Methanol

Item #: AKM-MAL

General Description

A colorless fairly volatile liquid with a faintly sweet pungent odor like that of ethyl alcohol. Completely mixes with water. The vapors are slightly heavier than air and may travel some distance to a source of ignition and flash back. Any accumulation of vapors in confined spaces, such as buildings or sewers, may explode if ignited. Used to make chemicals, to remove water from automotive and aviation fuels, as a solvent for paints and plastics, and as an ingredient in a wide variety of products. 

USCG CHRIS Code: MAL
CAS Number: 67-56-1
UN/NA Number: 1230
EINEC number: 200-659-6