Acetaldehyde

CAS RN: 75-07-0

Explosive Limits / Potential

Lower 4.0%; Upper 60% by volume. (From table)
Acetaldehyde should not be allowed to enter a confined space such as a sewer, because of the possibility of an explosion.
Oxidizes readily in air to form unstable peroxides that may explode spontaneously.
May explode without warning when exposed to heat, dust, corrosives, or oxidizers.
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