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Document ID (ISN)68468
CIS number 97-58
Year 2002
Convention or series no. RTK 0758
Title Dimethyl ether
Bibliographic information New Jersey Department of Health, Right to Know Program, CN 368, Trenton, NJ 08625-0368, USA, 1996, 2002. 6p.
Internet access http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/rtkweb/0758.pdf [in English]
Abstract Data sheet. May enter the body when breathed in. Irritates the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. May cause headache, dizziness and lightheadedness. May cause severe frostbite. It is a highly flammable liquid or gas and a fire hazard.
Descriptors (primary) dimethyl ether; USA
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; data sheet; fire fighting; threshold limit values; irritants; fire hazards; explosion hazards; storage; frostbite; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; chemical hazards; health hazards; New Jersey
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ethers