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NJ 08520-5321, USA

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Utah 84651, USA

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SECTION I - IDENTITY
Common Name

CALCIUM ASCORBATE

Synonyms

L-Ascorbic acid, Calcium salt dihydrate

CAS number

5743-28-2

Chemical Name Calcium di [(R)-2-[(S)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]–4–hydroxy–5– oxo–2H–furan–3–olate] dihydrate
Chemical Family

Ascorbic acid derivative

SECTION 2 - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

LIMIT

LIMIT

PERCENT

THRESHOLD VALUE

Principal Hazardous Component(s)

N/A

N/A

Not established

Chemical & common

N/A

Name(s)

SECTION 3 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS (Fire and Explosion Data)
Appearance

White to light yellow powder

Odor

Odorless

Melting Point

166 C

Specific Gravity

N/A

Vapor Pressure (mm Hg)

N/A

Percentage Volatile by volume %

N/A

Vapor Density (Air = 1)

N/A

Evaporation Rate

N/A

Solubility in water

Freely soluble

Reactivity in water

Not reactive

Flash Point

N/A

Extinguisher Media Water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or foam as appropriate for surrounding fire and materials
Auto Ignition Temperature

N/A

Special Fire Fighting Procedures As with all fires, evacuate personnel to safe area. Fire fighters should use self contained breathing equipment and protective clothing.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards As with all dry powders, it is advisable to ground mechanical equipment in contact with dry material to dissipate the potential build up of static electricity.
SECTION 4 - PHYSICAL HAZARDS
Stability Stable
Conditions to avoid Material is stable from a safety point of view
Incompatibility
(Materials to avoid)
N/A
Hazardous Decomposition Products When heated to decomposition, material emits no toxic fumes
Hazardous Polymerization Will not occur
SECTION 5 - HEALTH HAZARDS
Threshold Limit Value None established
Signs and Symptoms of over Exposure None known
Precautions to consider

As a general rule, when handling Calcium Ascorbate avoid all contact and inhalation of dust. Keep container tightly closed and use with adequate ventilation wash thoroughly after handling.

Medical conditions aggravated Not established
By Exposure I.A.R.C. Monographs No
Carcinogen or Potential OSHA No
Carcinogen No
OHSA Permissible Exposure Limit : Not established
Other exposure limit : Not established
Emergency and First Aid Procedures

Remove from exposure. Remove contaminated clothing. Persons developing serious hypersensitivity reactions must receive immediate medical attention. Upon eye or skin contact, flush the affected area with copious quantities of water. Obtain medical attention. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult give Oxygen

  1. Inhalation
  2. Eyes
  3. Skin
  4. Ingestion
No known harmful effect

No known harmful effect

No known harmful effect

No known harmful effect

SECTION 6I - SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Respiratory Protection
(Specify Type)
Approved dust mask / respirator
Ventilation Adequate
Local Exhaust Recommended
Mechanical ( General ) Recommended
Other N/A
Protective Gloves Rubber
Eye Protection Safety Goggles
Other Protective clothing or Equipment Appropriate laboratory apparel
SECTION 7 - SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS AND SPILL/LEAK PROCEDURES
Precautions to be taken in handling and storage

Store in poly bags or tight container as supplied. This material should be handled and stored as per label and other instruction to ensure product integrity.

Other Precautions

Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Avoid breathing dust or mist. Use adequate dust control. Wash thoroughly after handling. Wear fresh clothing daily.. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Do not permit eating, drinking or smoking near material.

Steps to be taken in case of material spillage Wear approved respirator and chemically compatible gloves. Vacuum or sweep up spillage. Avoid dust. Place spillage in appropriate container for waste disposal. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Ventilate area and spill site if spilled or released
Notice

The information contained herein is applicable solely to CALCIUM ASCORBATE USP and does not relate to any other use of the substance described. Its use is intended by persons having technical skill and at their own discretion and risk. This information has been developed by Sabinsa Corporation from resources considered reliable but has not been independently verified by SABINSA CORPORATION. NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE is made with respect to the information contained herein.

Attention: This powder is not recommended to be ingested directly unless made into dosage form, tested approved and released by the dosage form manufacturer.

N/A – Not applicable


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