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I. Product Identification
Generic ID: Alcohol
DOT Shipping Name: Isopropanol
DOT Hazard Class: Flammable Liquid, UN1219
Trade Name: Isopropyl Alcohol
II. Hazardous Components
III. Physical Data
Boiling Point: 108° F
Specific Gravity: 0.787
Vapor Pressure (mmHg at 20° C): 31.2
Percent Volatiles: 100%
Evaporation Rate (Ethyl Ether=1): 7.7
Specific Vapor Density (Air=1): 2
Volatile Organic Content (VOC): 787 g/l or 6.56 lb/gal
IV. Fire and Explosion Data
Flash Point (TCC): 53° F
Lower Explosive Limit: 2%
Extinguishing Media: Foam, Water Fog, Carbon Dioxide, Dry Chemical.
Special Firefighting Procedures: Wear self contained breathing aparatus with a full facepiece. Keep containers cool with water spray.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Vapors are heavier than air and may travel along floor to ignition source.
V. Health Hazard Data
Effects of Acute Overexposure:
Eyes: Can cause irritation, redness, tearing, blurred vision.
Skin: Can cause irritation, defatting, dermatitis.
Inhalation: Can cause irritation, dizziness, weakness, fatigue, nausea, headache, possible unconsciousness or asphyxiation.
Swallowing: Can cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Eyes: Flush with water lifting upper and lower lids. Get medical attention.
Skin: Wash exposed area with soap and water.
Inhaled: Remove to fresh air. Give oxygen or artificial respiration as required. Get medical attention.
Swallowed: Immediately drink two glasses of water and induce vomiting. Get medical attention.
Chronic Effects of Overexposure:
Overexposure to this material (or its components) has apparently been found to cause the following effects in laboratory animals: kidney damage, liver abnormalities, brain damage.
Overexposure to this material (or its components) has been suggested as a cause of the following effects in humans: kidney damage.
VI. Reactivity Data
Hazardous Polymerization: ; Will not occur.
Incompatibility (Avoid Contact With): Strong oxidizing agents.
VII. Spill or Leak Procedures
Spill Procedures: Eliminate all ignition sources. Clean with absorbent materials and place in closed containers for waste disposal.
Waste Disposal: Consult Federal, State and Local disposal authorities for approved disposal procedures.
VIII. Special Protection and Precautions
Respiratory Protection: Approved organic vapor type respirator if TLV (or PEL) values are exceeded.
Ventilation: Provide ventilation to maintain safe exposure levels.
Protective Gloves: Wear resistant gloves such as: Neoprene rubber.
Eye Protection: Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations.
Other Protective Equipment: Wear impervious clothing if desired.
Comments: Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty. Since empty containers retain product residues (vapor, liquid and/or solid), all hazard precautions in this datasheet must be observed.