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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 5
Revision Date: December 30, 2015
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Acetic Acid 6.1 M - 17.4 M (Glacial)

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9338
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 3). Flammable liquid and vapor (H226). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 5). May be harmful if swallowed (H303).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, dermal (Category 4). Harmful in contact with skin (H312).

Hazard class: Skin corrosion or irritation (Category 1). Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314).

Hazard class: Sensitization, skin (Category 1). May cause an allergic skin reaction (H317). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, inhalation (Category 3). Toxic if inhaled (H331).
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Acetic acid

Synonyms: Vinegar acid; Ethanoic acid
64-19-7 CH3COOH 60.05 >90%
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 (P304+P340). If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several m inutes. 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 (P303+P361+P353). Wash contaminated clothing before reuse (P363). If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P333+P313). If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting (P301+P330+P331).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class II combustible liquid.
Flash point: 40 °C (CC) Flammable limits: Lower: 4.0% Upper: 19.9% Autoignition Temperature: 464 °C
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher (P370+P378).
NFPA Code
H-3
F-2
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain the spill with sand or other inert absorbent material, neutralize with sodium bicarbonate or calcium hydroxide, and deposit in a sealed bag or container. 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 away from nitric acid.
Store in a dedicated acid cabinet and away from any source of water. If an acid cabinet is not available, store in a Flinn Saf-Cube™.
Always add acid to water.
Keep container tightly closed (P233). Keep cool (P235). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear nitrile, neoprene or butyl rubber gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264). Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace (P272). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
Exposure guidelines: PEL 10 ppm (OSHA) TLV 10 ppm Ceiling 15 ppm (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Clear, colorless liquid. Strong vinegar-like odor.
Soluble: Miscible with water, alcohol, glycerol, and ether.
Vapor pressure: 15.7 mm Hg at 25 °C
Vapor density: 2.07
Viscosity: 1.056 mPa.s at 25 °C
Boiling point: 118 °C
Freezes at slightly below room temperature (17 °C).
Melting point: 16.6 °C
pH <2>
Specific gravity: 1.05
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizers, especially chromic and nitric acids. Incompatible with metals (except aluminum), alcohols, amines, permanganates, peroxides, hydroxides, oxides, phosphates, and carbonates.
Shelf life: Good, if stored properly. Store in a dedicated acid cabinet.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Corrosive to body tissues and mucous membranes.
Chronic effects: Respiratory tract inflammation; darkens skin.
Target organs: Eyes, skin, teeth, respiratory tract.
ORL-RAT LD50: 3310 mg/kg
IHL-MUS LC50: 5620 ppm/1H
SKN-RBT LD50: 1.06 mg/kg
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
May be toxic to aquatic life. Microtox test: If released in water or soil, acetic acid will biodegrade readily.
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: Acetic Acid, Glacial. Hazard class: 8, Corrosive, Flammable Liquid. UN number: UN2789
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed, EINECS-listed (200-580-7). RCRA code D001, D002.
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.