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Notes on Preservation and Transportation of Butanone


Butanone is a colorless, clear, soluble liquid that may be combined with organic solvents like ethanol and benzene and is used as a paint solvent. We all know that paints and coatings may be hazardous. Let's look at the dangers of butanone.


Ⅰ. The dangers of butanone


1. Danger: Butanone is a clear liquid that is very flammable. If not stored properly, butanone is easily volatilized. Butanone is readily flammable and has a melting point of -9 degrees Celsius.


Butanone not only burns and volatilizes readily, but it also interacts violently with strong oxidizing, reducing, and alkali agents, resulting in combustion and explosion. As a result, butanone is classified as a flammable liquid in the third category of dangerous products.


2. Toxicity: Butanone is a hazardous solvent that damages the respiratory mucosa and nerve centers in humans. Butanone is poisonous in, and inhaling volatile vapors or consuming butanone can lead to poisoning.


Butanone, on the other hand, is less poisonous, irritating to the eyes, nose, and throat, and long-term contact can cause dermatitis. This chemical is frequently coupled with 2-hexanone, which might aggravate the phenomenon of peripheral neuropathy induced by 2-hexanone; nevertheless, butanone alone has not been linked to peripheral neuropathy.


3. Health risks: Butanone causes irritation, allergies, hypoxia, coma and anesthesia, systemic poisoning, carcinogenic, teratogenic, mutagenic, pneumoconiosis, and other diseases in humans.


Central nervous system depression causes coma and anesthesia, and a high amount of exposure to butanone can result in coma or death.


Ⅱ. Precautions for butanone storage and transit


1. The butanone content in the air must be checked before entering the butanone storage facility. A gas mask should be made for butanone that exceeds the norm. Latex gloves and anti-static overalls are frequently necessary to avoid skin contact with butanone.


2. Butanone should be transported and stored alongside fire-fighting equipment such as extinguishers and blocking devices.


3. Items containing powerful oxidizing agents, reducing agents, or alkalis are strictly forbidden from being stored or transported.


4. Because butanone is a flammable liquid, it requires an appropriate qualification certificate for transportation and storage. It is illegal to transport butanone without a certificate.


Butanone is a hazardous substance that is both combustible and poisonous. When transporting and storing butanone, certain safety rules must be followed.


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