NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

n-Butyl glycidyl ether CAS 2426-08-6
C7H14O2 RTECS TX4200000
Synonyms & Trade Names
BGE; 1,2-Epoxy-3-butoxypropane
DOT ID & Guide
Exposure
Limits
NIOSH REL: C 5.6 ppm (30 mg/m3) [15-minute]
OSHA PEL: TWA 50 ppm (270 mg/m3)
IDLH 250 ppm Conversion 1 ppm = 5.33 mg/m3
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with an irritating odor.
MW: 130.2
BP: 327°F
FRZ: ?
Sol: 2%
VP(77°F): 3 mmHg
IP: ?

Sp.Gr: 0.91
Fl.P: 130°F
UEL: ?
LEL: ?

Class II Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 100F and below 140F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, strong caustics
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 1616; OSHA 7
Personal Protection & Sanitation
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation

First Aid (See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations NIOSH
Up to 56 ppm: (APF = 10) Any chemical cartridge respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*/(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator*
Up to 140 ppm: (APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode*/(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*
Up to 250 ppm: (APF = 50) Any chemical cartridge respirator with a full facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s)/(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister/(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s)*/(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece/(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece
Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions: (APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode/(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus
Escape: (APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister/Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus
Exposure Routes inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms Irritation eyes, skin, nose; skin sensitization; narcosis; possible hematopoietic effects; central nervous system depression
Target Organs Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, blood
See also: INTRODUCTION