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D-SORBITOL
ICSC: 0892
Peer-Review Status: 10.09.2002 Validated
D-glucitol
Hexahydric alcohol
Glucitol 
CAS #: 50-70-4 RTECS #: LZ4290000
EINECS #: 200-061-5
    Formula: C6H14O6
Molecular mass: 182.2

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.  Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.   
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation      
Skin      
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.   
Ingestion Abdominal cramps. Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.   

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE HYGROSCOPIC SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the gastrointestinal tract. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 110-112°C
Density: 1.5 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 220
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -2.2  
 

NOTES
Health effects of exposure to the substance have been investigated extensively but none have been found. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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