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Product NameEthanol





MOL File64-17-5.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point -114°C
Boiling point 78°C
Density  0.789 g/mL at 20 °C
vapor density  1.59 (vs air)
vapor pressure  43 mmHg at 20 °C
refractive index  1.3614
Flash point 12°C
storage temp.  room temp
solubility  water: soluble (completely)
pka 16(at 25℃)
form  Liquid. Colorless liquid / invisible vapor.
color  APHA: ≤10
Specific Gravity 0.80872~0.81601
PH 7.0 (10g/l, H2O, 20℃)
Relative polarity 0.654
Odor Pleasant alcoholic odor detectable at 49 to 716 ppm (mean = 180 ppm)
Odor Threshold 0.52ppm
explosive limit 3.1-27.7%(V)(ethanol)
Water Solubility  miscible
λmax λ: 240 nm Amax: 0.40
λ: 250 nm Amax: 0.30
λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.30
λ: 270 nm Amax: 0.10
λ: 340 nm Amax: 0.10
Sensitive  Hygroscopic
Merck  14,3760
JECFA Number 41
BRN  1718733
Exposure limits TLV-TWA 1900 mg/m3 (1000 ppm) (ACGIH).
Stability Stable. Substances to be avoided include strong oxidizing agents, peroxides, acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, alkali metals, ammonia, moisture. Forms explosive mixtures with air. Hygroscopic.
CAS DataBase Reference 64-17-5(CAS DataBase Reference)
IARC 1 (Vol. 96, 100E) 2012
NIST Chemistry Reference Ethanol(64-17-5)
EPA Substance Registry System Ethanol (64-17-5)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  F,T,Xn,N
Risk Statements  11-10-36/37/38-39/23/24/25-23/24/25-68/20/21/22-20/21/22-52/53-51/53
Safety Statements  16-7-36-26-45-36/37-61-24/25-2017/7/16
RIDADR  1170
WGK Germany  nwg
RTECS  KQ6300000
Autoignition Temperature 363 °C
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  22071000
Hazardous Substances Data 64-17-5(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 in young, old rats (g/kg): 10.6, 7.06 orally (Wiberg)
IDLA 3,300 ppm [10% LEL]

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