N-butanol (C4H9OH)

Substance: n-butanol.

Also known as: Butalcohol Butanol 1-Butanol Butyl alcohol Butyl hydrate Butylic alcohol Butyralcohol Butyric alcohol Butyryl alcohol n-Butyl alcohol 1-Hydroxybutane n-Propylcarbinol

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Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1
Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Flammable liquid and vapour
  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Causes skin irritation
  • Causes serious eye damage
  • May cause respiratory irritation
  • May cause drowsiness or dizziness

Precautionary statements

  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.

Experiments with this reagent