n Propyl Acetate

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Product Name n-Propyl acetate 

Cat No. : AC158290000; AC158290010; AC158290025; AC158290100; AC158291000; AC158295000 

  1. Hazard(s) identification

CAS No 109-60-4 

Synonyms 1-Propyl Acetate.; Acetic Acid N-Propyl Ester 

Recommended Use Laboratory chemicals. 

Uses advised against Food, drug, pesticide or biocidal product use. 



This chemical is considered hazardous by the 2012 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) 

Flammable liquids Category 2

Serious Eye Damage/Eye Irritation Category 2 Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) Category 3 Target Organs – Central nervous system (CNS). 


Label Elements  

Signal Word 


n Propyl Acetate – Hazard Statements 

Highly flammable liquid and vapor 

Causes serious eye irritation 

May cause drowsiness or dizziness 

Precautionary Statements 


Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling 

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray 

Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area 

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 

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection 

Keep cool 

  1. Composition/Information on Ingredients


IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell 


  1. n Propyl Acetate – First-aid measures

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 rinsingIf eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention 


In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam for extinction 


Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed 

Store locked up 


Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant 

Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC)  

Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking 


Component  CAS No Weight %
n-Propyl acetate 109-60-4 >95




Eye Contact Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Getmedical attention. 

Skin Contact Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. 

Inhalation Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention if symptomsoccur. 

  1. Fire-fighting measures

Ingestion Do NOT induce vomiting. Get medical attention. Difficulty in breathing. Inhalation of high vapor concentrations may cause symptoms like

Most important symptoms and 


headache, dizziness, tiredness, nausea and vomiting 

Notes to Physician Treat symptomatically 


Suitable Extinguishing Media Water spray, carbon dioxide (CO2), dry chemical, alcohol-resistant foam. Water mist maybe used to cool closed containers. 

Unsuitable Extinguishing Media No information available 

Flash Point 10 °C / 50 °F 

Method – No information available 

Autoignition Temperature 450 °C / 842 °F 

NFPA 6. Accidental release measures

Explosion Limits 

Upper 8.0 vol % 

Lower 1.8 vol % 

Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact No information available 

Sensitivity to Static Discharge No information available 

Specific Hazards Arising from the Chemical 

Flammable. Risk of ignition. Vapors may form explosive mixtures with air. Vapors may travel to source of ignition and flash back. Containers may explode when heated. Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating gases and vapors. Keep product and Handling and storage

empty container away from heat and sources of ignition. 

Hazardous Combustion Products 

Carbon monoxide (CO). Carbon dioxide (CO2). 

Protective Equipment and Precautions for Firefighters 

As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear. 

n Propyl Acetate – Health 



Physical hazards




Personal Precautions Use personal protective equipment as required. Remove all sources of ignition. Takeprecautionary measures against static discharges. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid

contact with skin, eyes or clothing. 

Environmental Precautions Avoid release to the environment. See Section 12 for additional Ecological Information. Remove all sources of ignition. Soak up with inert absorbent material. Keep in suitable, 

Methods for Containment and Clean 


closed containers for disposal. Use spark-proof tools and explosion-proof equipment. 




n Propyl Acetate – Handling Wear personal protective equipment/face protection. Ensure adequate ventilation. Usespark-proof tools and explosion-proof equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot 

surfaces and sources of ignition. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. 

Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. 

Storage. Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep away fromheat, sparks and flame. Flammables area. Incompatible Materials. Acids. Bases. Strong


  1. Exposure controls / personal protection


oxidizing agents. 


Exposure Guidelines  

n-Propyl acetate TWA: 100 ppm

STEL: 150 ppm

(Vacated) TWA: 200 ppm(Vacated) TWA: 840 mg/m3 

(Vacated) STEL: 250 ppm(Vacated) STEL: 1050


TWA: 200 ppm

TWA: 840 mg/m3

IDLH: 1700 ppm

TWA: 200 ppm

TWA: 840 mg/m3

STEL: 250 ppm


STEL: 1050 mg/m3


TWA: 200 ppm

STEL: 250 ppm









ACGIH – American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists 

  1. Physical and chemical properties

OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration 

NIOSH IDLH: NIOSH – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 

Engineering Measures Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting equipment. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers

are close to the workstation location. 

Personal Protective Equipment  

Eye/face Protection Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described byOSHA’s eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard


Skin and body protection Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure. 

Respiratory Protection Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European StandardEN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if 

exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced. 

Hygiene Measures Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. 


Physical State Liquid 

Appearance Colorless 

Odor sweet 

Odor Threshold No information available pH No information available Melting Point/Range -95 °C / -139 °F Boiling Point/Range 102 °C / 215.6 °F @ 760 mmHg Flash Point 10 °C / 50 °F Evaporation Rate No information available Flammability (solid,gas) No information available Flammability or explosive limits 

Upper 8.0 vol % Lower 1.8 vol % Vapor Pressure 33 mbar @ 20 °C Vapor Density 3.5 (Air = 1.0) 

Specific Gravity 0.880 

Solubility No information available Partition coefficient; n-octanol/water No data available Autoignition Temperature 450 °C / 842 °F Decomposition Temperature No information available 


  1. Stability and reactivity


 Toxicological information

Viscosity 0.58 mPa s at 20 °C Molecular Formula C5 H10 O2 

Molecular Weight 102.13 



n Propyl Acetate – Reactive Hazard None known, based on information available Stability Stable under normal conditions. 

Conditions to Avoid Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Incompatible products.Excess heat. 

Incompatible Materials Acids, Bases, Strong oxidizing agents 

Hazardous Decomposition Products Carbon monoxide (CO), Carbon dioxide (CO2

Hazardous Polymerization Hazardous polymerization does not occur. 

Hazardous Reactions None under normal processing. 



Acute Toxicity  

Product Information 

Component Information 

Component LD50 Oral  LD50 Dermal LC50 Inhalation
n-Propyl acetate LD50 = 8700 mg/kg ( Rat ) LD50 > 17756 mg/kg ( Rabbit ) LC50 = 32 mg/L ( Rat ) 4 h


No information available 

n Propyl Acetate – Toxicologically Synergistic 


Delayed and immediate effects as well as chronic effects from short and long-term exposure  Irritation Irritating to eyes 

Sensitization No information available 

Carcinogenicity The table below indicates whether each agency has listed any ingredient as a carcinogen.

n-Propyl acetate 109-60-4 Not listed Not listed Not listed Not listed Not listed


Mutagenic Effects No information available 

Reproductive Effects No information available. 

Developmental Effects No information available. 

Teratogenicity No information available. 

STOT – single exposure Central nervous system (CNS) 

STOT – repeated exposure None known 

Aspiration hazard No information available 

Inhalation of high vapor concentrations may cause symptoms like headache, dizziness, 

Symptoms / effects,both acute and 


tiredness, nausea and vomiting 

Endocrine Disruptor Information No information available 

Other Adverse Effects The toxicological properties have not been fully investigated.

  1. Disposal considerations

complete information. 




  1. n Propyl Acetate – Transport information

This product contains the following substance(s) which are hazardous for the environment. 

Component Freshwater Algae Freshwater Fish Microtox Water Flea
n-Propyl acetate Not listed LC50: 56 – 64 mg/L, 96h

static (Pimephales


LC50: 56 – 64 mg/L, 96hflow-through (Pimephalespromelas)

Not listed






Not listed


Persistence and Degradability No information available 

Bioaccumulation/ Accumulation No information available. 

Mobility No information available. 



Waste Disposal Methods Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as ahazardous waste. Chemical waste generators must also consult local, regional, and

national hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification. 

Packing Group II5. Regulatory information




UN-No UN1276 

Proper Shipping Name N-PROPYL ACETATE 

Hazard Class

Packing Group II 


UN-No UN1276 

Proper Shipping Name N-PROPYL ACETATE 

Hazard Class

Packing Group II 


UN-No UN1276 

Proper Shipping Name n-PROPYL ACETATE 

Hazard Class

Packing Group II 


UN-No UN1276 

Proper Shipping Name PROPYL ACETATE 

Hazard Class



United States of America Inventory  

Component CAS No TSCA TSCA Inventory notification –


TSCA – EPA RegulatoryFlags


n-Propyl acetate 109-60-4 X ACTIVE




TSCA US EPA (TSCA) – Toxic Substances Control Act, (40 CFR Part 710) 

X – Listed 

‘-‘ – Not Listed 

TSCA 12(b) – Notices of Export Not applicable 

International Inventories  

Canada (DSL/NDSL), Europe (EINECS/ELINCS/NLP), Philippines (PICCS), Japan (ENCS), Japan (ISHL), Australia (AICS), China (IECSC), Korea(KECL). 

n-Propyl acetate 109-60-4 X – 203-686-1 X X X X XKE-29778


KECL – NIER number or KE number (http://ncis.nier.go.kr/en/main.do) 

U.S. Federal Regulations  

SARA 313 Not applicable 

SARA 311/312 Hazard Categories See section 2 for more information 

CWA (Clean Water Act) Not applicable 

Clean Air Act Not applicable 

Not applicable 

OSHA – Occupational Safety and 

Health Administration 

CERCLA Not applicable 

California Proposition 65 This product does not contain any Proposition 65 chemicals. 

U.S. State Right-to-Know 


Component Massachusetts New Jersey Pennsylvania Illinois Rhode Island
n-Propyl acetate X X X X


U.S. Department of Transportation 

Reportable Quantity (RQ): N 

DOT Marine Pollutant N 

DOT Severe Marine Pollutant N 

This product does not contain any DHS chemicals. 

U.S. Department of Homeland 


Other International Regulations  

Mexico – Grade No information available 

Authorisation/Restrictions according to EU REACH 

Component REACH (1907/2006) – Annex XIV -Substances Subject to


REACH (1907/2006) – Annex XVII -Restrictions on Certain Dangerous 



REACH Regulation (EC

1907/2006) article 59 – Candidate 

List of Substances of Very High 

Concern (SVHC)

n-Propyl acetate –  Use restricted. See item 75.

(see link for restriction details)






Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture 

Component CAS No OECD HPV Persistent Organic Ozone Depletion Restriction of


  1. Other information


Pollutant Potential Hazardous

Substances (RoHS)

n-Propyl acetate 109-60-4 Listed Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable


Component CAS No Seveso III Directive

(2012/18/EC) –

Qualifying Quantitiesfor Major AccidentNotification

Seveso III Directive(2012/18/EC) –


Qualifying Quantitiesfor Safety Report 





Convention (PIC) 



Basel Convention(Hazardous Waste) 
n-Propyl acetate 109-60-4 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable





The information provided in this Safety Data Sheet is correct to the best of our knowledge, information and belief at the date of its publication. The information given is designed only as a guidance for safe handling, use, processing, storage, transportation, disposal and release and is not to be considered a warranty or quality specification. The information relates only to the specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used in combination with any other materials or in any process, unless specified in the text 



The 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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