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                                                                 Ethylmethylamine (EMA)
Material Safety Data Sheet
Arkema Inc.
1 PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS:
Thio and Fine Chemicals
Chemtrec: (800) 424-9300 (24hrs) or (703) 527-3887
Arkema Inc.
Medical: Rocky Mountain Poison Control Center
2000 Market Street
(866) 767-5089 (24Hrs)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Information Telephone Numbers Phone Number Available Hrs
Customer Service 1-800-628-4453 8:30 to 5:30 EST

Product Name Ethylmethylamine (EMA)
Product Synonym(s)

Chemical Family Alkyl amines
Chemical Formula
Chemical Name
EPA Reg Num
Product Use Synthesis intermediate


2 COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Ingredient Name CAS RegistryNumber Typical % OSHA
N-Methylethylamine 624-78-2 100% Y
The substance(s) marked with a "Y" in the OSHA column, are identified as hazardous chemicals according to the
criteria of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)

This material is classified as hazardous under Federal OSHA regulation.

The components of this product are all on the TSCA Inventory list.


3 HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Emergency Overview
Colorless liquid with Ammonia odor
DANGER!
FLAMMABLE LIQUID AND VAPOR.
CAUSES EYE AND SKIN BURNS. MAY CAUSE BLINDNESS.
CAUSES DIGESTIVE TRACT BURNS.


Potential Health Effects

Inhalation and skin contact are expected to be the primary routes of occupational exposure to this material. Based on
single exposure animal tests, it is considered to be slightly to moderately toxic if swallowed. Due to the alkaline nature
of this material, it is considered to be corrosive to the eyes, skin and digestive tract and may be severely irritating to the
respiratory tract.




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Material Safety Data Sheet
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4 FIRST AID MEASURES

IF IN EYES, immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.

IF ON SKIN, immediately flush with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical
attention. Wash clothing before reuse. Destroy contaminated shoes.

IF SWALLOWED, do NOT induce vomiting. Give water to drink. Get medical attention immediately. NEVER
GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.

IF INHALED, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give
oxygen. Get medical attention.


5 FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Fire and Explosive Properties
Auto-Ignition Temperature NE
Flash Point -38 C Flash Point Method
Flammable Limits- Upper NE
NE
Lower
Extinguishing Media
Use water spray, carbon dioxide, foam or dry chemical.

Fire Fighting Instructions
Fire fighters and others who may be exposed to products of combustion should wear full fire fighting turn out
gear (full Bunker Gear) and self-contained breathing apparatus (pressure demand NIOSH approved or
equivalent). Fire fighting equipment should be thoroughly decontaminated after use.

Fire and Explosion Hazards
When burned, the following hazardous products of combustion can occur:
Oxides of carbon and nitrogen


6 ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

In Case of Spill or Leak
Ventilate the area. Contain spill by building a dike using absorbent material. Consult with environmental
engineer or professional to determine if neutralization is appropriate and for handling procedures for residual
materials. Do not use solid bleach for neutralization, as fire or violent reaction can occur. Collect the liquid
and solid absorbent into a drum approved for waste disposal. Flush area with water. Consult a regulatory
specialist to determine appropriate state or local reporting requirements, for assistance in waste
characterization and/or hazardous waste disposal and other requirements listed in pertinent environmental
permits.

7 HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling
Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing. Avoid breathing dust. Keep container closed. Use only with
adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing. Avoid
breathing vapor or mist. Keep container closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after


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7 HANDLING AND STORAGE

handling. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Keep container closed. Use only with adequate
ventilation. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame.
Storage
Store in well ventilated area away from heat and sources of ignition such as flame, sparks and static
electricity. Ensure that all storage and handling equipment is properly rated, grounded and installed to satisfy
electrical classification requirements. Static electricity may accumulate and create a fire hazard. All storage
containers, including containers such as drums, cylinders and IBC鈥檚, must be bonded and grounded during
filling and emptying operations. Store away from oxidizers and reactive materials. Keep container tightly
closed. Observe all federal, state and local regulations and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Codes which pertain to the specific local conditions of storage and use, including OSHA 29 CFR 1910.106
and NFPA 30, 70, 77, and 497.

8 EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

Engineering Controls
Investigate engineering techniques to reduce exposures. Provide ventilation if necessary to minimize
exposure. Dilution ventilation is acceptable, but local mechanical exhaust ventilation preferred, if practical, at
sources of air contamination such as open process equipment. Consult ACGIH ventilation manual or NFPA
Standard 91 for design of exhaust systems.
Eye / Face Protection
Where there is potential for eye contact, wear a face shield, chemical goggles, and have eye flushing
equipment immediately available.
Skin Protection
Wear appropriate chemical resistant protective clothing and chemical resistant gloves to prevent skin
contact. Consult glove manufacturer to determine appropriate type glove material for given application.
Wear chemical goggles, a face shield, and chemical resistant clothing such as a rubber apron when
splashing may occur. Rinse immediately if skin is contaminated. Remove contaminated clothing promptly
and wash before reuse. Clean protective equipment before reuse. Provide a safety shower at any location
where skin contact can occur. Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
Respiratory Protection
Avoid breathing vapor or mist. Where airborne exposure is likely, use NIOSH approved respiratory
protection equipment appropriate to the material and/or its components. Full facepiece equipment is
recommended and, if used, replaces need for face shield and/or chemical goggles. If exposures cannot be
kept at a minimum with engineering controls, consult respirator manufacturer to determine appropriate type
equipment for given application. Observe respirator use limitations specified by NIOSH or the manufacturer.
For emergency and other conditions where there may be a potential for significant exposure, use an
approved full face positive-pressure, self-contained breathing apparatus or positive-pressure airline with
auxiliary self-contained air supply. Respiratory protection programs must comply with 29 CFR 搂 1910.134.

Airborne Exposure Guidelines for Ingredients

The components of this product have no established Airborne Exposure Guidelines
-Only those components with exposure limits are printed in this section.
-Skin contact limits designated with a "Y" above have skin contact effect. Air sampling alone is insufficient to accurately quantitate
exposure. Measures to prevent significant cutaneous absorption may be required.
-ACGIH Sensitizer designator with a value of "Y" above means that exposure to this material may cause allergic reactions.
-WEEL-AIHA Sensitizer designator with a value of "Y" above means that exposure to this material may cause allergic skin reactions.




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Material Safety Data Sheet
Arkema Inc.

9 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Colorless liquid with Ammonia odor
Appearance/Odor
pH >12
Specific Gravity 0.68 @22 C
Vapor Pressure 629 hPa (mbar) @ 20 C
Vapor Density NE
Melting Point NE
Freezing Point NE
Boiling Point 32.6 C
Solubility In Water Completely



10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY


Stability
This material is chemically stable under normal and anticipated storage and handling conditions.

Incompatibility
Avoid contact with oxidizers, perchlorates, nitrates and peroxides as violent reaction may occur. All amines,
under certain conditions, may form nitrosamines; avoid mixing with Nitrite.
Hazardous Decomposition Products
Thermal decomposition giving toxic products: Ammonia, oxides of carbon and nitrogen. Formation of toxic
products through combustion: Nitriles, Cyanides.

11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicological Information
Data on this material and/or its components are summarized below.

N-Methylethylamine
Single exposure (acute) studies indicate that this material is slightly to moderately toxic if swallowed (rat LD0
200 mg/kg; LD100 2,000 mg/kg). No genetic changes were observed in a test using bacteria.

12 ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Ecotoxicological Information
No data are available.
Chemical Fate Information
N-Methylethylamine
This material is not expected to bioaccumulate (log Pow 0.15).

13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste Disposal
Incineration is the recommended method for disposal observing all local, state and federal regulations. Note:
Chemical additions to, processing of, or otherwise altering this material may make this waste management
information incomplete, inaccurate, or otherwise inappropriate. Furthermore, state and local waste disposal
requirements may be more restrictive or otherwise different from federal laws and regulations.


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Material Safety Data Sheet
Arkema Inc.

14 TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT Name Amines, Flammable, Corrosive, NOS
DOT Technical Name (Ethylmethylamine)
DOT Hazard Class 3; 8
UN Number UN 2733
DOT Packing Group PG I
RQ
DOT Special Information Subsidiary hazard: Corrosive (8).


15 REGULATORY INFORMATION

Hazard Categories Under Criteria of SARA Title III Rules (40 CFR Part 370)
Immediate (Acute) Health Y Fire Y
Reactive
Delayed (Chronic) Health N N
Sudden Release of Pressure N
The components of this product are all on the TSCA Inventory list.


Ingredient Related Regulatory Information:
CERCLA RQ SARA TPQ
SARA Reportable Quantities
N-Methylethylamine NE NE


16 OTHER INFORMATION


Revision Information

Revision Number 3
17 MAR 2005
Revision Date
Supercedes Revision Dated 11-OCT-2004
Revision Summary
Revised section 9.

Key
NE= Not Established NA= Not Applicable (R) = Registered Trademark




Arkema Inc. believes that the information and recommendations contained herein (including data and
statements) are accurate as of the date hereof. NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR
IMPLIED, IS MADE CONCERNING THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN. The information provided
herein relates only to the specific product designated and may not be valid where such product is used in
combination with any other materials or in any process. Further, since the conditions and methods of use are
beyond the control of Arkema Inc., Arkema Inc. expressly disclaims any and all liability as to any results
obtained or arising from any use of the product or reliance on such information.




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