Agent Name

Tripropyleneglycol monomethyl ether

CAS Number

20324-33-8

Formula

C10-H22-O4

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-(2-(2-Methoxy-1-methylethoxy)-1-methylethoxy)-2-propanol; Dowanol 62B; Dowanol TPM glycol ether; Propasol solvent TM; 2-Propanol, 1-(2-(2-methoxy-1-methylethoxy)-1-methylethoxy)-; Tripropylene glycol methyl ether; Tripropylene glycol monomethyl ether; [ChemIDplus] TPGME; [CHEMINFO]

Category

Glycol Ethers (P Series)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in hydraulic fluids; [Hawley] Used as high-boiling solvent for paints, lacquers, resins, dyes, oils, greases, cleaners, and cellulose; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

Oxidized by air producing unstable peroxides that can spontaneously explode; May cause mild eye irritation; May cause CNS depression; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "GLYCOL ETHERS."

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: Propylene Glycol Ethers - 2003

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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