ETHYLENE GLYCOL DINITRATE†

Chemical Identification
CAS # 628-96-6
Formula

O₂NOCH₂CH₂ONO₂

Synonyms

EGDN; 1,2-ethanediol dinitrate; ethylene dinitrate; ethylene nitrate; glycol dinitrate; nitroglycol

Physical Properties
Physical description Colorless to yellow, oily, odorless liquid.
Boiling point 387°F Molecular weight 152.1
Freezing point/melting point -8°F Vapor pressure 0.05 mmHg
Flash point 419°F Vapor density
Specific gravity 1.49 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
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 1910
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media Tenax® GC tube (100/50 mg) [Supelco 20832-U]
Sampling time*
 
 

15 minute minimum

Sampling volume (TWA)*

15 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*

1 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

 

Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

 

Analytical method instruments HPLC
Method reference OSHA 43 (fully validated)
Notes
 

The sampling pump must be approved by NIOSH and/or MSHA as intrinsically safe for use in coal mines.

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
Sampler/Sampling media
 

 

Bulk Method
Bulk Method
 

Limit the amount of bulk submitted to 1 g or 1 mL.

On-Site Screening Techniques
Device Detector tube
Model/Type Dräger 6718201
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
0.25 ppm range
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
 

 

REL-TWA
 

 

TLV-TWA
 

0.05 ppm [1980]

PEL-TWA
 

 

PEL-STEL
 

 

REL-STEL
 

0.1 mg/m³

TLV-STEL
 

 

PEL-STEL
 

0.1 mg/m³

PEL-C
 

0.2 ppm (1 mg/m³)

REL-C
 

 

TLV-C
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

Skin notation
 

Y

Skin notation
 

Y

Skin notation
 

Y

Skin notation
 

Y

Notes:
 

See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1.

Notes:
 

 

Notes:
 

 

Notes:
 

[k]: A PEL of 0.05 ppm shall apply to exposures involving a mixture of ethylene glycol dinitrate and nitroglycerin.

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
 

75 mg/m³

Carcinogenic classifications: Notes:
 

 

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
 

 

Last Updated Date : 12/28/2020