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Material Safety Data Sheet
This Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Federal OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200. This product may be considered to be a
hazardous chemical under that standard. (Refer to the OSHA Classification in Section I.) This information is required to be disclosed for safety in the workplace. The exposure to the community, if any, is
quite different.
Section 1 - Product Identification
Chemtrec Emergency Tel#: 800-424-9300
Issued by: JEEN International Corporation
*Chemtrec International Tel#: 703-527-3887
24 Madison Road
*(Collect Calls Accepted)
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Telephone # 973-439-1401

Product Name: JEECIDE MP
Synonyms: PG; Methylethylene glycol; 1,2-dihydroxypropane; 1,2-propanediol; methyl glycol, Methyl Paraben NF, Propyl
Paraben NF
Chemical Family: Glycol Formula: C3H8O2
Use Description: Solvent, carrier, intermediate, antifreeze solutions, humectant and preservative.
OSHA Hazard Classification: Not considered hazardous per 29 CFR 1910.1200.
Section 2 - Component Data
Product Composition:
CAS Or Chemical Name: 1,2-Propanediol CAS Number: 57-55-6
CAS Or Chemical Name: P-HydroxyBenozoic Acid Methyl Ester CAS Number: 99-76-3
CAS Or Chemical Name: Propyl P-HydroxyBenzoate CAS Number: 94-13-3
Section 3 - Precautions for Safe Handling and Storage
Do not take internally, avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing. Upon contact with skin or eyes, wash off with water.
Storage Conditions: Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated place. Do not store at temperatures above: 49 Deg.C (120 Deg.F)
Product Stability and Compatibility:
Shelf Life Limitations: 6 months in drums or 12 months in bulk.
Incompatible Materials for Packaging: Storage in unlined mild steel may cause discoloration and alter flavor.
Incompatible Material for Storage or Transport: Do not store or ship with strong oxidizers as a spill may result in fire.
Section 4 - Physical Data
Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid
Freezing Point: -60 Deg. C (-76 Deg.F)
Boiling Point: 187.4 Deg. C (369 Deg. F)
Decomposition Temperature: No data
Specific Gravity: 1.04
Bulk Density: 8.64 Lbs./gal
pH @ 25 Deg. C: Not applicable
Vapor Pressure @ 25 Deg. C: < 0.1mm Hg
Solubility in Water: Complete
Volatile, Percent by Volume: No data
Evaporation Rate: No data
Vapor Density: 2.62
Molecular Weight: 76.1
Odor: Slight
Coefficient of Oil/Water Distribution: No data
Section 5 - Personal Protective Equipment Requirements
Personal Protection for Routine Use of Product:
Respiratory Protection: Respiratory protection not normally required.
Ventilation: Use general exhaust ventilation.
Skin and Eye Protective Equipment: Impermeable gloves and chemical goggles.
Equipment Specifications (When applicable):
Respirator Type: Not normally required
Protective Clothing Type: This includes: gloves, boots, apron, protective suit): Impermeable

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Section 6 - Fire and Explosion Hazard Information
Flammability Data:
Flammable: No
Combustible: No
Pyrophoric: No
Flash point: 107 Deg. C (225 Deg. F) Test Method: Cleveland Open Cup
Autoignition Temperature: 415 Deg. C (779 Deg. F)
Flammable Limits at Normal
Atmospheric Temperature and Pressure (% Volume in Air): LEL - 2.6% UEL - 12.5%
NFPA Ratings:
Health: 0
Flammability: 1
Reactivity: 0
HMIS Ratings:
Health: 0
Flammability: 1
Reactivity: 0
Extinguishing Media: Alcohol foam, carbon dioxide, dry chemical, water spray
Fire Fighting Techniques and Comments: Use water to cool containers exposed to fire. See Section 11 for protective equipment for
fire fighting.

Section 7 - Reactivity Information
Conditions under which this product may be unstable:
Temperatures above: 218 Deg. C (425 Deg. F)
Mechanical shock or impact: No
Electrical (Static) Discharge: No
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
Incompatible Material: Strong oxidizers
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide
Summary of Reactivity:
Oxidizer: No
Pyrophoric: No
Organic Peroxide: No
Water Reactive: No
Section 8 - First Aid
Eyes: Immediately flush with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper
and lower eyelids. If eye irritation develops, call a physician.
Skin: Immediately flush with water for 15 minutes. Wash the contaminated skin with soap and water. If
irritation develops, call a physician. If clothing comes in contact with the product, the clothing should
be laundered before re-use.
Ingestion: Immediately drink water to dilute. Consult a physician if symptoms develop.
Inhalation: This product is not toxic by inhalation. Remove individual to fresh air.

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Section 9 - Toxicology and Health Information
Routes of Absorption: Ingestion
Warning Statements and Warning Properties:
Do not take internally, prolonged contact with the eyes may cause irritation. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause irritation.
Human Threshold Response Data:
Odor Threshold: No data
Irritation Threshold: No data
Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health: The IDLH concentration has not been established for this product.
Signs, Symptoms and Effects of Exposure:
Acute: No significant adverse effects to health would be expected to occur from inhalation with normal use of this product due to
its low volatility and vapor pressure.
Chronic: There are no known or reported effects from chronic exposure.
Acute: Contact with the skin is not expected to produce appreciable irritation. Skin contact may cause transient redness if not
washed off and left on the skin for an extended period of time. This irritant effect would not be expected to result in
permanent damage.
Chronic: There are no known or reported effects from chronic exposure except for effects similar to those experienced from single
Propylene glycol has not caused any eye injury in humans or laboratory animals. However, contact with the
eyes may cause transient eye redness, stinging, twitching and tearing if not washed out and left in the eye for an
extended period of time. No corneal involvement or visual impairment would be expected.
Acute: Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal discomfort with any or all of the following symptoms:
nausea, vomiting, lethargy or diarrhea.
Chronic: There are no known or reported effects from chronic exposure except for effects similar to
those experienced for single exposure.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure
There are no medical conditions known to be aggravated by exposure.
Interactions with Other Chemicals which Enhance Toxicity
There are no chemicals known to enhance the toxicity of the product.

Irritation: May cause mild skin and eye irritation from prolonged acute exposure.
Acute Target Organ Toxicity
No organs known to be damaged from exposure to this product. May cause mild eye and
skin irritation from prolonged acute exposure.
Chronic Target Organ Toxicity
There are no known or reported effects from repeated exposure.
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
There are no known or reported effects on reproductive function or fetal development from
exposure to this product.
Continuous breeding reproduction studies were conducted using mice and rats. The animals were
fed propylene glycol in their feed or water. No adverse effects on reproduction were found in either
species. Propylene glycol has been tested and was found to be non-teratogenic in mice, and it does
not affect maternal or embryo-toxicity in mice, rats, hamsters, or rabbits.
This product is not known or reported to be carcinogenic by any reference source including IARC, OSHA, NTP or EPA.
Propylene glycol has been tested for carcinogenicity in rats and mice. It was found to be non-carcinogenic in both a feeding study
using rats and in a skin application study using mice.
This product is not known or reported to be mutagenic.
Propylene glycol has been tested in a battery of in vitro and in vivo mutagenicity and genotoxicity assays. The weight of evidence
from these assays suggests that propylene glycol is not mutagenic.
Aquatic Toxicity
Goldfish (Carassius auratus), 24 hr LC 50: > 5000 mg/1 (measured, static)
Rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri), 24 hr Acute
lethality/mortality (non-LC50 testing): > 50,000 mg/1 (nominal, static)
Brine shrimp, 24 hr. LC50: > 10,000 mg/1 (nominal, static)
Daphnia magna, 48 hr EC50: > 10,000 mg/1 (nominal, static)

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Section 10 - Transportation Information
This material is not regulated as a DOT hazardous material.
Section 11 - Spill and Leakage Procedures
For all Transportation Accidents, call 973-812-9087.
Reportable Quantity: Not applicable
Spill Mitigation Procedures:
Evacuate all non-essential personnel. Hazardous concentrations in air may be found in local spill are and
immediately downwind. Utilize emergency response personal protective equipment prior to the start of any
response. Remove all sources of ignition. Stop source of spill as soon as possible and notify appropriate
Air Release:
Vapors may be suppressed by the use of water fog. Contain all liquid for treatment and/or disposal as a (potential) hazardous waste.
Water Release:
This material is heavier than and soluble in water. Notify all downstream water users of possible contamination. Divert water flow around spill
if possible and safe to do so. If unable to divert, create an overflow dam to contain material. Remove with a vacuum systems or pumping
device for treatment and/or disposal. Continue to handle as described in land spill.
Land Spill:
Create a dike or trench to contain materials. Spill materials may be absorbed using sand or vermiculite.
Do not place spill materials back in their original container. Containerize and label all spill materials properly.
Decontaminate all clothing and the spill area using strong detergent and flush with large amounts of water.
Spill Residues:
Dispose of per guidelines under Section 12, Waste Disposal.
Section 12 - Waste Disposal
If this product becomes a waste, it DOES NOT meet the criteria of a hazardous waste as defined under 40 CFR 261, in
that it does not exhibit the characteristics of hazardous waste of Subpart C, nor is it listed as a hazardous waste under Subpart D.
As a non-hazardous liquid waste, it should be disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations by incineration.
Section 13 - Additional Regulatory Status Information
Toxic Substances Control Act:
This substance is listed on the Toxic Substances Control Act inventory.
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act Title III:
Hazard Categories, per 40 CFR 370.2:
Health: None
Physical: None
Emergency Planning and Community Right To Know, per 40 CFR 355, APP>A:
Extremely Hazardous Substance - Threshold Planning Quantity: None Established
Supplier Notification Requirements, per 40 CFR 372.45: None Established

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Section 14 - Additional Information
MSDS Revision Status: Toxicology information (Section 9) and personal protective equipment (Section 5) revised.
Revisions also made to Sections 1, 2, 4, 6 and 15.
Section 15 - Major References
1.) Ishidate, M., et al., Primary Mutagenicity Screening of Food Additives Currently Used in Japan, Food
and Chemical Toxicology, Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 623-636, 1984.
2.) Hayashi, M., et al., Micronucleus Test in Mice on 39 Food Additives and Eight Miscellaneous Chemicals,
Food and Chemical Toxicology, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 487-500, 1988.
3.) Bridie, A.L., et al., The Acute Toxicity of Some Petrochemicals to Goldfish, Water Research, Vol. 13,
pp. 623-626, 1979.
4.) Haworth, S., et al., Salmonella Mutagenicity Test Results for 250 Chemicals, Environmental Mutagenesis
Supplement No. 1, pp. 3 -142, 1983.
5.) Majewski, H.S., et al., Acute Lethality and Sub-Lethal Effects of Acetone, Ethanol, and Propylene Glycol
on the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems of Rainbow Trout (Salmo gairdneri), Water Research,
Vol. 13, pp. 217-221, 1978.
6.) Kuhn, Renate, et al., Results of the Harmful Effects of Selected Water Pollutants (Anilines, Phenols,
Aliphatic Compounds) to Daphnia magna. Water Research, vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 495-499, 1989.
7.) Acquire Database (aquatic toxicity), chemical Information Systems, Inc. (a division of PSI International,
Inc.) Towson, Md.
8.) Effects of Toxic Chemicals on the Reproductive System. American Medical Association, Chicago, Il.,
9.) Final Report on the Safety Assessment of Propylene Glycol and Polypropylene Glycols. Journal of the
American College of Toxicology, vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 437-491, 1994.

Additional references are available upon request.

The information in this Material Safety Data Sheet should be provided to all who will use, handle, store, transport, or otherwise be exposed to this
product. This information has been prepared for the guidance of Plant Engineering, Operations and Management and for persons working with or
handling this product. JEEN International believes this information to be reliable and up to date as of the date (4/22/96)of publication, but makes not
warranty that it is.

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