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Document ID (ISN)19316
CIS number 72-2675
Year 1972
Convention or series no. Chemical Safety Data Sheet SD-98
Title Properties and essential information for safe handling and use of isopropyl alcohol
Bibliographic information Manufacturing Chemists' Association, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 10009, USA, 1972. 18p.
Abstract Data sheet. Isopropyl alcohol (also known as 2,propanol, dimethylcarbinol or isopropanol) is a flammable liquid which at ordinary temperatures releases vapours which can form explosive mixtures with air. Prolonged exposure to high concentration can present serious hazards to health. Isopropyl alcohol is also severely irritating to the eyes. Properties and engineering control measures, precautions concerning personnel, safety measures in shipping, handling and storage, cleaning and repairs of tanks and equipment, and advice on toxicity, first aid and the medical management of poisoning and injuries.
Descriptors (primary) USA; isopropyl alcohol; toxic substances; harmful substances; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) flammable liquids; inflammatory diseases of the eye; data sheet; first aid; ophthalmotoxic effects; handling and storage
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alcohols