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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Methanol (Methyl Alcohol)
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Methanol
Other Names:
Methyl Alcohol
Product Number(s):
18510, 18511
CAS Number:
67-56-1
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory chemicals
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS02 Flame
Flam Liq. 2 H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapour
GHS08 Health Hazard
STOT SE 1 H370 Causes damage tot the central nervous system and the visual organs
GHS07
Acute Tox 4. H302 Harmful if swallowed
Acute Tox 4. H312 Harmful in contact with skin
Acute Tox 4. H332 Harmful if inhaled
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
Causes damage to the central nervous system and the visual organs.
Precautionary Statement(s)
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.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
Primary route(s) of entry
Human Health
Inhalation:
Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Ingestion:
Call a poison center/doctor if you feel unwell.IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Eyes:
IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Skin:
Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower IF exposed: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Environment
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Methyl Alcohol
67-56-1
Not Available
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting; immediately call for medical help
Inhalation
Supply fresh air or oxygen; call for doctor.
In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation
Skin Contact
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly
Eye Contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor
Other Information
No further relevant information available
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
CO₂, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam
HAZCHEM
No further relevant information available
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
Mouth respiratory protective device
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away
Environmental precautions
Dilute with plenty of water.
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.
Open and handle receptacle with care.
Prevent formation of aerosols
Conditions for safe storage
Keep receptacle tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
-
-
-
Engineering controls
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Tightly sealed goggles
Skin protection
Protective gloves
Body protection
Protective clothing
Respiratory protection
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer
exposure use respiratory protective device that is independent of circulating air
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Colourless fluid
Odour
Alcohol-like
pH
Not determined
Vapour Pressure
128 hPa (96 mm Hg) at 20 °C (68 °F)
Density
0.79 g/cm³ (6.59255 lbs/gal) at 20 °C (68 °F)
Boiling Point
64.7 °C (148.5 °F)
Melting Point
-98 °C (-144.4 °F)
Solubility
Fully miscible.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not determined.
Flash Point
11 °C (51.8 °F)
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Lower 5.5 Vol %, Upper 44 Vol %
Ignition Temperature
455 °C (851 °F)
Formula
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available
Chemical stability
No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available
Incompatible materials
No further relevant information available
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No irritant effect
Eye contact
No irritant effect
Skin contact
No irritant effect
Ingestion
No irritant effect
Inhalation
No irritant effect
Toxicity and irritation
No irritant effect
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
Water hazard class 2 (Assessment by list): hazardous for water
Do not allow product to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
Danger to drinking water if even small quantities leak into the ground
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system. Disposal must be made according to official regulations
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
No further relevant information available

UN Number
UN1230
Proper shipping name
Methanol
Transport hazard class
3 Flammable liquids
Packing group
II
Environmental hazard
Not applicable.
Special precautions for users
Warning: Flammable liquids
Additional information
not available
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
313 Specific toxic chemical listings, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Chemicals known to cause developmental toxicity,
Other Information
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any
specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
7 June 2022
Comments
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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