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Administrative data

First-aid measures

Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Treat Symptomatically. Get Medical Attention if symptoms persist. Eyes: Any material that contacts the eye shouod be washed out immediately with water. If easy to do, remove contact lenses. In case of irritation form airborne exposure, move to fresh air. Get medical attention if symptoms persist. Skin: Wash with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash contaminated clothing before resues. Destroy or throughly clean contaminated shoes. Inhalation: Seek medical advice.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing Media: water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, foam
Special Fire-Fighting Procedures: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing. USE WATER WITH CAUTION. Material will float and may ignite on surface of water. Fight fire from a protected location. Water may be ineffective in fighting the fire. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool.
Hazardous Combustion Products: carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Vapors may cause a flash fire or ignite explosively. Vapors may travel considerable distance to a source of ignition and flash back. Prevent buildup of vapors or gases to explosive concentrations. Forms peroxides of unknown stability.

Accidental release measures

Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Eliminate all ignition sources. Absorb spill with vermiculite or other inert material, then place in a container for chemical waste.
For Large Spills: Use water spray to disperse vapors and flush spill area. Prevent runoff from entering drains, sewers, or streams. Dike for later disposal.

Handling and storage

Personal Precautionary Measures: Avoid breathing high vapor concentrations. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with skin. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Prevention of Fire and Explosion: Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep from contact with oxidizing materials. Minimize exposure to air. After opening, purge container with nitrogen before reclosing. If peroxide formation is suspected, do not open or move container. Do not allow to evaporate to near dryness. Distill with caution. Addition of water or appropriate reducing materials will lessen peroxide formation. Comply with all national, state, and local codes pertaining to the storage, handling, dispensing, and disposal of flammable liquids.
Storage: Keep container tightly closed and in a well-ventilated place.
Additional Information: Store away from heat and light.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 2302
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 2302 5-methylhexan-2-one
Chemical name:
5-methylhexan-2-one
Class:
Class 3
Classification code:
F1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
3
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 2302
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 2302 5-methylhexan-2-one
Chemical name:
5-methylhexan-2-one
Class:
Class 3
Classification code:
F1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
3
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3 UN 2302 III
Proper shipping name and description:
5-Methylhexan-2-one
3 UN 2302 III
Chemical name:
Methyl Isoamyl Ketone
Class:
3
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-E, S-D
Labels:
Flammable Liquid
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3 UN 2302 III
Proper shipping name and description:
5-Methylhexan-2-one
3 UN 2302 III
Chemical name:
Methyl Isoamyl Ketone
Class:
3
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Flammable Liquid
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Country specific exposure limits have not been established or are not applicable unless listed below.

METHYL ISOAMYL KETONE
US. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values
Time Weighted Average (TWA): 50 ppm,
US. NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
Recommended exposure limit (REL): 50 ppm, 240 mg/m3

Ventilation: Good general ventilation (typically 10 air changes per hour) should be used. Ventilation rates should be matched to conditions. If applicable, use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to maintain airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If exposure limits have not been established, maintain airborne levels to an acceptable level.
Respiratory Protection: If engineering controls do not maintain airborne concentrations below recommended exposure limits (where applicable) or to an acceptable level (in countries where exposure limits have not been established), an approved respirator must be worn. In the United States of America, if respirators are used, a program should be instituted to assure compliance with OSHA Standard 63 FR 1152, January 8, 1998. Respirator type: Air-purifying respirator with an appropriate, government approved (where applicable), air-purifying filter, cartridge or canister. Contact health and safety professional or manufacturer for specific information.
Eye Protection: Wear safety glasses with side shields (or goggles). Wear a full-face respirator, if needed.
Skin Protection: For operations where prolonged or repeated skin contact may occur, chemical-resistant gloves should be worn. Specifically, gloves should be made of the coating material HPPE laminated film (thickness of 0.062 mm; breakthrough time: >480 min). Contact health and safety professional or manufacturer for more specific information.
Recommended Decontamination Facilities: eye bath, safety shower, washing facilities

Stability and reactivity

Stability: Stable. Forms peroxides of unknown stability.
Incompatibility: Material reacts violently with strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.

Disposal considerations

Discharge, treatment, or disposal may be subject to national, state, or local laws. Incinerate. Since emptied containers retain product residue, follow label warnings even after container is emptied. Residual vapors may explode on ignition; do not cut, drill, grind, or weld on or near this container.