Acetic acid, calcium salt
C4H6O4°Ca / (CH3OO)2Ca
Molecular mass: 158.2
ICSC # 1092
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS
|FIRE||Combustible under specific conditions.||NO open flames.||Water spray, powder.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|•INHALATION||Cough. Sore throat.||Local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|•SKIN||Redness.||Protective gloves.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|•EYES||Redness. Pain.||Safety spectacles.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.|
|•INGESTION||Diarrhoea. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.|
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE TO BROWN OR GREY CRYSTALS , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
The substance decomposes on heating above 160°C producing acetone vapor and calcium carbonate. Reacts violently with strong acids to produce acetic acid fumes.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.