Tert-Butyl chloride ((CH3)3CCl)

Substance: tert-Butyl chloride.

Also known as: 2-chloro-2-methylpropane 1,1-dimethylethyl chloride 1-chloro-1,1-dimethylethane chlorotrimethylmethane trimethylchloromethane t-butyl chloride

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Hazard information danger

Flammable

Hazard statements

  • Highly flammable liquid and vapour

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [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.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

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