CAS #: 120-61-6
Molecular Formula: C10-H10-O4
Color: colorless to white
Physical Form: crystals


Fire Fighting Measures 
Do not smoke when using this product or handle near an open flame or sparksDo not try to put out the fire yourselfIf it catches fire, leave the area immediatelySeek the help of fire fighting personnel

Extinguishing Media 
regular dry chemicalcarbon dioxidewaterregular foamalcohol-resistant foam Large firesUse regular foam or flood with fine water spray

Potential Health Effects 

Short Termirritation 

Long Termno information on significant adverse effects 

Short Termmild irritation 

Long Termno information is available 

Eye Contact 
Short Termirritation 

Long Termsame as effects reported in short term exposure 

Short Termstomach pain 

Long Termno information on significant adverse effects 

First Aid 
Remove from exposureUse a bag valve mask or similar device to perform artificial respiration (rescue breathing) if neededRemove contaminated clothing, jewelry, and shoes immediatelyWash with large amounts of water until no evidence of chemical remains (at least 15-20 minutes)If vomiting occurs, keep head lower than hips to help prevent aspirationGet medical attentionSee MSDS for recommendations. 

Occupational spill/release 
Do not touch spilled materialStop leak if possible without personal riskSmall spillsAbsorb with sand or other non-combustible materialCollect with absorbent into suitable containerSmall dry spillsCollect spilled material in appropriate container for disposalMove containers away from spill to a safe areaLarge spillsDike for later disposalKeep unnecessary people away, isolate hazard area and deny entry

Chemical Stability 
Stable at normal temperatures and pressure

Incompatible Materials 
oxidizing materials

Safety and Protective Equipment 
Protective clothing, gloves, and/or safety goggles may be necessaryA respirator may be needed when working in high or unknown concentrationsSee MSDS for recommendations. If an accident occurs, contact safety personnel

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