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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 19
Revision Date: July 1, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Adipic Acid

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9351
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Eye irritation (Category 2A). Causes serious eye irritation (H319).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Adipic acid

Synonyms: Acifloctin; Adilactetten; 1,6-Hexanedioc acid
124-04-9 HO2C(CH2)4CO2H
146.15
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P310).
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338).
If on skin or hair: Immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IIIB combustible solid.
Flash point: 196 °C Flammable limits: Lower: 0.1% Autoignition Temperature: 420 °C
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
H-1
F-1
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Do not allow solid to become airborne. Ventilate area. Wipe up the spill with a damp towel. Place in a sealed bag or container, and dispose. and wash spill site after material pickup is complete. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #1. Store with acids, anhydrides and peracids.
Store in a dedicated acid cabinet and away from any source of water. If an acid cabinet is not available, store in Flinn Saf-Cube™.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Use ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below exposure limits. Exposure guidelines: TLV: 5 mg/m3 (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
White, crystalline powder. Odorless.
Soluble: Acetone and alcohol. Slightly in water.
Vapor pressure: 0.0728 at 18.5 °C
Vapor density: 5.04
Boiling point: 265 °C
Melting point: 151 °C
Specific gravity: 1.37
Flash point 196 °C (closed cup)
Auto ignition temperature: 420 °C
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers.
Shelf life: Fair to poor. See Section 7 for further information.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritation eyes, respiratory system; cough, sore throat, asthma; contact dermatitis.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: Eyes, nose, throat.
ORL-RAT LD50: 11 g/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Data not yet available.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #24a is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Not regulated. Hazard class: N/A. UN number: N/A
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (204-673-3).
SECTION 16 — OTHER INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is for guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. Flinn Scientific, Inc. makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages relating thereto. The data is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. The data should not be confused with local, state, federal or insurance mandates, regulations, or requirements and CONSTITUTE NO WARRANTY. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the science instructor to be in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product(s) described are beyond the control of Flinn Scientific, Inc. and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE OR DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT(S).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.