INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY INC -- PROPYLENE GLYCOL -- 6550-01-251-3754
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:PROPYLENE GLYCOL
MSDS Date:07/18/1996
FSC:6550
NIIN:01-251-3754
MSDS Number: CFZBB
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY INC
Address:113 HARTWELL AVE
City:LEXINGTON
State:MA
ZIP:02173-3125
Country:US
Info Phone Num:617-861-0710
Emergency Phone Num:617-861-0710
Preparer's Name:W.WOOD
CAGE:22270
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY INC
Address:113 HARTWELL AVE
Box:City:LEXINGTON
State:MA
ZIP:02173-3125
Country:US
Phone:617-861-0710
CAGE:22270

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:PROPYLENE GLYCOL
CAS:57-55-6
RTECS #:TY2000000
Fraction by Wt: 100%
Other REC Limits:NONE RECOMMENDED

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:ORAL-RAT LD50: 20MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:NO	Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:IN LG DOSES MAY CAUSE INTOXICATION
    SYMPT,AFFECT CNS,KIDNEYS,CAUSE BLOOD DISORDERS.LIQ MAY IRRIT
    EYE/RESP TRACT,MAY BE ABSORBED THRU SKIN.INHAL:RESP/THROAT IRRIT.HI
    VAP CONCEN CAUSE CNS DEPRESS W/HEAD, DIZZ,DROWS.CHRONIC EXPO MAY
    CAUSE NYSTAGMUS,LYMPHOCYTOSIS,UNCONSC.SKIN:ACUTE/CHRONIC EXPO MAY
    CAUSE IRRIT,DRYNESS,(SUPP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:PER MSDS:CARCINOGEN STATUS:NONE.
Effects of Overexposure:SYMPTOMS OF INTOXICATION, AFFECTS CNS,KIDNEYS,
    CAUSE BLOOD DISORDERS. LIQUID IRRIT EYE/RESP TRACT, ABSORBED THRU
    SKIN. HEALTH:HYPOGLYCEMIA.DEATH MAY OCCUR DUE TO RESP FAILURE OR
    PULM EDEMA.PATIENTS WH O HAVE PROL COMA/CONVULS MAY HAVE
    IRREVERSIBLE BRAIN DMG.MASSIVE DOSES MAY CAUSE INTRAVASCULAR
    HEMOLYSIS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE FRM EXPO TO FRESH AIR.BREATH STOP PERFORM ART
    RESP.GET MED ATTN.SKIN:REMOVE CONTAM CLOTH.WASH AREA W/SOAP/LG AMTS
    OF WATER.GET MED ATTN.EYE:WASH IMMED W/LG AMTS OF WATER.GET MED
    ATTN.INGE ST:IF VICTIM IS CONSCIOUS IMMED GIVE LGAMTS OF
    WATER.INDUCE VOMIT.GET MED ATTN IMMED.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point:NP
Autoignition Temp:Autoignition Temp Text:NP
Lower Limits:NP
Upper Limits:NP
Extinguishing Media:USE DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER SPRAY &
    FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:FLAMMABILITY CLASS (OSHA) IIIB.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:SLIGHT FIRE & EXPLO HAZARD UNDER NORMAL
    CONDITIONS.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE EQPMT & APPROV RESP
    EQPMT.ABSORB W/SAND OR OTHER NONCOMBUSTIBLE ABSORBENT MATL & PLACE
    INTO CONTAINERS FOR DISPOSAL BY APPROVED METHODS.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Other Precautions:SUBST USED AS INGRED @VARIOUS CONCEN IN IL PRODUCTS
    PN03315050 CAL DYE REF STD & 07098600 PO2 DISPOS MEMBRANE CAPS-ARE
    IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC PRODS.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Ventilation:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES ARE ADEQUATE
Eye Protection:SPLASH PROOF GLASSES ARE ADEQUATE
Other Protective Equipment:NORMAL LABORATORY PROTECTIVE CLOTHING IS
    ADEQUATE.
Work Hygienic Practices:DONT WEAR CONTACT LENSES WHEN WORKING W/THIS
    CHEMICAL.
Supplemental Safety and Health
HEALTH:DERM DUE TO DEFAT ACTION.EYE:DIRECT CONTACT MAY CAUSE
    RED,IRRIT.CHRONIC EXPO MAY CAUSE CONJ.INGEST:INITIAL SYMPT IN
    MASSIVE DOSE(>100ML SINGLE DOSE)ALCOHOL INTOXICATION,PROGRESS TO
    VOMIT,CYANOS IS,HEAD,TACHYPNEA,TACHYCARDIA,HYPOTENSION,PULM
    EDEMA,MUSCLE TENDERNESS,STUPOR,ANURIA,PROSTRATION,UNCONSC(CONT
    W/SIGN/SY)

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

HCC:N1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:369F,187C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-76F,-60C
Decomp Temp:Decomp Text:NP
Vapor Pres:NP
Vapor Density:NP
Spec Gravity:1.0
pH:NP
Viscosity:NP
Evaporation Rate & Reference:NP
Solubility in Water:MISCIBLE
Appearance and Odor:COLORLESS, HYGROSCOPIC, VISCOUS LIQUID W/SLIGHTLY
    ACID TASTE.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:NP
Corrosion Rate:NP

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

RXS VIGOROUSLY W/OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:WHEN HEATED PROPYLENE GLYCOL
    DECOMPOSES TO FROM PEROXIDES & PROPIONALDEHYDE.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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