|Ethyl dimethyl methane|
| CAS #: 78-78-4|
| UN #: 1265
|EC Number: 201-142-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Extremely flammable. Heating will cause rise in pressure with risk of bursting. Vapour/air mixtures are explosive.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent build-up of electrostatic charges (e.g., by grounding). Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling. Use non-sparking handtools.||Use powder, carbon dioxide, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|Inhalation||Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Unconsciousness.||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.|
|Eyes||No acute symptoms expected.||Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).|
|Ingestion||Nausea. Vomiting. Aspiration hazard!||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours of low boiling point adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Remove all ignition sources. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT wash away into sewer.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
Extremely flammable liquid and vapour
May cause drowsiness or dizziness
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
Toxic to aquatic life
|Fireproof. Well closed. Separated from strong oxidants. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C5H12 / (CH3)2-CH-CH2-CH3
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 1000 ppm as TWA.
MAK: 3000 mg/m3, 1000 ppm; peak limitation category: II(2); pregnancy risk group: C.
EU-OEL: 3000 mg/m3, 1000 ppm as TWA
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment.|
|High concentrations in the air cause a deficiency of oxygen with the risk of unconsciousness or death.
Check oxygen content before entering area.
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