Material Safety Data Sheet
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C1675 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:1,2-Dichloroethane (Ethylene Dichloride) Reagent A.C.S.
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:CH’ClCH’Cl
RTECS:KI0525000 
C.A.SCAS# 107-06-2
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
1,2-Dichloroethane (Ethylene Dichloride) CAS# 107-06-2 100% V/V  
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Keep away from heat and ignition sources. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Keep away from heat and ignition sources. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. 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: Give several glasses of milk or water. Vomiting may occur spontaneously, but DO NOT INDUCE! Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Carbon Dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam
Fire/Explosion Hazards:Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Eliminate Ignition Sources. Neutralize with: Soda lime, soda ash. Absorb with vermiculite or other inert material. Place in container.
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:NIOSH Approved Gloves
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Splash Goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:-31.9° F FreezesSpecific Gravity1.26
Boiling Point:181° F Percent Volatile by Volume:100%
Vapor Pressure:66 Evaporation Rate:0.3
Vapor Density: 3.5 Evaporation Standard: Butylacetate =1
Solubility in Water: slight Auto ignition Temperature: 775° F
Appearance and Odor: Colorless liquid, chloroform odor Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: 6.2
Flash Point: 58° C Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: 15.9
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with heat, sparks, flames, or other sources of ignition.
Materials to Avoid:
Oxidizing agents, metals, bases, amines.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrogen chloride
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Harmful if swallowed. Contact with liquid may cause severe eye and skin irritation and possible burns. May be absorbed through the skin. Inhalation may cause respiratory and digestive tract irritation and central nervous system depression characterized by headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and drowsiness. Conditions aggravated/target organs: Persons with pre-existing eye, skin or respiratory conditions may be more susceptible 
DOT Classification: Ethylene Dichloride, 3, UN1184, PG II, Marine Pollutant
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

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