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Material Safety Data Sheet
1,6-Hexanediol MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: 1,6-Hexanediol Catalog Codes: SLH1087 CAS#: 629-11-8 RTECS: MO2100000 TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: 1,6-Hexanediol CI#: Not available. Synonym: Hexamethylene Glycol Chemical Name: Not available. Chemical Formula: C6H14O2 Contact Information:, Inc. 14025 Smith Rd. Houston, Texas 77396 US Sales: 1-800-901-7247 International Sales: 1-281-441-4400 Order Online:

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CHEMTREC (24HR Emergency Telephone), call: 1-800-424-9300 International CHEMTREC, call: 1-703-527-3887 For non-emergency assistance, call: 1-281-441-4400

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Composition: Name {1,6-}Hexanediol CAS # 629-11-8 % by Weight 100

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: 1,6-Hexanediol: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 3730 mg/kg [Rat].

Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator). Potential Chronic Health Effects: CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.

Section 4: First Aid Measures
Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention. Skin Contact: After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. p. 1

Products of Combustion: These products are carbon oxides (CO. Serious Inhalation: Not available. Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available. wear suitable respiratory equipment If ingested. Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. Do not breathe gas/fumes/ vapour/spray. Ground all equipment containing material. Seek immediate medical attention. Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available. Flash Points: Not available. fog or foam. well-ventilated place. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Avoid contact with skin and eyes Storage: Keep container dry. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. Do not use water jet. Seek medical attention. Keep container tightly closed. Section 7: Handling and Storage Precautions: Keep away from heat. Wear suitable protective clothing In case of insufficient ventilation. belt or waistband. Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection p. Ground all equipment containing material. Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available. Large Spill: Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal. Keep in a cool place. Empty containers pose a fire risk. LARGE FIRE: Use water spray. Keep in a cool. perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. If the victim is not breathing. Combustible materials should be stored away from extreme heat and away from strong oxidizing agents. Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Seek immediate medical attention. Serious Ingestion: Not available. Section 6: Accidental Release Measures Small Spill: Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal. Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available. 2 . Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not available.Serious Skin Contact: Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system. seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label. Keep away from sources of ignition. Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not available. tie. Do not ingest. Flammable Limits: Not available. Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data Flammability of the Product: May be combustible at high temperature. CO2).

4°F) Melting Point: Not available. Coeff. Critical Temperature: Not available.Engineering Controls: Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of vapors below their respective threshold limit value. Vapor respirator. 3 . Incompatibility with various substances: Not available. Ionicity (in Water): Not available.2 g/mole Color: Not available. Volatility: 100% (v/v). Full suit. Instability Temperature: Not available. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are proximal to the work-station location. Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties Physical state and appearance: Liquid. Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available. Gloves. p. Boots. Water/Oil Dist. Gloves. Specific Gravity: 0. Odor Threshold: Not available. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Conditions of Instability: Not available.97 (Water = 1) Vapor Pressure: Not available. consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient. Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass. Lab coat. Boiling Point: 208°C (406. pH (1% soln/water): Not available. Exposure Limits: Not available. Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data Stability: The product is stable. Taste: Not available. Molecular Weight: 118. Personal Protection: Splash goggles. Odor: Not available.: Not available. Vapor respirator. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Dispersion Properties: Not available. Vapor Density: Not available. Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill: Splash goggles. Solubility: Not available.

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The products of degradation are more toxic. Section 15: Other Regulatory Information Federal and State Regulations: TSCA 8(b) inventory: 1.S. Identification: Not applicable. HMIS (U.): p. Section 13: Disposal Considerations Waste Disposal: Section 14: Transport Information DOT Classification: Not a DOT controlled material (United States).6-Hexanediol Other Regulations: Not available. of ingestion.Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.Irritating to eyes and skin.. Polymerization: No. Special Provisions for Transport: Not applicable. Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available. Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available. Inhalation. Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available. Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant). 4 . However. Ingestion. DSCL (EEC): R36/38. Section 11: Toxicological Information Routes of Entry: Eye contact. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator). Products of Biodegradation: Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available. Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available. long term degradation products may arise. Section 12: Ecological Information Ecotoxicity: Not available. Other Classifications: WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada). BOD5 and COD: Not available. of inhalation.A. Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 3730 mg/kg [Rat].

even if ScienceLab. Splash goggles.A. howsoever arising. express or implied. In no event shall ScienceLab. consequential or exemplary damages. we make no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty. indirect. with respect to such information.): Health: 1 Flammability: 1 Reactivity: 0 Specific hazard: Protective Equipment: Gloves.S. p.Health Hazard: 2 Fire Hazard: 1 Reactivity: 0 Personal Protection: h National Fire Protection Association (U. 5 . Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular be liable for any has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special. Other Special Considerations: Not available. and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Created: 10/09/2005 05:43 PM Last Updated: 06/09/2012 12:00 PM The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. losses. Section 16: Other Information References: Not available. incidental. However. Lab coat. Vapor respirator.