Material Safety Data Sheet

Section 1. IDENTIFICATION

   Trade Name: 

    
L-Rhamnose Monohydrate, Natural (Organic Compliant)
   Synonyms: 
6-deoxy-l-mannose-monohydrate
   Product Number:  0373000NAT       FEMA Number:  3730

Section 2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENT
   Ingredient:
 L-Rhamnose Monohydrate, Natural (Organic Compliant)
   CAS Number: 3615-41-6
   Molecular Formula:  C6 H12 O5 H2O

   Additional Information:  

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

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.

Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
   HANDLING - USER EXPORESURE: 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 40-70F 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
   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:  white crystalline powder
   Sensory Properties:  Sweet taste
   Molecular Weight:  N/A
   Purity (by G.C.):  N/A
   Specific Gravity @ 25 C:  N/A
   Refractive Index @ 20 C:  N/A
   Optical Rotation:  N/A
   Acid Value:  N/A
   Melting Point/Melting Point Range (C):  93
   Boiling Point/Boiling Point Range (C):  N/A
   Flash Point (C) (Tag Closed Cup):  N/A
   Flammability:  N/A

  
Vapor Pressure: N/A
  
Vapor Density (air = 1):  N/A
   Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1):  N/A
   Viscosity:  N/A
   Partition Coefficient (n-Octanol/Water):  N/A
   Solubility in Water (%):
 1 gram in about 2 mL water
  
Solubility in Alcohol (%):  N/A
   Additional Data:    

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
    
MULTIPLE ROUTES OF EXPOSURE: May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion or skin absorption. Vapor or mist is irritating to eyes, mucous membranes and other upper respiratory tract. MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY OVEREXPOSURE: To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated. For information, contact physician.

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.

Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
   DOT
   Proper Shipping Name: CHEMICALS N.O.I.
   UN#:
   Hazard Class:
      None
   Packing Group: III
   Hazard Label:
     None

   IATA
   Proper Shipping Name: CHEMICALS N.O.I.
   IATA UN#:
   Hazard Class:
      None
   Packing Group: III

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

   Irritating to Eyes, Respiratory System and Skin
    Risk Statements:
    
R 22 Harmful if swallowed R 36/37/38: Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Safety Statements:
    
S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice 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.
   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.