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Material Safety Data Sheet
Potassium Bicarbonate Food Grade

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:
Product Name:Potassium Bicarbonate Food Grade
Synonyms: Potassium acid carbonate; Carbonic acid, monopotassium salt; Potassium hydrogen carbonate
CAS No.:298-14-6
Molecular Weight: 100.12
Chemical Formula: KHCO3
Composition/Information on Ingredients:
Ingredient:Potassium Bicarbonate
CAS No: 298-14-6
Hazardous: Yes

Hazards Identification:
Potential Acute Health Effects: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation. Potential Chronic Health Effects:
Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.

First Aid Measures
Eye Contact:
Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes,keeping eyelids open. Cold water may be used. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention.
Skin Contact:
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin.Cold water may be used. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Serious Skin Contact:
Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Seek medical attention.
Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention.
Serious Inhalation: Not available.
Do not induce vomiting. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek immediate medical attention.
Serious Ingestion: Not available.

Fire Fighting Measures:
Fire: Not considered to be a fire hazard.
Explosion: Not considered to be an explosion hazard.
Fire Extinguishing Media: Use any means suitable for extinguishing surrounding fire.
Special Information: Use protective clothing and breathing equipment appropriate for the surrounding fire.

Accidental Release Measures:
Small Spill:
Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.
Large Spill:
Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.

Handling and Storage:
Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable protective clothing In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment If you feel unwell, seek medical attention and show the label when possible. Avoid contact with skin and eyes
No specific storage is required. Use shelves or cabinets sturdy enough to bear the weight of the chemicals. Be sure that it is not necessary to strain to reach materials, and that shelves are not overloaded.

Exposure Controls/Personal Protection:
Engineering Controls:
Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
Personal Protection:
Splash goggles. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.
Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:
Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.
Exposure Limits: Not available.

Physical and Chemical Properties:
Physical state and appearance: Solid.
Odor: Not available.
Taste: Not available.
Molecular Weight: 100.12 g/mole
Color: Not available.
pH (1% soln/water): Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Melting Point: Decomposes.
Critical Temperature: Not available.
Specific Gravity: 2.17 (Water = 1)
Vapor Pressure: Not applicable.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Volatility: Not available.
Odor Threshold: Not available.
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: Not available.
Ionicity (in Water): Not available.
Dispersion Properties: See solubility in water.
Solubility: Soluble in cold water.

Stability and Reactivity:
Stability: Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: May produce oxides of carbon and the contained metal.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Incompatibilities: No incompatibility data found. Potassium carbonyl, magnesium, chlorine trifluoride listed for the carbonate.
Conditions to Avoid: Heat, flame, other sources of ignition.

Toxicological Information:
Routes of Entry: Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to Animals:
LD50: Not available.
LC50: Not available.
Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.
Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.
Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.
Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.
Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans: Not available.

Ecological Information
Environmental Fate: No information found.
Environmental Toxicity: 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:
Not regulated.

Regulatory Information:
Federal and State Regulations: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Potassium bicarbonate
Other Regulations: Not available..
Other Classifications:
WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
DSCL (EEC): R36/38- Irritating to eyes and skin.
HMIS (U.S.A.):
Health Hazard: 2
Fire Hazard: 0
Reactivity: 0
Personal Protection: E
National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):
Health: 2
Flammability: 0
Reactivity: 0 Specific hazard:
Protective Equipment:
Lab coat.
Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.
Splash goggles.

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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