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General Description

Synonyms: methoxypropyl acetate; methoxy propyl acetate; 2-methoxy-1-acetoxypropane; MPA; 2-methoxy-1-propanol acetate; acetic acid 2-methoxy propyl ester; 2-methoxy propyl acetate; propylene glycol monomethyl ether acetate (beta-isomer)

OSHA IMIS Code Number: M215

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 70657-70-4

colorless liquid
molecular weight: 132.16
vapor pressure: 0.516 kPa @ 20°C
molecular formula: C6H12O3
flash point: 25°C

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: 10 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.1 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: OSHA Analytical Method (OSHA 99)
    method classification: Fully Validated
    note: Samples should be refrigerated upon receipt by the laboratory.

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