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Material Safety Data Sheet
2-Chlorobutane MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: 2-Chlorobutane

Contact Information:, Inc.
14025 Smith Rd.
Houston, Texas 77396

Catalog Codes: SLC5170
CAS#: 78-86-4
RTECS: EJ6475000
TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: 2-Chlorobutane
CI#: Not available.

US Sales: 1-800-901-7247
International Sales: 1-281-441-4400
Order Online:


CHEMTREC (24HR Emergency Telephone), call:

Chemical Formula: C4H9Cl

International CHEMTREC, call: 1-703-527-3887
For non-emergency assistance, call: 1-281-441-4400

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients


% by Weight




Toxicological Data on Ingredients: 2-Chlorobutane: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 17460 mg/kg [Rat]. DERMAL (LD50): Acute:
20000 mg/kg [Rabbit].

Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects:
Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant, permeator), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation (lung irritant).
Potential Chronic Health Effects:
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.

Section 4: First Aid Measures
Eye Contact:
Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes, keeping eyelids
open. Cold water may be used. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention.
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If breathing is difficult. crevices. 2 . Seek immediate medical attention. dike if needed. Serious Inhalation: Evacuate the victim to a safe area as soon as possible. Keep away from sources of ignition. Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Flammable in presence of open flames and sparks. LARGE FIRE: Use alcohol foam. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. creases and groin. Seek medical attention. Seek medical attention. Serious Ingestion: Not available. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not available. Prevent entry into sewers. Section 7: Handling and Storage Precautions: Keep away from heat. Eliminate all ignition sources.8% Products of Combustion: These products are carbon oxides (CO. Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available. Do not ingest. tie. Do not breathe gas/fumes/ vapour/spray. wear suitable respiratory equipment If ingested. Seek immediate medical attention. water spray or fog. Flash Points: CLOSED CUP: -15°C (5°F). If the victim is not breathing. seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label. Stop leak if without risk. Do not touch spilled material. CO2). basements or confined areas.7% UPPER: 8. If irritation persists. wash immediately with plenty of water. Be particularly careful to clean folds. Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing.Skin Contact: After contact with skin. perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Ground all equipment containing material. belt or waistband. administer oxygen. sand or other non-combustible material. Large Spill: Flammable liquid. belt or waistband. Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available. soluble or dispersed in water. Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar. Section 6: Accidental Release Measures Small Spill: Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal. SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Absorb with DRY earth. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data Flammability of the Product: Flammable. Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: Flammable liquid. If the victim is not breathing. Flammable Limits: LOWER: 1. Avoid contact with skin and eyes p. tie. Wear suitable protective clothing In case of insufficient ventilation. perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. seek medical attention. Serious Skin Contact: Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream.

Vapor respirator. Keep in a cool. Full suit. Gloves. p. Ionicity (in Water): Not available. Specific Gravity: 0. Odor Threshold: Not available. Gloves. Vapor respirator. Molecular Weight: 92. Keep container tightly closed. 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. Keep away from sources of ignition. Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill: Splash goggles. Lab coat. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient. Coeff.4°F) Melting Point: -140°C (-220°F) Critical Temperature: Not available. Personal Protection: Splash goggles.8°C (100°F). Solubility: Very slightly soluble in cold water.2 (Air = 1) Volatility: Not available. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are proximal to the work-station location.57 g/mole Color: Not available. pH (1% soln/water): Not available. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Exposure Limits: Not available. Dispersion Properties: Not available. Keep away from heat. A refrigerated room would be preferable for materials with a flash point lower than 37. consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product. Odor: Not available. Water/Oil Dist. 3 . Ground all equipment containing material. Boots.Storage: Flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room. well-ventilated place. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.7 mm of Hg (@ 20°C) Vapor Density: 3.873 (Water = 1) Vapor Pressure: 126. Taste: Not available.: Not available. Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties Physical state and appearance: Liquid. Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data Stability: The product is stable. Boiling Point: 68°C (154.

Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass. Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant.Instability Temperature: Not available. Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available. Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.8C (100F). Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 17460 mg/kg [Rat]. Section 15: Other Regulatory Information p. Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available. of inhalation (lung irritant). Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available. permeator). 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. Section 13: Disposal Considerations Waste Disposal: Section 14: Transport Information DOT Classification: CLASS 3: Combustible liquid with a flash point greater than 37. of ingestion. Inhalation. Ingestion. Acute dermal toxicity (LD50): 20000 mg/kg [Rabbit]. BOD5 and COD: Not available. Section 11: Toxicological Information Routes of Entry: Dermal contact. Polymerization: No. Eye contact. Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available. Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available. long term degradation products may arise. Identification: : Chlorobutane : UN1127 PG: II Special Provisions for Transport: Not available. Conditions of Instability: Not available. Incompatibility with various substances: Not available. Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available. However. Section 12: Ecological Information Ecotoxicity: Not available. 4 .

Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes.1200).8°C (100°F). 5 . howsoever arising. Lab coat.Federal and State Regulations: Pennsylvania RTK: 2-Chlorobutane Florida: 2-Chlorobutane Massachusetts RTK: 2-Chlorobutane TSCA 8(b) inventory: 2Chlorobutane Other Regulations: OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.A. Section 16: Other Information References: Not available. However. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate.): Health: 2 Flammability: 3 Reactivity: 0 Specific hazard: Protective Equipment: Gloves.S. Other Special Considerations: Not available. HMIS (U.S. express or implied. even if ScienceLab. and we assume no liability resulting from its use. losses. Splash goggles. DSCL (EEC): R11. R36/37/38. or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall ScienceLab. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.A.): Health Hazard: 2 Fire Hazard: 3 Reactivity: 0 Personal Protection: h National Fire Protection Association (U. we make no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty.Highly flammable. Vapor respirator. respiratory system and skin. with respect to such information. consequential or exemplary be liable for any claims. indirect.Irritating to eyes. incidental. Created: 10/09/2005 04:52 PM Last Updated: 05/21/2013 12:00 PM The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. EINECS: This product is on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances. p. Other Classifications: WHMIS (Canada): CLASS B-2: Flammable liquid with a flash point lower than 37.