Material Safety Data Sheet
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1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
PRODUCT NAME: Ethyl Ether
OTHER/GENERIC NAMES: Diethyl Ether, Ethoxyethane, Anesthesia Ether, Ether
PRODUCT USE: Solvent
1953 South Harvey Street
Muskegon, MI 49442
DISTRIBUTOR: VWR International
1310 Goshen Parkway
West Chester, PA 19380
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL:
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY CALL:
(24 Hours/Day, 7 Days/Week)
1-800-424-9300 (USA Only)
For Transportation Emergencies:
1-800-424-9300 (CHEMTREC - Domestic)
NOTE: Emergency telephone numbers are to be used only in the event of chemical emergencies involving a spill,
leak, fire, exposure, or accident involving chemicals. All non-emergency questions should be directed to
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Information/Information on Non-Hazardous Components
*Product contains 1 ppm BHT preservative.
This product is considered to be hazardous according to the criteria specified in 29 CFR 1910.1200 (Hazard
Communication Standard) and the Canadian Controlled Product Regulations.
Trace impurities and additional material names not listed above may also appear in Section 15 toward the end of the
MSDS. These materials may be listed for local "Right-To-Know" compliance and for other reasons.
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: This product is a clear, volatile, flammable liquid. Has a fragrant, sweet odor.
Extremely flammable. Vapours may form explosive mixtures with air. May form explosive peroxides. The
product causes irritation of eyes, skin and mucous membranes. Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.
Current Issue Date: January 18, 2006