Agent Name

tert-Butyl glycidyl ether

CAS Number

7665-72-7

Formula

C7-H14-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,1-Dimethylethyl glycidyl ether; 2,3-Epoxypropyl-t-butyl ether; Propane, 1-tert-butoxy-2,3-epoxy-; t-BGE; t-Butyl glycidyl ether; (tert-Butoxymethyl)oxirane; Oxirane, ((1,1-dimethylethoxy)methyl)-; Oxirane, 2-((1,1-dimethylethoxy)methyl)-; [ChemIDplus] UN3271

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Clear liquid; [CAMEO]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] Danger of cutaneous absorption; Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash Point = 110 deg F; [CAMEO] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Ethers, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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