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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 420
Revision Date: June 26, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Isopropyl Alcohol

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9886
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: Serious eye damage or 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).





The single lethal dose for a human adult is about 250 mL, although as little as 100 mL can be fatal. Although isopropyl alcohol is slightly toxic by definition, teachers should be alert to students attempting to drink this "alcohol" on a dare.
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Isopropyl alcohol

Synonyms: 2-Propanol, Rubbing alcohol
67-63-0 C3H8O
60.1
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P312).
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing (P304+P340).
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 skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P332+P313).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IB flammable liquid.
Flash point: 12 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 2.0% Upper: 12.7% Autoignition Temperature: 399 °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 other inert 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 #2. Store with alcohols, glycols, amines and amides.
Store in a dedicated flammables cabinet. If a flammables cabinet is not available, store in Flinn Saf-Stor™ can.
Keep container tightly closed (P233). Keep cool (P235). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271). Avoid prolonged storage (see Section 10).
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 980 mg/m3 (OSHA); TLV 492 mg/m3 Ceiling 984 mg/m3 (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid.
Odor: Distinctive odor like rubbing alcohol.
Soluble: Water, alcohol, and ether
Boiling point: 83 °C
Melting point: -89 °C
Specific gravity: 0.8
Vapor Density: 2.1
Viscosity: 2.038 mPa s at 25 °C
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers, acetaldehyde, chlorine, ethylene oxide, acids, and isocyanates.
Shelf life: Fair. Organic peroxides may develop if exposed to light and air, which can result in explosions, especially when distilled. Avoid prolonged storage.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Exposure Routes: Inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Acute effects: Serious eye irritant, mild skin irritant, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, headache.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: Eyes, skin, respiratory system.
ORL-RAT LD50: 5045 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: 16,000 ppm/8H
SKN-RBT LD50: 12,800 mg/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: Isopropyl alcohol. Hazard class: 3, Flammable liquid. UN number: UN1219.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (200-661-7), RCRA code D001.
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).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.