NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

2-Isopropoxyethanol CAS 109-59-1
Synonyms & Trade Names
Ethylene glycol isopropyl ether, beta-Hydroxyethyl isopropyl ether, Isopropyl Cellosolve®, Isopropyl glycol
DOT ID & Guide
NIOSH REL: See Appendix D
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH N.D. 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
Measurement Methods
None available
Personal Protection & Sanitation
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
Respirator Recommendations To be added later
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