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GLUTARIC ACIDICSC: 1367
1,5-Pentanedioic acid
1,3-Propanedicarboxylic acid
May 2002
CAS #: 110-94-1
EC Number: 203-817-2

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Pain. Redness.  Wear safety spectacles or safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Then wash away with plenty of water. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from bases. 
PACKAGING
 
GLUTARIC ACID ICSC: 1367
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
The solution in water is a medium strong acid. 

Formula: C5H8O4 / COOH(CH2)3COOH
Molecular mass: 132.1
Decomposes at 302-304°C
Melting point: 98°C
Density: 1.4 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 63.9
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.47/-0.08 (calculated) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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