It is used in pharmaceutical industry, agricultural fields and is also used as a solvent.
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Dichiarazioni di rischio (UE): H226-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Dichiarazioni precauzionali: P260-P201-P280a-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.