Physical and chemical properties

Color and smell state: colorless liquid with faint gasoline smell

Toxicity: low toxicity

Flammability: extremely flammable

Density: 0.66

Volatility: Has Volatility

Boiling point: 69℃

Melting point:-95 ℃

Flash point:-22 ℃


Solubility: almost insoluble in water, easily soluble in chloroform, ether, ethanol



HS: 2901100000 EINECS: 203-777-6


Mainly used as a solvent, such as a solvent for the polymerization of olefins such as propylene, an extractant for edible vegetable oils, a solvent for rubber and paint, and a diluent for pigments. It is used as a solvent in cosmetics and as a solvent for cellulose used in cosmetics such as nail polish.

Hazard category

Class 3.2 medium flash point flammable liquid

Fire-fighting measures

Spray water to cool the container, and move the container from the fire scene to an open place if possible. If the container in the fire scene has changed color or produces sound from the safety relief device, it must be evacuated immediately. Use foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder, sand to extinguish the fire. Extinguishing with water is ineffective.

Emergency treatment

Skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing, rinse the skin thoroughly with soap and water

Eye contact: Lift the eyelid and rinse with running water or saline. Seek medical attention 

Inhalation: quickly leave the scene to a place with fresh air. Keep the airway open. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If breathing stops, give artificial respiration immediately and seek medical attention

Ingestion: Drink enough warm water, induce vomiting, seek medical attention

Packaging, storage, transportation

Packed in iron drums, 132-140 kg/drum, stored in a cool, ventilated warehouse. Keep away from fire and heat sources. The storage temperature should not exceed 29℃. Keep the container tightly closed. should be kept away from oxidizer, do not store together. Use explosion-proof lighting and ventilation facilities. It is forbidden to use mechanical equipment and tools that easily generate sparks. The storage area should be equipped with leakage emergency treatment equipment and suitable storage materials.


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