E.E. Zimmerman Company/Elroy Turpentine Company
P.O. Box 111254
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
E-Z METHYL ETHYL KETONE
EMERGENCY CONTACT: FOR CHEMICAL EMERGENCY - SPILL, LEAK, FIRE, EXPOSURE, OR ACCIDENT,
CALL CHEMTREC AT 1-(800)-424-9300, DAY OR NIGHT.
4 - Severe
3 - Serious
2 - Moderate
Physical Hazard 0
1 - Slight
0 - Insignificant
Section 2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
% (by weight)
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Section 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Can cause eye irritation. Symptoms include stinging, tearing, redness and swelling of eyes.
Can cause skin irritation. Prolonged or repeated contact may dry the skin. Symptoms may
include redness, burning, and drying and cracking of skin, burns and other skin damage. Passage of
this material into the body through the skin is possible, but it is unlikely that this would result in
harmful effects during safe handling and use.
Swallowing small amounts of this material during normal handling is not likely to cause harmful effects.
Swallowing large amounts may be harmful. This material can get into the lungs during swallowing or
vomiting. This results in lung inflammation and other lung injury.
Breathing of vapor or mist is possible. Breathing small amounts of this material during normal handling is
not likely to cause harmful effects. Breathing large amounts may be harmful. Symptoms usually occur at
air concentrations higher than the recommended exposure limits (See Section 8).
SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE:
Signs and symptoms of exposure to this material through breathing, swallowing, and/or passage of the
material through the skin may incl