Detailed Information for Acetone (S1212, S1260, U8903)
SDS ID: 0004
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GHS Hazard Statements
Causes serious eye irritation
Highly flammable liquid and vapor
May be harmful if swallowed and enters airways
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

GHS Precautionary Statements

Prevention: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.; Keep container tightly closed.; Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.; Use explosion-proof electrical/ ventilating/ lighting/ equipment.; Use only non-sparking tools.; Take precautionary measures against static discharge.; Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.; Wash hands thoroughly after handling.; Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray.; Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.; Keep cool

Response: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.; Do NOT induce vomiting.; IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/ Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower.; IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.; Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.; IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.; If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.; Store locked up.

Disposal: Dispose of contents and container to appropriate waste site or reclaimer in accordance with local and national regula-tions.




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If engineering controls do not maintain airborne concentrations to a level which is adequate to protect worker health, select respiratory protection equipment suitable for the specific conditions of use and meeting relevant legislation. Check with respiratory protective equipment suppliers. Where air-filtering respirators are unsuitable (e.g. airborne concentrations are high, risk of oxygen deficiency, confined space) use appropriate positive pressure breathing apparatus. Where air-filtering respirators are suitable, select an appropriate combination of mask and filter. If air-filtering respirators are suitable for conditions of use: Select a filter suitable for organic gases and vapours [Type AX boiling point ?65 deg C (149 deg F)]. Respirator selection, use and maintenance should be in accordance with the requirements of the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) should meet recommended national standards. Check with PPE suppliers.
Wear goggles for use against liquids and gas. Wear full face shield if splashes are likely to occur.
Where hand contact with the product may occur the use of gloves approved to relevant standards (e.g. Europe: EN374, US: F739) made from the following materials may provide suitable chemical protection. Longer term protection: Nitrile rubber gloves. Incidental contact/Splash protection: PVC or neoprene rubber gloves. For continuous contact we recommend gloves with breakthrough time of more than 240 minutes with preference for > 480 minutes where suitable gloves can be identified. For short-term/splash protection we recommend the same, but recognize that suitable gloves offering this level of protection may not be available and in this case a lower breakthrough time maybe acceptable so long as appropriate maintenance and replacement regimes are followed. Glove thickness is not a good predictor of glove resistance to a chemical as it is dependent on the exact composition of the glove material. Glove thickness should be typically greater than 0.35 mm depending on the glove make and model. Suitability and durability of a glove is dependent on usage, e.g. frequency and duration of contact, chemical resistance of glove material, dexterity. Always seek advice from glove suppliers. Contaminated gloves should be replaced. Personal hygiene is a key element of effective hand care. Gloves must only be worn on clean hands. After using gloves, hands should be washed and dried thoroughly. Application of a non-perfumed moisturizer is recommended.
Wash hands before eating, drinking, smoking and using the toilet. Launder contaminated clothing before re-use.
General Advice: Local guidelines on emission limits for volatile substances must be observed for the discharge of exhaust air containing vapour. Minimise release to the environment. An environmental as-sessment must be made to ensure compliance with local envi-ronmental legislation. Information on accidental release measures are to be found in section 6.
Wear chemical resistant gloves/gauntlets and boots. Where risk of splashing, also wear an apron.
Monitoring of the concentration of substances in the breathing zone of workers or in the general workplace may be required to confirm compliance with an OEL and adequacy of exposure controls. For some substances biological monitoring may also be appropriate. Validated exposure measurement methods should be applied by a competent person and samples analysed by an accredited laboratory. Examples of sources of recommended exposure measurement methods are given below or contact the supplier. Further national methods may be available. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), USA: Manual of Analytical Methods Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), USA: Sampling and Analytical Methods Health and Safety Executive (HSE), UK: Methods for the Determination of Hazardous Substances Institut für Arbeitsschutz Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IFA) , Germany L'Institut National de Recherche et de Securité, (INRS), France
The level of protection and types of controls necessary will vary depending upon potential exposure conditions. Select controls based on a risk assessment of local circumstances. Appropriate measures include: Use sealed systems as far as possible. Adequate explosion-proof ventilation to control airborne concentrations below the exposure guidelines/limits. Local exhaust ventilation is recommended. Eye washes and showers for emergency use. Firewater monitors and deluge systems are recommended. Where material is heated, sprayed or mist formed, there is greater potential for airborne concentrations to be generated. General Information: Always observe good personal hygiene measures, such as washing hands after handling the material and before eating, drinking, and/or smoking. Routinely wash work clothing and protective equipment to remove contaminants. Discard contaminated clothing and footwear that cannot be cleaned. Practice good housekeeping. Define procedures for safe handling and maintenance of controls. Educate and train workers in the hazards and control measures relevant to normal activities associated with this product. Ensure appropriate selection, testing and maintenance of equipment used to control exposure, e.g. personal protective equipment, local exhaust ventilation. Drain down system prior to equipment break-in or maintenance. Retain drain downs in sealed storage pending disposal or subsequent recycle.
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Product Details
Product Name
Acetone (S1212, S1260, U8903)
Barsol Acetone 5-7-12; Acetone (S1212)
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Chemical Ingredients

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Weight %

Acetone 67-64-1 100% - Max
Benzene 71-43-2 0.0003% - Max

Waste Codes
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