Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Product and Company Identification
  Catalog Numbers: 1FF-00
  Product Name
    Trade Name: Trimethylacetaldehyde
    Synonyms: Pivaldehyde
  Manufacturer & Distributor
    Company Name: Reagent World, Inc.
    Address: 2048 E. Francis Street
    City: Ontario
    State: California
    Postal Code: 91761
    Country: USA
    Phone: 909-947-7779
    Fax: 909-947-9595
2. Hazards Identification
  Emergency Overview: Highly flammable.
  Potential Health Effects
    Eye: May cause eye irritation.
    Skin: May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
    Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May be harmful if swallowed.
    Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled.
    Chronic: -
3. Composition/Information on Ingredients
  Chemical Name: Trimethylacetaldehyde
  Molecular Formula: C5H10O
  Molecular Weight: 86.13
  Content: 97%
  CAS Number: 630-19-3
  EINECS NO. [EC No]: 211-134-6
4. First Aid Measures
  Eye: -
  Skin: -
  Ingestion: If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
  Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
  General Information: Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
  Extinguishing: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder. Do not use water.
6. Accidental Release Measures
  General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as listed in Section 8.
  Spills/Leaks: Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13. Ensure adequate ventilation. Keep away from ignition sources.
7. Handling and Storage
  Handling: Refer to section 8
  Storage: 1.Keep in a cool,dry place
2.Keep container tightly closed
3.Keep away from heat,sparks,and flame
8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
  Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash and a safety shower facility.
  Personal Protective Equipment
    Eyes: Wear chemical safety goggles.
    Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves.
    Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing.
    Repirators: Wear NIOSH/MSHA - approved respirator
9. Physical and Chemical Properties
  Physical State: Clear liquid
  Color: Colorless
  Odor: pleasant odor
  Boiling Point: 75
  Melting Point : 6
  Vapor Pressure : -
  Specific Gravity : 0.775
  PH: -
  Solubility in Water : -
  Flash Point: -
  Autoignition Temperature : -
  Decomposition Temperature : -
10. Stability and Reactivity
  Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
  Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials, ignition sources.
  Incompatibilities with Other: Strong reducing agents, oxidizing agents.
  Hazardous Decomposition Products : Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
  Polymerization : Will not occur
11. Toxicological Information
  RTECS#: -
  Toxicity Data[LD50/LC50]: -
  Carcinogenicity: Pivaldehyde - Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, or NTP.
  Other: -
12. Ecological Information
  Ecotoxicity: Daphnia: 10 < LC50 <= 100 mg/l; 48 h;
  Other: Readily biodegradable.
13. Disposal Considerations
  Disposal considerations: Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material in a manner consistent with federal, state and local environmental regulations
14. Transport Information
  Shipping Name: ALDEHYDES, N.O.S.
  Hazard Class: 3
  UN Number: 1989
  Packing Group: II
15. Regulatory Information
  European/International Regulations: -
  European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
    Hazard Symbols: 1.Xi
    R-Phrases: 1.Highly flammable.
2.Irritating to respiratory system.
3.Irritating to skin.
    S-Phrases: 1.Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
2.Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapour/spray.
  WGK(Water Danger/Protection): 3
  US Federal TSCA: CAS# 630-19-3 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
16. Other Information
  Other information: The above information is believed to be accurate but does not suppose to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. Reagent World makes no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information. Users should make their own investigations to determine the accountability of the information for their purposes in particular. In no way shall the company be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential of exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if the company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
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