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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 71
Revision Date: January 28, 2016
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Amyl Acetate (Pentyl Acetate)

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9426
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 3). Flammable liquid and vapor (H226). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Amyl acetate

Synonyms: Pentyl acetate; Banana oil; n-Amyl acetate; Pentyl ester acetic acid; 1-Pentyl acetate
628-63-7 CH3CO2(CH2)4CH3
130.18
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing.
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 1C flammable liquid.
Flash point: 25 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 1.1% Upper: 7.5% Autoignition Temperature: 360 °C
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. Absorb with sand or vermiculite and place in a sealed and suitable 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.
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). Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. (P403+P235)
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Exposure guidelines: PEL 100 ppm (OSHA); TLV 50 ppm STEL 100 ppm (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Clear, colorless liquid. Banana-like odor.
Soluble: Ethyl alcohol and slightly in water.
Upper flammability limit: 7.5% by volume
Lower flammability limit: 1.1% by volume
Boiling point: 148 °C Melting point: -71 °C
Density: 0.8756 at 20 °C
Vapor density: 4.5
Vapor pressure: 4 mm
Flash point: 25 °C (closed cup)
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers and bases.
Shelf life: Good, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritation eyes, nose; dermatitis; possible central nervous system depression, narcosis
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system
ORL-RAT LD50: 6500 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
May be toxic to aquatic life.
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: Amyl acetates. Hazard class: 3, Flammable Liquid. UN number: UN1104.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (211-047-3), 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.