Agent Name

Dipropylene glycol monopropyl ether

Alternative Name

DnPGE

CAS Number

29911-27-1

Formula

C9-H20-O3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

DnPGE; [Glycol Ethers Online] 2-Propanol, 1-(1-methyl-2-propoxyethoxy)-; Propyl dipropasol solvent; 1-(1-Methyl-2-propoxyethoxy)propan-2-ol; 2-Propanol, 1-(2-propoxy-1-methylethoxy)-; [ChemIDplus] DPGPE; Dipropylene glycol (mono) propyl ether; [ToxPlanet: ECETOC] Di(propylene glycol) propyl ether, mixture of isomers; Dowanol DPnP; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] DOWANOL DPNP GLYCOL ETHER; Dipropylene glycol n-propyl ether; [Dow Chemical MSDS] UN1993

Category

Glycol Ethers (P Series)

Description

Colorless liquid with an odor of ether; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an industrial solvent for cleaning and coating applications; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Comments

Irritating to skin and eyes in rabbits with resolution by day 7; Increased liver weight in males (no histopathological changes) observed in 2-week and 13-week oral studies of rats; [ToxPlanet: ECETOC] Increased post-implantation loss, slight increase in gestation survival, and slightly decreased litter size observed in oral reproductive/developmental study of rats at 1,000 mg/kg/day; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Causes ataxia and lung changes in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause moderate eye irritation and mild corneal injury; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: Propylene Glycol Ethers - 2003

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.08 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Combustible liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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