Isopropyl Alcohol 99% INCI: Isopropyl Alcohol
Commonly known as rubbing alcohol or denatured alcohol.
This product is often used as a spray to remove bubbles from the top of melt and pour soaps. Also used to assist two layers of soap sticking together.
This product is also used as a binder when making bath bombs.
Extreme caution should be taken with this product. Extremely flammable. Poisonous.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. Identification of Product and Supplier
Product Name: ISOPROPANOL 70%
Supplier: SOAPOSH, Brooklyn, Lower Downgate, Callington, Cornwall. PL17 8LA Tel; 01579 370792
2 - Composition and information on ingredients:
Inci Name: PROPAN-2-OL
CAS Number: 67-63-0
Einecs Number: 200-661-7
Chemical composition: CH3CHOHCH3
3 - Hazards identification:
- Highly Flammable
- Irritating to eyes. Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
- 4 - First aid measures:
- Inhalation: Remove from exposure. Keep warm and at rest. If there is difficulty in breathing, give oxygen. If breathing stops or shows signs of failing, give artificial respiration. Do not use mouth to mouth ventilation. Obtain medical attention urgently.
- Skin contact: wash with water and soap. Remove contaminated clothing. Call medical assistance if reddening or blistering occur.
- Eye contact: flush with water. Obtain medical attention immediately.
- Ingestion: Wash out mouth with water. Have victim drink 240-300ml of water to dilute stomach contents. Never administer anything by mouth if victim is losing consciousness, is unconscious or is convulsing. Do not induce vomiting. Obtain medical attention.
5 - Fire - Fighting measures:
Extinguishing media: Select extinguishing agent appropriate to other materials involved. Do not use water jet. Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Keep containers and surroundings cool with water spray.
Special exposure hazards: Hazardous Combustion Products : CARBON MONOXIDE The vapours are heavier than air and will collect in workpits and cellars, creating a fire and respiratory hazard. Vapours can travel a considerable distance to a source of ignition and flashback. This product may give rise to hazardous fumes in a fire.
In combustion emits toxic fumes.
Fire Fighting Procedures: Fire fighters should wear self-contained positive pressure breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full turnout gear.
6 - Accidental release measures:
Personal: Ventilate the area to dispel residual vapours. Wear appropriate protective clothing. Eliminate all sources of ignition. Wear respiratory protection.
Environmental: Allow to evaporate if it is safe to do so or contain and absorb using earth, sand or other inert material. Transfer into suitable containers for recovery or disposal.
Try to prevent the material from entering drains or water courses. Advise Authorities if spillage has entered water course or sewer or has contaminated soil or vegetation.
7 - Handling and storage:
Handling: Adequate ventilation should be provided if there is risk of vapour build-up. Avoid inhaling vapour. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.
Storage: Storage area should be: cool. under cover. well ventilated. Storage area should be: out of direct sunlight. Store away from sources of heat or ignition. Storage temperature should be kept below 30 °C. Storage and transfer equipment should be adequately earthed and bonded to prevent the accumulation of static charges. Obtain specialist advise in the choice of electrical equipment. Keep containers tightly closed - see firefighting measures. Suitable storage materials are:- stainless steel. mild steel. Do not store in:- aluminium and its alloys . For gaskets and seals use:- compressed asbestos. PTFE. butyl rubber.
8 - Exposure controls and personal protection:
Engineering: Engineering methods to prevent or control exposure are preferred. Methods include process or personnel enclosure, mechanical ventilation (dilution and local exhaust), and control of process conditions.
Personal: Wash hands after handling compounds and before eating, smoking, using lavatory, and at the end of day
9 - Physical data and chemical properties:
- Form: Liquid
- Odour: Alcoholic
- Colour: Colourless
- Boiling point: >82 degrees C
- Density 0.785 g/cm3 at 20°C (68°F)
- Hydrosolubility: Soluble
10 - Stability and Reactivity:
Stability: The product is stable.
Conditions to avoid: high temperature near flash point, open flame, hot sirfaces.
Materials to avoid: strong oxidising agents, strong acids.
Hazardous decomposition products: During combustion emits hazardous fumes.
11 - Toxicological information:
Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 5045 mg/kg.
Acute dermal toxicity (LD50): >2000 mg/kg.
Acute toxicity of the vapour (LC50): >20 mg/l 8 hours.
12 - Ecological information:
13 - Disposal considerations:
Residue for disposal: according to local regulations.
Waste packing: observe local regulations.
14 - Transport information:
UN Number: 1219
Shipping Name: Isopropanol
Packing Group: II
15 - Regulatory information:
Classification: Highly flammable, irritant.
Risk Phrases: R11- Highly flammable. R36- Irritating to eyes. R67- Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
Safety Phrases: S7- Keep container tightly closed. S16- Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. S24- Avoid contact with skin. S26- In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Product Use: Classification and labelling have been performed according to EU directives 67/548/EEC, 88/379/EEC, including amendments and the intended use. - Consumer applications, Industrial applications.
Other EU regulations:
Tactile warning of danger: Yes, applicable.
Restriction to market directive: Not applicable.
16 - Other information:
To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in this sheet is correct. However, we cannot accept responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from its use.
Final determination of suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. All materials may present unknown hazards and should be used with caution. Although certain hazards are described herein, we cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards that exist.