• Molecular Formula: (C4H4O4)
  • Molecular Weight: 116.07
  • CAS No. 110-17-8
  • UN No: 3077
  • UN Packing Code :
  • Packing Group : III
  • Proper Shipping Name: Fumaric Acid
  • Flash Point : NA c
  • Marine Pollutant: NO
  • Solid/Liquid/Gas : Solid
  • EMS : NA
  • MPA Group : NA
  • IMO Class: 04


Sr. Characteristic Specifications
1 Description White crystalline powder
2 Water content Not more than 0.5% w/w
4 Assay by HPLC Not less than 98.0 % w/w


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Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product Name Fumaric acid
Catalog Codes SLF1987, SLF1186
CAS# 110-17-8
RTECS LS9625000
TSCA:TSCA 8(b) inventory Fumaric acid
CI# Not available
Synonym 2-Butenedioic acid
Chemical Formula C4H4O4

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Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients

Composition - -
Name CAS # % by Weight
Fumaric acid NA Fumaric acid 110-17-8 100

Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Fumaric acid: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 10700 mg/kg [Rat]. DERMAL (LD50): Acute: 20000 mg/kg [Rabbit].

Section 3:Hazards Identification

Potential Acute Health Effects: Hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant, permeator), of inhalation.

Potential Chronic Health Effects : CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. The substance is toxic to lungs, mucous membranes. Repeated or prolongedexposure to the substance can produce target organs damage.

Section 4 : First Aid Measures

Eye Contact Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes, keeping eyelidsopen. Cold water may be used. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention.

Skin Contact: After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with runningwater and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin. Cover the irritated skin with anemollient. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing.

InhalationAllow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention.

Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, performmouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek immediate medical attention.

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

Flammability of the Product: May be combustible at high temperature.

Products of Combustion: These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2).

Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:: Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available. Risks of explosion of the product inpresence of static discharge: Not available.

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.

LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.

Section 6 : Accidental Release Measures

Small Spill : Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water onthe contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.

Large Spill : Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container.

Section 7 : Handling and Storage

Precautions : Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue undera fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes Wearsuitable protective clothing If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label.

Storage : Keep container dry. Keep in a cool place. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place. Combustible materials should be stored away from extreme heat and away from strong oxidizing agentngest. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes Wear suitable protective clothing If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the label.

Section 8 : Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering Controls: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.

Personal Protection : Splash goggles. Synthetic apron. Vapor and dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill : Splash goggles. Full suit. Vapor and dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.

Section 9 : Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical state and appearance Solid.
Odour Not Available.
Taste Not Available.
Molecular Weight 116.07 g/mole
Colour White
PH (1% soln/water) Not available
Boiling Point Not Available
Melting Point Sublimes. (200°C or 392°F)
Critical Temperature Not Available
Specific Gravity 1.635 (Water = 1)
Vapour Pressure Not Applicable
Vapour Density Not Applicable
Volatility Not Applicable
Odour Threshold Not Applicable
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff Not Applicable
Iconicity (in Water): Not Applicable
Dispersion Properties Not Applicable
Solubility Very slightly soluble in cold water.

Section 10 : Stability and Reactivity Data

Stability : The product is stable

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Routes of Entry : Eye contact. Ingestion.

Toxicity to Animals : Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 10700 mg/kg [Rat]. Acute dermal toxicity (LD50): 20000 mg/kg [Rabbit].

Chronic Effects on Humans : The substance is toxic to lungs, mucous membranes.

Other Toxic Effects on Humans : Hazardous in case of ingestion. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant, permeator), of inhalation.

Section 12: Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity : Not Applicable

Products of Biodegradation: : Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: : The products of degradation are more toxic.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Waste Disposal : Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.

Section 14: Transport Information

DOT Classification : Not a DOT controlled material (United States).

Identification : Not available. : NA9126 PG: III

Special Provisions for Transport : Not available.

Section 15: Other Regulatory Information


Section 16: Other Information

References : Not available

Other Special Considerations : Not available

Created : 10/09/2015

Last Updated : 09/09/2017