Calcium D-Saccharic MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Calcium D-Saccharic
Catalog Codes: SLC3397
RTECS: Not available.
TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: No products were found.
CI#: Not available.
Synonym: Calcium D-Glucarate tetrahydrate; Calcium
Chemical Name: D-Glucaric Acid, Calcium salt, tetrahydrate
Chemical Formula: CaC6H8O8.4H2O
Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Name CAS # % by Weight
Calcium D-Saccharic 5793-88-4 100
Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Calcium D-Saccharic LD50: Not available. LC50: Not available.
Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects:
Hazardous in case of inhalation (lung irritant). Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact
(irritant), of ingestion, .
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
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at
least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Remove
contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get
Serious Skin Contact: Not available.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get
Serious Inhalation: Not available.
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: Not available.
Flammable Limits: Not available.
Products of Combustion: Some metallic oxides.
Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:
Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.
Non-flammable in presence of shocks.
Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:
Slightly explosive in presence of open flames and sparks.
Non-explosive in presence of shocks.
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: As with most organic solids, fire is possible at elevated temperatures
Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards:
Fine dust dispersed in air in sufficient concentrations, and in the presences of an ignition source is a potential dust
Section 6: Accidental Release Measures
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
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. Do not breathe dust.
Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
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.
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. (Powdered solid. Crystalline powder.)
Taste: Not available.
Molecular Weight: 300.27 g/mole
pH (1% soln/water): Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Melting Point: >250°C (482°F)
Critical Temperature: Not available.
Specific Gravity: Not available.
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: Not available.
Insoluble in cold water, hot water.
Almost insoluble in ethanol
Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability: The product is stable.
Instability Temperature: Not available.
Conditions of Instability: Excessive heat, dust generation
Incompatibility with various substances: Not available.
Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass.
Special Remarks on Reactivity: Releases water of crystallization when heated
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:
Hazardous in case of inhalation (lung irritant).
Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, .
Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.
Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.
Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans:
Acute Potential Health Effects:
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Eyes: May cause eye irritation.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal tract irritation.
The toxicological properties of this substance 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
Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The product itself and its products of degradation are not toxic.
Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.
Section 13: Disposal Considerations
Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental
Section 14: Transport Information
DOT Classification: Not a DOT controlled material (United States).
Identification: Not applicable.
Special Provisions for Transport: Not applicable.
Section 15: Other Regulatory Information
Federal and State Regulations: No products were found.
Other Regulations: EINECS: This product is on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances.
WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
R36/37/38- Irritating to eyes,
respiratory system and skin.
S26- In case of contact with eyes, rinse
immediately with plenty of water and seek
S36- Wear suitable protective clothing.
Health Hazard: 1
Fire Hazard: 1
Personal Protection: E
National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):
Dust respirator. Be sure to use an
approved/certified respirator or
Section 16: Other Information
References: Not available.
Other Special Considerations: Not available.
Created: 10/09/2005 04:32 PM
Last Updated: 11/06/2008 12:00 PM