Xylitol 99% MSDS

Xylitol 99% MSDS

 

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product Name: Xylitol 99%

Catalog Codes: SLX1054, SLX1108, SLX1024

CAS#: 87-99-0

RTECS: ZF0800000

TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Xylitol 99%

CI#: Not available.

Synonym: D-xylo-Pentane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol

Chemical Formula: C5H12O5

 

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients

Composition:

Name CAS # % by Weight

Xylitol 99% 87-99-0 100

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Xylitol 99%: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 22000 mg/kg [Mouse].

 

Section 3: Hazards Identification

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

ingestion.

Potential Chronic Health Effects:

Hazardous in case of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion. CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS:

Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. DEVELOPMENTAL

TOXICITY: Not available. The substance is toxic to lungs. Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce

target organs damage.

 

Section 4: First Aid Measures

Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes, keeping eyelids open. Cold water may be

used.

Skin Contact: No known effect on skin contact, rinse with water for a few minutes.

Serious Skin Contact: Not available.

Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention.

Serious Inhalation: Not available.

Ingestion:

Do not induce vomiting. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, perform

mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek immediate medical attention.

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: These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2).

Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not available.

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: Material in powder form, capable of creating a dust explosion.

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 ingest. Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable protective clothing In

case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the

container or the label.

Storage:

Keep container dry. Keep in a cool place. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a

cool, well-ventilated place. Combustible materials should be stored away from extreme heat and away from strong oxidizing

agents.

 

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.

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:

Splash goggles. Full suit. Boots. Gloves. 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.)

Odor: Odorless.

Taste: Sweet.

Molecular Weight: 152.15 g/mole

Color: White.

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

Boiling Point: 216C (420.8F)

Melting Point: 94C (201.2F)

Critical Temperature: Not available.

Specific Gravity: 1.52 (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, methanol.

Solubility:

Easily soluble in cold water. Soluble in methanol.

 

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

Stability: The product is stable.

Instability Temperature: Not available.

Conditions of Instability: Not available.

Incompatibility with various substances: Not available.

Corrosivity: Non-corrosive in presence of glass.

Special Remarks on Reactivity: Not available.

Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.

Polymerization: No.

 

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Routes of Entry: Inhalation.

Toxicity to Animals: Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 22000 mg/kg [Mouse].

Chronic Effects on Humans: The substance is toxic to lungs.

Other Toxic Effects on Humans:

Hazardous in case of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case 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: Nuisance dust.

 

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 products of degradation are more toxic.

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

 

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Waste Disposal:

 

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: TSCA 8(b) inventory: D-Xylitol

Other Regulations: OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).

Other Classifications:

WHMIS (Canada): CLASS D-2A: Material causing other toxic effects (VERY TOXIC).

DSCL (EEC):

This product is not classified according to the EU regulations.

HMIS (U.S.A.):

Health Hazard: 1

Fire Hazard: 1

Reactivity: 0

Personal Protection: a

National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):

Health: 1

Flammability: 1

Reactivity: 0

Specific hazard:

Protective Equipment:

Not applicable. Lab coat. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate. Safety glasses.

 

Section 16: Other Information

References: Not available.

Other Special Considerations: Not available.

Created: 10/10/2005 12:17 AM

Last Updated: 11/06/2008 12:00 PM