Methanol AR – 2,5l

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CAS Number:67-56-1


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Methanol AR – Identification of Product
Chemical Code: CHE-M10
Chemical Name: Methanol
Chemical Grade: AR
Chemical Formula: CH₄O
Chemical Weight: 32,04 g/mol
CAS No: 67-56-1
Chemical Synonyms: Methyl Alcohol

Methanol AR – Hazards Identification
REACH No: 01-2119433307-44-XXXX
Signal Word: Danger
Supplemental Hazard Information:
Additional Hazard Information: This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bio-accumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

Methanol AR – Hazards statements
H225 – Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H301 + H311 + H331 – Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H370 – Causes damage to organs.

Methanol AR – Precautionary statements
P210 – Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P280 – Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing.
P302 + P352 + P312 – IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell.
P304 + P340 + P311 – IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P370 + P378 – In case of fire: Use dry powder or dry sand to extinguish.
P403 + P235 – Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.

Methanol AR – Composition of Chemical
Chemical Formula: CH₄O
EC No 1272/2008: 01-2119433307-44-XXXX

First Aid Measures
General Advice: Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If: Inhaled: If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
If: Skin Contact: Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.
If: Eye Contac: Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If: Swallowed: Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
Important Symptoms: Dizziness, Drowsiness, Metabolic acidosis, Blurred vision, Seizures., Coma, Blindness, Death.
Immediate Medical Attention: No Data Available

Firefighting Measures
Extinguishing Media: Use Water spray, Alcohol-resistant foam, Dry chemical or Carbon Dioxide.
Hazards Arising: No Data Available
Advice for Firefighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
Info for Firefighting: Use water spray to cool unopened containers.

Accidental Release Measures
Personal Precautions: Wear respiratory protection.
Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Remove all sources of ignition.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Beware of vapours accumulating to form explosive concentrations.
Vapours can accumulate in low areas.
Enviromental Precautions: Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Do not let product enter drains.
Method for Containment: Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and place in container for disposal according to local regulations.

Handling and Storage
Personal Precautions: Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist.
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.
Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
Enviromental Precautions: Store in cool place.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
Exposure Controls | Personal Protection
Derived No Effect Level (DNEL)
Workers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
Workers — Skin contact — Long-term systemic effects — 40 mg/kg BW/d
Workers — Skin contact — Acute systemic effects — 40 mg/kg BW/d
Workers — Inhalation — Acute systemic effects — 260 mg/m3
Workers — Inhalation — Acute local effects — 260 mg/m3
Workers — Inhalation — Long-term systemic effects — 260 mg/m3
Workers — Inhalation — Long-term local effects — 260 mg/m3
Consumers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
Consumers — Skin contact — Long-term systemic effects — 8 mg/kg BW/d
Consumers — Ingestion — Long-term systemic effects — 8 mg/kg BW/d
Consumers — Skin contact — Acute systemic effects — 8 mg/kg BW/d
Consumers — Ingestion — Acute systemic effects — 8 mg/kg BW/d
Consumers — Inhalation — Acute systemic effects — 50 mg/m3
Consumers — Inhalation — Acute local effects — 50 mg/m3
Consumers — Inhalation — Long-term systemic effects — 50 mg/m3
Consumers — Inhalation — Long-term local effects — 50 mg/m3
Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC)
Soil — 23,5 mg/kg
Marine water — 15,4 mg/l
Fresh water — 154 mg/l
Fresh water sediment — 570,4 mg/kg
Onsite sewage treatment plant — 100 mg/kg
Engineering Controls: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Eye/Face Protection: Face shield and safety glasses. Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin Protection: Handle with gloves.
Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching gloves outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.
Full contact –
Material: Butyl-rubber. Minimum layer thickness: 0,3 mm.
Break through time: 480 min. Material tested: Butoject®.
Splash contact –
Material: Nitrile rubber. Minimum layer thickness: 0,4 mm.
Break through time: 31 min. Material tested: Camatril®.
Data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124. Test method: EN374.
If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.
Body Protection: Complete suit protecting against chemicals. Flame retardant anti-static protective clothing. The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory Protection: Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face respirator with multipurpose combination (US) or type AXBEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: Clear, Colourless Liquid
Odour: Pungent
Odour Threshold: No Data Available
pH: No Data Available
Melting Point: Melting Point/Range: -98 °C
Boiling Point: 64,7 °C
Flash Point: 9,7 °C – Closed Cup
Evaporation: No Data Available
Flammability: No Data Available
Upper/Lower Flammability or Explosive Limits: Upper explosion limit: 36 %(V),
Lower explosion limit: 6 %(V).
Vapour pressure: 130,3 hPa at 20,0 °C,
546,6 hPa at 50,0 °C,
169,27 hPa at 25,0 °C.
Vapour density: 1,11
Relative density: 0,791 g/mL at 25 °C
Water solubility: Completely Miscible
Partition Coefficien: Log Pow: -0,77
Auto-ignition Temperature: 455,0 °C at 1.013 hPa
Decomposition Temperature: No Data Available
Viscosity: No Data Available
Explosive properties: Not explosive
Oxidizing properties: The substance or mixture is not classified as oxidizing.
Other Safety Info: Minimum ignition energy: 0,14 mJ.
Conductivity: < 1 ?S/cm.
Relative vapour density 1,11

Stability and Reactivity
Reactivity: No Data Available
Chemical Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: No Data Available
Conditions to Avoid: Heat, flames and sparks.
Incompatible Materials: Acid Chlorides, Acid Anhydrides, Oxidizing agents, Alkali metals, Reducing agents, Acids.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions – Carbon Oxides.

Toxicological Information
Acute Toxicity: LD50 Oral – Rat – male and female – > 1.187 – 2.769 mg/kg
Remarks: (ECHA) (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, Annex VI)
LDLO Oral – Human – 143 mg/kg
Remarks: Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea. Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
LC50 Inhalation – Rat – male and female – 4 h – 131,25 mg/l
Remarks: (ECHA) (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, Annex VI)
LD50 Dermal – Rabbit – 17.100 mg/kg
Remarks: (External MSDS) (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, Annex VI)
Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Rabbit
Result: No skin irritation
Remarks: (ECHA) Drying-out effect resulting in rough and chapped skin.
Serious Eye damage | Eye Irritation: Rabbit
Result: No eye irritation
Remarks: (ECHA) Irritation of mucous membranes
Cell Mutagenicity: Ames test: S. typhimurium –
Result: Negative
In vitro mammalian cell gene mutation test: Fibroblast –
Result: Negative – OECD Test Guideline 474.
Mouse – male and female – Bone marrow.
Result: Negative
Carcinogenicity: Did not show carcinogenic effects in animal experiments.
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
Reproductive toxicity: No Data Available
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single Exposure: Causes damage to organs – Eyes
Acute inhalation toxicity – Irritation symptoms in the respiratory tract.
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Repeated Exposure: Rat – male and female – Inhalation – 28 d – NOAEL : 6,66 mg/l – OECD Test
Guideline 412 -Sub acute toxicity
Rat – male and female – Inhalation – 365 d – NOAEL : 0,13 mg/l – LOAEL : 1,3 mg/l – OECD Test Guideline 453
Aspiration Hazard: No aspiration toxicity classification.

Ecological Information
Ecological Toxicity: Toxicity to fish:
Flow-through test LC50 – Lepomis macrochirus (Bluegill) – 15.400,0 mg/l – 96 h (US-EPA).
Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates:
EC50 – Daphnia magna (Water flea) – > 10.000 mg/l – 48 h Remarks: (ECHA).
Semi-static test EC50 – Daphnia magna (Water flea) – 18.260 mg/l – 96 h (OECD Test Guideline 202).
Toxicity to algae:
Static test ErC50 – Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata (green algae) – ca. 22.000,0 mg/l – 96 h (OECD Test Guideline 201).
Toxicity to bacteria:
EC5 – Pseudomonas fluorescence – 6.600 mg/l – 16 h Remarks: (IUCLID) static test IC50 – activated sludge – > 1.000 mg/l – 3 h (OECD Test Guideline 209).
Ecological Persistence and degradability: Biodegradability aerobic – Exposure time 5 d
Result: 72 % – Readily biodegradable.
Result: 99 % – Readily biodegradable. (OECD Test Guideline 301D).
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD): 600 – 1.120 mg/g. Remarks: (IUCLID).
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD): 1.420 mg/g. Remarks: (IUCLID).
Theoretical Oxygen Demand: 1.500 mg/g. Remarks: (Lit.).
Ratio BOD/ThBOD: 76 %. Remarks: Closed Bottle test (IUCLID)
Bioaccumulative Potential: Bio-accumulation:
Cyprinus carpio (Carp) – 72 d at 20 °C – 5 mg/l.
Bio-concentration factor (BCF): 1,0
Mobility in Soil: Will not adsorb on soil.
Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment: This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bio-accumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.
Other Adverse Effect: Avoid release to the environment.
Stability in water at 19 °C: 83 – 91 % – 72 h
Remarks: Hydrolyses on contact with water.
Hydrolyses readily.

Disposal Considerations
Waste Treatment Methods: Product –
Burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber but exert extra care in igniting as this material is highly flammable. Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging – Dispose of as unused product.

Transport Information
UN Number: ADR/RID: 1230
IMDG: 1230
IATA: 1230
UN Shipping Hazard: ADR/RID: METHANOL
IATA: Methanol
Transport Hazard Class: ADR/RID: 3 (6.1)
IMDG: 3 (6.1)
IATA: 3 (6.1)
Packaging Group: ADR/RID: II
Enviromental Hazards: ADR/RID: no
IMDG Marine pollutant: no
IATA: no
Special Precautions: No Data Available

Regulatory Information
Safety, Health and environmental regulations: This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
Chemical Safety Assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has been carried out for this substance.
Additional Info: RTECS: PC1400000
Effects due to ingestion may include: Headache, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Metabolic Acidosis, Coma, Seizures.
Methyl alcohol may be fatal or cause blindness if swallowed.
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.


DisclaimerThe information stated above is considered to be correct, but does not claim to be inclusive and shall only be used as a guideline. The information provided by this document is confirmed by our continuous updating of knowledge and adheres to the products appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the product’s
properties. RLS Chemicals and its Associates shall not be held accountable for any damage’s consequent of handling the above product.

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