NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

2-Isopropoxyethanol

CAS 109-59-1

(CH3)2CHOCH2CH2OH

RTECS KL5075000
Synonyms & Trade Names
Ethylene glycol isopropyl ether; beta-Hydroxyethyl isopropyl ether; Isopropyl Cellosolve®; Isopropyl glycol
DOT ID & Guide

Exposure
Limits

NIOSH REL: See Appendix D
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH N.D. See: IDLH INDEX Conversion
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a mild, ethereal odor.
MW: 104.2
BP: 283°F
FRZ: ?
Sol: Miscible
VP: 3 mmHg
IP: ?

Sp.Gr: 0.90
Fl.P(oc): 92°F
UEL: ?
LEL: ?

Class IC Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 73F and below 100F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Oxidizers
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Personal Protection & Sanitation (See protection)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet (flammable)
Change: No recommendation

First Aid (See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Important additional information about respirator selection
Respirator Recommendations Not available.
Exposure Routes inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms In animals: irritation eyes, skin; hematuria (blood in the urine), anemia, pulmonary edema
Target Organs Eyes, skin, respiratory system, blood
See also: INTRODUCTION