Substance: Methyllithium solution in diethyl ether.
Also known as: Lithium methanide MeLi
Hazard information danger
- Highly flammable liquid and vapour
- Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air
- In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously
- Harmful if swallowed
- Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
- Causes serious eye damage
- May cause drowsiness or dizziness
- Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
- Do not allow contact with air.
- Do not allow contact with water. [As modified by IV ATP]
- Keep container tightly closed.
- Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
- Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/light/…/equipment.
- Use only non-sparking tools.
- Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
- Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
- Wash … thoroughly after handling.
- Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
- Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
- Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
- Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. [As modified by IV ATP]
- Store locked up.
- Store contents under …
- Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].