BHCJH - ETHER, USP

  • MSDS: BHCJH
  • Manufacturer: J T BAKER CHEMICAL CO
  • Product Name: ETHER, USP
  • National Stock Number: 6505-00-153-8225
Product Identification

Product ID:ETHER, USP
MSDS Date:02/13/1989
FSC:6505
NIIN:00-153-8225
MSDS Number: BHCJH

Responsible Party
J.T.BAKER CHEMICAL CO.
222 RED SCHOOL LANE
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ 08865-2219
US

Emergency Phone: 201-859-2151

Info Phone: 201-859-2151

Cage: DO870

Contractor
MALLINCKRODT BAKER, INC.
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ 08865 US

Telephone: 800-582-2537

Cage: 70829

Ingredients

ETHYL ETHER (SARA III)

CAS: 60-29-7

RTECS: KI5775000

Fraction By Weight: >97%

OSHA PEL 400 PPM/500 STEL

ACGIH TLV: 400PPM/500STEL; 9192

EPA Report Quantity: 100 LBS

DOT Report Quantity: 100 LBS


ETHYL ALCOHOL (ETHANOL)

CAS: 64-17-5

RTECS: RQ6300000

Fraction By Weight: <2.5%

OSHA PEL 1000 PPM

ACGIH TLV: 1000 PPM; 8990

Hazards

LD50 LC50 Mixture:LD50 ORAL RAT=1215 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:PROLONGED CONTACT MAY CAUSE SKIN
SENSITIZATION. SUBSTANCE IS READILY ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN.
CHRONIC EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE MAY INCLUDE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
DEPRESSION.
Effects of Overexposure:DROWSINESS,HEADACHE,JAUNDICE,LIVER
DAMAGE,NAUSEA,VOMITING,AND PSYCHIC DISTURBANCES,IRRITATION OF
RESPIRATORY TRACT, AND UNCONSCIOUSNESS. CONTACT CAN CAUSE EYE
IRRITATION.
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:DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING,
IF CONSCIOUS, GIVE LARGE AMOUNTS OF WATER.

Fire Fighting

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:-49F/-45C
Lower Limits:1.9
Upper Limits:36
Extinguishing Media:USE ALCOHOL FOAM,DRY CHEMICAL OR CARBON DIOXIDE.
WATER MAY BE INEFFECTIVE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR PROPER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT &
SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS WITH FULL FACEPIECE OPERATED IN
POSITIVE PRESSURE MODE. USE WATER TO COOL CONTAINERS.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:VAPORS MAY FLOW ALONG SURFACES TO DISTANT
IGNITION SOURCES ANS FLASH BACK. CLOSED CONTAINERS EXPOSED TO HEAT
MAY EXPLODE. MAY FORM EXPLOSIVE PEROXIDES.

Accidental Release

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. SHUT OFF IGNITION
SOURCES. STOP LEAK IF YOU CAN DO SO WITHOUT RISK. USE WATER SPRAY
TO REDUCE VAPORS. TAKE UP WITH SAND OR OTHER NON-COMBUSTIBLE
ABSORBENT MATERIAL AND PLACE INTO CONTAINER FOR LATER DISPOSAL.

Handling

Handling and Storage Precautions:ETHER IS SUBJECT TO PEROXIDE FORMATION
IN OPENED CONTAINERS AND SHOULD BE PROTECTED FROM EXPOSURE TO AIR
AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. DO NOT USE EXPIRED CAN.
Other Precautions:WHEN LOW PEROXIDE ETHER IS REQUIRED, USE ONLY
MATERIAL FROM A PREVIOUSLY UNOPENED CAN. DO NOT ALLOW TO EVAPORATE
TO NEAR DRYNESS. DISCARD ANY REMAINING ETHER IN OPENED CONTAINERS
THAT IS NOT CONSUMED AFTER 2-3 DAYS.

Exposure Controls

Respiratory Protection:USE A CHEMICAL CARTRIDGE RESPIRATOR WITH ORGANIC
VAPOR CARTRIDGE IS RECOMMENDED IF TLV CONCENTRATION IS UP TO 1000
PPM. ABOVE THIS LEVEL, USE A SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS.
Ventilation:SUFFICIENT MECHANICAL (GENERAL) AND/OR LOCAL EXHAUST
VENTILATION TO MAINTAIN EXPOSURE BELOW TLV.
Protective Gloves:NITRILE GLOVES.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES W/SIDE SHIELDS.
Other Protective Equipment:FULL WORK CLOTHING TO PREVENT REPEATED OR
PROLONGED SKIN CONTACT. EYE WASH STATION AND SAFETY SHOWER.
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:F1
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:95F/35C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:-177F/-116C
Vapor Pres:442
Vapor Density:2.6
Spec Gravity:0.71
pH:7
Evaporation Rate & Reference:37.5 (BUTYL ACETATE = 1)
Solubility in Water:MODERATE (1-10 %)
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR,COLORLESS LIQUID. SWEET,CHARACTERISTIC ODOR.
Percent Volatiles by Volume:100

Stability

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG BASES, STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:AVOID HEAT, FLAME, OTHER SOURCES OF
IGNITION, LIGHT, AIR.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:EXPLOSIVE PEROXIDES, CARBON MONOXIDE,
CARBON DIOXIDE.

Disposal

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL.DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL
APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.

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