Alcohol Solvent/ Clear Meths AR – Identification of Product
Chemical Code: CHE-A12
Chemical Name: Methylated Spirit Clear
Chemical Grade: AR
Chemical Formula: C₂H₆O
Chemical Weight: 46,07 g/mol
CAS No: 64-17-5/1
Chemical Synonyms: Absolute Alcohol
REACH No: No Data Available
Signal Word: Danger
Supplemental Hazard Information:
Additional Hazard Information: This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.
Alcohol Solvent/ Clear Meths AR – Hazards statements
H225 – Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
P210 – Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P240 – Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P241 – Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting equipment.
P280 – Wear eye protection/ face protection.
P303 + P361 + P353 – IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing, rinse skin with water/shower, P305 + P351 + P338 – IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P501: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/national regulation
Alcohol Solvent/ Clear Meths AR – Composition of Chemical
Chemical Formula: C₂H₆O
EC No 1272/2008: No Data Available
First Aid Measures
General Advice: Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If: Inhaled: Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints
If: Skin Contact: Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
If: Eye Contac: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
If: Swallowed: If symptoms persist consult doctor.
Important Symptoms: No further relevant information available
Immediate Medical Attention: No Data Available
Extinguishing Media: CO2, powder or Water spray.
Fight larger fires with Water spray or Alcohol resistant foam.
Hazards Arising: Can release vapors that form explosive mixtures at temperatures above the flashpoint.
Carbon monoxide is expected to be the primary hazard.
Advice for Firefighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective gear.
Info for Firefighting: Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
Alcohol Solvent/ Clear Meths AR – Accidental Release Measures
Personal Precautions: Use personal protective equipment.
Keep unprotected persons away.
Enviromental Precautions: Dilute with plenty of water.
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Should not be released into the environment.
Method for Containment: Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders).
Transfer into suitable containers.
To be disposed of in compliance with existing regulations.
After cleaning, flush away traces with water.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Alcohol Solvent/ Clear Meths AR – Handling and Storage
Personal Precautions: No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Enviromental Precautions: Keep ignition sources away – Do not smoke.
Protect against electrostatic charges.
Store in a cool location.
Keep container tightly sealed in a dry well-ventilated place.
Exposure Controls | Personal Protection
Derived No Effect Level (DNEL)
Workers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
TWA OEL-RL: 1900mg/m3 – SHORT TERM OEL-RL: –
Consumers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
No Data Available
Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC)
No Data Available
Engineering Controls: Ensure eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Eye/Face Protection: Tightly sealed goggles
Skin Protection: The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation. Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation
Body Protection: Impervious clothing. Flame retardant anti-static protective clothing.
Respiratory Protection: In case of dust formation, wear micro dust mask. Use respiratory equipment with suitable filter or wear a self contained respiratory apparatus.
Alcohol Solvent/ Clear Meths AR – Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: Clear, Colourless Liquid
Odour Threshold: No Data Available
pH: No Data Available
Melting Point: Melting point/range: -114,5 °C
Boiling Point: 78 °C
Flash Point: 13 °C
Evaporation: No Data Available
Flammability: No Data Available
Upper/Lower Flammability or Explosive Limits: Lower: 3,5 Vol %
Upper: 15 Vol %
Vapour pressure: 59 hPa at 20 °C
Vapour density: No Data Available
Relative density: 0,79 g/ml at 20°C
Water solubility: Completely Soluble
Partition Coefficien: log Pow: -0,349 at 24 °C
Auto-ignition Temperature: 425 °C
Decomposition Temperature: No Data Available
Viscosity: Dynamic (at 20°C): 1,2 mPas
Explosive properties: Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/vapour mixtures are possible.
Oxidizing properties: No Data Available
Other Safety Info: No Data Available
Stability and Reactivity
Reactivity: No Data Available
Chemical Stability: No decomposition if used according to specifications
Possibility of hazardous reactions: No dangerous reactions known
Conditions to Avoid: Heat, flames and sparks, extreme temperatures and direct sunlight .
Incompatible Materials: Alkali Metals, Ammonia, Oxidizing Agents, Peroxides, Strong Inorganic Acids
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon Monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, Carbon Dioxide.
Acute Toxicity: LD/LC50 values relevant for classification:
Oral – LD50 7060 mg/kg (rat)
Inhalative – LC50/4 h 20000 mg/l (rat)
Skin Corrosion/Irritation: No irritant effect.
Serious Eye damage | Eye Irritation: No irritating effect
Cell Mutagenicity: No Data Available
Carcinogenicity: No Data Available
Reproductive toxicity: No Data Available
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single Exposure: No Data Available
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Repeated Exposure: No Data Available
Aspiration Hazard: No Data Available
Ecological Toxicity: No Data Available
Ecological Persistence and degradability: No Data Available
Bioaccumulative Potential: No Data Available
Mobility in Soil: No Data Available
Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment: No Data Available
Other Adverse Effect: Slightly hazardous for water.
Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
Waste Treatment Methods: Recommendation:
Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
· Recommended cleansing agents: Water, if necessary together with cleansing agents.
UN Number: DR/RID: 1170
UN Shipping Hazard: ADR/RID: 1170 ETHANOL (ETHYL ALCOHOL)
IMDG: ETHANOL (ETHYL ALCOHOL)
Transport Hazard Class: ADR/RID: 3
Packaging Group: ADR/RID: II
Enviromental Hazards: ADR/RID: no
IMDG Marine pollutant: no
Special Precautions: Warning: Flammable liquids.
Safety, Health and environmental regulations: This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 453/2010
Chemical Safety Assessment: For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out
Additional Info: This information is based on our present knowledge.
The substance is classified and labelled according to the Globally Harmonised System