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SUCROSE
ICSC: 1507
Peer-Review Status: 28.11.2003 Validated
beta-D-Fructofuranosyl-alpha D glucopyranoside
alpha-D-Gluco pyranosyl beta-D-fructofuranoside
D(+)Saccharose
Beetsugar 
CAS #: 57-50-1 RTECS #: WN6500000
EINECS #: 200-334-9
    Formula: C12H22O11
Molecular mass: 342.30

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.  Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness. Roughness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion      

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from strong oxidants. 

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

Physical dangers
Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air. 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with strong oxidants. This generates fire hazard. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 10mg/m³ as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2003). 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
 

Effects of short-term exposure
May cause mechanical irritation. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the teeth. This may result in dental caries. Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 186°C
Density: 1.6 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 200
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -3.67  
 

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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