CAS No: 56-81-5
Product Identifier: GLYCERINE
Other Names: GLYCERINE LR, GLYCERINE USP/BP, GLYCERINE AR, Glycerol, 1,2,3-Propanetriol, Trihydroxypropane, Glycyl alcohol, Glycerin, GLYCERINE Vegetable Grade
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|Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use
||Alkyd resins, ester gums, pharmaceuticals, perfumery, plasticiser for regenerated cellulose, cosmetics, foodstuffs, sweetener, liqueurs, confectionery, solvent, printer's ink rolls, polyurethane polyols, elastic glues, emulsifying agent, rubber stamp and copying inks, binder for cements and mixes, special soaps, lubricant and softener, bacteriostat, penetrant, hydraulic fluid, shock absorber fluid, humectant, fermentation nutrients, antifreeze mixtures and laboratory reagent.
|GHS classification of the substance/mixture
||Classified as non-Hazardous according to the Globally Harmonised System of classification and labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
||If inhaled, remove from contaminated area to fresh air immediately. Apply artificial respiration if not breathing. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
||Rinse mouth thoroughly with water immediately, repeat until all traces of product have been removed. Give water to drink. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Seek medical advice if symptoms persist.
||Immediately remove contaminated clothing and wash affected area with water for at least 15 minutes. Ensure contaminated clothing is washed before re-use.
||Immediately irrigate with copious quantity of water for at least 15 minutes. Eyelids to be held open.In all cases of eye contamination it is a sensible precaution to seek medical advice.
|First Aid Facilities
||Maintain eyewash fountain in work area.
|Advice to Doctor
||Treat symptomatically based on judgement of doctor and individual reactions of the patient.
|Suitable extinguishing media
||No limitations to the type of extinguishing media.
|Hazards from Combustion
||Oxides of carbon.
|Products Specific Methods
||Small fire: Use dry chemical, CO2, water spray or alcohol-resistant foam. Large fire: Use water spray, fog or foam.
|Specific hazards arising from the chemical
||May burn but do not ignite readily. Containers may explode when heated. Runoff may pollute waterways. Fire may produce irritating, poisonous and/or corrosive gases.
|Precautions in Wear connection with Fire
||SCBA and structural firefighter's uniform.
Accidental release measures
||Avoid inhalation, contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
||Wear protective clothing specified for normal operations
|Clean-up Methods - Small Spillages
||Absorb or contain liquid with sand, earth or spill control material. Shovel up using non sparking tools and place in a labelled, sealable container for subsequent safe disposal. Put leaking containers in a labelled drum or overdrum.
|| Prevent further leakage or spillage and prevent from entering drains
Handling and storage
|Precautions for Safe Handling
||Avoid skin and eye contact. Avoid generating and inhaling mist. Use in ventilated areas.
|Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatabilities
||Store in cool place and out of direct sunlight. Store away from sources of heat or ignition. Keep containers closed at all times. Keep in a well-ventilated place
||Classified as a C2 (Comubstible liquid) for the purpose of storage and handling
Physical and chemical properties