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MethanolCH4O

CAS-No.:
67-56-1
UN-No.:
1230
EC-No.:
200-659-6
Hazard identification number:
336
Warning sign:
  • 336
  • 1230
Hazard signs
GHS02
GHS06
GHS08
Occupational exposure limit
ACGIH (US)
  • STEL (mg/m3) 328
  • STEL (ppm) 250
  • TWA (ppm) 200
  • TWA (mg/m3) 262
NIOSH (REL) (US)
  • TWA (ppm) 200
  • TWA (mg/m3) 260
  • STEL (ppm) 250
  • STEL (mg/m3) 325
NIOSH (US)
  • IDLH (ppm) 6000
OSHA (PEL) (US)
  • TWA (ppm) 200
  • TWA (mg/m3) 260
Occupational Exposure Limits may differ for your Province. Review your local Occupational Health and Safety Act for more information.
  • H: 225
    Highly flammable liquid and vapour
  • H: 301 + 311 + 331
    Toxic if swallowed.
    Toxic in contact with skin.
    Toxic if inhaled.


  • H: 370
    Causes damage to organs (or state all
    organs affected, if known) (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard).
  • Melting point:
    -98 °C
  • Boiling Point:
    65 °C
  • Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    0,79 g/cm3
  • Ionization:
    10.84 ± 0.01 eV
  • Flash Point:
    9 °C
  • Ignition Temperature:
    440 °C
  • Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    129 hPa
  • Lower Explosive Limit:
    6 Vol.-%
  • Upper Explosive Limit:
    50 Vol.-%
  • Hazardous Effects:
    PTB
Also known as:
  • Alcohols
  • Carbinol
  • Columbian spirits
  • Hydroxymethane
  • Methyl alcohol
  • Methyl hydroxide
  • Methylol
  • Methyloxyhydrat
  • Monohydroxymethane
  • Pyroligneous spirit
  • Spiritol
  • Wood alcohol
  • Wood naphtha
  • Wood spirit

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Suitable products for Methanol CH4O

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Portable Gas Detectors and Sensors

Multi-gas detector

Dräger X-am® 8000

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Single-gas detector

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Multi-gas detector

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Multi-gas detector

Dräger X-am® 2500

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Multi-gas detector

Dräger X-am® 3500

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Infrared Sensors

Dräger Infrared sensors

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Catalytic Ex-Sonsors

Dräger Catalytic Ex-Sensors

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Electrochemical sensor XS

DrägerSensor® XS

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Electrochemical sensor XXS

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Gas Detection Tubes

Sampling tubes

Dräger Sampling Tubes and Systems

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Short-term tubes

Dräger-Tubes® for short-term measurements

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Multi-Gas Detector

Dräger X-act® 7000

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Automatic tube pump

Dräger X-act® 5000 Basic

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Manual tube pump

Dräger accuro

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  • integrated stroke counter for safe control
  • easy to operate with one hand
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Fixed Gas Detectors and Sensors

Flammable Gas Detectors

Dräger Polytron® 5200 CAT

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  • Interface: 4-20 mA, Relays
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Flammable Gas Detector

Dräger Polytron® 5310 IR

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Flammable Gas Detector

Dräger Polytron® 5700 IR

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Flammable Gas Detector

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Flammable Gas Detectors

Dräger Polytron® 8200 CAT

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Flammable Gas Detectors

Dräger PointGard 2700

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Flammable Gas Detector

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  • Special: Display
Toxic Gases and Oxygen Detector

Dräger Polytron® 8100 EC

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Toxic Gases and Oxygen Detector

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  • Special: displays 
Toxic Gases and Oxygen Detector

Dräger PointGard 2100

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  • Interface: 4-20 mA, Relays
  • IP class: IP 66
  • Special: Self-contained gas monitor
Toxic Gases and Oxygen Detector

Dräger Polytron® 7000

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Electrochemical gas detector

Electrochemical (EC) DrägerSensor®

  • Electrochemical gas detector
  • ​Continuous monitoring of toxic gases and oxygen
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Catalytic bead sensor

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Flammable Gas Detectors

Dräger PIR® 7000

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  • ​Sensor: IR Sensor
  • Installation: with Increased Safety or flameproof
  • Interface: 4-20 mA and Bus, HART®
  • IP class: IP66/67 and SIL 2
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Infrared optical gas detector

DrägerSensor® IR

  • Infrared optical gas detector
  • ​Continuous monitoring of combustible gases and vapors
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  • Measuring range: 0 – 100% LEL

Filters

Respirator filter Bayonet

Dräger X-plore® Bayonet Filter

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Respirator filter Rd40

Dräger X-plore® Rd40 Filter

  • Respirator filter Rd40
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Masks

Single-filter full-face mask

Dräger Panorama Nova®

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Twinfilter full-face mask

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Single-filter full-face mask

Dräger X-plore® 6300

  • Single-filter full-face mask
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  • to be used with all filters with standard thread connection Rd40

Single-filter full-face mask

Dräger X-plore® 6530

  • Single-filter full-face mask
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Twin-filter half-face mask

Dräger X-plore® 3300/3500

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  • to be used with X-plore Bayonet ...

Powered Air Purifying Respirators and Filters

Filters for PAPR

Dräger X-plore® 8000 Filters

  • Filters for PAPR
  • Particle, gas and combination filters available
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  • Optional pre- and odour filter

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Protective Suits

Gas-tight suit

Dräger CPS 5900

  • Gas-tight suit
  • ​SCBA worn inside the protective suit
  • five suit sizes (S-XXL)
  • side zipper
  • suit material Zytron® 500, limited use 

SPC 4700 with CVA 0700

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