ETHYLENE OXIDE CYLINDER WITH 2 L (NET ~1
Synonym:
  Synonyms * Aethylenoxid (German) * Amprolene * Anprolene * Anproline * Dihydrooxirene * Dimethylene oxide * ENT-26263 * E.O. * 1,2-Epoxyaethan (German) * Epoxyethane * 1,2-Epoxyethane * Ethene oxide * Ethox * Ethyleenoxide (Dutch) * Ethylene oxide (ACGIH:OSHA) * Ethylene (oxyde d') (French) * Etilene (ossido di) (Italian) * ETO * Etylenu tlenek (Polish) * FEMA No. 2433 * Merpol * NCI-C50088 * Oxacyclopropane * Oxane * Oxidoethane * alpha,beta-Oxidoethane * Oxiraan (Dutch) * Oxiran * Oxirane * Oxirene, dihydro- * Oxyfume * Oxyfume 12 * RCRA waste number U115 * Sterilizing gas ethylene oxide 100% * T-Gas
CAS Number : 75-21-8
HAZARD (GHS)
EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Extreamly flammable gas / Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated / Toxic if swallowed / Toxic if inhaled / Cause skin irritation / May cause genetic defects / May cause cancer / May damage fertility or the unborn child / Cause damage to organ (central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, blood) / May cause respiratory irritation; or may cause drowsiness or dizziness / May cause damage to organs (kidney, respiratory) / harmful to aquatic life
ENGINEERING CONTROLS
     Use nonsparking tools.  Use only in a chemical fume hood.  Safety shower and eye bath.
GENERAL HYGIENE MEASURES
     Discard contaminated clothing and shoes.  Wash thoroughly after handling.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
     Eye Protection:  Chemical safety goggles.
HANDLING
     Directions for Safe Handling:  Do not breathe vapor.  Avoid all contact.  Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
STORAGE
     Conditions of Storage:  Keep tightly closed.  Keep away from heat, sparks, and open flame.  Store in a cool dry place.

FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FIRST-AID MEASURES

PERSONAL PRECAUTION PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CASE OF LEAK OR SPILL
     Evacuate area and keep personnel upwind.  Shut off all sources of ignition.  Shut off leak if there is no risk.  Use nonsparking tools.
PROCEDURE(S) OF PERSONAL PRECAUTION(S)
     Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
     Ventilate the spill site thoroughly before reentering.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
     Suitable:  Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers.
SPECIAL RISKS
     Specific Hazard(s):  Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.  Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
     Explosion Hazards:  Forms explosive mixtures in air.  Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.  Container explosion may occur under fire conditions.
SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS
     Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
AFTER INHALATION
     If inhaled, remove to fresh air.  If not breathing give artificial respiration.  If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
AFTER SKIN CONTACT
     In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.  Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.  Call a physician.
AFTER EYE CONTACT
     In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.  Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers.  Call a physician.
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Reference: Sigma-Aldrich Pte Ltd #08-01 Citilink Warehouse Singapore 118529, Catalog #03902

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