MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION

Technical Name      :  Ethyl Alcohol Synonyms              :  Ethanol, Grain Alcohol
Chemical Formula  : C2 H5OH Chemical Classification :       Hazard Class
CAS Registry No     :  64-17-5 Organic Chemical    :             3(Flammable)
UN No                       :  1170 Hazard Chem.Code :            2 SE
Hazard Class            : Hazard Waste ID No.             —
Product Use : Pure Ethyl Alcohol is used as solvent, chemical intermediate, and preservative in a wide variety of industries including drugs.

 

HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

Hazardous Ingredient :  Ethyl Alcohol UN NO          :         1170
Concentration              :    95% LC 5O                      LD 50

(Oral, Rat):5-15gr/kg

 

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

State         :  Liquid Specific gravity           :   0.789
Colour        :  Colourless Water solubility         :     PH

Floats & mix with water

Odour  : Pleasant Alcoholic  Odour Vapour pressure        :
Molecular weight  :       46 · Vapour density      : 1.59
Freezing Point       :      — Boiling Point           : 78°C
Melting Point        :   -114°C Others                    :  —

 

FIRE / EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flammability            :  Flammable Hazardous combustion products : None
TOG Flammability Explosive range  :  3.3 to19
Flash Point                      :  12.2°C Sensitivity to chemical impact
Auto ignition temperature :422.8°C Sensitivity to static discharge

 

REACTIVITY DATA

Chemical Stability       Stable Incompatibility
Reactivity

No reaction with water and common material , Reacts with Oxidizing agents.

 

Dangerous reaction products

Reacts with varying degrees of violence with a wide range of oxidants includes silver nitrate.

 

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Route of entry:

Inhalation, skin contact, ingestion

Permissible limits :

TLV:1000 ppm

Lethal dose

Effects  on acute exposure                                   Effects  on Chronic exposure

 

Continuous contact  of the liquid, may result in irritation.

The vapours may be dangerous if inheled in large concentration.

If taken large qualities  would cause fatty infiltration of the liver

and heart muscle, leptomenigition and gastritis and results in general

alcohol poisoning.

Sensitization to Material : — Synergistic materials :  —

 

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Storage requirement :

When used large quantities, U.G. Storage tank out side the building are preferred, smaller amts may be stored outside the building in original shipping container.

Handling Methods

Tanks, Pipelines and other accessories  is used in storage and transportation of Ethyl Alcohol should be bonded together and grounded, vats should be protected by Flame Arresters.

Leak, spill handling :

Shut off all possible sources of ignition. Wear face shield goggles & Gloves. Mop up with plenty of water and run to waste diluting greatly with running water. Ventilate area well to evaporate remaining liquid and dispel vapours.

Personal protective equipment :

Rubber Gloves and Gum Boots, Goggles should be worn while handling

Waste disposal Special shipping information

 

EMERGENCY / FIRST-AID MEASURES

Fire extinguishments                                                    Special procedure

Extinguish with dry chem powder or Alcohol Foam

 or C02

 

FIRST AID                                                                                                                    ANTIDOTES

 

Eyes/Skin:  Affected area should be washed with running water gently for at least 15 minutes.  get medical  attention.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Issue warning for high flammability. Disperse and flush.

 

MANUFACTURER / SUPPLIER / CONSUMER DATA

THE ANDHRA SUGARS LIMITED

Venkatarayapuram,

TANUKU W.G. Dist. — 534 211 (A.P.)
Phones :08819-224911

Fax    :08819-224168

E.mail    :asltnk@vsnl.com

Prepared on December – 2002

 

DISCLAIMER: The  information contained in this Safety  Data Sheet  is to be believed to be reliable  but no representation, guarantee or warranties  of any kind are made  as it’s accuracy, suitability for a particular application or results  to be obtained from them.   It is however, ensured that the information contained in the MSDS  is relevant  to the product manufactured handled or sold as the case may be by us.