Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

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Company: Soapgoods Inc
Address: 1824 Willow Trail Pkwy, Ste 200 Norcross GA, 30093
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1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

Product name: Citric Acid Anhydrous
Supplier:
Product Information: Additive for foods and pharmaceuticals

2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Citric acid anhydrous
Chemical name of the substance: C6H8O7
Chemical Name: 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid
anhydrous
Synonyms: Citric Acid
EC-No.: 201-069-1
CAS-No.: 77-92-9
Hazardous impurities: None.

3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Most important hazards: Irritating to eyes.
May cause skin irritation and respiratory tract irritation.

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

General advice: Consult a physician.
Major effects of exposure: Irritating to eyes. May cause skin irritation in susceptible persons.
Inhalation: Move to fresh air.
Skin contact: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. If skin irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. If eye irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
Protection of first-aiders: Use personal protective equipment.

5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

Flashpoint: Not available
Lower flammable limits: 8% at 65 °C / 149 °F
Upper flammable limits: Not available
Auto-ignition temperature: 345 °C / 653 °F
Suitable extinguishing media: water, water spray, dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide (CO2).
Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons: None.
Hazardous decomposition products: Carbon oxides
Special protective equipment for firefighters: Use personal protective equipment.
Specific methods: Standard procedure for chemical fires.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions: Use personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Environmental precautions: No special environmental precautions required.
Methods for cleaning up: Sweep up and shovel. After cleaning, flush away traces with water.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling:
Technical measures/Precautions: Avoid dust formation. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Safe handling advice: Use personal protective equipment.
Storage:
Technical measures/Storage conditions: Keep tightly closed in a dry and cool place.
Incompatible products: Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Packaging material: Polyethylene coated paper bags or polyethylene/propylene big bags.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

Engineering measures to reduce exposure: Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.
Exposure limit(s): No special precautions required.
Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection: Effective dust mask
Hand protection: Gloves
Eye protection: Safety glasses
Skin and body protection: Lightweight protective clothing
Hygiene measures: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Form: Powder / crystalline
Colour: White / colourless
Odour: None
Odour Threshold: N.A.
pH Solution (5 %) (25°C/77°F): 1.80
Vapour pressure: Practically zero at room temperatures
Vapour density: N.A.
Melting point/range: 153°C / 307°F
Boiling point: N.A.
Decomposition temperature: > 170°C / > 338°F
Auto-ignition temperature: 345 °C / 653 °F
Explosive properties, risk of explosion: Fine dust dispersed in air in sufficient concentrations, and in the presence of an ignition source is a potential dust explosion hazard.
Relative density: 1.665 g/cm3
Bulk density granular: 850 - 950 kg/m3
                   powder: 550 - 650 kg/m3
Solubility:
Water solubility (25°C/77°F): 61.8 % (w/w) Solubility in other solvents
Ethanol (25°C/77°F): 38.3 % (w/w)
Coefficient of water / oil distribution: Log P (oct) –1.72 (measured) Log P (oct) –1.25 to –1.80 (calculated)

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Stability: Stable at normal conditions.
Conditions to avoid: Avoid dust formation.
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Materials to avoid: Incompatible with strong bases and oxidizing agents.
Hazardous decomposition products: No decomposition if stored normally. Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating gases and vapours.
Corrosion: May corrode metals. 316 Stainless steel recommended material for handling.

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute toxicity: LD50/p.o./rat =
11.700 mg/kg (1)
LD50/i.p./rat = 883 mg/kg (2)
LD50/p.o./mouse = 5.040 mg/kg (1)
LD50/i.v./mouse = 42 mg/kg (1)
LD50/i.p./mouse = 961 mg/kg (2)
Local effects: Irritating to eyes.
May cause skin irritation and respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic toxicity: None.
Human experience: Health injuries are not known or expected under normal use.
Carcinogenic Characteristic: This product does not contain any substances that are considered by ACGIH, OSHA or NTP to be "probable" or "suspected" human carcinogens.
Reproductive toxicity: No data available
Teratogenicity: No data available
Mutagenic Characteristic: negative(4)
References : (1) H.T. Yokotani et al, J. Takeda Res. Lab 30 (1) 25 (1971)
(2) C.M. Gruber & W.A. Halbeisen, J. Pharmac. Exp. Ther. 94 65 (1948)
(3) FDA 223-75-2004 (1977)
(4) Ames Test, Litton Bionetics Inc. 1975, Contract No. FDA 71-268

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Mobility: completely soluble Persistence / degradability
Chemical oxygen demand (COD): = 750 ± 50 mg O2 /g
Biochemical oxygen demand within 5 days (BOD5:):= 625 ± 50 mg O2 /g DIN 38412 Part 25 (DIN EN ISO 9888) Readily biodegradable (98 % after 2 days)* Ecological toxicity DIN 38412 Part 15 (DIN EN ISO 7346) Toxicity to fish 440 - 706 mg/l DIN 38412 Part 5 Toxicity to bacteria >10.000 mg/l Bioaccumulation None. * Reference: P. Creach: C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris 240 2551 (1955)

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste from residues / unused products Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration. Can be disposed in landfill or incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations. Contaminated packaging Empty containers should be taken for local recycling, recovery or waste disposal.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Not classified as dangerous according to TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods) and DOT (Department of Transportation). Revision Date 03.2003 -4/5- msds caa pc en Jungbunzlauer MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Product name Citric Acid Anhydrous

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

WHMIS - Class D Division 2B IDL - Citric Acid (CAS-No. 77-92-9) is listed in the Ingredient Disclosure List DSL - Citric Acid (CAS-No. 77-92-9) is listed in Domestic Substance List HMIS - Health – 1 ; Flammability – 0 ; Reactivity - 0 TSCA - Citric Acid (CAS-No. 77–92–9) is listed on the TSCA Inventory TSCA 8(d) - Citric Acid (CAS-No.77-92-9) exempted from regulations According to European Community Directive 67/548/EEC, as amended, the product shall be labelled: Symbol(s): Xi - Irritant Risk -phrase(s): R36 - Irritating to eyes. Safety -phrase(s) S26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. References: ECAMA Internal Report 1998 Citric acid has irritancy equivalent to fumaric acid see Annex 1 Directive 67/548/EEC. Directive 67/548/EEC Annex 7, non toxic to the environment.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

USA FDA GRAS Status Food Additive E 330 HMIS Letter E: Wear personal protective equipment: Gloves; Safety Glasses, Dust Respirator
Last Updated: July 12, 2012

DISCLAIMER

The information contained in this MSDS was compiled using the latest and most reliable information available to Soapgoods Inc. The information is provided without any warranty, express or implied regarding its correctness or accuracy nor will Soapgoods Inc assume any liability for any loss or damage arising out of the use of this information including without limitation direct or indirect losses or expenses. To the extent permitted by law, no warranty express or implied regarding the product described herein shall be created by or inferred from any statement or omission from this MSDS . It is solely the responsibility of the user to determine safe conditions for use of this product and to assume liability for any loss, damage or expense whatsoever arising out of the product's proper or improper use.