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General Description

Synonyms: Ethylene glycol monobutyl ether acetate; 2-Butoxyethanol acetate; 2-Butoxyethyl acetate; Acetic acid, 2-butoxyethyl ester; Ethylene glycol butyl ether acetate; Ektasolve EB Acetate

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0472

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 112-07-2

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: KJ8925000; 34277

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

colorless liquid
molecular weight: 160.21
odor threshold: 0.1 ppm
molecular formula: C8H16O3
boiling point:
192°C
flash point: 71°C (160°F) (closed cup); 88°C (190°F) (open cup)

Exposure Limits

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 5 ppm TWA(skin)

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Charcoal Tube (100/50 mg sections, 20/40 mesh)
    analytical solvent: (95:5) Methylene Chloride/Methanol
    maximum volume: 48 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.1 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: 2 (OSHA 83)
    sampling and analytical error: 0.09
    method classification: Fully Validated

Secondary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SAM2):

  • device: Instrumentation
    company:
    Infrared Spectrophotometer
    part #: MIRAN 103
    range: 0-100 ppm @ 8.07 um
    class: Mfg

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