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Material Safety Data for: Ethyl Acetate

1.
Name Synonyms CAS# ProductUses

PRODUCTINDENTIFICATION
aceticacid,ethylester ethylacetate,ethylaceticester,ethylethanoate 141786 solventincoatings,inksextractionoffattymaterialsinfoodprocessing,etc
% 100% TWAEV/TLV 3 mg/m 400/1440 LD50 ORAL 4100 (mg/kg) SKIN >18,000 LC50 ppm INHALATION 10,600

2.INGREDIENTS
ethylacetate

3.(a)

HAZARDSSUMMARY

Hazards,QuickGuide: flammable,heavyvapourmaytravel,distantignition&flashbackarepossiblemayirritateskin& eyes CanadaWHMIS


Key:

B2
o o o B2FlashPoint<38 C,B3FlashPoint>38 C&<93 C D1ImmediatelyToxic,D2ChronicToxicity COxidisingSubstance,ECorrosive

U.S.A.HMIS
Key:

Health0/1,Fire3,Reactivity0
0=minimal,1=slight,2=moderate,3=serious,4=severe

3.(b)
SkinContact SkinAbsorption Eye Contact Inhalation Ingestion

HAZARDSTOXICITY
littletonoeffect slightnotoxiceffectslikelybythisroute maybe slightly irritatingvapourirritatingat400ppm irritatingat400ppmmaycauseheadache,dizziness,drowsiness,nausea lowtoxicitysymptomssimilartoinhalationmayoccurasethylacetatehydrolysestoethanol ingestiontoxicitycouldonlybeseenifethylacetateisdeliberatelyingestedinquantity prolongedexposuremaycausedermatitisduetoremovalofprotectiveoilsfromskin notasensitiserinhumansoranimals notconsideredatumorigenoracarcinogeninhumansoranimals noknowneffectinhumansoranimals noknowneffectonhumansoranimals formaldehydetoxicityincreaseswithethylacetate 5620&10,200mg/kg(rat),4100mg/kg(mouse),4935mg/kg(rabbit),5500mg/kg(guineapig), >18,000mg/kg(rabbit) 19,600&55,000ppm(rat),10,600& 12,500ppm(mouse)

Effects,AcuteExposure

Effects,ChronicExposure

General Sensitising Carcinogen/Tumorigen ReproductiveEffect Mutagen SynergisticWith LD50 (oral) LD50 (skin) LC50 (inhalation)

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(EthylAcetate,contd) 4.
SKIN: EYES:

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FIRST AID

Washwithplentyofwater.Removecontaminatedclothinganddonotreuseuntilthoroughlylaundered. Washeyeswithplentyofwater,holdingeyelidsopen.Seekmedicalassistancepromptlyifthereis irritation. INHALATION: Removefromcontaminatedareapromptly.CAUTION:Rescuermustnotendangerhimself!Ifbreathing stops,administerartificialrespirationandseekmedicalaidpromptly. INGESTION: Giveplentyofwatertodiluteproduct.Donotinducevomiting(NOTEbelow).Keepvictimquiet.Ifvomiting occurs,lowervictimsheadbelowhipstopreventinhalationofvomitedmaterial.Seekmedicalhelppromptly.


Inadvertentinhalationofvomitedmaterialmayseriouslydamagethelungs.Thedangerofthisisgreaterthantheriskofpoisoningthroughabsorptionofthis relativelylowtoxicitysubstance.Thestomachshouldonlybeemptiedundermedicalsupervision,andaftertheinstallationofanairwaytoprotectthelungs.

5.

PHYSICALPROPERTIES

Odour&Appearance clear,colourlessliquidwithsharp,fruityodour OdourThreshold 1832ppm o o VapourPressure 73mmHg/9.7kPa(20 C/68 F) EvaporationRate(ButylAcetate=1) 6.2 VapourDensity(air=1) 3 o o BoilingRange 77 C/171 F o o FreezingPoint 83 C/118 F o SpecificGravity 0.902(20/20 C) o o WaterSolubility 86gramsperlitre(20 C/68 F) Alsosolublein highlysolubleinmostorganicsolvents o o Viscosity 0.44centipoise(25 C/77 F) pH none (doesnotliberatehydrogenionswhendissolved) NOTE:Pureanhydrousproductisneutral.SmallamountsofaceticacidfromhydrolysismaylowerpH. 3 ConversionFactor 1ppm=3.6mg/m MolecularWeight 88gramspermole

6.

FLAMMABILITY&FIREFIGHTING
o o 4 C/24 F(closedcup) o o 427 C/800 F 2%11.5% carbonmonoxide,nitrogenoxides,smoke,partoxidisedhydrocarbonfragments alcoholfoam,drychemical,waterfogorspraytocool&dilute,productfloatson waterwaterjetspreadsflamesfire fightersmustwearSCBA cannotaccumulateastaticchargeonagitationorpumping

FlashPoint AutoignitionTemperature FlammableLimits CombustionProducts Fire FightingPrecautions StaticChargeAccumulation

7.

STABILITY/REACTIVITY
strongoxidisingagentsstrongalkaliescanprovokesuddenhydrolysis&heatrelease mayexplodeifexposedtolithiumaluminiumhydride strongmineralacidsattackssomeplastics stablewillnotpolymerize alkalies ethanol,aceticacid no

DangerouslyReactiveWith AlsoReactiveWith Stability DecomposesinPresenceof DecompositionProducts SensitivetoMechanicalImpact

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(EthylAcetate,contd) 8.
ACGIH TLV OSHAPEL STEL Ventilation for

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PROTECTIVEEQUIPMENT/EXPOSURECONTROL
3 400ppm/1440mg/m 3 400ppm/1400mg/m notlisted mechanicalventilationmayberequiredtomaintainairbornetitrebelowTWAEVifproductishandledina sealedapparatusatelevatedtemperature,respiratorswithanorganicvapourcartridgeshouldbeavailable

Hands Eyes Clothing

allpersonnelforescapepurposestheserespiratorsshouldbekeptfromairinaTupperwareorsimilar containertopreservecartridgefreshness. Barrier,SilverShield,Tychemglovesrecommendedothertypesmayalsoprotectconsultsupplierto confirmsuitability safetyglasseswithsideshieldsalwaysprotecttheeyes no specialprotectiveclothingrequired,butimpermeable(above)apron,boots,&longsleevesare recommendedifsplashingislikely

9.

HANDLING&STORAGE

Storeinacool,dryenvironment,awayfromsourcesofignition,heatandoxidisingagents.Alwaysusenonsparking bronzeoraluminiumhandtools.Allelectricalandmechanicalequipment(includinglighting,switchgearandforklifttrucks) usedwithoraroundthisproductmustbeexplosionproof. Althoughthisproductcannotretainastaticchargeonagitationortransferfromonecontainertoanother,itsflash pointislow anditisprudenttogroundorelectricallybondthesourcecontainer,thereceivingcontainer,&transferpump beforetransferringcontents.Avoidsplashingbyensuringthattheproductnozzleisbelowthesurfaceinthereceiving container.Emptycontainersmaycontainaflammableorexplosivevapour.Alwaysensurethatcontainers,emptyorfull,are tightlysealedunlessinuse. Avoidbreathingproductvapour.Usewithadequateventilation.Ifdealingwithaspill,andventilationisimpossibleor impractical,weararespiratorwithanorganicvapourcartridge. Nevercut,drill,weldorgrindonornearthiscontainer.Avoidcontactwithskinandwashworkclothesfrequently.An eyebathandsafetyshowermustbeavailableneartheworkplace.

10.

SPILLPROCEDURES
SeriousFirePotential:blanketspillwithfoamasaprecautionagainstaccidentalignition.Takeextremecare toavoidsparksdonotoperate(turnonORoff)electricalappliancesnearspill,unlessexplosionproof.

LeakPrecaution dyketocontrolspillageandpreventenvironmentalcontamination HandlingSpill ventilatecontaminatedarearecoverfreeliquidwithsuitablepumpsabsorbresidueonaninertsorbent,sweep &pickupusingplasticoraluminiumshovel,&storeinclosedcontainersforrecyclingordisposal

11.
WasteDisposal Containers

DISPOSAL
donotflushtosewer,recyclesolventifpossible,maybeincineratedinapprovedfacility Drumsshouldbereused.Reconditionandpressuretestbyalicensedreconditionerpriortoreuse. Pailsmustbeventedandthoroughlydriedpriortocrushingandrecycling. IBCs(intermediatebulkcontainers):polyethylenebottlemustbepressuretested&recertifiedat30months. Replaceat60months(5yrs).Steelcontainersmustbeinspected,pressuretested&recertifiedevery5years. Nevercut,drill,weldorgrindonornearthiscontainer,evenifempty

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(EthylAcetate,contd) 12. ENVIRONMENTALINFORMATION

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Bioaccumulation Biodegradation AbioticDegradation pH=7 Mobilityinsoil,water AquaticToxicity LC50 (Fish,96hr) gairdneri), EC50 (Crustacea,48hr) EC50 (Algae)

thisproductisbothmetabolisedandexcretedvery quicklyandcannotbioaccumulate thisproductdegradesreadilyandrapidlyinthepresenceofoxygen5090%degradationin5days thisproductreactswithatmospherichydroxylradicalsitsestimatedhalflifeinairis10daysin water,lifeforhydrolysisis2years thisproductiswatersolubleandwillmovereadilyinsoilandwater 484mg/litre(oncorhynchusmykiss),230mg/litre(pimephalespromelas),455mg/litre(salmo 212mg/litre(heteropneustesfossilis) 164mg/litre(daphniacucullata),717mg/litre(daphniamagna),262&295mg/litre(dapniiapulex), 750mg/litre(gammaruspulex) >1000mg/litre(chlorellaaeruginosa&scenedesmuspannonicus),3300mg/litre(scenedesmussubspicatus)

13.
CanadaTDG AND U.S.A.49CFR

TRANSPORTREGULATIONS
PIN ShippingName Class PackingGroup UN1173 ethylacetate 3 II notamarinepollutant

MarinePollutant

14.
Canada U.S.A.

EMERGENCYINFORMATION
CallCANUTEC(collect) CallCHEMTREC (613)9966666 (800)4249300

15.

REGULATIONS
oninventory oninventory oninventory(EC#2055004)

CanadaDSL U.S.A.TSCA EuropeEINECS

ImmediatelyDangeroustoLifeorHealth: 2000ppm(Basedon10%ofthelowerexplosivelimitforsafetyconsiderationseventhoughtherelevanttoxicologicaldataindicatedthat irreversiblehealtheffectsorimpairmentofescapeexistedonlyathigherconcentrations.) AllowableTolerances: Residuesofethylacetateareexemptedfromtherequirementofatolerancewhenusedasasolventorcosolventinaccordancewithgoodagriculturalpracticesasinert (oroccasionallyactive)ingredientsinpesticideformulationsappliedtogrowingcropsortorawagriculturalcommoditiesafterharvest. OSHAStandards: PermissibleExposureLimit:TableZ18hrTimeWeightedAvg:400ppm(1400mg/cum). NIOSHRecommendations: RecommendedExposureLimit:10HrTimeWeightedAvg:400ppm(1400mg/cum). ThresholdLimitValues: 8hrTimeWeightedAvg(TWA):400ppm.ExcursionLimitRecommendation:Excursionsinworkerexposurelevelsmayexceed3timestheTLVTWAforno morethanatotalof30minutesduringaworkday,andundernocircumstancesshouldtheyexceed5timestheTLVTWA,providedthattheTLVTWAisnotexceeded. AtmosphericStandards: ThisactionpromulgatesstandardsofperformanceforequipmentleaksofVolatileOrganicCompounds(VOC)intheSyntheticOrganicChemicalManufacturing Industry(SOCMI).Theintendedeffectofthesestandardsistorequireallnewlyconstructed,modified,andreconstructedSOCMIprocessunitstousethebestdemonstratedsystemof continuousemissionreductionforequipmentleaksofVOC,consideringcosts,nonairqualityhealthandenvironmentalimpactandenergyrequirements.Ethylacetateisproduced,asan intermediateorfinalproduct,byprocessunitscoveredunderthissubpart. CERCLAReportableQuantities: PersonsinchargeofvesselsorfacilitiesarerequiredtonotifytheNationalResponseCenter(NRC)immediately,whenthereisareleaseofthisdesignated hazardoussubstance,inanamountequaltoorgreaterthanitsreportablequantityof5000lbor2270kg.ThetollfreenumberoftheNRCis(800)4248802IntheWashingtonD.C. metropolitanarea(202)4262675.Therulefordeterminingwhennotificationisrequiredisstatedin40CFR302.4(sectionIV.D.3.b).

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(EthylAcetate,contd) 15. REGULATIONS,contd

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TSCARequirements: Atestingconsentorderisineffectforethylacetateforhealtheffectstesting.FRcitation:1/23/95. RCRARequirements: Asstipulatedin40CFR261.33,when ethylacetate,asacommercialchemicalproductormanufacturingchemicalintermediateoranoffspecificationcommercial chemicalproductoramanufacturingchemicalintermediate,becomesawaste,itmustbemanagedaccordingtoFederaland/orStatehazardouswasteregulations.Alsodefinedasahazardous wasteisanyresidue,contaminatedsoil,water,orotherdebrisresultingfromthecleanupofaspill,intowaterorondryland,ofthiswaste.Generatorsofsmallquantitiesofthiswastemay qualifyforpartialexclusionfromhazardouswasteregulations(40CFR261.5).Whenethylacetateisaspentsolvent,itisclassifiedasahazardouswastefromanonspecificsource,asstatedin 40CFR261.31,andmustbemanagedaccordingtoStateand/orFederalhazardouswasteregulations. FIFRARequirements: Residuesofethylacetateareexemptedfromtherequirementofatolerancewhenusedasasolventorcosolventinaccordancewithgoodagriculturalpracticesasinert (oroccasionallyactive)ingredientsinpesticideformulationsappliedtogrowingcropsortorawagriculturalcommoditiesafterharvest.AsthefederalpesticidelawFIFRAdirects,EPAis conductingacomprehensivereviewofolderpesticidestoconsidertheirhealthandenvironmentaleffects andmakedecisionsabouttheirfutureuse.Underthispesticidereregistrationprogram, EPAexamineshealthandsafetydataforpesticideactiveingredientsinitiallyregisteredbeforeNovember1,1984,anddetermineswhethertheyareeligibleforreregistration.Inaddition,all pesticidesmustmeetthenewsafetystandardoftheFoodQualityProtectionActof1996.PesticidesforwhichEPAhadnotissuedRegistrationStandardspriortotheeffectivedateofFIFRA, asamendedin1988,weredividedintothreelistsbasedupontheirpotentialforhumanexposureandotherfactors,withListBcontainingpesticidesofgreaterconcernandListDpesticidesof lessconcern.EthylacetateisfoundonListD.CaseNo:4005Pesticidetype:insecticide,herbicide,antimicrobialCaseStatus:OPPisreviewingdatafromthepesticide'sproducersregarding itshumanhealthand/orenvironmentaleffects,orOPPisdeterminingthepesticide'seligibilityforreregistrationanddevelopingtheReregistrationEligibilityDecisiondocument. FDARequirements: Certificationofthiscoloradditivewhenusedasadiluent(ininksformarkingfruit&vegetables)isnotnecessaryfortheprotectionofthepublichealthandtherefore batchesthereofareexemptfromtherequirements ofsection706(c)oftheFederalFood,Drug,andCosmeticAct./Restrictionsinclnoresidue./Syntheticflavoringsubstancesandadjuvants /forhumanconsumption/thataregenerallyrecognizedassafefortheirintendeduse,withinthemeaningofsection 409oftheAct.Ethylacetateisincludedonthislist.Syntheticflavoring substancesandadjuvants/foranimaldrugs,feeds,andrelatedproducts/thataregenerallyrecognizedassafefortheirintendeduse,withinthemeaningofsection409oftheAct. Ethylacetateis includedonthislist.

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PREPARATIONINFORMATION

PreparedforMegaloidLaboratoriesbyPeterBursztyn,(705)7341577 PreparationDate:

File Name: ethylace WithdatafromRTECS,Haz.SubstanceDataBase,Cheminfo (CCOHS), IUCLIDDatasheets (EuropeanChem.SubstanceInfo. System), & others,asavailable

December2003 RevisionDate: October2006,October2009

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