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SODIUM ETHANOLATE ICSC: 0674
Date of Peer Review: October 2002

Sodium ethylate
Ethanol, sodium salt
Sodium ethoxide
CAS # 141-52-6 C2H5ONa
RTECS # Molecular mass: 68.05
UN #
EC # 603-041-00-8
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Highly flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
NO water. Dry powder, dry sand. NO hydrous agents.
EXPLOSION Risk of fire and explosion on contact with water.

In case of fire: cool drums, etc., by spraying with water but avoid contact of the substance with water.
EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!
IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
Inhalation Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.
Closed system and ventilation.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Redness. Pain. Blisters. Skin burns.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.
Safety goggles, or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Sweep spilled substance into air tight, dry containers. Chemical protection suit. (Extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.)
Airtight.
EU Classification
Symbol: F, C
R: 11-14-34
S: (1/2-)-8-16-26-43-45
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Fireproof. Dry. Well closed.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 1999

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SODIUM ETHANOLATE ICSC: 0674
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE TO YELLOW POWDER.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing toxic fumes. Reacts violently with water causing fire and explosion hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
Corrosive.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 1999