CAS #: 81-07-2
Molecular Formula: C7-H5-N-O3-S
Color: white
Physical Form: crystals

SACCHARIN

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 foam Large firesUse regular foam or flood with fine water spray

Potential Health Effects 

Inhalation 
Short Termirritation 

Long Termno information is available 

Skin 
Short Termirritation 

Long Termno information is available 

Eye Contact 
Short Termirritation 

Long Termno information is available 

Ingestion 
Short Termallergic reactionsskin disordersitchingfevernauseavomitingdiarrheastomach painwheezingheadachedisorientationhallucinationstremorsconvulsions 

Long Termnauseavomitingdigestive disordersdiarrheastomach painweight loss 

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 
Collect spilled material in appropriate container for disposalKeep out of water supplies and sewersKeep unnecessary people away, isolate hazard area and deny entryNotify Local Emergency Planning Committee and State Emergency Response Commission for release greater than or equal to RQ (U.S. SARA Section 304)If release occurs in the U.S. and is reportable under CERCLA Section 103, notify the National Response Center at (800)424-8802 (USA) or (202)426-2675 (USA)

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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