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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 883
Revision Date: March 26, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Butyl Acetate

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10545
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).

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).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Butyl acetate

Synonyms: n-Butyl acetate; Acetic acid, butyl ester
123-86-4 C6H12O2 116.16
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: Wash with plenty of water.
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: 22 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 1.3% Upper: 7.6% Autoignition Temperature: 127 °C Vapors can flow to distant ignition sources and flash back. Avoid static discharge. When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
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 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.
Use only in a well-ventilated area or in a hood.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well-ventilated area or in a hood.
Exposure guidelines: PEL/TLV 150 ppm (OSHA/ACGIH); STEL 200 ppm (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Colorless liquid. Mild fruity odor.
Soluble: Slightly in water.
Boiling point: 126 °C
Melting point: -77 °C
Specific gravity: 0.8822
Vapor density: 4.0
Vapor pressure: 15 mmHg
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with oxidizers, bases, acids, nitrates, potassium-tert-butoxide, and heat.
Shelf life: Good, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritant, nausea, headache, vomiting.
Chronic effects: Anemia.
Target organs: Eyes, skin, respiratory tract, central nervous system.
ORL-RAT LD50: 10.8 g/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: 390 ppm/4 hour
SKN-RBT LD50: greater than 17,600 mg/kg
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Readily biodegradable in soil and water. 96HR LC50 fathead minnow: 18 mg/L (flow-through)
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: Butyl acetates. Hazard class: 3, Flammable Liquid. UN number: UN1123
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed; EINECS-listed (204-658-1).
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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