- 2-Propanol, 2-methyl-, potassium salt
White to off-white powder.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
highly flammable, harmful, corrosive
R 11 14 22 34
S 7/8 26 43 45
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Vapor density (air=1)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not ingest or inhale.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Remove all sources of ignition. Place under an inert atmosphere. Clean up residual material by washing area with a 2-5% solution of soda ash.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Acids, strong oxidizing agents, acetone, acetic acid.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, oxides of potassium.
Upper exp. limit, %
Lower exp. limit, %
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool. Flammable solid. Containers may explode when heated. May re-ignite after fire is extinguished. Extinguishing media: For large fires, use water spray or fog. Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out. 'The Merck Index,' Windholz, Budavari, Blumentti, and Otterbein, Twelfth Edition, Merck and Company, Inc., Rahway, NJ 1999.
May be ignited by heat, sparks or flames. When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards. Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Effects may be delayed.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract and possible burns.
Dust is irritating to the respiratory tract. May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause burns to the respiratory tract.
May cause skin irritation and possible burns.
May cause eye irritation and possible burns.
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. DO NOT use mouth-to-mouth respiration.
Get medical aid immediately. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Destroy contaminated shoes.
Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT allow victim to rub or keep eyes closed. Extensive irrigation is required (at least 30 minutes).
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