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Safety of storage and transportation of ethyl acetate

2021-06-22

The ethyl acetate should be stored in a cool and ventilated warehouse, and the indoor temperature should not exceed 30℃, away from fire and heat source. The lighting, ventilation and other facilities in the warehouse should be explosion-proof, and the switch is located outdoors. The storage area should be set up with safety warning marks.


Containers and equipment such as ethyl acetate tanks should be equipped with liquid level gauges and thermometers, and safety devices with liquid level, temperature remote recording and alarm functions should be installed to keep the container sealed. Should be stored separately from oxidants, esters, alkalis and edible chemicals, and should not be mixed. Regularly check whether there is leakage. The storage area should be equipped with leakage emergency treatment equipment and appropriate storage materials.


The transport vehicles shall have a mark for the transport of dangerous goods and a satellite positioning device with the function of driving record shall be installed. The transport vehicles shall not enter the area where the transport vehicles for hazardous chemicals are restricted to travel.


Transport of the tank (tank) car should be grounded chain, the tank can be equipped with a partition, in order to reduce shock generation of static electricity. The transport vehicles shall be equipped with corresponding types and quantities of fire-fighting equipment and emergency equipment for leakage. The exhaust pipe of the vehicle carrying the article must be equipped with fire retardant device. It is forbidden to use mechanical equipment and tools which are easy to generate sparks to load and unload. It is strictly prohibited to mix with oxidants, acids, alkalics, food chemicals, etc. Exposure to the sun, rain and high temperature should be protected during transportation. During the stopover, stay away from fire, heat source and high temperature area. Do not stay in residential areas and densely populated areas, high temperature season had better transport in the morning and evening.