Material Safety Data Sheet

Section 1. IDENTIFICATION

   Trade Name: 

    
Furfural, Natural (Organic Compliant)
   Synonyms: 
2-FURYLCARBOXALDEHYDE, FURAL, 2-FORMYLFURAN, 2-FURALDEHYDE, 2-FURANCARBONAL, ALPHA-FURFURALDEHYDE, PYROMUCIC ALDEHYDE
   Product Number:  0248900NAT       FEMA Number:  2489

Section 2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENT
   Ingredient:
 Furfural, Natural (Organic Compliant)
   CAS Number: 98-01-1
   Molecular Formula:  C5 H4 O2

   Additional Information:  

Section 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
   Harmful
   Harmful if Swallowed
   Irritating to Eyes, Respiratory System and Skin
   Combustible

   Addtional Information:  

Section 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
   EYE CONTACT: Immediately flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention. SKIN CONTACT: Immediately wash skin with soap and copius amounts of water. INHALATION: Immediately remove to FRESH AIR. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.

Section 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
   MEANS OF EXTINCTION: Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Water: if water must be used, spray only. UNUSUAL FIRE/EXPLOSION HAZARDS: Avoid heat, sparks, and open flames. Hazardous Combustion Products Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, acrid fumes. v

Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
   PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS: Refer to Section 8. CLEANUP PROCEDURES: Small spills should be adsorbed by dirt, sand or other suitable adsorbent. Large spills may be diked with earth and pumped to closed containers for recovery or disposable. At temperatures less than 15 C, material may crystallize and form a solid mass. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete. v

Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
   HANDLING - USER EXPOSURE: Do not breathe vapor. Avoid contact with eyes,. skin and clothing. Wear safety glasses or goggles and rubber gloves and apron when handling. SUGGESTED STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store in tightly sealed original containers with minimum head space. Avoid prolonged exposure to light, heat, cold, and air.
    SUGGESTED STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store at 40F in tightly sealed original containers with minimum head space. Avoid prolonged exposure to light, heat and air.
SHELF LIFE: 12 months after the last date of QC approval, or date of shipment, under recommended storage conditions or as otherwise noted.

Section 8. EXPOSURE AND PROTECTION CONTROLS
   USE ONLY IN A CHEMICAL FUME HOOD. Safety shower and eye bath. Mechanical exhaust may be needed. Government approved respirator. Compatible chemical resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Wash contaminated clothing thoroughly before reuse. Clean contaminated equipment thoroughly with soap and water.

Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
   Appearance:  PALE YELLOW TO BROWN TRANSLUCENT LIQUID
   Sensory Properties:  SWEET, WOODY, ALMOND, BREAD-LIKE, CARAMELLIC
   Molecular Weight:  96.09
   Purity (by G.C.):  98% MINIMUM
   Specific Gravity @ 25 C:  1.1510 - 1.1630
   Refractive Index @ 20 C:  1.5220 - 1.5290
   Optical Rotation: 
   Acid Value: 
   Melting Point/Melting Point Range (C):  -36
   Boiling Point/Boiling Point Range (C):  162
   Flash Point (C) (Tag Closed Cup):  58.3
   Flammability:  not determined

  
Vapor Pressure: 13.5 MMHG
  
Vapor Density (air = 1):  3.31 G/L
   Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1):  not determined
   Viscosity:  not determined
   Partition Coefficient (n-Octanol/Water):  not determined
   Solubility in Water (%):
 <1
  
Solubility in Alcohol (%):  100
   Additional Data:     Store under Nitrogen Blanket, allow no more than 25% headspace

Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
     CONDITIONS TO AVOID: Prolonged or excessive heat may cause decomposition. MATERIALS TO AVOID: Strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents. HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, acrid fumes.

Section 11. TOXILOGICAL INFORMATION
    
ACUTE EFFECTS MAY CAUSE ALLERGIC RESPIRATORY AND SKIN REACTIONS. CAUSES PHOTOSENSITIVITY. EXPOSURE TO LIGHT CAN RESULT IN ALLERGIC REACTIONS RESULTING IN DERMATOLOGIC LESIONS, WHICH CAN VARY FROM SUNBURNLIKE RESPONSES TO EDEMATOUS, VESICULATED LESIONS OR BULLAE. MAY CAUSE NERVOUS SYSTEM DISTURBANCES. CAUSES BURNS. TOXIC IF ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN. TOXIC IF INHALED. MATERIAL IS EXTREMELY DESTRUCTIVE TO THE TISSUE OF THE MUCOUS MEMBRANES AND UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT. TOXIC IF SWALLOWED. INHALATION MAY RESULT IN SPASM, INFLAMMATION AND EDEMA OF THE LARYNX AND BRONCHI, CHEMICAL PNEUMONITIS AND PULMONARY EDEMA. SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE MAY INCLUDE BURNING SENSATION, COUGHING, WHEEZING, LARYNGITIS, SHORTNESS OF BREATH, HEADACHE, NAUSEA AND VOMITING. MATERIAL IS EXTREMELY DESTRUCTIVE TO TISSUE OF THE MUCOUS MEMBRANES AND UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT, EYES AND SKIN. TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE, THE CHEMICAL, PHYSICAL, AND TOXICOLOGICAL PROPERTIES HAVE NOT BEEN THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATED. CHRONIC EFFECTS POSSIBLE CARCINOGEN.

Section 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
    
No data available.

Section 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
     Do not discharge to lakes, streams, ponds, or public waters. Observe all federal, state and local environment regulations. Do not discharge to lakes, streams, ponds, or public waters. Observe all federal, state and local environment regulations.

Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
   DOT
   Proper Shipping Name: FURALDEHYDES
   UN#: UN 1199
   Hazard Class:
      Class 6.1 - Toxic Substances
   Packing Group: II
   Hazard Label:
     Flammable Liquid
     Toxic

   IATA
   Proper Shipping Name: FURALDEHYDES
   IATA UN#: UN 1199
   Hazard Class:
      Class 6.1 - Toxic Substances
   Packing Group: II

Section 15. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
   US and EU Additional Classification
   Indication/Symbol of Danger:
F
   Indication of Danger:

   Irritating to Eyes, Respiratory System and Skin
   Combustible
    Risk Statements:
    
R 21 Harmful in contact with skin R 23/25 Toxic by inhalation and if swallowed R 36/37 Irritating to respiratory system and skin R 40 Limited evidence of carcinogenic effectv
   Safety Statements:
    
S26 36/37/39 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing gloves, and eye/face protection. S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible)
   TSCA (USA) Status: 
registered
   EINECS (EC) Status:  listed
  
 DSL (Canada) Status: 
listed
   AICS (Australia) Status:  listed
  
 MITI (Japan) Status: 
listed

Section 16. OTHER INFORMATION
   Disclaimer
    The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. We make no warranty, express or implied, about the information and assume no liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to determine suitability. We shall not be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any nature whatsoever related to usage.