ICSC: 1367 (May 2002)
CAS #: 110-94-1
EC Number: 203-817-2
FIRE & EXPLOSION
NO open flames.
Use water spray, powder.
Cough. Sore throat.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety spectacles or safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Then wash away with plenty of water.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Separated from bases.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance
The solution in water is a medium strong acid.
5H 8O 4 / COOH(CH 2) 3COOH
Molecular mass: 132.1
Decomposes at 302-304°C Melting point: 98°C Density: 1.4 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 63.9 Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.47/-0.08 (calculated)
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.
Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract.
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 2 mg/m
3; peak limitation category: I(2); pregnancy risk group: C
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