Methane (CH4)

Substance: methane.

Also known as: Tetrahydridocarbon Carbane Marsh Gas

Chemspider article about methane

Wikipedia article about methane

Hazard information danger

Compressed gas

Hazard statements

  • Extremely flammable gas
  • Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Protect from sunlight. Store in a well-ventilated place.

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