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ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLICSC: 0554
1-methylethanol
2-hydroxypropane
2-Propanol
Propan-2-ol
Isopropanol
Dimethylcarbinol
July 2020
CAS #: 67-63-0
UN #: 1219
EC Number: 200-661-7

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Highly flammable.  Vapour/air mixtures are explosive. Risk of explosion on contact with strong oxidants.  NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking.  NO contact with strong oxidizing agents. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling.  Use water, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Sore throat. Cough. Headache. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Further see Ingestion.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Dry skin.  Protective gloves.  First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. See Notes. 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Burns.  Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion See Inhalation. Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Ataxia. Convulsions. Laboured breathing. Low blood pressure. Cardiac dysrhythmia. Unconsciousness.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give nothing to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Remove all ignition sources. Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable non-plastic containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Wash away remainder with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

flam;flameexcl mark;warn
DANGER
Highly flammable liquid and vapour
Causes serious eye irritation
May cause drowsiness or dizziness 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 3; UN Pack Group: II 

STORAGE
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants. Cool. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
 
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL ICSC: 0554
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed. 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong oxidants. This generates explosion hazard. Decomposes on heating. This produces irritating fumes and flammable and toxic gas. Attacks some plastics and rubber. 

Formula: C3H8O / CH3CHOHCH3
Molecular mass: 60.1
Boiling point: 83°C
Melting point: -90°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.79
Solubility in water: miscible
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 4.4
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 2.1
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.05
Flash point: 11.7°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 456°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 2-12
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.05  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system. Exposure far above the OEL could cause unconsciousness. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will be reached rather slowly on evaporation of this substance at 20°C; on spraying or dispersing, however, much faster. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dryness and cracking. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 200 ppm as TWA; 400 ppm as STEL; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); BEI issued.
MAK: 500 mg/m3, 200 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); pregnancy risk group: C 

ENVIRONMENT
Environmental effects of the substance have been adequately investigated, but no significant effects have been found. 

NOTES
When large surface areas of skin and clothes are exposed to the pure substance the fire hazard is the main concern, for which rinsing first and then removing clothes is advised. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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