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D-SORBITOLICSC: 0892
D-glucitol
Hexahydric alcohol
Glucitol
September 2002
CAS #: 50-70-4
EC Number: 200-061-5

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.  Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.  NO open flames.  Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.  In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation      
Skin      
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.   
Ingestion Abdominal cramps. Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.   

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
D-SORBITOL ICSC: 0892
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE HYGROSCOPIC SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C6H14O6
Molecular mass: 182.2
Melting point: 110-112°C
Density: 1.5 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 220
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -2.2  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the gastrointestinal tract. 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated extensively but none have been found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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