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SODIUM ETHANOLATE
ICSC: 0674
Peer-Review Status: 10.10.2002 Validated
Sodium ethylate
Ethanol, sodium salt
Sodium ethoxide 
CAS #: 141-52-6 EC #: 603-041-00-8
EINECS #: 205-487-5
    Formula: C2H5ONa
Molecular mass: 68.05

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Highly flammable.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  NO water. Use dry powder, dry sand. NO hydrous agents. 
EXPLOSION Risk of fire and explosion on contact with water.    In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water. 
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.  Use closed system or ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Pain. Blisters. Skin burns.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Shock or collapse.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Sweep spilled substance into covered air-tight, dry containers. Personal protection: chemical protection suit. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.  Airtight. 
EC Classification
Symbol: F, C; R: 11-14-34; S: (1/2)-8-16-26-43-45 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Fireproof. Dry. Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE-TO-YELLOW POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes. Reacts violently with water. This generates fire and explosion hazard. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
Corrosive. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
   

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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