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SUCROSE ICSC: 1507
Date of Peer Review: November 2003

beta-D-Fructofuranosyl-alpha D glucopyranoside
alpha-D-Gluco pyranosyl beta-D-fructofuranoside
D(+)Saccharose
Beetsugar
CAS # 57-50-1 C12H22O11
RTECS # WN6500000 Molecular mass: 342.30
UN #
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.
Prevent deposition of dust; closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness. Roughness.
Protective gloves.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion


SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Separated from strong oxidants.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 1999

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SUCROSE ICSC: 1507
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 causing fire hazard.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 10 mg/m as TWA; A4; (ACGIH 2003).
MAK not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
May cause mechanical irritation.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the teeth, resulting in dental caries. Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point (decomposes): 186C
Density: 1.6 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 200
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -3.67
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

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LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 1999