Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
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Austin, TX 78753
Phone (512) 837-6020
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C1396 
Hazard Rating:
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:2-Butoxyethanol (Butyl Cellosolve®) Practical Grade
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
C.A.SCAS# 111-76-2
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
2-Butoxyethanol (Butyl Cellosolve®) CAS# 111-76-2 100% W/W 50 ppm (240 mg/mƒ) OSHA TWA (SKIN) 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
May be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed thru the skin Avoid all contact. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after use. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
May be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed thru the skin Avoid all contact. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after use. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: CALL A PHYSICIAN. SKIN: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Thoroughly clean clothing and shoes before reuse.

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: If swallowed, induce vomiting immediately after giving two glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconcious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, alcohol foam
Fire/Explosion Hazards:None Known.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Absorb spill with inert material, then place in a chemical waste container. RemoveDispose of in a manner consistent with federal, local law.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool dry well ventilated area. Keep away from heat and flame. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Gloves to prevent skin exposure as latex or vinyl
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Safety Glasses w/ Side Shields
Other Protective Equipment:
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:information not availableSpecific Gravity0.9
Boiling Point:171°c Percent Volatile by Volume:100%
Vapor Pressure:0.6mmHg Evaporation Rate:0.06
Vapor Density: 4.07 Evaporation Standard: Butylacetate =1
Solubility in Water: 100% so;uble Auto ignition Temperature: Not applicable
Appearance and Odor: clear liquid Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: 1.1%
Flash Point: 160°c Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: 10.6%
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: High temperature
Materials to Avoid:
Oxidizing agents, alkalies
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon dioxide,peroxides
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
DANGER!! This material is ahemolytic agent and prolonged exposure will cause liver and kidney damage. Effects of over exposure: headache,nausea,dizziness,vomiting,tears,temporary clouding of the eyes,shortness of breathe and irratition of the eyes,nose and throat. Acute: prolonged exposure will make the effects of over exposure more severe. Chronic: none are listed by manufacturer however, it is stated that this material has not been fully investigated. Target organs: eyes,liver, kidneys, and upper respiratory tract. Conditions aggravated/target organs. Persons with pre-existing eye,skin,liver,kidney or respiratory conditions may be more susceptible. 
DOT Classification: Combustible liquid, n.o.s. (2-Butoxyethanol), NA1993, PG III
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

The information contained herein is believed to be accurate and is offered in good faith for the user's consideration and investigation. No warranty is expressed or implied regarding the completeness or accuracy of this information, whether originating from Science Stuff, Inc. or from an alternate source. Users of this material should satisfy themselves by independent investigation of current scientific and medical information that this material may be safely handled.