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Material Safety Data Sheet
Citric Acid

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: Citric Acid
Chemical Name:2-hydroxy propane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate citric acid
Formula:C6H8O7.H2O(Citric acid Monohydrate);C6H8O7 (Citric Acid Anhydrous)
Molecular Weight:210.14(Citric Acid Monohydrate);192.12(Citric acid Anhydrous)
Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: White Crystalline Powder or Granular
CAS No.:5949-29-1(Monohydrate); 77-92-9(Anhydrous)

Hazards Identification

Health Rating: 0 ĘC None, Flammability Rating: 1 ĘC Slight, Reactivity Rating: 0 - None
Contact Rating: 1 - Slight

First Aid Measures

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
Ingestion: Induce vomiting immediately as directed by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention.
Skin Contact: Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse.
Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lower and upper eyelids occasionally. Get medical attention immediately.

Fire Fighting Measures

Fire: Autoignition temperature: 1011C (1852F)
As with most organic solids, fire is possible at elevated temperatures or by contact with an ignition source.
Explosion: Fine dust dispersed in air in sufficient concentrations, and in the presence of an ignition source is a potential dust explosion hazard.
Fire Extinguishing Media: Water spray, dry chemical, alcohol foam, or carbon dioxide.
Special Information:
In the event of a fire, wear full protective clothing and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus with full facepiece operated in the pressure demand or other positive pressure mode.

Handling and Storage

Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Protect against physical damage. 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.

Stability and Reactivity

Stability: Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide may form when heated to decomposition.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Incompatibilities: Metal nitrates (potentially explosive reaction), alkali carbonates and bicarbonates, potassium tartrate. Will corrode copper, zinc, aluminum and their alloys. Conditions to Avoid: Heat, flames, ignition sources and incompatibles.

Toxicological Information

Oral rat LD50: 3 g/kg; irritation skin rabbit: 500 mg/24H mild; eye rabbit: 750 ug/24H severe.

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.

Suitable for any mode of transport including by Road,Rail,Sea & Air.
Proper Shipping Name:Citric Acid

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:N/A.

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.
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No.119 YanShan St.,Qinhuangdao,
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Telephone: 0086-335-3853877 Attn:Mr.Watson Yang


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