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8.14222 EMD Millipore

Potassium methylate

(30-35% solution in methanol) for synthesis

Synonym: Potassium methoxid

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packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8.14222.0100)
  100 ml in Glass bottle (8142220100)
  25 kg in Barrel PE/met (8142229025)
bp   93.5 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     5.5 - 36.5 %(V) Methanol
vapor pressure   36 hPa (20 °C)
density   0.99 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   29.7 °C
autoignition temp.   415 °C DIN 51794
mp   <-20 °C
pH   11 (H₂O)
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (acidimetric): 30.0 - 35.0 %
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.985 - 0.995

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Safety Information

HS Code 
3824 99 92
Hazard Statement(s) 
H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H301 + H311 + H331: Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H370: Causes damage to organs.
EUH014: Reacts violently with water.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 
13
Bases and alcoholates should be diluted if necessary by carefully stirring them into water and then neutralized (protective gloves, fume cupboard!) with hydrochloric acid (Cat. No. 100312). Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH universal indicator strips (Cat. No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS06  GHS06
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS08  GHS08
Hazard Symbols 
Toxic  Toxic
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2920 , 8 (3), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2920 , 8 (3), II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2920 , 8 (3), II, Segregation Group: 18 (Alkalis)
Categories of danger 
flammable, toxic, corrosive
R Phrase 
R 10-14-23/24/25-34-39/23/24/25
Flammable.Reacts violently with water.Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Causes burns.Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
S Phrase 
S 8-26-36/37/39-45
Keep container dry.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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