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UNION CARBIDE -- ETHANOL SDA 3A 200 PROOF - ETHYL ALCOHOL,ABSOLUTE,ACS 
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
NSN: 6810002010904
Manufacturer's CAGE: 61637 
Part No. Indicator: A 
Part Number/Trade Name: ETHANOL SDA 3A 200 PROOF 
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                            General Information
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Item Name: ETHYL ALCOHOL,ABSOLUTE,ACS 
Company's Name: UNION CARBIDE CORP., INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS DIVISION 
Company's Street: 39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD 
Company's City: DANBURY 
Company's State: CT 
Company's Country: US 
Company's Zip Code: 06817-0001 
Company's Emerg Ph #: 800-822-4357 
Company's Info Ph #: 304-744-3487 
Record No. For Safety Entry: 011 
Tot Safety Entries This Stk#: 015 
Status: SE 
Date MSDS Prepared: 28SEP90 
Safety Data Review Date: 12JUL93 
Supply Item Manager: CX 
MSDS Serial Number: BRDHV 
Specification Number: O-E-760D 
Spec Type, Grade, Class: III TYPE 
Hazard Characteristic Code: F5 
Unit Of Issue: DR 
Unit Of Issue Container Qty: 55 GALLONS 
Type Of Container: DRUM 
Net Unit Weight: 361.8 LBS 
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                     Ingredients/Identity Information
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Proprietary: NO 
Ingredient: ETHYL ALCOHOL (ETHANOL)
Ingredient Sequence Number: 01 
Percent: 96.2 
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: KQ6300000 
CAS Number: 64-17-5 
OSHA PEL: 1000 PPM 
ACGIH TLV: 1000 PPM; 9293 
Other Recommended Limit: NONE RECOMMENDED 
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Proprietary: NO 
Ingredient: METHYL ALCOHOL (METHANOL) (SARA III)
Ingredient Sequence Number: 02 
Percent: 4.7 
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: PC1400000 
CAS Number: 67-56-1 
OSHA PEL: S,200PPM/250STEL 
ACGIH TLV: S,200PPM/250STEL; 93 
Other Recommended Limit: NONE RECOMMENDED 
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Proprietary: NO 
Ingredient: ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL (SARA III)
Ingredient Sequence Number: 03 
Percent: 25 PPM 
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: NT8050000 
CAS Number: 67-63-0 
OSHA PEL: 400 PPM/500 STEL 
ACGIH TLV: 400 PPM/500STEL;9293 
Other Recommended Limit: NONE RECOMMENDED 
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Proprietary: NO 
Ingredient: ACETALDEHYDE (SARA III)
Ingredient Sequence Number: 04 
Percent: 10 PPM 
NIOSH (RTECS) Number: AB1925000 
CAS Number: 75-07-0 
OSHA PEL: 200 PPM/150 STEL 
ACGIH TLV: C25,A3 93-94 
Other Recommended Limit: NONE RECOMMENDED 
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                     Physical/Chemical Characteristics
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Appearance And Odor: CLEAR, WATER-WHITE LIQUID. CHARACTERISTIC ODOR.
Boiling Point: 171F,77C 
Melting Point: <-148F,<-10 
Vapor Pressure (MM Hg/70 F): 48 
Vapor Density (Air=1): 1.6 
Specific Gravity: 0.791 
Decomposition Temperature: UNKNOWN 
Evaporation Rate And Ref: 3.6 (BUTYL ACETATE = 1) 
Solubility In Water: COMPLETE 
Percent Volatiles By Volume: 100 
Viscosity: UNKNOWN 
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                      Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
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Flash Point: 56.0F,13.3C 
Flash Point Method: TCC 
Lower Explosive Limit: 3.3(ETHANOL) 
Upper Explosive Limit: 36(METHANOL) 
Extinguishing Media: USE WATER FOG, CARBON DIOXIDE, FOAM, OR DRY CHEMICAL.
Special Fire Fighting Proc: WEAR FIRE FIGHTING PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND A
FULL FACED SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS. COOL FIRE EXPOSED CONTAINERS
WITH WATER SPRAY.
Unusual Fire And Expl Hazrds: COMBUSTION OR HEAT OF FIRE MAY PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS AND VAPORS. VAPORS HEAVIER THAN AIR. CAN
TRAVEL ALONG GROUND AND FLASHBACK.
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                              Reactivity Data
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Stability: YES 
Cond To Avoid (Stability): HIGH HEAT, OPEN FLAMES AND OTHER SOURCES OF
IGNITION
Materials To Avoid: STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Hazardous Decomp Products: CARBON MONOXIDE CAN FORM ON INCOMPLETE
COMBUSTION.
Hazardous Poly Occur: NO 
Conditions To Avoid (Poly): NOT APPLICABLE
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                            Health Hazard Data
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LD50-LC50 Mixture: LD50 (ORAL RAT) IS 7060 MG/KG (ETHANOL) 
Route Of Entry - Inhalation: YES 
Route Of Entry - Skin: YES 
Route Of Entry - Ingestion: YES 
Health Haz Acute And Chronic: ACUTE: INHALATION:MAY CAUSE HEADACHE,
DROWINESS & LASSITUDE, LOSS OF APPETITE & INABILITY TO CONCENTRATE.
IRRITATION OF THE THROAT. INGESTION: CAN CAUSE DEPRESSION OF CNS, NAUSEA,
VOMITING & DIARRHEA. EYE:LIQUID OR VAPOR MAY CAUSE IRRITATION. SKIN: MAY
CAUSE IRRITATION AND DEFATTING OF SKIN ON PROLONGED CONTACT.
Carcinogenicity - NTP: NO 
Carcinogenicity - IARC: NO 
Carcinogenicity - OSHA: NO 
Explanation Carcinogenicity: NONE OF THE COMPOUNDS IN THIS PRODUCT IS
LISTED BY IARC, NTP, OR OSHA AS A CARCINOGEN.
Signs/Symptoms Of Overexp: MAY CAUSE EYE, SKIN & RESPIRATORY TRACT
IRRITATION. INDIVIDUAL RESPONSES TO METHYL ALCOHOL VARY. INGESTION OF LESS
THAN 30 ML HAS BEEN FATAL TO HUMANS. IN GENERAL, A FEW OUNCES MAY CAUSE
BLINDNESS AND DEATH; AS LITTLE AS 4 ML MAY BE TOXIC IF INGESTED. MAY CAUSE
HEADACHE, DROWINESS, CNS DEPRESSION, NAUSEA, & DIARRHEA.
Med Cond Aggravated By Exp: PERSONS WITH A HISTORY OF AILMENTS OR WITH A
PRE-EXISTING DISEASE INVOLVING THE SKIN, EYE, RESPIRATORY TRACT, LIVER OR
KIDNEY MAY BE AT INCREASED RISK FROM EXPOSURE.
Emergency/First Aid Proc: INHALATION:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. RESUSCITATE IF
NOT BREATHING. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. EYES:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF
WATER FOR 15 MINUTES. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION. SKIN:REMOVE CONTAMINATED
CLOTHING. FLUSH WITH WATER. IF IRRITATION PERSISTS, GET MEDICAL ADVICE.
INGESTION:DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO. GIVE NOTHING
BY MOUTH IF UNCONSCIOUS. GET IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.
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                   Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
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Steps If Matl Released/Spill: WEAR APPROPRIATE RESPIRATORY PROTECTION AND
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. CONTAIN SPILLED MATERIAL. TRANSFER TO SECURE
CONTAINERS. WHERE NECESSARY, COLLECT USING ABSORBENT MEDIA. ELIMINATE ANY
SOURCE OF IGNITION. VENTILATE AREA. WASH RESIDUE WITH WATER.
Neutralizing Agent: NOT APPLICABLE.
Waste Disposal Method: ALL RECOVERED MATERIAL SHOULD BE PACKAGED, LABELED,
TRANSPORTED, AND DISPOSED OR RECLAIMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE
FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS AND IN CONFORMANCE WITH GOOD
ENGINEERING PRACTICES.
Precautions-Handling/Storing: STORE IN A FLAMMABLE LIQUID STORAGE ROOM OR
CABINET. KEEP CONTAINERS TIGHTLY CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE. PROTECT CONTAINERS
FROM PHYSICAL DAMAGE.
Other Precautions: MAKE FREQUENT CAREFUL LEAKAGE INSPECTIONS. ISOLATE FROM
OXIDEZERS, CHEMICALS CAPABLE OF SPONTANEOUS HEATING, MATERIALS REACTING
WITH AIR OR MOISTURE TO LIBERATE HEAT, IGNITION SOURCES AND EXPLOSIVES.
KEEP OUT OF DIRECT SUN & AWAY FROM HEAT.
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                             Control Measures
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Respiratory Protection: IF VENTILATION DOES NOT MAINTAIN INHALATION
EXPOSURES BELOW PEL(TLV), USE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATORS. RESPIRATORS
SHOULD BE SELECTED BASED ON THE FORM AND CONCENTRATION OF CONTAMINANT IN
AIR & IN ACCORDANCE WITH OSHA (29 CFR 1910.134).
Ventilation: MECHANICAL (GENERAL) ROOM VENTILATION IS NORMALLY ADEQUATE.
LOCAL EXHAUST MAY BE REQUIRED IF WORK AREA NOT VENTED.
Protective Gloves: NEOPRENE, NITRILE, VPC OR NATURAL RUBBER 
Eye Protection: SAFETY GOGGLES WITH OPTIONAL FACE SHIELD 
Other Protective Equipment: EYE WASH STATION AND SAFETY SHOWER.
INDUSTRIAL-TYPE WORK CLOTHING AND APRON AS REQUIRED.
Work Hygienic Practices: OBSERVE GOOD PERSONAL HYGIENE PRACTICES AND
RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES. DO NOT WEAR CONTAMINATED CLOTHING OR FOOTWEAR.
Suppl. Safety & Health Data: AVOID PROLONGED OR REPEATED EXPOSURE. DO NOT
GET ON SKIN OR IN EYES. DO NOT BREATHE VAPORS OR MISTS. CAUTION: FOR
MANUFACTURING, PROCESSING, REPACKING OR INDUSTRIAL USE. NOT FOR HOUSHOLD
USE. CONTAINER HAZARDOUS WHEN EMPTY. EMPTIED CONTAINERS RETAIN RESIDUAL
LIQUID AND VAPOR. FOLLOW PRECAUTIONS ON LABEL AND IN MSDS.
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                            Transportation Data
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Trans Data Review Date:   93193 
DOT PSN Code: EGH 
DOT Symbol: D 
DOT Proper Shipping Name: DENATURED ALCOHOL
DOT Class: 3 
DOT ID Number: NA1986 
DOT Pack Group: I 
DOT Label: FLAMMABLE LIQUID, POISON 
IMO PSN Code: ANB 
IMO Proper Shipping Name: ALCOHOLS, FLAMMABLE, TOXIC, N.O.S. o
IMO Regulations Page Number: 3176 
IMO UN Number: 1986 
IMO UN Class: 3.2 
IMO Subsidiary Risk Label: TOXIC 
IATA PSN Code: ARM 
IATA UN ID Number: 1986 
IATA Proper Shipping Name: ALCOHOLS, FLAMMABLE, TOXIC, N.O.S. *
IATA UN Class: 3 
IATA Subsidiary Risk Class: 6.1 
IATA Label: FLAMMABLE LIQUID & TOXIC 
AFI PSN Code: ARM 
AFI Symbols: 0 
AFI Prop. Shipping Name: ALCOHOLS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
AFI Class: 3 
AFI ID Number: UN1986 
AFI Pack Group: II 
AFI Label: 6.1 
AFI Basic Pac Ref: 7-7 
N.O.S. Shipping Name: ETHANOL, METHANOL.
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                               Disposal Data
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                                Label Data
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Label Required: YES 
Technical Review Date: 12JUL93 
Label Status: F 
Common Name: EHANOL SDA 3A,200 PROOF 
Signal Word: DANGER! 
Acute Health Hazard-Severe: X 
Contact Hazard-Slight: X 
Fire Hazard-Severe: X 
Reactivity Hazard-None: X 
Special Hazard Precautions: ACUTE: INHALATION: MAY CAUSE HEADACHE,
DROWINESS & LASSITUDE, LOSS OF APPETITE & INABILITY TO CONCENTRATE.
IRRITATION OF THE THROAT. INGESTION: CAN CAUSE DEPRESSION OF CNS, NAUSEA,
VOMITING & DIARRHEA. EYES: LIQUID OR VAPOR MAY CAUSE IRRITATION. SKIN: MAY
INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. RESUSCITATE IF NOT BREATHING. SEE DOCTOR.
EYES: IMMEDIATELY FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR 15 MINUTES. GET MEDICAL
ATTENTION. SKIN: REMOVE CONTAMINATED CLOTHING. FLUSH WITH WATER. IF
IRRITATION PERSISTS, GET MEDICAL ADVICE. INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.
SEE DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY.
Protect Eye: Y 
Protect Skin: Y 
Label Name: UNION CARBIDE CORP., INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS  
DIVISION 
Label Street: 39 OLD RIDGEBURY ROAD 
Label City: DANBURY 
Label State: CT 
Label Zip Code: 06817-0001 
Label Country: US 
Label Emergency Number: 800-822-4357