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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 578.3
Revision Date: January 20, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

2-Pentanone

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10098
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: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 4). Harmful if swallowed (H302). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).

Hazard class: Serious eye damage/eye irritation (Category 2A). Causes serious eye irritation (H319).

Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure; respiratory tract irritation (Category 3). May cause respiratory irritation (H335). Avoid breathing dust, fumes, gas, mist, vapors or spray (P261).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
2-Pentanone

Synonyms: Methyl propyl ketone; Ethyl acetone
107-87-9 CH3COCH2CH2CH3 86.132
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. 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 (P302+P301+P312).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IB flammable liquid.
Flash point: 7 °C Flammable limits: Upper 8.2% Lower: 1.5% Autoignition Temperature: 452 °C
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher (P370+P378).
NFPA Code
H-2
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 #4. Store with ethers, ketones, and halogenated hydrocarbons.
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container tightly closed (P233). Keep cool (P235). Ground or bond container and receiving equipment (P240). Use explosion-proof electrical and ventilating equipment (P241). Use only non-sparking tools (P242). Take precautionary measures against static discharge (P243). Use only in a hood or in a well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash thoroughly after handling (P264). Use only in a hood or in a well-ventilated area (P271).
Exposure guidelines: STEL 150 ppm (ACGIH); PEL 200 ppm (OSHA); IDLH 1500 ppm
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless liquid. Fruity odor.
Slightly soluble in cold water. Miscible with alcohol and ether.
Boiling point:101-105 °C
Melting point: -78 °C
Specific gravity: 0.81
Refractive index: 1.3895
Vapor density: 3
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid heat, sunlight, and ignition sources. Reacts with hydrogen peroxide and strong acids, as well as nitric acid, oxidizing agents, strong bases, and reducing agents.
Shelf life: Fair, store in a cool, dry place.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Eye, skin, mucous membrane irritation. Narcotic effects if ingested or inhaled.
Chronic effects: CNS depression. Passes placental barrier. Detected in maternal milk.
Target organs: Eyes, skin, repiratory system, CNS.
ORL-RAT LD50: 1600 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LCL0: 2000 ppm/4H
SKN-RBT LD50: 6500 mg/kg
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
LC50 fathead minnow: 1240 mg/L/96H
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #18b is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Methyl propyl ketone. Hazard class: 3. UN number: UN1249.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA listed.
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.