Sodium Stearate MSDS
1. SUBSTANCE IDENTIFICATION
- 1.1. Product Name: Sodium Stearate
- 1.2. Description: Sodium Stearate is a sodium salt of stearic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis.
- 1.3. Chemical Formula: C24H43NaO6
- 1.4. Molecular weight: 450.58
- 1.5. CAS #: 822-16-2
- 1.6. EINECS #: 212-490-5
- 1.7. Manufactured by: China manufacturer.
- 1.8. Supplied by: China Sodium Stearate manufacturer.
- 1.9. Usage: In food as emulsifier
- 2.1. Sodium Stearate: >95%
- 2.2. Hazardous impurities: Heavy Metal% ≤ 0.001%
3. Physical/Chemical Characteristics
- 3.1. Physical State: Powder
- 3.2. Appearance: white powder with fatty odor
- 3.3. Odor: fatty
- 3.4. pH: Not available
- 3.5. Melting point/range: Decomposes.
- 3.6. Boiling point: Not available
- 3.7. Bulk density: 1.02g/cm3
- 3.8. Solubility: Soluble
- 4.1. Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures
- 4.2. Shelf Life: 24 months period
- 4.3. Hazardous decomposition: Carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2…)
- 4.4. Hazardous polymerization: Will not occur
- 4.5. Incompatible with: Oxidizing agents.
- 5.1. Storage: Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
- 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust.
6. Exposure Control
- 6.1. Engineering Controls: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits.
- 6.2. Respiratory protection: NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator
- 6.3. Eye Protection: Protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles
- 6.4. Skin Protection: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothes to minimize skin contact.
- 6.5. Other: Consult professionals if Sodium Stearate need to be handled under some special conditions.
7. Hazards Identification
- 7.1. Hazardous overview: Sodium Stearate is Very hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion. Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator). Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness, watering, and itching.
- 7.2. Contact with eyes: May cause eye irritation.
- 7.3. Contact with skin: May cause skin irritation.
- 7.4. Ingestion: May irritate the tissues of the mouth, esophagus, and other tissues of the digestive system
- 7.5. Inhalation: May cause irritation to the respiratory tract and gastrointestinal
- 7.6. Other: Not Applicable
8. First Aid Measures
- 8.1. Contact with eyes: Check for and remove any contact lenses. Do not use an eye ointment. Seek medical attention.
- 8.2. Contact with skin: After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing.
- 8.3. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek immediate medical attention.
- 8.4. Inhalation: Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention.
9. Fire and Explosion Data
- 9.1. General information: May be combustible at high temperature.
- 9.2. Flash point: OPEN CUP: 176°C (348.8°F)
- 9.3. Ignition control: Avoid Daidzein ignition sources Sodium Stearate powder might be generated.
- 9.4. Dust control: Keep the handling area with adequate ventilation
- 9.5. Extinguishing Media: Water spray, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full turnout gear.
- 9.6. Spills/Leaks: Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.
10. Transport Information
- 10.1. No special requirements and no restrictions on transportation by land, sea or air.
11. Ecological Information
- 11.1. Sodium Stearate lactylate is fully degradation biodegradable . The products of degradation are more toxic.
12. Other Information
- 12.1. The information in Sodium Stearate MSDS was obtained from current and reliable sources. However, the data is provided without any warranty, expressed or implied, regarding its correctness or accuracy. Since the conditions for use, handling, storage and disposal of this product are beyond our control, it is the responsibility of the user both to determine safe conditions for use of this product and to assume liability for loss, damage, or expense arising out of the products improper use. No warranty expressed or implied regarding the product described herein will be created by or inferred from any statement or omission in the MSDS. Various federal, state, or provincial agencies may have specific regulations concerning the transportation, handling, storage, use, or disposal of this product which may not be reflected in Sodium Stearate MSDS. The user should review these regulations to ensure full compliance.