NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Propargyl alcohol CAS 107-19-7
C3H3OH RTECS UK5075000
Synonyms & Trade Names
1-Propyn-3-ol; 2-Propyn-1-ol; 2-Propynyl alcohol
DOT ID & Guide
1986 131
Exposure
Limits
NIOSH REL: TWA 1 ppm (2 mg/m3) [skin]
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH N.D. Conversion 1 ppm = 2.29 mg/m3
Physical Description
Colorless to straw-colored liquid with a mild, geranium odor.
MW: 56.1
BP: 237°F
FRZ: -62°F
Sol: Miscible
VP: 12 mmHg
IP: 10.51 eV

Sp.Gr: 0.97
Fl.P(oc): 97°F
UEL: ?
LEL: ?

Class IC Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 73F and below 100F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Phosphorus pentoxide, oxidizers
Measurement Methods
OSHA 97
Personal Protection & Sanitation
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid (See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water flush promptly
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 Irritation skin, mucous membrane; central nervous system depression; in animals: liver, kidney damage
Target Organs Skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, liver, kidneys
See also: INTRODUCTION