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Material Safety Data Sheet
2,4-Pentanedione MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: 2,4-Pentanedione Catalog Codes: SLP2590 CAS#: 123-54-6 RTECS: SA1925000 TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: 2,4-Pentanedione CI#: Not available. Synonym: Chemical Formula: C5H8O2 Contact Information:, Inc. 14025 Smith Rd. Houston, Texas 77396 US Sales: 1-800-901-7247 International Sales: 1-281-441-4400 Order Online:

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CHEMTREC (24HR Emergency Telephone), call: 1-800-424-9300 International CHEMTREC, call: 1-703-527-3887 For non-emergency assistance, call: 1-281-441-4400

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Composition: Name {2,4-}Pentanedione CAS # 123-54-6 % by Weight 100

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: 2,4-Pentanedione: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 1000 mg/kg [Rat]. 951 mg/kg [Mouse]. DERMAL (LD50): Acute: 5000 mg/kg [Rabbit].

Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects: Very hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation. Hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator). Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness, watering, and itching. Skin inflammation is characterized by itching, scaling, reddening, or, occasionally, blistering. Potential Chronic Health Effects: Very hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation. Hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator). CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. Repeated or prolonged inhalation of vapors may lead to chronic respiratory irritation.

Section 4: First Aid Measures
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belt or waistband. however. Auto-Ignition Temperature: 340°C (644°F) Flash Points: CLOSED CUP: 34°C (93. Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available. Cold water may be used. Flammable Limits: LOWER: 2. tie. LARGE FIRE: Use alcohol foam.4% UPPER: 11. Seek immediate medical attention. If the victim is not breathing. If irritation persists. Do not use an eye ointment. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. administer oxygen. keeping eyelids open. CO2). crevices. Keep away from sources of ignition. seek medical attention. soluble or dispersed in water. Cold water may be used. perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. p. If breathing is difficult. Examine the lips and mouth to ascertain whether the tissues are damaged. is not conclusive. Seek immediate medical attention. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available. Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not available.Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. Large Spill: Flammable liquid. (TAG) OPEN CUP: 40. 2 . Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available. sand or other non-combustible material. Serious Ingestion: Not available. Serious Skin Contact: Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Seek immediate medical attention.6% Products of Combustion: These products are carbon oxides (CO.1°F) (Cleveland). Prevent entry into sewers. Eliminate all ignition sources. the absence of such signs. Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data Flammability of the Product: Flammable. Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available. Skin Contact: After contact with skin.2°F). a possible indication that the toxic material was ingested. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes. Serious Inhalation: Evacuate the victim to a safe area as soon as possible. water spray or fog.6°C (105. Section 6: Accidental Release Measures Small Spill: Dilute with water and mop up. Keep away from heat. creases and groin. Stop leak if without risk. perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. tie. Cool containing vessels with water jet in order to prevent pressure build-up. autoignition or explosion. SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. Seek medical attention. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. basements or confined areas. belt or waistband. Do not touch spilled material. Absorb with DRY earth. If the victim is not breathing. Seek medical attention. Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: Flammable liquid. dike if needed. wash immediately with plenty of water. Be particularly careful to clean folds.

Odor: Strong. Lab coat. Ground all equipment containing material. Gloves.: Not available. Odor Threshold: Not available.8°C (100°F). Gloves. Ground all equipment containing material. Coeff.45 (Air = 1) Volatility: Not available. Keep away from sources of ignition. Exposure Limits: Not available. Boiling Point: 140. Ionicity (in Water): Not available. Full suit. well-ventilated place. Molecular Weight: 100. Solubility: Soluble in cold water.13 g/mole Color: Clear Colorless. Dispersion Properties: See solubility in water.976 (Water = 1) Vapor Pressure: 7 mm of Hg (@ 20°C) Vapor Density: 3. Vapor respirator. Do not ingest. Vapor respirator.5°C (284. Specific Gravity: 0. Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill: Splash goggles. Keep away from heat. wear suitable respiratory equipment If ingested.Section 7: Handling and Storage Precautions: Keep away from heat. Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties Physical state and appearance: Liquid. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are proximal to the work-station location. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient. Do not breathe gas/fumes/ vapour/spray. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Keep container tightly closed. Boots. pH (1% soln/water): Not available.4°F) Critical Temperature: Not available. p. seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label. Keep in a cool. consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product. A refrigerated room would be preferable for materials with a flash point lower than 37. Keep away from sources of ignition. Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection Engineering Controls: Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of vapors below their respective threshold limit value. Personal Protection: Splash goggles. 3 . In case of insufficient ventilation.9°F) Melting Point: -23°C (-9. Taste: Not available. Avoid contact with skin and eyes Storage: Flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room. Water/Oil Dist.

Acute dermal toxicity (LD50): 5000 mg/kg [Rabbit]. p. long term degradation products may arise. Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available. Inhalation. BOD5 and COD: Not available. However. Instability Temperature: Not available. Products of Biodegradation: Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The products of degradation are more toxic. Hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator). Identification: : Pentan-2. 4 . Section 12: Ecological Information Ecotoxicity: Not available. Eye contact. Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available. Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available. Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available. of inhalation.Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data Stability: The product is stable. Polymerization: No. Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available. Section 13: Disposal Considerations Waste Disposal: Section 14: Transport Information DOT Classification: Class 3: Flammable liquid. Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.4-dione : UN2310 PG: III Special Provisions for Transport: Not available. Incompatibility with various substances: Not available. Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass. of ingestion. Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 951 mg/kg [Mouse]. Ingestion. Section 11: Toxicological Information Routes of Entry: Dermal contact. Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Very hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant). Conditions of Instability: Not available. Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

consequential or exemplary damages. and we assume no liability resulting from its use. DSCL (EEC): R10. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate.Risk of serious damage to eyes.): Health Hazard: 2 Fire Hazard: 3 Reactivity: 0 Personal Protection: h National Fire Protection Association (U.A.Irritating to skin. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. losses. CLASS D-2B: Material causing other toxic effects (TOXIC).4-Pentanedione Massachusetts RTK: 2. R41. p.A.S. Lab coat.8°C (100°F). However.1200). HMIS (U.Flammable. we make no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty. Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. Other Classifications: WHMIS (Canada): CLASS B-2: Flammable liquid with a flash point lower than 37. howsoever arising. express or implied. In no event shall ScienceLab. incidental. Vapor respirator. even if ScienceLab. Splash goggles.4-Pentanedione Other Regulations: OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910. with respect to such information. Created: 10/10/2005 11:13 AM Last Updated: 11/01/2010 12:00 PM The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. 5 .4-Pentanedione TSCA 8(b) inventory: 2. R38. or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special.): Health: 2 Flammability: 2 Reactivity: 0 Specific hazard: Protective Equipment: Gloves. Other Special Considerations: Not available. CLASS D-1A: Material causing immediate and serious toxic effects (VERY TOXIC). Section 16: Other Information References: Not has been advised of the possibility of such be liable for any claims.S.Section 15: Other Regulatory Information Federal and State Regulations: Pennsylvania RTK: 2. indirect.