BHCFS - ETHYL ACETATE

  • MSDS: BHCFS
  • Manufacturer: CELANESE CHEMICAL CO
  • Product Name: ETHYL ACETATE
  • National Stock Number: 6810-00-245-6695
Product Identification

Product ID:ETHYL ACETATE
MSDS Date:11/25/1985
FSC:6810
NIIN:00-245-6695
MSDS Number: BHCFS

Responsible Party
CELANESE CHEMICAL CO.
1250 W. MOCKINGBIRD LANE
DALLAS, TX 75247
US

Emergency Phone: 806-665-5522

Info Phone: 214-689-4000

Cage: 62215

Contractor
CHEMICAL SPECIALISTS AND DEVELOPMENT INC
687 CONROE, TX 77305 US

Telephone: 409-756-1065

Cage: 4N760

Ingredients

ETHYL ACETATE (SARA III)

CAS: 141-78-6

RTECS: AH5425000

Fraction By Weight: 100%

OSHA PEL 400 PPM

ACGIH TLV: 400 PPM; 9192

EPA Report Quantity: 5000 LBS

DOT Report Quantity: 5000 LBS

Hazards

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 ORAL RAT=6.1 G/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES Skin:NO Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:CHRONIC: REPEATED OR PROLONGED CONTACT
MAY CAUSE DRYING OF SKIN; REPEATED EYE CONTACT MAY BE IRRITATING.
Effects of Overexposure:INHALE: VAPORS ARE IRRITATING TO NASAL PASSAGES
& THROAT. HIGH CONCENTRATIONS CAN CAUSE STUPOR & HEADACHES. SLIGHT
TOXIC TO ANIMALS; INGEST: CAN CAUSE HEADACHE, DROWSINESS &
UNCONSCIOUSNESS, PRACTICAL LY NON-TOXIC TO ANIMALS; SKIN/EYE:
IRRITATING.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE STATED

First Aid

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR 15 MINUTES.SEE DOCTOR.
SKIN:REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING AND SHOES. WASH WITH SOAP AND
WATER.SEE DOCTOR. INHALATION: REMOVE VICTIM TO FRESH AIR.GIVE
OXYGEN/CPR IF NEEDED.SEE DOCTOR. INGESTION:INDUCE VOMITING OF
CONSCIOUS PATIENT BY GIVING TWO GLASSES OF WATER AND PRESSING
FINGER DOWN THROAT.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point Method:TCC
Flash Point:24F/4C
Lower Limits:2
Upper Limits:11.4
Extinguishing Media:USE CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL FOR SMALL FIRE.
ALCOHOL-TYPE AQUEOUS FILM-FORMING FILM,WATER SPRAY FOR LARGE FIRES.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS &
COMPLETE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT WHEN POTENTIAL FOR EXPOSURE
TO VAPORS OR PRODUCTS OF COMBUSTION EXISTS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:VAPOR IS HEAVIER THAN AIR & CAN TRAVEL
CONSIDERABLE DISTANCE TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION & FLASHBACK. MATERIAL
FLOATS ON WATER.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:ELIMINATE IGNITION SOURCES. AVOID EYE OR SKIN
CONTACT.VENTILATE AREA.CONTAIN SPILL TO MINIMIZE CONTAMINATED AREA
& FACILITATE SALVAGE OR DISPOSAL. FLUSH AREA WITH WATER OF USE AN
ABSORBENT. AVOID RUN- OFF INTO STORM SEWERS OR WATERWAYS.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN COOL,DRY,WELL VENTILATED
PLACE,AWAY FROM HEAT,IGNITION SOURCES AND INCOMPATIBLE
MATERIALS.KEEP CONTAINERS CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.
Other Precautions:DO NOT LOAD INTO COMPARTMENTS ADJACENT TO HEATED
CARGO. USE WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. WASH CONTAMINATED CLOTHING
THOROUGHLY BEFORE REUSE.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:USE FULL-FACE NIOSH-APPROVED ORGANIC VAPOR
CARTRIDGE OR CANISTER RESPIRATOR WITHIN USE LIMITATIONS OF THESE
DEVICES; IN ALL OTHER SITUATIONS, USE SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING
APPARATUS.
Ventilation:USE LOCAL EXHAUST AND MECHANICAL VENTILATION.
Protective Gloves:RUBBER OR NEOPRENE.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES W/SIDE SHIELDS.
Other Protective Equipment:FOR OPERATIONS WHERE SPILLS OR SPLASHING CAN
OCCUR, USE IMPERVIOUS BODY COVERING AND BOOTS.
Work Hygienic Practices:AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES & SKIN.DO NOT BREATHE
VAPORS.WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.LAUNDER CONTAMINATED
CLOTHING.
Supplemental Safety and Health

Chemical Properties

HCC:F2
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:171F/77C
Vapor Pres:73
Vapor Density:3.0
Spec Gravity:0.9
pH:7
Evaporation Rate & Reference:4.5 (BUTYL ACETATE = 1)
Solubility in Water:8.7 WT %
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR,COLORLESS,MOBILE LIQUID WITH STRONG FRUITY
ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
OXIDIZING AGENTS SUCH AS HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, NITRIC ACID,PERCHLORIC ACID
OR CHROMIUM TRIOXIDE.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, SPARKS, FLAME.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CARBON MONOXIDE.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:THIS PRODICT WHEN SPILLED OR DISPOSED IS A
HAZARDOUS SOLID WASTE. DISPOSAL.DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL
APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.

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