Acetic Acid, Glacial



**** MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET ****

Acetic Acid, Glacial
00120

**** SECTION 1 - CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION ****

MSDS Name: Acetic Acid, Glacial
Catalog Numbers:
A35 500, A35-500, A37 1, A37 4, A37-1, A37-4, A38 212, A38 500, A38-212,
A38-500, A38-56LB, A38C 212, A38C-2.5, A38C-212, A38FP 500, A38P 20,
A38P 500, A38P-20, A38S 212, A38S 500, A38S-2.5, A38S-212, A38S-500,
A38SI 212, A38SI-212, A465 1, A465 250, A465-1, A465-250, A490 212,
A490-212, A507 212, A507 500, A507-212, A507-500, BP1185 500, BP1185-500,
S70048, S70048-1MF*, S70048-1SCMF*, S70048-2MF, S700481MF, S700481SCMF,
S700482MF, S70048SC
Synonyms:
Ethanoic acid, ethylic acid, glacial acetic acid, methanecarboxylic acid,
pyroligeneous acid, vinegar acid.
Company Identification: Fisher Scientific
1 Reagent Lane
Fairlawn, NJ 07410
For information, call: 201-796-7100
Emergency Number: 201-796-7100
For CHEMTREC assistance, call: 800-424-9300

**** SECTION 2 - COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS ****

+------------+------------------------------------+---------+-----------+
| CAS# | Chemical Name | % | Einecs# |
|------------|------------------------------------|---------|-----------|
| 64-19-7|Acetic acid |97 |unlisted |
+------------+------------------------------------+---------+-----------+

**** SECTION 3 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION ****

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW
Appearance: Colorless liquid with a pungent, vinegar-like odor. Danger
! Corrosive. Flammable liquid FP=103F. Causes severe skin burns. Conta
ct with liquid or vapor causes eye burns with possible irreversible da
mage. Causes severe irritation of the respiratory tract. Causes corros
ion of the digestive tract.


Target Organs: None.

Potential Health Effects
Eye:
Causes severe eye irritation.
Contact with liquid or vapor causes severe burns and possible
irreversible eye damage.
Skin:
Causes severe skin irritation.
May cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction, which becomes
evident upon re-exposure to this material.
Ingestion:
May cause severe and permanent damage to the digestive tract.
Causes severe pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and shock.
Inhalation:
Effects may be delayed.
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic:
Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis.
Repeated inhalation may cause chronic bronchitis.
Repeated exposure may cause erosion of teeth.

**** SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES ****

Eyes:
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes,
occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.
Get medical aid immediately.
Skin:
Get medical aid immediately.
Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15
minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ingestion:
Do NOT induce vomiting.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Get medical aid immediately.
Inhalation:
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air
immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If
breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Notes to Physician:
Treat symptomatically and supportively.
No specific antidote exists.

**** SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES ****

General Information:
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent contact with skin
and eyes. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) to
prevent contact with thermal decomposition products.
Reacts with most metals to form highly flammable hydrogen gas which
can form explosive mixtures with air.
Extinguishing Media:
For small fires, use dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray or
alcohol-resistant foam.
Autoignition Temperature: 800_F (426.67_C)
Flash Point: 103_F (39.44_C)
Explosion Limits, Lower: 5.4
Upper: 16

**** SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES ****

General Information: Use proper personal protective equpiment as indicated
in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks:
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then
place into a chemical waste container. Use water spray to dilute
spill to a non-flammable mixture. Avoid runoff into storm sewers and
ditches which lead to waterways. Remove all s

**** SECTION 7 - HANDLING and STORAGE ****

Handling:
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Use with adequate ventilation.
Empty containers retain product residue, (liquid and/or vapor), and
can be dangerous. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder,
drill, grind, or expose such containers to heat, sparks or open
flames.
Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame.
Do not get on skin or in eyes.
Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage:
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame.
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible
substances.
Store in a suitable container in a dry area above the substance's
freezing point.

**** SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION ****

Engineering Controls:
Use adequate general or local exhaust ventilation to keep airborne
concentrations below the permissible exposure limits.

Exposure Limits
+--------------------+-------------------+-------------------+-----------------+
| Chemical Name | ACGIH | NIOSH |OSHA - Final PELs|
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
| Acetic acid |10 ppm ; 25 |10 ppm TWA; 25 |10 ppm TWA; 25 |
| | mg/m3; 15 ppm | mg/m3 TWA; 15 | mg/m3 TWA |
| | STEL; 37 mg/m3 | ppm STEL; 37 | |
| | STEL | mg/m3 STEL | |
+--------------------+-------------------+-------------------+-----------------+

OSHA Vacated PELs:
Acetic acid:
10 ppm TWA; 25 mg/m3 TWA

Personal Protective Equipment

Eyes:
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical
safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face
protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133.
Skin:
Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing:
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin
exposure.
Respirators:
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR
1010.134. Always use a NIOSH-approved respirator when
necessary.

**** SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES ****

Physical State: Liquid
Appearance: Colorless liquid
Odor: Pungent (vinegar) odor.
pH: 2.4 (1M), 2.9 (0.1M)
Vapor Pressure: 11.4 mm Hg
Vapor Density: 2.10 (Air=1)
Evaporation Rate: 0.97 (n-Butyl acetate=1)
Viscosity: 1.22 cP
Boiling Point: 244_F
Freezing/Melting Point: 62_F
Decomposition Temperature: Not available.
Solubility: Soluble in water; releases heat/vapor.
Specific Gravity/Density: 1.05 (Water=1)
Molecular Formula: C2H4O2
Molecular Weight: 60.0268

**** SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY ****

Chemical Stability:
Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage
and handling conditions.
Conditions to Avoid:
Incompatible materials, ignition sources, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials:
Acetaldehyde, 2-aminoethanol, ammonium nitrate, bromine
pentafluoride, chlorine trifluoride, chlorosulfonic acid, chromic
acid, chromic anhydride + acetic anhydride, diallyl methyl carbinol +
ozone, ethylene diamine, ethyleneimine, hydrogen peroxide, nitric
acid, nitric acid + acetone, oleum, perchloric acid, permanganates,
phosphorus isocyanate, phosphorus trichloride, potassium hydroxide,
potassium-t-butoxide, sodium hydroxide, sodium peroxide, and xylene.
See NFPA Fire Protection Guide for specifics.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

**** SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****

RTECS#:
CAS# 64-19-7: AF1225000
LD50/LC50:
CAS# 64-19-7: Inhalation, mouse: LC50 =5620 ppm/1H; Oral, rat: LD50
= 3310 mg/kg; Skin, rabbit: LD50 = 1060 mg/kg.
Carcinogenicity:
Acetic acid -
Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology:
No information available.
Teratogenicity:
Effects on Newborn: behavioral, orl-rat TDLo=700 mg/kg.
Reproductive Effects:
Fertility: male index, itt-rat TDLo=400 mg/kg.
Neurotoxicity:
No information available.
Mutagenicity:
No information available.
Other Studies:
None.

**** SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION ****

Ecotoxicity:
Bluegill (fresh water) TLm=75 ppm/96H
Goldfish (fresh water) TLm=100 ppm/96H
Shrimp (aerated water) LC50=100-330 ppm/48H
Environmental Fate:
Substance spreads on soil surface and penetrates at rate dependent on
soil type and water content. Substance readily degrades in water and
shows little potential for bioaccumulation.
Physical/Chemical:
No information available.
Physical/Chemical:
None.

**** SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS ****

Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations.
RCRA D-Series Maximum Concentration of Contaminants: Not listed.
RCRA D-Series Chronic Toxicity Reference Levels: Not listed.
RCRA F-Series: Not listed.
RCRA P-Series: Not listed.
RCRA U-Series: Not listed.
Not listed as a material banned from land disposal according to RCRA.

**** SECTION 14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION ****

US DOT
Shipping Name: ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL
Hazard Class: 8
UN Number: UN2789
Packing Group: II
IMO
Shipping Name: ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL
Hazard Class: 8
UN Number: 2789
Packing Group: 2
IATA
Shipping Name: ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL
Hazard Class: 8
UN Number: 2789
Packing Group: 2
RID/ADR
Shipping Name: ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL
Dangerous Goods Code: 8(32B)
UN Number: 2789
Canadian TDG
Shipping Name: ACETIC ACID GLACIAL
Hazard Class: 8(9.2)
UN Number: UN2789

**** SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION ****

A. Federal
TSCA
CAS# 64-19-7 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA/SARA
Section 302 (RQ)
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
Section 302 (TPQ)
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
Section 313
No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
CAS# 64-19-7 is listed as a Hazardous Substance under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority
Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants
under the CWA.
OSHA:
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous
by OSHA.
B. State
Acetic acid can be found on the following state right to know lists:
California, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota,
Massachusetts.
California No Significant Risk Level:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed.
C. International
Canada
CAS# 64-19-7 is listed on Canada's DSL/NDSL List.
CAS# 64-19-7 is listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols: Not available.
Risk Phrases:
Safety Phrases:
Exposure Limits:
OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3);STEL 15 ppm (37 mg/m3). OEL-AUSTRI
A:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3). OEL-BELGIUM:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3);STEL 15 ppm
(37 mg/m3). OEL-CZECHOSLOVAKIA:TWA 25 mg/m3;STEL 50 mg/m3. OEL-DENMAR
K:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3). OEL-FINLAND:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3);STEL 15 ppm
(37 mg/m3);Skin. OEL-FRANCE:STEL 10 ppm (25 mg/m3). OEL-GERMANY:TWA 1
0 ppm (25 mg/m3). OEL-HUNGARY:TWA 10 mg/m3;STEL 20 mg/m3. OEL-INDIA:TW
A 10 ppm (25 mg/m3);STEL 15 ppm (37 mg/m3). OEL-JAPAN:TWA 10 ppm (25 m
g/m3). OEL-THE NETHERLANDS:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3). OEL-THE PHILIPPINES:
TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3). OEL-POLAND:TWA 5 mg/m3. OEL-RUSSIA:TWA 10 ppm;S
TEL 5 mg/m3;Skin. OEL-SWEDEN:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3);STEL 15 ppm (35 mg/
m3). OEL-SWITZERLAND:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3);STEL 20 ppm (50 mg/m3). OEL
-THAILAND:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3). OEL-TURKEY:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3). OEL
-UNITED KINGDOM:TWA 10 ppm (25 mg/m3);STEL 15 ppm (35 mg/m3). OEL IN B
ULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN, KOREA check ACGIH TLV. OEL IN NEW ZEALAND,
SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGI TLV

**** SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ****

Additional Information:
No additional information available.
MSDS Creation Date: December 2, 1994
The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best
information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of
merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to
such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users
should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the
information for their particular purposes.
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