Handling and storage of ethyl lactate

Ethyl lactate is used as perfume to prepare rum, milk, cream, wine, fruit wine and coconut essence for food; Also used as a carrier solvent; High boiling point solvent and solvent for nitrocellulose and acetate fiber; Solvent for artificial pearls. Lubricants for rolling tablets in the pharmaceutical industry. For the electronics industry, in addition to its unique high purity and low metal content, which meet the requirements of the semiconductor industry for high quality, it is also a safe organic dissolving agent that can be used for cleaning photosensitive materials. Ethyl lactate produced by Guanghua Weiye is widely used in this industry. In addition, it is also the main organic solvent in pesticide production. It can also be used in coatings, inks and other fields. It is a well deserved environmental solvent.

Handling and storage

Operating precautions: airtight operation and ventilation. Operators must receive special training and strictly abide by the operating procedures. It is recommended that operators wear self-priming filter gas masks (half masks), chemical safety glasses, anti-static work clothes and rubber oil resistant gloves. Keep away from fire and heat sources. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the workplace. Use explosion-proof ventilation system and equipment. Prevent steam from leaking into the air of the workplace. Avoid contact with oxidants, acids and alkalis. Handle with care to prevent damage to the package and container. Fire fighting equipment and leakage emergency treatment equipment of corresponding varieties and quantities shall be provided. Emptied containers may contain harmful substances.

Storage precautions: store in a cool and ventilated warehouse. Keep away from fire and heat source. Keep containers sealed. It shall be stored separately from oxidants, acids and alkalis, and mixed storage shall not be allowed. Explosion proof lighting and ventilation facilities shall be adopted. It is forbidden to use mechanical equipment and tools that are easy to produce sparks. The storage area shall be equipped with leakage emergency treatment equipment and appropriate receiving materials.

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