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Material Safety Data Sheet

Supplier Information

Exporter/Manufacturer Name:Qinhuangdao Sinochem Imp.& Exp.Co.,Ltd.
Exporter/Manufacturer Address:11/F,Sinochem Office,NO.119 YanShan St.,
Exporter/Manufacturer City:Qinhuangdao
Exporter/Manufacturer Province:Hebei
Exporter/Manufacturer Post Code:066001
Exporter/Manufacturer Country:China
24 Hour Emergency Telephone:0086-335-3853877

Product Identification:

Commodity Name: L-Glutamine
Molecular formula: C5H10N2O3
CAS No: 56-85-9
EINECS No: 200-292-1
Synonyms: l-(+)-glutamic acid-5-amide, 2-aminoglutaramic acid, levoglutamide, (S)-(+)-glutamine

First Aid Measures

If a person breathes in large amounts, move the exposed person to fresh air.
If large amounts were swallowed, give water to drink and get medical advice.
Skin Contact:
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes.
Eye Contact:
In case of eye contact, immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

Hazards Identification

-1)Emergency Overview
WARNING! Causes irritation to skin, eyes and respiratory tract. May be harmful if swallowed.
Health Rating 1 - Slight
Flammability Rating 1 - Slight
Reactivity Rating 1 - Slight
Contact Rating 1 - Slight
-2)Potential Health Effects
Inhalation: Causes irritation to the respiratory tract. Symptoms may include coughing, shortness of breath.
Ingestion: Causes irritation to the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It presents little toxicity unless large amount are ingested, in which case, vomiting and diarrhea likely.
Eye Contact: Causes irritation, redness and pain.
Skin Contact: Causes irritation to skin. Symptoms include redness, itching and pain.
-3)Environmental Effects High concentrations may affect organisms.

Fire Fighting Measures

Not expected to be a fire hazard.
No information found.
Fire Extinguishing Media:
Use extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire.
Special Information:
Firefighters should wear proper protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus with full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.

Accidental Release Measures

Wear suitable protective clothing. Carefully sweep up and remove.

Handling and Storage

Keep container tightly closed. Suitable for any general chemical storage area. Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the product.

Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Airborne Exposure Limits:
None established.
Ventilation System:
In general, dilution ventilation is a satisfactory health hazard control for this substance. However, if conditions of use create discomfort to the worker, a local exhaust system should be considered.
Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved):
For conditions of use where exposure to the substance is apparent and engineering controls are not feasble, consult an industrial hygienist. For emergencies, or instances where the exposure levels are not known, use a full-facepiece positive-pressure, air-supplied respirator.
WARNING: Air purifying respirators do not protect workers in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.
Skin Protection:
Wear protective gloves and clean body-covering clothing.
Eye Protection:
Use chemical safety goggles and/or full face shield where dusting or splashing of solutions is possible. Maintain eye wash fountain and quick-drench facilities in work area.


Physical data
Appearance: white powder
Melting point: ca. 185 C (decomposes)
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Water solubility: soluble

Stability and Reactivity

Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Oxides of nitrogen, ammonia, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization:
Will not occur.
No information found.
Conditions to Avoid:
No information found.

Disposal Considerations

Whatever cannot be saved for recovery or recycling should be managed in an appropriate and approved waste disposal facility. Processing, use or contamination of this product may change the waste management options. State and local disposal regulations may differ from federal disposal regulations. Dispose of container and unused contents in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.

Transport Information

Suitable for any mode of transport including by Road,Rail,Sea & Air.
Proper Shipping Name: L-Glutamine

Toxicological Information

No Information found

Ecological Information

Environmental Fate: No information found.
Environmental Toxicity: No information found.

Regulatory Information

Australian Hazchem Code: No information found.
Poison Schedule: No information found.

Other Information

NFPA Ratings: Health: 1 Flammability: 0 Reactivity: 0
Label Hazard Warning: As part of good industrial and personal hygiene and safety procedure, avoid all unnecessary exposure to the chemical substance and ensure prompt removal from skin, eyes and clothing.
Label Precautions: None.
Label First Aid: Not applicable..
Product Use:Additives.

Note:The data given here is based on current knowledge and experience. The purpose of this safety data is to describe the products in terms of their safety requirements. The data does not signify any warranty with regard to the products' properties.

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Qinhuangdao Sinochem Imp.& Exp.Co.,Ltd.
11/F,Sinochem Office,
No.119 YanShan St.,Qinhuangdao,
Telephone: 0086-335-3853877 Attn:Mr.Watson Yang


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