Methyl alcohol

Methyl alcohol (CH4O) is a colorless liquid with a sweet pungent odor - also called "wood alcohol". Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Methyl alcohol. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, SUPERLoc, DRUMLoc

Methyl alcohol Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Vapors may travel to source of ignition and flash back.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Strong oxidizers
  • Description: Methanol, also known as methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood naphtha or wood spirits, is a chemical with the formula CH3OH.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Methyl alcohol Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
CH4O 791.80 kg/m³ 148°F (64.7°C) Methanol 32.04 g/mol Water -144°F (-97.6°C)

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