Ethyl Hexanediol (Mixed Isomers) in Methanol
Icons in PDF
e-mail address of the competent person responsible for the Safety Data Sheet
H225, H301, H311, H315, H320, H332, H336, H370
Highly Flammable liquid and vapour
Toxic if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin
Causes skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
Harmful if inhaled
May cause drowsiness or dizziness
Causes damage to organs
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Wash ... thoroughly after handling.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
[In case of inadequate ventilation] Wear respiratory protection.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
Store in a closed container.
2.2 Label elements
3 * 2 HEALTH 2 0 3 FLAMMABILITY - continued P262 - Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing. P264 - Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not take internally. Eye wash and safety equipment should be readily available. P280 - Protective gloves must be worn to prevent skin contact. P284 - Respiratory Protection: If workplace exposure limit(s) of product or any component is exceeded (see TLV/PEL), or a risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate, use of a NIOSH/MSHA approved air supplied respirator is advised. Use a full-face respirator with multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN14387) respirator cartridges in absence of proper environmental control. Always use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Engineering and/or administrative controls should be implemented to reduce exposure. P331 - Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. P338 - Eye contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water. After initial flushing, remove and contact lenses and continue flushing for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. P360 - Skin contact: Immediately wash skin with soap and plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash clothing before reuse. P404 - Store in a tightly closed container.
H225 - Highly Flammable (Flammable liquids, category 2) H301 - Toxic if swallowed. (Acute toxicity, oral, category 3) H311 - Toxic if absorbed through skin. (Acute toxicity, dermal, category 3) H315 - Irritating to skin. (Skin corrosion/irritation, category 2) H320 - Irritating to eyes. (Eye damage/irritation, category 2B) H332 - Harmful if inhaled. (Acute toxicity, inhalation, category 4) H336 - Overexposure may cause dizziness, nausea, muscle weakness, narcosis and respiratory failure. H370 - Causes damage to organs. (Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure, category 1) Precautionary Codes: P202 - This product should only by used by persons trained in the safe handling of hazardous chemicals. - continued
2.3 Other hazards
2.2.1 - Symptom of Exposure Health/Environment Causes damage to organs. (Specific target organ toxicity, single exposure, category 1) After ingestion or inhalation, initial symptoms may be only that of mild intoxication, but may become severe after 12 or 18 hours. POISON: May be fatal or cause blindness if swallowed. Highly Flammable (Flammable liquids, category 2) Fetal development abnormalities and effects on embryo or fetus have been reported from prolonged exposure to methanol in laboratory tests involving pregnant rats. Overexposure may cause dizziness, nausea, muscle weakness, narcosis and respiratory failure.
Potential health effects
Irritating to eyes. (Eye damage/irritation, category 2B) Irritating to skin. (Skin corrosion/irritation, category 2) Toxic if absorbed through skin. (Acute toxicity, dermal, category 3) Irritating to mucous membrane and upper respiratory system. Harmful if inhaled. (Acute toxicity, inhalation, category 4) Toxic if swallowed. (Acute toxicity, oral, category 3) 2.2.3 - Routes of Entry Inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. 2.2.4 - Carcinogenicity This product is or contains a component that is not listed (ACGIH, IARC, NTP, OSHA) as a cancer causing agent.