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Sucrose

Synonyms & Trade Names
Beet sugar, Cane sugar, Confectioner's sugar, Granulated sugar, Rock candy, Saccarose, Sugar, Table sugar
CAS No.
57-50-1
RTECS No.
WN6500000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C12H22O11
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 10 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
OSHA PEL
TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 0500 , 0600
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Hard, white, odorless crystals, lumps, or powder. [Note: May have a characteristic, caramel odor when heated.]
Molecular Weight
342.3
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
320-367°F (Decomposes)
Solubility
200%
Vapor Pressure
0 mmHg (approx)
Ionization Potential
NA
Specific Gravity
1.59
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Minimum Explosive Concentration
45 g/m3
Noncombustible Solid, but fine airborne dust may explode.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Oxidizers, sulfuric acid, nitric acid
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, upper respiratory system; cough
Target Organs
Eyes, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:No recommendation
Eyes:No recommendation
Wash skin:No recommendation
Remove:No recommendation
Change:No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately

Breathing:Fresh air
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 1507
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