International Chemical Safety Cards

sec-AMYL ACETATE ICSC: 0219
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
2-Pentyl acetate
Acetic acid, 2-pentyl ester
1-Methylbutyl acetate
C7H14O2 / CH3COOCH(CH3)C3H7
Molecular mass: 130.2
3 Flammable Liquid placard ICSC #    0219
CAS #     626-38-0
RTECS # AJ2100000
UN #        1104
EC #         607-130-00-2
November 04, 2000 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Alcohol-resistant foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Above 32C explosive vapour/air mixtures may be formed.
Above 32C use a closed system, ventilation, and explosion-proof electrical equipment.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION Cough. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Headache. Sore throat.
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN Dry skin. Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness. Pain.
Face shield, or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place.
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants.

Note: C
R: 10-66
S: 2-23-25
UN Hazard Class: 3
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0219 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
The vapour is heavier than air.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard. Attacks many plastics.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 50 ppm as TWA; 100 ppm as STEL; (ACGIH 2004).
EU OEL: 50 ppm, 270 mg/m as TWA; 100 ppm, 540 mg/m as STEL (EU 2000).
OSHA PEL: TWA 125 ppm (650 mg/m3)
NIOSH REL: TWA 125 ppm (650 mg/m3)
NIOSH IDLH: 1000 ppm See: 626380


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its vapour.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will be reached rather slowly on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance irritates the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract. Exposure at high levels may result in lowering of consciousness.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The liquid defats the skin.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 121C
Melting point: -148C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.86
Solubility in water:
poor
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 0.93
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 4.5
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.03
Flash point: 32C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 380C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.0-7.5
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.26
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30S1104 or 30GF1-III

NFPA Code: H 1; F 3; R 0;
Card has been partially updated in October 2005: see Occupational Exposure Limits, Emergency Response.
Card has been partially updated in July 2007: see Occupational Exposure Limits, Ingestion First Aid, Fire fighting.
Card has been partially updated in January 2008: see Occupational Exposure Limits.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0219 sec-AMYL ACETATE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.