ISOPROPYL GLYCIDYL ETHER (IGE)†

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 4016-14-2
Formula

C₆H₁₂O₂

Synonyms

1,2-epoxy-3-isopropoxypropane; IGE; isopropoxymethyl oxirane; isopropyl epoxypropyl ether

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description Colorless liquid.
Boiling point 261°F Molecular weight 116.18
Freezing point/melting point Vapor pressure 9 mmHg at 77°F
Flash point 92°F Vapor density
Specific gravity 0.92 Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) Upper explosive limit (UEL)
NFPA health rating NFPA fire rating
NFPA reactivity rating NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 1567
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media CSC tube (100/50 mg) [SKC 226-01]
Sampling time*
Sampling volume (TWA)*

1-30 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*

0.01-0.2 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments GC-FID
Method reference NIOSH 1620 (fully validated)
Notes
Special requirements

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
Bulk Method
Bulk Method
On-Site Screening Techniques
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA

50 ppm (240 mg/m³)

REL-TWA TLV-TWA

50 ppm [1979]

PEL-TWA

50 ppm (240 mg/m³)

PEL-STEL REL-STEL TLV-STEL

75 ppm [1979]

PEL-STEL

75 ppm (360 mg/m³)

PEL-C REL-C

50 ppm (240 mg/m³) [15 minutes]

TLV-C PEL-C
Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Notes:

See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1.

Notes: Notes: Notes:
Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH

400 ppm

Carcinogenic classifications: Not listed Notes:
AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
Additional Resources and Literature References
Additional Resources and Literature References

NOAA: CAMEO Chemicals - Isopropyl glycidyl ether

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Isopropyl glycidyl ether

Literature References

  • ACGIH: Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) - Isopropyl acetate. See annual publication for most recent information.

Last Updated Date : 01/28/2021