Albumin, egg

  • Crystalbumins
  • Egg albumin
  • Ovalbumins
  • Protalbinic acid
  • Egg white
Formula
Unspecified
Description
Solid.
Uses
Source of dietary protein.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9006-59-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-692-7
RTECS
AY9384000
RTECS class
Natural Product
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Decomposition point, °C
61
Solubility in water
Moderately soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
60
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire, use water fog, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or regular foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Eyes
Dust may cause mechanical irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.