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Hazard identification number:30
Warning sign
  • 30
  • 1188
Hazard signs
Occupational exposure limit
  • TWA (ppm) 0.1
  • TWA (mg/m3) 0.3
  • H: 226
    Flammable liquid and vapour
  • H: 302
    Harmful if swallowed.
  • H: 312
    Harmful in contact with skin
  • H: 332
    Harmful if inhaled
  • H: 360 FD
    May damage fertility. May damage the unborn child.
Melting point:-122.8 °F
Boiling Point:255.2 °F
Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):0,97 g/cm3
Ionization:10,13 eV
Flash Point:102.2 °F
Ignition Temperature:545 °F
Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):12 hPa
Lower Explosive Limit:2,5 Vol.-%
Upper Explosive Limit:20 Vol.-%
Hazardous Effects:R
diamond20 2


Diamond-Red2Flammability: Flammable when warm 
Diamond-Yellow0Instability: No danger for normal conditions 
Diamond-Blue2Health: Dangerous 
Also known as:
  • 2-Methoxyethanol
  • 2-Methoxyethanol, Ethylene glycol monomethylether
  • EGME
  • Ethanol, 2-methoxy-
  • Ethylene glycol methyl ether
  • Ethylene glycol monomethyl ether
  • Ethylenglykolmonomethylether
  • Glycol monomethyl ether
  • Methyl glycol ether
  • Methylglycol
  • MGE
  • Monomethylglykolether

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