2-BUTOXYETHANOL, FOR HPLC-GC
Synonym:
  Synonyms * BUCS * Butoksyetylowy alkohol (Polish) * 2-Butossi-etanolo (Italian) * 2-Butoxy-aethanol (German) * Butoxyethanol * n-Butoxyethanol * 2-Butoxyethanol * 2-Butoxy-1-ethanol * 2-Butoxyethanol (ACGIH:OSHA) * Butyl cellosolve (OSHA) * Butylcelosolv (Czech) * O-Butyl ethylene glycol * Butylglycol (French,German) * Butyl oxitol * Dowanol EB * Ektasolve EB * Ethylene glycol n-butyl ether * Ethylene glycol, monobutyl ether * Gafcol EB * Glycol butyl ether * Glycol ether EB * Glycol monobutyl ether * Jeffersol EB * Monobutyl ether of ethylene glycol * Monobutyl glycol ether * 3-Oxa-1-heptanol * Poly-Solv EB
CAS Number : 111-76-2
HAZARD (GHS)
EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Combustible liquid / Harmful if swallowed / Fetal if contact with skin / Fetal if swallowed / Cause skin irritation / Cause serious eye irritation / Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child / Cause damage to organ (central nervous system, blood, kidney, liver) / May cause respiratory irritation; or may cause drowsiness or dizziness / May cause damage to organs (blood) / Toxic to aquatic life
ENGINEERING CONTROLS
     Safety shower and eye bath.  Mechanical exhaust required.
GENERAL HYGIENE MEASURES
     Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.  Wash thoroughly after handling.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
     Respiratory Protection:  Government approved respirator.
     Hand Protection:  Compatible chemical-resistant gloves.
     Eye Protection:  Chemical safety goggles.
HANDLING
     Directions for Safe Handling:  Do not breathe vapor.  Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing.  Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
STORAGE
     Conditions of Storage:  Keep tightly closed.
     Unsuitable:  Minimize exposure to air.  If peroxide formation is suspected, do not open or move container.

FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FIRST-AID MEASURES

PERSONAL PRECAUTION PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CASE OF LEAK OR SPILL
     Evacuate area.
PROCEDURE(S) OF PERSONAL PRECAUTION(S)
     Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
METHODS FOR CLEANING UP
     Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal.  Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
     Suitable:  Water spray.  Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam.
SPECIAL RISKS
     Specific Hazard(s):  Combustible liquid.  Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
     Explosion Hazards:  May form peroxides of unknown stability.
SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS
     Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
AFTER INHALATION
     If inhaled, remove to fresh air.  If not breathing give artificial respiration.  If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
AFTER SKIN CONTACT
     In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.  Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.  Call a physician.
AFTER EYE CONTACT
     In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.  Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers.  Call a physician.
AFTER INGESTION
     If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious.  Call a physician.
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Reference: Sigma-Aldrich Pte Ltd #08-01 Citilink Warehouse Singapore 118529 Singapore, Catalog #20398

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