Density (air = 1) ….. 4.54Evaporation
Rate ….. <1
pH ….. N/A(Ether
in Water ….. Insoluble
and Odor: Clear, water white liquid with characteristic chlorinated solvent
SECTION IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION
Method: Closed cup
Limits in air (volume %):LEL: 7.8UEL: 52
Media: Foam, Carbon dioxide, or dry chemical
Fighting Procedures: Firefighters must use full protective gear and self-contained
Fire and Explosion Hazard: Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers.
Vapors concentrated in a confined or poorly ventilated area can be ignited upon
contact with a high energy spark, flame, or heat source.
SECTION V – REACTIVITY DATA
Stability:Unstable [ ]Stable [X]Conditions to Avoid: None
(materials to avoid): Strong alkalis and oxidizing agents, chemically active
metals like sodium, aluminum, potassium, and magnesium.
Decomposition or Byproducts: Thermal decomposition may yield oxides of Carbon,
HCl and Chlorine, and Phosgene
Occur [ ] Will Not Occur
to Avoid: None known
SECTION VI – HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Entry:Eyes? YesInhalation? YesSkin? YesIngestion?
Hazards (Acute and Chronic):
Eyes– May cause irritation, tearing, redness, and blurred vision.
Skin – May
cause irritation with prolonged contact.
Ingestion – May cause
gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Inhalation– May cause respiratory tract irritation, dizziness, weakness, headache,
nausea, narcosis, and euphoria.
Carcinogenicity:NTP? NoIARC Monographs? YesOSHA
Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: None known
and First Aid Procedures:
Eyes– Flush eyes and under eyelids with pleanty of cool water for at least 15
minutes. Get Medical attention.
Skin – Wash with soap and water. If
irritation persists, get medical attention.
Ingestion – Give affected
person several glasses of water and induce vomiting. Get medical attention.
Call physician or poison control center immediately.
Inhalation – Remove
to fresh air. Administer artificial respiration if needed. Obtain medical
attention. DO NOT give stimulants.
SECTION VII – PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE
HANDLING AND USE
Steps to be
Taken in Case Material is Spilled or Released: Soak up spilled material with
inert absorbent material and place in closed container for disposal.
Disposal Method: Consult local environmental authorities.
to be Taken in Handling and Storing: Store in cool, dry place. Keep container
tightly closed when not in use.
Precautions: Keep out of reach of children.
SECTION VIII – CONTROL MEASURES
Protection: In area of high concentration, a NIOSH-approved respirator must be
Ventilation:Local exhaust – AdequateSpecial – N/A
Mechanical – N/AOther – N/A
Gloves: Rubber gloves
Protection: Goggles or face shield
Clothing or Equipment: Emergency shower and eyewash station should be