International Chemical Safety Cards

SODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE ICSC: 1219
SODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE
Trisodium citrate dihydrate
2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, trisodium salt, dihydrate
C6H9Na3O9/C6H5O7.3Na.2H2O
Molecular mass: 294.1
CAS # 6132-04-3
ICSC # 1219
TYPES OF
HAZARD/
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS/
SYMPTOMS
PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.

Water spray, powder.
EXPLOSION


 
EXPOSURE


INHALATION Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
INGESTION


SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Wash away remainder with plenty of water.


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ICSC: 1219 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities IPCS CEC 1993

International Chemical Safety Cards

SODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE ICSC: 1219

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
ODOURLESS WHITE SOLID IN VARIOUS FORMS.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
TLV not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance may irritates the eyes, the skin and the respiratory tract.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Melting point (decomposes): 150C
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25C: 72
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
The apparent melting point caused by loss of crystal water is given.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1219 SODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE
IPCS, CEC, 1993
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