Methanol, also known as methyl alcohol, carbinol, wood alcohol, wood naptha or wood spirits, is a chemical compound with chemical formula CH3OH. It is the simplest alcohol, and is a light, volatile, colorless, flammable, poisonous liquid with a distinctive odor that is somewhat milder and sweeter than ethanol (ethyl alcohol). It is used as an antifreeze, solvent, fuel, and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol.
|Additional Information||Vapor Pressure: 128hPa at 20°C|
|Assay Percent Range||99+%|
|Beilstein||01, IV, 1227|
|Merck Index||15, 6029|
|Solubility Information||Solubility in water: miscible with water. Other solubilities: miscible with ethanol, ether, benzene, ketones and, most other organic solvents|
GHS H Statement:
GHS P Statement:
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water.
IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Ground/Bond container and receiving equipment.
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