Isopropyl alcohol CAS#: 67-63-0.
Other Names: Propan-2-ol, 2-propanol, Isopropanol
In emergency dial 111, and then ask for Fire, Ambulance or Police as necessary.
In case of poisoning phone National Poisons Centre – 0800 764 766
Physical Characteristics (Typical):
|Appearance||Clear, colourless liquid|
|Boiling Point/ Range (°C):||80-83|
|Flash Point (°C):||11.7|
|Chemical Stability:||Stable at room temperature and pressure|
Safety Data Sheet
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL (IPA)
FIRST AID MEASURES For advice, contact National Poisons Centre (Phone New Zealand: 0800 764 766) or a doctor.
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Give a glass of water to drink, if conscious. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Begin artificial respiration if the victim is not breathing. Use mouth to nose rather than mouth to mouth. Seek medical attention.
Hold eyelids apart and flush the eye with running water for at least 15 minutes. Consult an opthalmologist or medical professional immediately.
Contact If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with soap and water. If skin irritation occurs, get medical advice. Launder contaminated clothing before re-use.
Move the victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Begin artificial respiration if breathing has stopped. Seek medical attention
First Aid facilities
Provide eye baths and safety showers.
Treat according to symptoms. Avoid gastric lavage: risk of aspiration of product to the lungs with the potential to cause chemical pneumonitis.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable at room temperature and pressure
Conditions to avoid
Sources of heat and ignition, open flames.
Hazardous decomposition products
Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and organic complexes on incomplete burning/oxidation
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Will not occur