Description

Glycolic acid 99% MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

1.IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE
1.1 Product identifiers
Product name : Glycolic acid
1.2 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet
Company : ZHONGLAN INDUSTRY CO.,LTD
Telephone : +86 531 82956570
Fax : +86 531 82956571
1.3Emergency telephone number
Emergency Phone # :+86 531 82956570

2.HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]
Skin corrosion (Category 1B)
Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC
Causes burns. Harmful if swallowed.
2.2 Label elements
Labelling according Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [CLP]
Pictogram            Glycolic acid 99%

Signal word           Danger
Hazard statement(s)
H314                Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary statement(s)
P280                Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P305 + P351 + P338  IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove
contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P310                Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
Supplemental Hazard  none
Statements
According to European Directive 67/548/EEC as amended.
Hazard symbol(s)       
R-phrase(s)
R22               Harmful if swallowed.
R34               Causes burns.
S-phrase(s)
S26               In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S36/37/39         Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S45               In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
2.3 Other hazards – none

3.COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
3.1  Mixtures
Synonyms : Hydroxyacetic acid
Formula : C2H4O3
Component Classification Concentration
Glycollic acid
CAS-No.  79-14-1
EC-No.    201-180-5

4.FIRST AID MEASURES
4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician
If swallowed
Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.
Consult a physician.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes, and skin., spasm, inflammation and edema of the larynx, spasm, inflammation and edema of the bronchi, pneumonitis, pulmonary edema, burning sensation, Cough, wheezing, laryngitis, Shortness of breath, Headache, Nausea
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
no data available

5.FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Carbon oxides
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
5.4 Further information
no data available

6.ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Do not let product enter drains.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as hazardous waste. Keep in suitable, closed
containers for disposal.
6.4 Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.

7.HANDLING AND STORAGE
7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
7.3 Specific end uses
no data available

8.EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
8.1 Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
8.2 Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
Tightly fitting safety goggles. Faceshield (8-inch minimum). Use equipment for eye protection tested
and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
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 EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the
standard EN 374 derived from it.
Body Protection
Complete suit protecting against chemicals, The type of protective equipment must be selected
according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face respirator with
multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup to
engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air
respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate governmen
standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

9.PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance Form: cystal powder
Colour: white
Point  74-80℃
Boiling point and boiling range: no data available
Flash point: no data available
Evaporation rate no data available
Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits no data available
Vapour pressure no data available
Vapour density no data available
Relative density 1,490 g/cm3
Water solubility no data available
Partition coefficient: noctanol/ water: no data available
Autoignition temperature: no data available
Decomposition temperature: no data available
Viscosity: no data available
Explosive properties: no data available
Oxidizing properties: no data available
9.2 Other safety information
no data available

10.STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
10.1 Reactivity
no data available
10.2 Chemical stability
no data available
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
no data available
10.4 Conditions to avoid
no data available
10.5 Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizing agents
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products – no data available

11.TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
no data available
Skin corrosion/irritation
no data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
no data available
Respiratory or skin sensitization
no data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
no data available
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No component 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
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity – single exposure
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure
no data available
Aspiration hazard
no data available
Potential health effects
Inhalation Harmful if inhaled. Material is extremely destructive to the tissue of the
mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed. Causes burns.
Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin burns.
Eyes Causes eye burns.
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes, and skin., spasm, inflammation and edema of the larynx, spasm, inflammation and edema of the bronchi, pneumonitis, pulmonary edema, burning sensation, Cough, wheezing, laryngitis, Shortness of breath, Headache, Nausea
Additional Information
RTECS: Not available

12.ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
12.1 Toxicity
no data available
12.2 Persistence and degradability
no data available
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
no data available
12.4 Mobility in soil
no data available
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
no data available
12.6 Other adverse effects
no data availabl

13.DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product

14.TRANSPORT INFORMATION
14.1 UN number
ADR/RID: 3261 IMDG: 3261 IATA: 3261
14.2 UN proper shipping name
ADR/RID: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.( Glycolic acid)
IMDG: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.( Glycolic acid)
IATA: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.( Glycolic acid)
14.3 Transport hazard class(es)
ADR/RID: 8 IMDG: 8 IATA: 8
14.4 Packaging group
ADR/RID: II IMDG: II IATA: II
14.5 Environmental hazards
ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: no IATA: no
14.6 Special precautions for user
no data available

15.REGULATORY INFORMATION
This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
no data available
15.2 Chemical Safety Assessment
no data available

16.OTHER INFORMATION
The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any
guarantee of the properties of the product. Sigma-Aldrich Co., shall not be held liable for any damage

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