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					(00650) Fumaric acid

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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification MSDS Name: Catalog Numbers: Synonyms: Fumaric acid AC119750000, AC119750010, AC119750025, AC119755000, AC220440000, AC220440050 AC220440050, AC220441000, AC220445000, A120-500 trans-Butenedioic acid; Boletic acid; Lichenic acid; Allomaleic acid; (2E)-2-Butenedioic acid, trans-1,2Ethylenedicarboxylic acid. Acros Organics BVBA Janssen Pharmaceuticalaan 3a 2440 Geel, Belgium Acros Organics One Reagent Lane Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 800-ACROS-01 +32 14 57 52 11 +32 14 57 52 99 201-796-7100 800-424-9300 703-527-3887

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Company Identification: (USA)

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Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients ---------------------------------------CAS#: Chemical Name: %: EINECS#: ---------------------------------------110-17-8 Fumaric acid >99 203-743-0 XI

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36 Section 3 - Hazards Identification

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW Warning! Causes eye irritation. May cause skin and respiratory tract irritation. Target Organs: Eyes. Potential Health Effects Eye: Skin: Ingestion: Inhalation: Chronic: Causes moderate eye irritation. Causes mild skin irritation. No hazard expected in normal industrial use. Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation. Not expected to be a chronic hazard. Section 4 - First Aid Measures Eyes: Skin: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical aid. In case of contact, flush skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops and persists. Wash clothing before reuse.

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Ingestion: Inhalation: Notes to Physician:

If swallowed, do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid. If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid. Treat symptomatically and supportively. Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures

General Information:

Extinguishing Media: Autoignition Temperature: Flash Point: Explosion Limits: Lower: Explosion Limits: Upper: NFPA Rating:

As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. This material in sufficient quantity and reduced particle size is capable of creating a dust explosion. Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam. 375 deg C ( 707.00 deg F) Not applicable. N/A N/A health: 2; flammability: 1; instability: 1; Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

General Information: Spills/Leaks:

Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8. Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation. Section 7 - Handling and Storage

Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid breathing dust. Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed. Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection +--------------------+-------------------+-------------------+-----------------+ | Chemical Name | ACGIH | NIOSH |OSHA - Final PELs| |--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------| | Fumaric acid |none listed |none listed |none listed | +--------------------+-------------------+-------------------+-----------------+ OSHA Vacated PELs: Fumaric acid: None listed Engineering Controls: Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low. Exposure Limits Personal Protective Equipment Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin. Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced. Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties Physical State: Solid Color: white

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Odor: pH: Vapor Pressure: Vapor Density: Evaporation Rate: Viscosity: Boiling Point: Freezing/Melting Point: Decomposition Temperature: Solubility in water: Specific Gravity/Density: Molecular Formula: Molecular Weight:

odorless Not available 0.000154 mm Hg @ 25 deg C Not available Not available Not available Not applicable. 287 deg C ( 548.60°F) 0.63g/100 g @ 25°C 1.625 C4H4O4 116.07

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity Chemical Stability: Conditions to Avoid: Incompatibilities with Other Materials Hazardous Decomposition Products Hazardous Polymerization Stable. However, may decompose if heated. May polymerize. Dust generation, temperatures above 190°C, Corrosive to aluminum in aqueous solution.. Strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, strong bases, amines. Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide. May occur. Section 11 - Toxicological Information RTECS#: LD50/LC50: CAS# 110-17-8: LS9625000 RTECS: CAS# 110-17-8: Draize test, rabbit, eye: 100 mg/24H Moderate; Draize test, rabbit, skin: 500 mg/24H Mild; Oral, rat: LD50 = 9300 mg/kg; . Fumaric acid - Not listed as a carcinogen by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65. See actual entry in RTECS for complete information. Section 12 - Ecological Information Other: No information available. Section 13 - Disposal Considerations Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations. Section 14 - Transport Information US DOT Shipping Name: Not regulated Hazard Class: UN Number: Packing Group: Canada TDG Shipping Name: Not regulated as a hazardous material Hazard Class: UN Number: Packing Group:

Carcinogenicity: Other:

USA RQ: CAS# 110-17-8: 5000 lb final RQ; 2270 kg final RQ Section 15 - Regulatory Information European/International Regulations

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European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives Hazard Symbols: XI Risk Phrases: R 36 Irritating to eyes. Safety Phrases: S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. WGK (Water Danger/Protection) CAS# 110-17-8: 1 Canada CAS# 110-17-8 is listed on Canada's DSL List Canadian WHMIS Classifications: D2B This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations. CAS# 110-17-8 is listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List US Federal TSCA CAS# 110-17-8 is listed on the TSCA Inventory. Section 16 - Other Information MSDS Creation Date: 1/06/1999 Revision #4 Date 2/08/2008 The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of merchantibility or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. In no event shall the company be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages howsoever arising, even if the company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

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