GLYCERINE

CAS Number: 56-81-5

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Description

CAS number 56-81-5

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
1261 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 92.1
Density of gas (kg/m3) 4.089
Boiling Point (°C) 290
Melting Point (°C) 18
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
10100 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 400
Flash Point (°C) 160

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless
Odour odourless
Standard behavior classification DE, D

Transportation data

Cargo group 20
State liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Pressure (Pa) ambient
Family name alcohols, glycols

Reactivity data

Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes
Organic substance Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 0 - e <1, or > ca.7, or Mol. Wt. > 1000
Bioaccumulation (A1) 0 - No potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 0 - Non-toxic
Chronic aquatic toxicity (B2) (NOEC (mg/l)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 1 - Slight
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 0 - Not irritating
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 1 - Mildly irritating
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) D - Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 1 - Is a floater; and/or is slightly acutely toxic; and/or is mildly irritant to skin and/or eyes

Human toxicity threshold

TLV-TWA 2.5
TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 125
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 500
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 500

Ecotoxicity

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At sea emergency guide

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