|Document ID (ISN)||106335|
|Convention or series no.
||Methyl ethyl ketone
||Metil etil cetona [in Spanish]|
||Consejo Colombiano de Seguridad, Cra. 20 No. 39 - 62, Bogotß D.C., Colombia, [ca 2006]. 4p. Illus.
||Chemical safety data sheet for methyl ethyl ketone (butanone), The liquid and vapour of this substance are extremely flammable. Inhalation causes irritation of the nose and throat; inhalation of very high concentrations may cause depression of the central nervous system. Ingestion causes abdominal pain and aspiration into the lungs may cause severe lung damage. Contact with the skin causes irritation; the substance may be absorbed by the skin with possible systemic effects. The vapour causes eye irritation and contact with the liquid may cause painful irritation and damage to the eyes. Prolonged skin contact may cause dermatitis and prolonged exposure may result in effects on the central nervous system. Persons with pre-existing skin, eye or functional respiratory problems may be more susceptible to the effects of this substance.
||toxic effects; threshold limit values; toxicology; butanone; Colombia
||neurotoxic effects; irritants; obstructive ventilatory impairment; central nervous system; data sheet; dermatitis; first aid; respiratory impairment; skin absorption
||B - Chemical safety information sheets
|Country / State or Province||Colombia|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational exposure limits