Synonyms: MeOH, Hydroxymethane, Methyl alcohol, Carbinol

Molar Mass: 32.04 g/mol

Chemical Formula: CH₃OH

Grade: ACS,ISO,Reag. Ph Eur

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Catalogue Number106009
SynonymsMeOH, Hydroxymethane, Methyl alcohol, Carbinol
OverviewEMSURE® grade solvents are suitable for a broad spectrum of classical lab applications, and are frequently used in regulated and highly demanding lab applications. EMSURE® provides worldwide best and most extensive product specifications. We declare our EMSURE® range to be in compliance with the ACS, with the reagent part of the European Pharmacopoeia (Reag. Ph Eur) and also with the ISO standards.

Product Information
CAS number67-56-1
EC index number603-001-00-X
EC number200-659-6
GradeACS,ISO,Reag. Ph Eur
Hill FormulaCH₄O
Chemical formulaCH₃OH
Molar Mass32.04 g/mol
HS Code2905 11 00
Quality LevelMQ300
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point64.5 °C (1013 hPa)
Density0.792 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Evaporation number1.9
Explosion limit5.5 – 44 %(V)
Flash point9.7 °C
Ignition temperature420 °C DIN 51794
Melting Point-98 °C
Vapor pressure128 hPa (20 °C)
Viscosity kinematic0.54 – 0.59 mm2/s (20 °C) no data available
Toxicological Information
LD 50 oralLD50 Rat 5628 mg/kg
LD 50 dermalLD50 Rabbit 17100 mg/kg
Safety Information according to GHS
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Hazard Statement(s)H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H301 + H311 + H331: Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H370: Causes damage to organs.
Precautionary Statement(s)P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class3 Flammable liquids
WGKWGK 2 obviously hazardous to water
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
Safety Information
Hazard SymbolsHazard SymbolsHazard SymbolsToxic
Hazard SymbolsHazard SymbolsFlammable
Categories of dangerhighly flammable, toxic
R PhraseR 11-23/24/25-39/23/24/25
Highly flammable.Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
S PhraseS 7-16-36/37-45
Keep container tightly closed.Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Storage Information
StorageStore at +5°C to +30°C.

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