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Maleic Acid
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Maleic Acid
Other Names:
N/A
Product Number(s):
C152
CAS Number:
110-16-7
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS07
Acute Tox. 4 H302 Harmful if swallowed.
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Eye Irrit. 2 H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
Skin Sens. 1 H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
STOT SE 3 H335 May cause respiratory irritation
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P321 Specific treatment (see on this label).
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Supply fresh air and to be sure call for a doctor.
In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
Ingestion:
Immediately call a doctor.
Eyes:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
Skin:
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Maleic Acid
110-16-7
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4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Immediately call a doctor.
Inhalation
Supply fresh air and to be sure call for a doctor.
In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
Skin Contact
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Eye Contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
Other Information
Symptoms of poisoning may even occur after several hours; therefore medical observation for at least 48 hours after the accident.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
CO₂, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
No special measures required.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Not required.
Environmental precautions
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.
Conditions for safe storage
Keep receptacle tightly sealed.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
No information available.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Tightly sealed goggles.
Skin protection
Avoid contact with the skin.
Protective gloves.
Body protection
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Respiratory protection
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use self-contained respiratory protective device.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Solid
Odour
Characteristic
pH
Not applicable.
Vapour Pressure
Not applicable.
Density
1.59 g/cm³
Boiling Point
160 °C
Melting Point
139-140 °C
Solubility
Miscibility with Water at 20 °C 788 g/l
Specific Gravity of Density
Not determined.
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Product is not flammable.
Ignition Temperature
Not determined.
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Not available.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials
No further relevant information available.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
Symptoms of poisoning may even occur after several hours; therefore medical observation for at least 48 hours after the accident.
Eye contact
Irritating effect.
Skin contact
Irritant to skin and mucous membranes.
Ingestion
LD/LC50 values relevant for classification:
Oral LD50 708 mg/kg (rat)
Dermal LD50 1560 mg/kg (rabbit)
Inhalation
No further relevant information available.
Toxicity and irritation
No further relevant information available.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
Water hazard class 1 (German Regulation) (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
Disposal must be made according to official regulations. Recommended cleansing agents: Water, if necessary together with cleansing agents.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
UN1759
Proper shipping name
1759 CORROSIVE SOLID, N.O.S. (MALEIC ACID)
Transport hazard class
8
Packing group
PG III
Environmental hazard
No
Special precautions for users
Warning: Corrosive substances.
Additional information
5 kg
Excepted quantities (EQ)
Code: E1
Maximum net quantity per inner packaging: 30 g
Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 1000 g ·
Transport category 3
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
Substance is not listed.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
18 May 2017
Comments
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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