Ammonium [R-(R*,R*)]-tartrate

  • Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- [R-(R*,R*)]-, ammonium salt
Formula
C4H6O6.xH3N
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
14307-43-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
238-245-2
Beilstein/Gmelin
3567408
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4H6O6.xH3N
Formula mass
Varies
Density
1.60 g/cm3 (25 C) (solid)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep containers tightly closed in a well ventilated area away from food products. Keep away from heat and water.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Protect against both inhalation and contact with the skin. Must wear protective clothing including niosh approved rubber gloves and boots, safety goggles or face mask, and a respirator whose canister is specifically approved for this material. Care must be exercised to decontaminate fully or dispose of all equipment after use.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Any suitable media may be used on exposure fire or burning material itself. Contain runoff.
Fire potential
Combustible solid.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
ATR