MSDS-SORBIC ACID

 SORBIC ACID
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

DATE OF ISSUE:Jun.30,2012.

1. Identification of the substance/preparation and the company
Name of substance: SORBIC ACID
Formala: C6H8O2
Structure: CH3-CH=CH-CH=CH=COOH
Molecular Weight: 112.13

2. Compaction Composition/Information on Ingredient
CAS Name: 2,4- Hexadienoic Acid
CAS No.: 110-44-1

3. Hazards Identification
Avoid direct contact for manufacturing processing or repacking only.
Contact with skin or eyes may cause irritation.
Dust may irritate skin or eyes.

4. Fist-aid Measures
In case of eye or skin contact, wash with large amounts of water for 15 to 20
minutes.
In case of ingestion, treat symptomatically and supportively. In the event of persist symptoms receive medical treatment.
In case of inhalation seek fresh air and aid breathing if necessary. Ger medical
attention.

5. Fire-fighting Measures
Suitable extinguishing material: Alcohol-resistant foam; Dry powder; Carbon
dioxide; water spray jet.
Fight fire in early stages is safe to do so.
Don't inhale explosion and/or combustion gases.
Wear respiratory protection.
Well ventilated areas: full-face mask with combination filter.
Enclose premises: respirator with independent air supply.

6. Handing and Storage
Keep cool and dry in tightly closed containers. Keep product out of light, and
avoid exposure to excessive heat.

7. Presond Protection
If product is handled while not enclosed, and if skin contact may occur: put on
respiratory protective gloves for chemicals.
Eye protection: Goggles.
Keep the place of work clean. Avoid contact with product, change badly soiled or soaked clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and at end of work.

8. Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical form: White crystalline powder.
Odor: Odorless
Color: White
Melting point: 132-135 C
Boiling point: 228 C (decompose); 153 C(50 mmHg)
Solubility: Slightly soluble in water. One g dissolves in about 10 ml of alcohol
and in about 20 ml of ether.
PH value: 4-5
Flash point: 127 C
Steam pressure: 1.33Pa/20 C; 6.66Kpa/143 C

9. Stability and Reactivity.
Stability: Stable.
Combustion gases: In the event of fire, the formation of carbon dioxide, and water.
Solid product combustibility: Combustible.
Risk of dust explosion: some risk.
Impact sensitivity: not impact sensitive.
Decomposition point: 228 C
Risk of polymerization: will not occur.

10.Toxicological Information
Actue toxicity: LD50 4950 mg/kg (large mouse by mouth)
Irritability: Slight irritant.
Sensitization: non-sensitizing.

11. Ecological Information
Ecological datas are nor available, don't monitored into the environment.

12. Disposal Considerations
Package product waste, close and label the waste receptacles and , likewise, any
uncleaned empty containers.
Dispose of them at a suitable waste incineration plant in accordance with the
official regulations.

13. Transport Information
Not dangerous cargo. Don't define in the transport regulation.

14. Regulatory Information
Not labeling is required.

15. Other Information
Application: Food additives
The data given here is based on current knowledge and experience. The purpose
of this safety data is to describe the products in terms of their safety requirements.
The data does not signify any warranty with regard to the products' properties.

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