Acetaldehyde sodium sulfite

  • Acetaldehyde sodium bisulfite
  • Sodium 1-hydroxyethanesulfonate
  • Monosodium 1-hydroxyethanesulfonate
  • Ethanesulfonic acid, 1-hydroxy-, monosodium salt
Formula
CH3CH(OH)SO3Na
Structure
Description
White crystalline solid.
Uses
Making pure acetaldehyde.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
918-04-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-037-4
RTECS
AB3045000
Merck
12,39
Beilstein/Gmelin
5646636
Beilstein Reference
6-01
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-3206
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C2H5NaO4S
Formula mass
148.12
Melting point, °C
5

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly sealed and store in a cool, dry location. Store only with compatible chemicals.
Protection
Impervious gloves, safety gogles and protective clothing.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area. Wear appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container. Wash contaminated surfaces to remove any residues.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acid halides and anhydrides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using CO2, dry chemical powder or water spray. Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.
Hazards
None specified.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate medical attention.
   Inhalation
Remove patient to fresh air. Administer oxygen if patient is having dificulty breathing. If patient has stop breathing administer artificial respiration.
   Skin
If no burns have occured, use soap and water to cleanse skin.
   Eyes
Flush with water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.