CURTIN MATHESON SCIENTIFIC INC -- ETHYL ALCOHOL DENATURED -- 6810-00N065429
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ETHYL ALCOHOL DENATURED
MSDS Date:05/13/1992
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N065429
MSDS Number: BZMFN
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:CURTIN MATHESON SCIENTIFIC INC
Address:9999 VETERANS MEMORIAL DR
Box:1546
City:HOUSTON
State:TX
ZIP:77251
Country:US
Info Phone Num:314-982-5000
Emergency Phone Num:314-982-5000
CAGE:15481
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:CURTIN MATHESON SCIENTIFIC INC
Address:9999 VETERANS MEMORIAL DR
Box:1546
City:HOUSTON
State:TX
ZIP:77038-2499
Country:US
Phone:713-820-9898
CAGE:15481

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:ETHYL ALCOHOL
CAS:64-17-5
RTECS #:KQ6300000
Fraction by Wt: 92.2%
OSHA PEL:1000 PPM
ACGIH TLV:1000 PPM; 9495

Ingred Name:METHANOL; (METHYL ALCOHOL) (SARA 313) (CERCLA)
CAS:67-56-1
RTECS #:PC1400000
Fraction by Wt: 3.6%
OSHA PEL:S, 200 PPM
ACGIH TLV:S,200PPM/250STEL; 95
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:ACETIC ACID, ETHYL ESTER; (ETHYL ACETATE) (CERCLA)
CAS:141-78-6
RTECS #:AH5425000
Fraction by Wt: 1.3%
OSHA PEL:400 PPM
ACGIH TLV:400 PPM; 9495
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:2-PENTANONE, 4-METHYL-; (METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE) (HEXONE)
    (SARA 313) (CERCLA)
CAS:108-10-1
RTECS #:SA9275000
Fraction by Wt: 1.9%
OSHA PEL:100 PPM
ACGIH TLV:50 PPM/75 STEL; 9495
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS
Fraction by Wt: 0.82%
OSHA PEL:N/K 
ACGIH TLV:N/K 

Ingred Name:SUPDAT:EYE:WASH W/PLENTY OF H*2O FOR AT LEAST 15 MINS,
    LIFTING LOWER & UPPER EYELIDS OCCASIONALLY. GET MED ATTN IMMED.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:SPILL PROC:EARTH OR SIMILAR MATERIAL FOR DISPOSAL AS
    HAZARDOUS WASTE IN A RCRA APPROVED FACILITY. DO NOT FLUSH TO SEWER!
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:OTHER PREC:KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS & FLAME. KEEP
    CONTAINER CLOSED. USED WITH ADEQUATE VENT. AVOID CONTACT W/(ING 9)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 8:EYES, SKIN AND CLOTHING. AVOID BREATHING VAPOR.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:VENT:PREFERRED BECAUSE IT CAN CONTROL EMISSIONS OF
    CONTAMINANT AT ITS SOURCE, PREVENTING DISPERSION OF IT INTO (ING
    11)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 10:GENERAL WORK AREA. PLEASE REFER TO THE ACGIH
    DOCUMENT. "INDUSTRIAL VENTILATION, MANUAL OF REC PRACTICES."(ING
    12)
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:ING 11:MOST RECENT EDITION, FOR DETAILS.
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

Ingred Name:EYE PROT: & FULL LENGTH FACESHIELD .
RTECS #:9999999ZZ

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50: (ORAL, RAT) 7060 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:INHAL:MAY CAUSE IRRITATION TO
    UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT. PROLONGED EXPOSURES TO HIGH CONCENTRATION
    MAY CAUSE DROWSINESS, LOSS OF APPETITE, AND INABILITY TO
    CONCENTRATE. METHYL ALCOHOL COMPONENT AF FECTS VISION BY ACTING
    UPON THE OPTIC NERVE. EXPOSURE MAY RESULT IN VISION IMPAIRMENT OR
    BLINDNESS.(EFTS OF OVEREXP)
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT.
Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ:INGEST:CAN CAUSE GASTRITIS, VOMIT, CNS
    DEPRESS, HDCH, & DIZZ. OTHER SYMPS MAY PARALLEL THOSE FROM INHAL
    EXPOS. SKIN:MAY CAUSE IRRIT. PRLNGD CNTCT MAY PRDCE DISCOLORATION.
    SKIN ABSORPTION OF M ETHYL ALCOHOL COMPONENT MAY OCCUR W/SYMPS
    PARALLELING THOSE OF INHAL EXPOS. EYE:MAY CAUSE SEVERE IRRIT.
    SPLASHES(SUPDAT)
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PERSONS WITH PRE-EXISTING SKIN
    DISORDERS OR EYE PROBLEMS, OR IMPAIRED KIDNEY OR RESPIRATORY
    FUNCTION MAY BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE EFFECTS OF THE SUBSTANCE.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF NOT BRTHG, GIVE ARTF RESP. IF
    BRTHG IS DFCLT, GIVE OXYGEN. CALL MD. INGEST:IF SWALLOWED, INDUCE
    VOMIT IMMED BY GIVING TWO GLASSES OF H*2O/MILK IF AVAIL & STICKING
    FINGER  DOWN THROAT. CALL MD IMMED. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO
    UNCON PERSON. SKIN:REMOVE ANY CONTAMD CLTHG. WASH SKIN W/SOAP/MILD
    DETERGENT & H*2O FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN. GET MED ATTN IF IRRIT
    (SUPDAT)

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:51.0F,10.6C
Lower Limits:3.3%
Upper Limits:19.0%
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEM, FOAM/CARBON DIOXIDE. H*2O SPRAY MAY BE
    USED TO KEEP FIRE EXPOSED CNTNRS COOL. H*2O MAY BE USED TO (SUPDAT)
Fire Fighting Procedures:USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL PROTECTIVE
    EQUIPMENT . VAPORS CAN FLOW ALONG SURFACES TO DISTANT IGNITION
    SOURCE AND FLASH BACK.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:ABOVE FLASH POINT, VAPOR-AIR MIXTURES ARE
    EXPLOSIVE WITHIN FLAMMABLE LIMITS NOTED ABOVE.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:VENT AREA OF LEAK OR SPILL. REMOVE ALL SOURCES
    OF IGNIT. CLEAN-UP PERS REQ PROT CLTHG & RESP PROT FROM VAPS. CNTN
    & RECOVER LIQ WHEN POSS. COLLECT HAZ WASTE & ATOMIZE IN SUITABE
    RCRA APPRVD COMBUSTION  CHAMBER/ABSORB W/VERMICULITE, DRY SAND,(ING
    7)
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:PROTECT AGAINST PHYSICAL DAMAGE. STORE
    IN A COOL, DRY WELL-VENTILATED LOCATION, AWAY FROM ANY AREA WHERE
    THE FIRE HAZARD MAY BE ACUTE.
Other Precautions:OUTSIDE/DETACHED STORAGE IS PREF. SEPARATE FROM
    OXIDIZING MATRLS. CNTNRS SHOULD BE BONDED & GROUNDED FOR TRANSFERS
    TO AVOID STATIC SPARKS. STORAGE & USE AREAS SHOULD BE NO SMOKING
    AREAS. USE NON-SPARK ING TYPE TOOLS AND EQUIP. (ING 8)

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:(NIOSH/MSHA APPRVD RESP) IF THE TLV IS EXCEEDED
    A FULL FACEPIECE CHEMICAL CARTRIDGE RESP MAY BE WORN UP TO THE MAX
    USE CONCENTRATION SPECIFIED BY RESP SUPPLIER. ALTERNATIVELY,
    SUPPLIED AIR FULL FACEPI ECE RESP/AIRLINED HOOD MAY BE WORN.
Ventilation:SYS OF LOC &/GEN EXHST IS REC TO KEEP EMPLOYEE EXPOS BELOW
    AIRBORNE EXPOS LIMS. LOC EXHST VENT IS GENERALLY (ING 10)
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEM WORKERS GOGGS(ING 13)
Other Protective Equipment:EYE WASH FOUNTAIN & DELUGE SHOWER WHICH MEET
    ANSI DESIGN CRITERIA . LAB COAT, AND APRON OR COVERALLS.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
EXTING MEDIA:FLUSH SPILLS AWAY FROM EXPOS & TO DILUTE SPILLS TO
    NON-FLAMM MIX. EFTS OF OVEREXP:MAY CAUSE PAIN, BLURRED VISION, &
    EYE DAMAGE. CHRONIC:PRLNG SKIN EXPOS MAY CAUSE DRYING & CRACKING OF
    SKI N. MAY AFCT NERVS SYS. MAY CAUSE VISIONIMPAIRMENT LIVER INJURY
    & PANCREATITIS. FIRST AID PROC:DEVELOPS/PERSISTS.(ING 6)

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:171F,77C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:<-130F,<-90
Vapor Pres:47 @ 25C
Vapor Density:1.6
Spec Gravity:0.79 (H*2O = 1)
Evaporation Rate & Reference:3.6 (BUAC = 1)
Solubility in Water:INFINITE IN WATER.
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR, COLORLESS LIQUID. MILD ODOR.

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZERS, HEAT AND SOURCES OF IGNITION.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:MAY PRODUCE CARBON MONOXIDE AND CARBON
    DIOXIDE WHEN HEATED TO DECOMPOSITION.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:ENSURE COMPLAINCE WITH LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL
    REGULATIONS.

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