Diethyl Ether

CAS RN: 60-29-7

Protective Distance

The following is extracted from ERG Guide 127: Flammable Liquids (Water-Miscible)

Immediate precautionary measure
· Isolate spill or leak area for at least 50 meters (150 feet) in all directions.
Large Spill
· Consider initial downwind evacuation for at least 300 meters (1000 feet).
· If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions.
In Canada, an Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) may be required for this product. Please consult the shipping paper and/or the ERAP Program Section.

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