|5-METHYL-3-HEPTANONE||ICSC: 1391 (March 2001)|
Ethyl amyl ketone
Ethyl sec-amyl ketone
| CAS #: 541-85-5
| UN #: 2271
|EC Number: 208-793-7
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Flammable. Above 43°C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.||NO open flames, NO sparks and NO smoking. Above 43°C use a closed system, ventilation and explosion-proof electrical equipment.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water.|
|Inhalation||Cough. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Sore throat.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Dry skin. Redness.||Protective gloves.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Vomiting. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. 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
|Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants, strong bases and strong reducing agents. Well closed.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 10 ppm as TWA.
MAK: 53 mg/m3, 10 ppm; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: D.
EU-OEL: 53 mg/m3, 10 ppm as TWA; 107 mg/m3, 20 ppm as STEL
|Explosive limits are unknown in literature, although the substance is combustible and has a flash point < 61°C.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Symbol: Xi; R: 10-36/37; S: (2)-23
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