CAS-No : 67-64-1
Product form : Substance
Substance name : Acetone
Chemical name : 2-Propanone
Use of the substance/mixture : Solvent Cleaning product Chemical raw material
Recommended use : Laboratory chemicals
Restrictions on use : Not for food, drug or household use
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
|First-aid measures general
|| Check the vital functions. Unconscious: maintain adequate airway and respiration. Respiratory arrest: artificial respiration or oxygen. Cardiac arrest: perform resuscitation. Victim conscious with labored breathing: half-seated. Victim in shock: on his back with legs slightly raised. Vomiting: prevent asphyxia/aspiration pneumonia. Prevent cooling by covering the victim (no warming up). Keep watching the victim. Give psychological aid. Keep the victim calm, avoid physical strain. Depending on the victim's condition: doctor/hospital.
|First-aid measures after inhalation
||Remove the victim into fresh air. Respiratory problems: consult a doctor/medical service
|First-aid measures after skin contact
||Wash immediately with lots of water. Soap may be used. Do not apply (chemical) neutralizing agents. Remove clothing before washing. Take victim to a doctor if irritation persists.
|First-aid measures after eye contact
||Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Do not apply neutralizing agents. Take victim to an ophthalmologist if irritation persists.
|First-aid measures after ingestion
||Rinse mouth with water. Immediately after ingestion: give lots of water to drink. Do not give milk/oil to drink. Do not induce vomiting. Give activated charcoal. Call Poison Information Centre (www.big.be/antigif.htm). Consult a doctor/medical service if you feel unwell. Ingestion of large quantities: immediately to hospital.
Most important symptoms and effects (acute and delayed)
||Not expected to present a significant hazard under anticipated conditions of normal use.
|Symptoms/effects after inhalation
||EXPOSURE TO HIGH CONCENTRATIONS: Feeling of weakness. Irritation of the respiratory tract. Nausea. Vomiting. Headache. Central nervous system depression. Dizziness. Narcosis. Excited/restless. Drunkenness. Disturbed motor response. Respiratory difficulties. Disturbances of consciousness.
|Symptoms/effects after skin contact
||ON CONTINUOUS EXPOSURE/CONTACT: Dry skin. Cracking of the skin.
|Symptoms/effects after eye contact
||Irritation of the eye tissue.
|Symptoms/effects after ingestion
||Dry/sore throat. Risk of aspiration pneumonia. Symptoms similar to those listed under inhalation. AFTER ABSORPTION OF LARGE QUANTITIES: Irritation of the gastric/intestinal mucosa. Change in the blood composition. Change in urine output. Renal disease. Enlargement/disease of the liver.
||ON CONTINUOUS/REPEATED EXPOSURE/CONTACT: Red skin. Skin rash/inflammation. Dry/sore throat. Headache. Nausea. Feeling of weakness. Loss of weight. Possible inflammation of the respiratory tract.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
||Keep only in the original container in a cool, well ventilated place away from : Heat sources, Direct sunlight, incompatible materials. Keep container closed when not in use.
||Strong bases. Strong acids.
||Sources of ignition. Direct sunlight.
||15 - 20 °C
||KEEP SUBSTANCE AWAY FROM: heat sources. ignition sources
|Prohibitions on mixed storage
||KEEP SUBSTANCE AWAY FROM: oxidizing agents. reducing agents. strong acids. (strong) bases. halogens. amines.
||Store in a cool area. Keep out of direct sunlight. Store in a dry area. Store in a dark area. Ventilation at floor level. Fireproof storeroom. Provide for an automatic sprinkler system. Provide for a tub to collect spills. Provide the tank with earthing. Meet the legal requirements.
|Special rules on packaging
||SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: closing. with pressure relief valve. clean. opaque. correctly labelled. meet the legal requirements. Secure fragile packagings in solid containers.
||SUITABLE MATERIAL: steel. stainless steel. carbon steel. aluminium. iron. copper. nickel. bronze. glass. MATERIAL TO AVOID: synthetic material.
Physical and Chemical Properties