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ISOPROPYL ACETATEICSC: 0907
April 2017
CAS #: 108-21-4Acetic acid, 1-methylethyl ester
2-Acetoxypropane
2-Propyl acetate
UN #: 1220
EINECS #: 203-561-1

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Highly flammable.  Vapour/air mixtures are explosive.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. See Chemical Dangers.  Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling. See Chemical Dangers  Use alcohol-resistant foam, foam, powder, carbon dioxide, fine water spray.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Headache. Drowsiness.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness. Dry skin.  Protective gloves.  First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion See Inhalation.  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. Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

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DANGER
Highly flammable liquid and vapour
May cause drowsiness or dizziness
Harmful to aquatic life 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: II 

STORAGE
Fireproof. Separated from oxidants, strong acids and strong bases. Dry. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
ISOPROPYL ACETATE ICSC: 0907
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible. 

Chemical dangers
Reacts violently with oxidizing materials, strong acids and strong bases. This generates fire and explosion hazard. Attacks many plastics. 

Formula: C5H10O2 / (CH3)2CHCOOCH3
Molecular mass: 102.1
Boiling point: 89°C
Melting point: -73°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.88
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 31 (poor)
Vapour pressure, kPa at 17°C: 5.3
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 3.5
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.15
Flash point: 2°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 425°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.8-7.8
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.02  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may be irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Exposure far above the OEL could cause lowering of consciousness. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air can be reached rather quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance defats the skin, which may cause dryness or cracking. 


Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 100 ppm as TWA; 200 ppm as STEL.
MAK: 420 mg/m3, 100 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: F, Xi; R: 11-36-66-67; S: (2)-16-26-29-33; Note: C 

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