ALDRICH CHEMICAL COMPANY -- ACETIC ACID, 99.7+% ACS REAGENT 32009-9 -- 6810-00N014190
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ACETIC ACID, 99.7+% ACS REAGENT 32009-9
MSDS Date:05/25/1988
FSC:6810
NIIN:00N014190
MSDS Number: BKKTD
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:ALDRICH CHEMICAL COMPANY
Box:355
City:MILWAUKEE
State:WI
ZIP:53201
Country:US
Info Phone Num:414-273-3850
CAGE:60928
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:ALDRICH CHEMICAL CO INC
Address:1001 WEST ST PAUL AVE
Box:355
City:MILWAUKEE
State:WI
ZIP:53233
Country:US
Phone:414-273-3850
CAGE:60928

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:ACETIC ACID  (SARA III)
CAS:64-19-7
RTECS #:AF1225000
Fraction by Wt: 99.7%+
OSHA PEL:10 PPM
ACGIH TLV:10 PPM/15 STEL; 9192
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:SEE SUPP DATA
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE: MATERIAL IS EXTREMELY
    DESTRUCTIVE TO TISSUE OF THE MUCOUS MEMBRANES AND UPPER RESPIRATORY
    TRACT, EYES AND SKIN. INHALATION MAY BE FATAL AS A RESULT OF SPASM,
    INFLAM AND EDEMA OF THE LARYNX AND	BRONCHI, CHEMICAL PNEUM AND
    PULMONARY EDEMA.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:BURNING SENSATION, COUGHING, WHEEZING,
    LARYNGITIS, SHORTNESS OF BREATH, HEADACHE, NAUSEA AND VOMITING.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYES/SKIN: IMMED FLUSH W/COPIOUS AMTS OF WATER FOR AT LEAST
    15 MIN WHILE REMOVING CONTAM CLTHG/SHOES. WASH BEFORE REUSE.
    DISCARD CONTAM SHOES. ASSURE ADEQ FLUSHING OF EYES BY SEPARATING
    LIDS W/FINGERS . INHAL: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF NOT BRTHG GIVE ARTF
    RESP. IF BRTHG IS DFCLT, GIVE OXYGEN. CALL MD. INGEST: RINSE MOUTH
    THORO W/WATER. DO NOT INDUCE VOMIT. DRINK 8-10 OZ WATER. CALL MD
    IMMED .

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:104F,40C
Lower Limits:4.0%
Upper Limits:16%
Extinguishing Media:CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL POWDER, ALCOHOL OR
    POLYMER FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:COMBUSTIBLE. WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA AND
    PROTECTIVE CLOTHING TO PREVENT CONTACT WITH SKIN AND EYES.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NOT APPLICABLE.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA, RUBBER BOOTS
    AND HEAVY RUBBER GLOVES. ABSORB ON SAND OR VERMICULITE AND PLACE IN
    CLOSED CONTAINERS FOR DISPOSAL. VENTILATE AREA AND WASH SPILL SITE
    AFTER MATERIAL PICKUP  IS COMPLETE.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:DO NOT BREATHE VAPOR. KEEP TIGHTLY
    CLOSED. KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT AND OPEN FLAME. STORE IN A COOL DRY
    PLACE.
Other Precautions:DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN OR CLOTHING. CORROSIVE.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:WEAR APPROPRIATE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:USE ONLY IN A CHEMICAL FUME HOOD.
Protective Gloves:CHEMICAL RESISTANT GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:SAFETY SHOWER AND EYE BATH. FACESHIELD
    (8-INCH MINIMUM).
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER USE AND BEFORE EATING,
    DRINKING, SMOKING OR USING SANITARY FACILITIES .
Supplemental Safety and Health
LD50-LC50 MIX: LD50:(ORAL,RAT) 3530 MG/KG, (IV,MUS) 525 MG/KG,
    (SKN,RBT) 1060 MG/KG. WASTE DISP METH: WITH AFTERBURNER AND
    SCRUBBER. DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL
    REGULATIONS . PH: 2.4 (1 MOLAR SOLN IN WATER), 2.9 (0.1 MOLAR), 3.4
    (0.01 MOLAR).

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

HCC:F6
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:244F,118C
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:62.0F,16.7C
Vapor Pres:11.4 @ 20C
Vapor Density:2.07
Spec Gravity:1.049
pH:SUPDAT
Evaporation Rate & Reference:0.97 (BUAC = 1) 
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:<16C: SOLID. >16C: COLORLESS LIQUID, STRONG ODOR OF
    VINEGAR, HYGROSCOPIC 

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
BASES. MOST METALS, AMINES, STRONG OXIDIZERS .
Stability Condition to Avoid:PROTECT FROM MOISTURE.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:TOXIC FUMES OF: CO, CO2.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:MATL SHOULD BE IGNITED IN THE PRESENCE OF SODIUM
    CARBONATE & SLAKED LIME (CALCIUM HYDROXIDE). THE SUBSTANCE SHOULD
    BE MIXED WITH VERMICULITE & THEN W/DRY CAUSTICS, WRAPPED IN PAPER &
    BURNING IN A CHEM  INCINERATOR EQUIPPED (SEE SUPP DATA)

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