Methanol (CH3OH)

Substance: methanol.

Also known as: carbinol hydroxymethane methyl alcohol methyl hydrate methyl hydroxide methylic alcohol methylol wood alcohol

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Wikipedia article about methanol

Hazard information danger

Toxic cat. 1 - 3
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Highly flammable liquid and vapour
  • Causes damage to organs

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Call a POISON CENTER/ doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]

Experiments with this reagent