Chemical Safety Data Sheet MSDS / SDS

Citric acid

Revision Date:2022-12-24Revision Number:1

SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking

Product identifier

  • Product name: Citric acid
  • CBnumber: CB9854361
  • CAS: 77-92-9
  • EINECS Number: 201-069-1
  • Synonyms: Citric acid ,CITRIC ACID ANHYDROUS

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

  • Relevant identified uses: For R&D use only. Not for medicinal, household or other use.
  • Uses advised against: none

Company Identification

  • Company: Chemicalbook
  • Address: Building 1, Huihuang International, Shangdi 10th Street, Haidian District, Beijing
  • Telephone: 400-158-6606

SECTION 2: Hazards identification

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

  • Symbol(GHS)
  • Signal wordWarning
Precautionary statements
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P264 Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P264 Wash skin thouroughly after handling.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continuerinsing.
P337+P313 IF eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P405 Store locked up.
Hazard statements
H303 May be harmfulif swallowed
H315 Causes skin irritation
H318 Causes serious eye damage
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H335 May cause respiratory irritation

SECTION 3: Composition/information on ingredients

Substance

  • Product name: Citric acid
  • Synonyms: Citric acid ,CITRIC ACID ANHYDROUS
  • CAS: 77-92-9
  • EC number: 201-069-1
  • MF: C6H8O7
  • MW: 192.12

SECTION 4: First aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General advice
Show this material safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
After inhalation: fresh air.
In case of skin contact
In case of skin contact: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower.
In case of eye contact
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water. Call in ophthalmologist. Remove contact lenses.
If swallowed
After swallowing: immediately make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

No data available

SECTION 5: Firefighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media
Water Foam Carbon dioxide (CO2) Dry powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media
For this substance/mixture no limitations of extinguishing agents are given.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides Combustible.

Development of hazardous combustion gases or vapours possible in the event of fire.

Advice for firefighters

In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information

Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

SECTION 6: Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Advice for non-emergency personnel: Avoid inhalation of dusts. Avoid substance contact. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate the danger area, observe emergency procedures, consult an expert.

For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills. Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10). Take up dry. Dispose of properly. Clean up affected area. Avoid generation of dusts.

Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

For precautions see section 2.2.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

Tightly closed. Dry.

Specific end use(s)

Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated

SECTION 8: Exposure controls/personal protection

control parameter

Hazard composition and occupational exposure limits
Does not contain substances with occupational exposure limits.

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection

Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU). Safety glasses

Skin protection

Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.

The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Full contact

Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril? (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

Splash contact Material: Nitrile rubber

Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm Break through time: 480 min

Material tested:Dermatril? (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M)

data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail sales@kcl.de, test method: EN374

If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the EC approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our

customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.

Body Protection

protective clothing

Respiratory protection

required when dusts are generated.

Our recommendations on filtering respiratory protection are based on the following standards: DIN EN 143, DIN 14387 and other accompanying standards relating to the used respiratory protection system.

Recommended Filter type: Filter type P2

The entrepeneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer.

These measures have to be properly documented.

Control of environmental exposure

Do not let product enter drains.

SECTION 9: Physical and chemical properties

Information on basic physicochemical properties

  • AppearanceForm: crystalline Color: white
  • Odourodorless
  • Odour ThresholdNot applicable
  • pHca.1,7 at 100 g/l at 20 °C
  • Melting point/freezing pointMelting point/range: 153 - 159 °C - lit.
  • Initial boiling point and boiling range200 °C at 1.013 hPa - (decomposition)
  • Flash pointNot applicable
  • Evaporation rateNo data available
  • Flammability (solid, gas)The product is not flammable.
  • Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits8%, 65°F
  • Vapour pressure< 0,1 hPa at 25 °C
  • Vapour density 7.26 (vs air)
  • Relative density1,67 at 20 °C
  • Water solubility1.330 g/l at 20 °C
  • Partition coefficient: n-octanol/waterlog Pow: -1,72 at 20 °C - Bioaccumulation is not expected.
  • Autoignition temperatureNo data available
  • Decomposition temperatureNo data available
  • ViscosityViscosity, kinematic: No data available Viscosity, dynamic: No data available
  • Explosive propertiesNo data available
  • Oxidizing propertiesNo data available
  • λmaxλ: 260 nm Amax: 0.20
    λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.10

Other safety information

Dissociation constant 3,13 at 25 °C

SECTION 10: Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

The following applies in general to flammable organic substances and mixtures: in correspondingly fine distribution, when whirled up a dust explosion potential may generally be assumed.

Chemical stability

The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) .

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Violent reactions possible with:

Metals

Oxidizing agents Bases

Reducing agents


Conditions to avoid

no information available

Incompatible materials

Metals

Hazardous decomposition products

In the event of fire: see section 5

SECTION 11: Toxicological information

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - Rat - male - 11.700 mg/kg
(OECD Test Guideline 401)
LD50 Dermal - Rat - male and female - > 2.000 mg/kg (OECD Test Guideline 402)
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit
Result: No skin irritation - 4 h (OECD Test Guideline 404)
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
Eyes - Rabbit
Result: Severe irritations
(OECD Test Guideline 405)
Respiratory or skin sensitization Germ cell mutagenicity
Ames test
Salmonella typhimurium Result: negative
OECD Test Guideline 475 Rat - male - Bone marrow Result: negative
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No ingredient of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
Reproductive toxicity
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Toxicity
LD50 in mice, rats (mmol/kg): 5.0, 4.6 i.p. (Gruber, Halbeisen)

SECTION 12: Ecological information

Toxicity

Toxicity to fish
LC50 - Leuciscus idus (Golden orfe) - 440 - 760 mg/l - 96 h Remarks: (IUCLID)


Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates

EC5 - E.sulcatum - 485 mg/l - 72 h Remarks: (Lit.)


EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - ca. 120 mg/l - 72 h Remarks: (IUCLID)


Toxicity to algae
IC5 - Scenedesmus quadricauda (Green algae) - 640 mg/l - 7 d Remarks: (maximum permissible toxic concentration)

(Lit.)


Toxicity to bacteria
EC5 - Pseudomonas putida - > 10.000 mg/l - 16 h

Remarks: (maximum permissible toxic concentration) (Lit.)


Persistence and degradability

Biodegradability aerobic - Exposure time 28 d

Result: 97 % - Readily biodegradable. (OECD Test Guideline 301B)

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

526 mg/g Remarks: (IUCLID)

728 mg/g Remarks: (IUCLID)

Bioaccumulative potential

No data available

Mobility in soil

No data available

Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

Other adverse effects

Additional ecological information

No data available

SECTION 13: Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product

See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and containers, or contact us there if you have further questions.

SECTION 14: Transport information

UN number

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

UN proper shipping name

ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods IMDG: Not dangerous goods IATA: Not dangerous goods

Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Packaging group

ADR/RID: - IMDG: - IATA: -

Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: no IATA: no

Special precautions for user

Further information

Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

SECTION 15: Regulatory information

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

Regulations on the Safety Management of Hazardous Chemicals
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015:Not Listed. website: https://www.mem.gov.cn/
Measures for Environmental Management of New Chemical Substances
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC):Listed. website: https://www.mee.gov.cn/
EC Inventory:Listed.
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS):Listed. website: https://echa.europa.eu/
Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL):Listed. website: http://ncis.nier.go.kr
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC):Listed. website: https://www.epa.govt.nz/
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS):Listed. website: https://emb.gov.ph/
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory:Listed. website: https://www.epa.gov/
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory:Listed. website: https://chemicaldata.gov.vn/

SECTION 16: Other information

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average

References

【1】CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple

【2】ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp

【3】ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

【4】eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en

【5】ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg

【6】Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp

【7】HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm

【8】IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/

【9】IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home

【10】Sigma-Aldrich, website: https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/

Disclaimer:

The information in this MSDS is only applicable to the specified product, unless otherwise specified, it is not applicable to the mixture of this product and other substances. This MSDS only provides information on the safety of the product for those who have received the appropriate professional training for the user of the product. Users of this MSDS must make independent judgments on the applicability of this SDS. The authors of this MSDS will not be held responsible for any harm caused by the use of this MSDS.

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