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SODIUM ETHANOLATEICSC: 0674
October 2002
CAS #: 141-52-6Sodium ethylate
Ethanol, sodium salt
Sodium ethoxide
EINECS #: 205-487-5

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Highly flammable.  Risk of fire and explosion on contact with water.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.    NO water. Use dry powder, dry sand. NO hydrous agents.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water. 

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
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 CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Fireproof. Dry. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
Airtight. 
SODIUM ETHANOLATE ICSC: 0674
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

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. 

Formula: C2H5ONa
Molecular mass: 68.05
 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
Corrosive. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: F, C; R: 11-14-34; S: (1/2)-8-16-26-43-45 

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