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CALCIUM ACETATE (Dried)
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Calcium Acetate Dried

Synonym : Calcium Ethanoate

CAS No

62-54-4

Molecular Formula

C4H6CaO4

Molecular Weight

158.17

Appearance

White

Grade

Technical*

SPECIFICATION

Assay

99% MIN

*Also available Pure, Pharma passing, LR, AR and ACS Grade

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Material Safety Data Sheet

Calcium Acetate (Dried)

 

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

 

Chemical Name: Calcium Acetate (Dried)

 

CAS#: 62-54-4

RTECS: AF7525000

TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Calcium acetate

CI#: Not available.

Synonym:

Chemical Formula: C4H6CaO4

 

 

Contact Information:

 

Vishnupriya Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.

 

Office No. 7, Meridian apartments

Lake Hills Road, New MLA Quarters

Basheerbagh, Hyderabad 63,  A.P

Tel :  040 - 23225550

Fax : 040 23223177

Email : info@vishnupriya.in

Website : www.vishnupriya.in

 

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients

 

Composition:

 

Name

CAS #

% by Weight

Calcium Acetate (Dried)

62-54-4

100

 

Toxicological Data on Ingredients:  Not applicable.

 

Section 3: Hazards Identification

 

Potential Acute Health Effects: Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.

 

Potential Chronic Health Effects:

CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.

Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.

 

Section 4: First Aid Measures

 

Eye Contact:

Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

 

Skin Contact:

Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops.

Cold water may be used.

 

Serious Skin Contact: Not available.

 

Inhalation:

If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.

 

Serious Inhalation: Not available.

 

Ingestion:

Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

 

Serious Ingestion: Not available.

 

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

 

Flammability of the Product: May be combustible at high temperature.

 

Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not available.

 

Flash Points: CLOSED CUP: Higher than 93.3C (200F).

 

Flammable Limits: Not available.

 

Products of Combustion:

Products of combustion are carbon oxides (CO, CO2). Some metallic oxides.

Products of Decompostion: acetone and calcium carbonate

 

Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.

 

Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.

 

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:

SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.

LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.

 

Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.

 

Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available.

 

Section 6: 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.

 

Section 7: Handling and Storage

 

Precautions:

Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust. Keep away from incompatibles such as oxidizing agents, moisture.

 

Storage:

Very Hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store above 23C (73.4F).

 

Section 8: 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: Safety glasses. 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.

 

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

 

Physical state and appearance: Solid. (Crystals solid.)

 

Odor: Acetic acid. (Slight.)

 

Taste: Not available.

 

Molecular Weight: 158.17 g/mole

 

Color: White.

 

pH (1% soln/water): Not available.

 

Boiling Point: Not available.

 

Melting Point: Not available.

 

Critical Temperature: Not available.

 

Specific Gravity: 1.5 (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.

 

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

 

Stability: The product is stable.

 

Instability Temperature: Not available.

 

Conditions of Instability: Excess heat, moisture, incompatible materials.

 

Incompatibility with various substances: Reactive with oxidizing agents, moisture.

 

Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass.

 

Special Remarks on Reactivity: Very hygroscopic.

 

Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.

 

Polymerization: Will not occur.

 

Section 11: Toxicological Information

 

Routes of Entry: Inhalation. Ingestion.

Toxicity to Animals:

LD50: Not available.

LC50: Not available.

 

Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

 

Other Toxic Effects on Humans: Slightly 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: May affect genetic material.

 

Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans:

Acute Potential Heath Effects:

Skin: May cause skin irritation.

Eyes: Dust may cause eye irritation.

Inhalation: Dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.

Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal (digestive) tract irritation.

May affect brain.

The toxicological properities have not been fully investigated.

 

Section 12: Ecological Information

 

Ecotoxicity: Not available.

 

BOD5 and COD: Not available.

 

Products of Biodegradation:

 

Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

 

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The product itself and its products of degradation are not toxic.

 

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Calcium acetate is biogradeable

 

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

 

Waste Disposal:

Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.

 

 

 

 



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