Xylitol 99% MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Xylitol 99%
Catalog Codes: SLX1054, SLX1108, SLX1024
TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Xylitol 99%
CI#: Not available.
Chemical Formula: C5H12O5
Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.)
Molecular Weight: 152.15 g/mole
pH (1% soln/water): Not available.
Boiling Point: 216°C (420.8°F)
Melting Point: 94°C (201.2°F)
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.
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.
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
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).
WHMIS (Canada): CLASS D-2A: Material causing other toxic effects (VERY TOXIC).
This product is not classified according to the EU regulations.
Health Hazard: 1
Fire Hazard: 1
Personal Protection: a
National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):
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