Chloromethyl ethyl ether, stabilized

fisher scientific

Health risk rating5
Safety risk rating5
Environmental risk rating5

General Information

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Product name

Chloromethyl ethyl ether, stabilized



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US 001-201-796-7100 / Europe +32 14 57 52 99

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fisher scientific

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2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

This chemical is considered hazardous by the 2012 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) Flammable liquids Category 2 Acute oral toxicity Category 4 Acute dermal toxicity Category 4 Acute Inhalation Toxicity - Vapors Category 4 Serious Eye Damage/Eye Irritation Category 2 Carcinogenicity Category 2

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Hazard statements

Highly flammable liquid and vapor Causes serious eye irritation Suspected of causing cancer Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled


Obtain special instructions before use Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood Use personal protective equipment as required Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area Wear eye/face protection Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking Keep container tightly closed Ground/bond container and receiving equipment Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting equipment Use only non-sparking tools Take precautionary measures against static discharge


IF exposed or concerned: Get medical attention/advice Inhalation IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing Skin Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell Wash contaminated clothing before reuse IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower Eyes IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention Ingestion IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell Rinse mouth Fire In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam for extinction


Store locked up Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool


Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant

2.3 Other hazards

None identified

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