respirator, etc. Use respirators approved under appropriate government standards
    and follow local and national regulations.
    Impervious gloves.
  Hand protection:
  Eye protection:        Safety goggles. A face-shield, if the situation requires.    
  Skin and body protection: Impervious protective clothing. Protective boots, if the situation requires.

Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
  Physical state (20°C):        Liquid    
  Form:        Clear    
    Colorless - Very pale yellow
  Colour:
  Odour:        Pungent    
  pH: No data available
  Melting point/freezing point:No data available
  Boiling point/range:        110°C    
  Flash point:        25°C    
  Flammability or explosive
  limits:
  Lower:        No data available    
  Upper:        No data available    
  Relative density:        0.99    
  Solubility(ies):
  [Water]        Miscible    
  [Other solvents]
  Soluble:        Methanol, Ethanol    
  Log Pow:        -0.17    

Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
  Chemical stability:        Stable under proper conditions.    
  Possibility of hazardous No special reactivity has been reported.
  reactions:
    Spark, Open flame, Static discharge
  Conditions to avoid:
  Incompatible materials: Oxidizing agents, Acids, Bases
  Glycidyl Methyl Ether

Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
  Hazardous decomposition Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide
  products:

Section 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Acute Toxicity:        orl-rat LD50:467 uL/kg    
    skn-rbt LD50:707 uL/kg
  Skin corrosion/irritation: skn-rbt 500 uL/24H SEV
  Serious eye        eye-rbt 10 uL MOD    
  damage/irritation:
  Germ cell mutagenicity: mmo-klp 200 umol/L (-S9)
    mmo-sat 100 ug/plate (+S9)
  Carcinogenicity:
  IARC =        No data available    
  NTP =        No data available    
  Reproductive toxicity:        No data available    
  RTECS Number:        TZ3530000    

Section 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Ecotoxicity:
  Fish:        No data available    
    No data available
  Crustacea:
  Algae:        No data available    
  Persistence / degradability: No data available
  Bioaccumulative        1.0    
  potential(BCF):
  Mobility in soil
    -0.17
  Log Pow:
  Soil adsorption (Koc):        19.3    
    No data available
  Henry's Law
  constant(PaM3/mol):

Section 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
    Recycle to process, if possible. Consult your local regional authorities. You may be able to burn in a chemical
    incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber system. Observe all federal, state and local regulations when
    disposing of the substance.

Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
    3: Flammable liquid.
  Hazards Class:
  Subsidiary risk:        6.1: Toxic substance.    
    1992
  UN-No:
  Proper shipping name:        Flammable liquid, toxic, n.o.s.    
  Packing group:        III    

Section 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
  Safe management ordinance of dangerous chemical product (State Council announces on January 26, 2002
  and revised on February 16,2011): Safe use and production, the storage of a dangerous chemical, transport,
    loading and unloading were prescribed.
  Glycidyl Methyl Ether


SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
N/A
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : Predict
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Toxicity
MUTATION DATA
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Type of Test
Mutation in microorganisms
Exposure Route
Species Observed
Dose/Duration
100 ug/plate
Toxic Effects
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Reference
Mutation Research. (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1- 1964- Volume(issue)/page/year: 172,105,1986
MUTATION DATA
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Type of Test
Mutation test systems - not otherwise specified
Exposure Route
Species Observed
Dose/Duration
3300 umol/L
Toxic Effects
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Reference
Mutation Research. (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1- 1964- Volume(issue)/page/year: 231,205,1990
MUTATION DATA
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Type of Test
Mutation in microorganisms
Exposure Route
Species Observed
Dose/Duration
200 umol/L
Toxic Effects
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Reference
Mutation Research. (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1- 1964- Volume(issue)/page/year: 89,269,1981

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