MEK - Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Methyl ethyl ketone, MEK, a low boiling, fast evaporating solvent is a colourless, stable liquid, partially miscible with water. MEK has a low flash point oxygenated solvent with Q sweet odour. MEK is a versatile, inexpensive, workhorse Ketone suitable for acrylic coating formulations as a clean-up solvent for polymeric manufacturing and in specialty chemical formulations.
- A flammable solvent soluble in, alcohol and other hydrocarbons.
- Widely available with extensive on-hand information.
Solubility: MEK is soluble in polar and non-polar organic materials and thus is an ideal component in coatings thinners and reducer formulations. MEK will affect a slower evaporation rate for a premium gloss finish.
- Areas of use: Product to be used in well ventilated area, safety classes and protective gloves and clothing recommended to be worn
- Keep out of reach of Children
- Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking
- Avoid Contact with eyes
- Take precautionary measures against static discharges
This material may be harmful if Swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin.
Precautions: Store in original container, tightly closed away from foodstuffs, heat and direct sun.
Do not eat drink or smoke while using. Wear impervious gloves and eye protection.
Wash hands and face before meals and after work. Dispose of empty container safely.
Only use product with adequate ventilation. Keep container secure. Check seals regularly for
spills or leaks. Do not store in pits or basements where vapours may become trapped. Product is
a static ACCUMULATOR. Take precautions when transferring at temperatures at or above flashpoint.
HIGHLY FLAMMABLE. Clear liquid. Miscible with water.
If material is released or spilt: Remove all ignition sources. Keep people away. Recover free liquid.
add absorbents to the spill area. Avoid breathing vapours. Ventilate enclosed spaces, open all windows
and doors. Keep petroleum products out of streams and work ways. Consult an expert in removal of
of materials. Ensure conformity to local disposal regulations.
If poisoning occurs contact a doctor or poisons information centre. If swallowed do NOT induce vomiting.
Give a glass of water. If skin contact occurs remove contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly.
If in eyes hold eye lids open, flood with water for 15 minutes and see doctor.
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