Agent Name

Dipropylene glycol mono-tert-butyl ether

Alternative Name

DPtBGE

CAS Number

132739-31-2

Formula

C10-H22-O3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

DPtBGE; [Glycol Ethers Online] Propanol, (2-(1,1-dimethylethoxy)methylethoxy)-; [ChemIDplus] DPGTBE; [ToxPlanet: ECETOC] Di(propylene glycol) tert-butyl ether, mixture of isomers; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN1993

Category

Glycol Ethers (P Series)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Not a skin irritant in rabbits; Causes eye irritation with reversible corneal opacity in rabbits (at 72 hours but resolved by day 7); Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs using the maximization test; Increased liver and kidney weights with minor centrilobular hepatocyte enlargement observed in 14-day oral study of rats at 300 and 1,000 mg/kg/day; Effects on the liver and adrenal gland observed in 13-week oral study of rats (fully recovered following 4-week recovery period); No evidence of neurotoxicity or mutagenicity; [ToxPlanet: ECETOC, 4th ed., Vol. 2] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.32 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,110 mg/m3

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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