Product Name: DABCO BLX-11
Alias: DABCO BLX-11, polyurethane foaming catalyst, foaming catalyst, foaming catalyst BLX-11
Product Description: DABCO BLX-11, 70% bis(dimethylaminoethyl) ether in innovative diol solution, low emission
Dabco BLX-11 is a low emission foaming catalyst with the same catalytic activity as BL11.
Component EINCS/ELICS CAS No. Concentration Classification (wt.)
221-220-5 3033-62-3 70% tons
R34; R22; R20; R24 type
Oxydipropanol 246-770-3 25265-71-8 30% of
Chemical family: tertiary amines
R20/22 Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.
R24 Toxic in contact with skin.
R34 Causes burns.
Harmful if swallowed.
Keep away from heat and ignition sources.
Severe skin irritation.
Severe eye irritation.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Potential Health Effects
EYE CONTACT: Corneal edema may cause a “blue haze” or “fog” around the eyes.
Lights. Exposed individuals may see a halo around bright lights. This effect is
temporary and there are no known residual effects. Product vapors can cause
glaucoma (corneal edema) from the
atmosphere. Severe eye irritation.
SKIN CONTACT: Toxic in contact with skin.
SWALLOWING: Harmful if swallowed.
CHRONIC HEALTH HAZARD: This product does not contain listed carcinogens according to Directive 67/548/EEC.
IARC, ACGIH and/or NTP at concentrations of 0.1% or greater.
Prolonged exposure may cause chemical burns and permanent damage.
: Stomach/intestinal disorders.
Skin diseases and allergies.
Target organ: Skin.
First aid measures
General advice: seek medical attention. If breathing stops or is difficult, give assistance in
Breathing. Supplemental oxygen may be needed. If the heart stops beating, the
Trained personnel should begin CPR immediately.
SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothing and any foreign chemicals immediately, if
this can be done without delay.
Ingestion: Do not give an unconscious person anything by mouth. Prevent inhalation
Vomiting. Turn victim’s head to one side.
INHALATION: Transfer to fresh air.
personal protective measures:
Use self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical protective clothing.
Wear appropriate protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. Remove all
source of ignition. Evacuate personnel to a safe area.
ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS: Shut down or remove all sources of ignition. Dike to prevent spread.
CLEANUP METHODS: Approach suspected spill area with caution. Exposure Air Product Emergencies
Consult response center. Absorb with inert absorbent material such as:
Dry sand. Vermiculite. Activated charcoal. Place in appropriate chemical waste
OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS: Evacuate area and do not approach spilled product. If possible, stop flow of
Handling and Storage
Emergency showers and eyewash stations should be easily accessible. Comply with work practice rules
Established by government regulations. Avoid contact with eyes. Use personal protective equipment. When?
Use, don’t eat, don’t drink, don’t smoke.
Do not store near acids. Keep container closed in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area. Keep away from
heat and sources of ignition. Keep in a cool, dry place. Keep away from oxidizing agents.
Do not store in active metal containers. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
Keep unopened for two years
Should be kept sealed and stored in a dry, cool and ventilated warehouse
200KG/drum Storage: it is recommended to store in dry and cool area with proper ventilation. Please fasten the packaging cover as soon as possible after the original packaging to prevent the mixing of other substances such as moisture and other substances that may affect the product performance. Store in a cool and dry place, keep the container sealed and avoid contact with oxides. Do not inhale dust and avoid contact with skin and mucous membranes. Smoking, eating and drinking are prohibited in the workplace. After work, shower and change clothes. Store contaminated clothing separately and wash before use. Maintain good hygiene practices. Air Chemicals recommends that all polyurethane catalysts be stored in a dry, cool and properly ventilated area, and that all storage containers be well sealed to avoid contact with water or other affected substances which may alter the performance of the product in use. Storage temperature is 10°C to 30°C.