|Appearance||Colorless to Almost colorless clear liquid|
|Purity(GC)||min. 99.0 %|
|Purity(Neutralization titration)||min. 99.0 %|
Propionic acid Properties
|Boiling Point||140 °C|
|Flash point||52 °C|
|Specific Gravity (20/20)||1.00|
|Solubility in water||Completely miscible|
|Solubility (soluble in)||Alcohol,Ether|
Propionic acid GHS
|Hazard Statements||H311 : Toxic in contact with skin.
H314 : Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H335 : May cause respiratory irritation.
H412 : Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H226 : Flammable liquid and vapor.
H290 : May be corrosive to metals.
|Precautionary Statements||P501 : Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
P261 : Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapors/ spray.
P273 : Avoid release to the environment.
P240 : Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P210 : Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P233 : Keep container tightly closed.
P234 : Keep only in original container.
P243 : Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P241 : Use explosion-proof electrical/ ventilating/ lighting/ equipment.
P242 : Use only non-sparking tools.
P271 : Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P264 : Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P280 : Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P370 + P378 : In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam to extinguish.
P390 : Absorb spillage to prevent material damage.
P303 + P361 + P353 : IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P301 + P330 + P331 : IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P362 : Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P304 + P340 + P310 : IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P305 + P351 + P338 + P310 : IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P403 + P233 : Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403 + P235 : Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P406 : Store in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner.
P405 : Store locked up.
Propionic acid Related Laws:
|UN Number (DOT-AIR)||UN3463|
|Packing Group (TCI-A)||II|