Solvent, Industrial use


  • Form Liquid
  • State of matter Liquid
  • Colour Colourless
  • Odour Pungent
  • Melting point/range -95.35 °C
  • Boiling point/boiling range 56.2 °C
  • Flash point -20 °C
  • Autoignition temperature 465 °C
  • Lower explosion limit 2.6 %(V)
  • Upper explosion limit 12.8 %(V)
  • Vapour pressure 307.974 hPa; 25 °C
  • Density 0.79 g/cm3

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    General advice
    When symptoms persist or in all cases of doubt seek medical advice.
    Move to fresh air in case of accidental inhalation of vapours. If breathing is irregular or stopped, administer artificial respiration. Call a physician immediately.
    Skin contact
    Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water while removing all contaminated clothes and shoes. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use. If skin irritation persists, call a physician.
    Eye contact
    Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
    If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label. Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.Suitable extinguishing media
    Water spray, Alcohol-resistant foam, Dry chemical, Carbon dioxide (CO2)
    Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons
    No information available.
    Specific hazards during firefighting
    Flash back possible over considerable distance.
    Special protective equipment for firefighters
    Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
    Further information
    Cool containers / tanks with water spray.Personal precautions
    Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak. Remove all sources of ignition. Do not breathe vapours or spray mist.
    Environmental precautions
    Should not be released into the environment. Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
    Methods for cleaning up
    Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as hazardous waste.Safe handling advice
    Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms. Wear personal protective equipment. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.
    Advice on protection against fire and explosion
    Keep away from heat and sources of ignition. Use explosion-proof equipment.
    Requirements for storage areas and containers
    Store between 5 and 25 °C in a dry, well ventilated place away from sources of heat, ignition and direct sunlight.

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