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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 325
Revision Date: July 14, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Ethyl Acetate

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9745
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).

Hazard class: Eye irritation (Category 2A). Causes serious eye irritation (H319).

Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; Narcotic effects (Category 3). May cause drowsiness or dizziness (H336). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Ethyl acetate

Synonyms: Acetic acid, ethyl ester
141-78-6 CH3COOC2H5 88.11
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P312).
If inhaled:Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P304+P312).
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338). If eye irritation persists eyes: Get medical advice or attention (P337+P313).
If on skin or hair: Immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water (P303+P361+P353).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class 1B flammable liquid.
Flash point: -4 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 2.0% Upper: 11.5% Autoignition Temperature: 426 °C
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher (P370+P378).
NFPA Code
H-1
F-3
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain the spill with sand or absorbent material and deposit in a sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #3. Store with hydrocarbons, oils, esters and aldehydes.
Store in a dedicated flammables cabinet. If a flammables cabinet is not available, store in Flinn Saf-Stor™ can.
Moisture sensitive material. Keep container tightly closed (P233). Keep cool (P235). Ground or bond container and receiving equipment (P240). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
Exposure guidelines: PEL/TLV 400 ppm (OSHA/ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless liquid. Sweet odor.
Odor threshold: 3.9 ppm
Soluble: Chloroform, alcohol, and ether. Slightly in water.
Vapor pressure: 93.2 mm Hg at 25 °C
Boiling point: 77 °C
Melting point: -83 °C
Specific gravity: 0.902
Vapor Density: 3.04
Vapor pressure: 76 mm Hg
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with oxidizers, bases, acids, moisture, and heat.
Shelf life: Poor, moisture sensitive. See Section 7 for further information.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritant, nausea, headache, vomiting.
Chronic effects: Anemia.
Target organs: Liver, kidneys, central nervous system, blood.
ORL-RAT LD50: 5620 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: 45 g/m3/2 hour
SKN-RBT LD50: 720 g/kg
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Data not yet available.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #18a is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Ethyl acetate. Hazard class: 3, Flammable Liquid. UN number: UN1173.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (205-500-4), RCRA code U112.
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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