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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 1005
Revision Date: August 15, 2017
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Acetyl Chloride

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10550
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 2). Highly flammable liquid and vapor (H225). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210). Ground/Bond container and equipment (P240).

Hazard class: Skin corrosion or irritation (Category 1B). Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314).

Hazard class: Serious eye damage or irritation (Category 1). Causes serious eye damage (H318).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Acetyl chloride

Synonyms: Ethanoyl chloride
75-36-5 C2H3ClO 78.497
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames and hot surfaces (P210).
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE

Use explosion proof handling equipment (P241). Use tools that are non-sparking (P242). Keep container tightly closed (P233).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Ground/Bond container and equipment (P240).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
SECTION 16 — OTHER INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is for guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. Flinn Scientific, Inc. makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages relating thereto. The data is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. The data should not be confused with local, state, federal or insurance mandates, regulations, or requirements and CONSTITUTE NO WARRANTY. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the science instructor to be in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product(s) described are beyond the control of Flinn Scientific, Inc. and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE OR DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT(S).
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