Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
1104 Newport Ave
Austin, TX 78753
Phone (512) 837-6020
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C2338 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Potassium Hydroxide 0.01 Normal in Methanol 
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:N/A
RTECS:None 
C.A.SSee Below
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Methanol (Methyl Alcohol) (Low Acetone) CAS# 67-56-1 Balance V/V OSHA TWA 200 ppm, ACGIH STEL 250 ppm 
Potassium Hydroxide  CAS# 1310-58-3 0.125% W/V OSHA PEL 2 mg/m 
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: SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. if irritation persists, seek medical attention.

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
Keep away from heat and flame. Do not get in eyes, on skin, on clothing. Use with adequate ventilation. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Splash Goggles
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:-94CSpecific Gravity0.79
Boiling Point:65C Percent Volatile by Volume:>99%
Vapor Pressure:97mm Hg @ 70F Evaporation Rate:4.6
Vapor Density: 1.11 Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: Soluble Auto ignition Temperature: Information not available
Appearance and Odor: Clear liquid, methanolic odor Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: 6%
Flash Point: 11.1C Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: 36%
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with heat, sparks, flames, or other sources of ignition.
Materials to Avoid:
Strong oxidizing agents, metals, acids.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Conditions aggravated/target organs: Flammable! Toxic! Corrosive! Ingestion or inhalation may be fatal. Persons with pre-existing eye, skin, liver or kidney disorders will be more susceptible. Acute: Headache, nausea, vomiting, respiratory failure, CNS depression, skin and eye irritation, GI tract irritation. Chronic: Dermatitis, corneal damage, blindness, hearing loss. 
DOT Classification: Flammable liquids, n.o.s., (Methanol), 3, UN1993, PG II
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.