Synonym(s): Methyl cyanide
Formula weight: 41.05
CAS Number: 75-05-8
UN Number: UN1648
Hazard Class: 3
Packing Group: II
Harmonized Tariff Code: 2926.90
Hazard Statements: H225-H302-H312-H332-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Risk Phrases: 11-20/21/22-36
Flammable. Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Irritating to eyes.
Safety Phrases: 16-36/37
Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking. Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
Melting point: -48° to -45°
Boiling point: 80-82°
Flash point: 5°(41°F)
Refractive Index: 1.3440