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Colourless, volatile liquid with a sweetish odour carried in drums or casks.

Miscible with water. Used as a solvent of organic compounds, fats, resins, paints, etc. An inflammable liquid. At very low temperatures emits heavy vapours which, when mixed with air, become explosive. Subject to loss in weight through seepage from containers.

Hazard: IMDG Class 3.1 Flammable liquid