Ammonium gluconate

  • D-Gluconic acid, ammonium salt
Formula
C6H12O7.H3N
Structure
Description
White solid with a weak odor of ammonia.
Uses
As latent acid catalyst in textile printing.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10361-31-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
233-787-6
Beilstein/Gmelin
3919911
Beilstein Reference
4-03-00-01255
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H12O7*H3N
Formula mass
213.19
Melting point, °C
156

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
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
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
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.
Incompatibilities
Reacts as bases to neutralize acids.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fire Extinguishing Agents: Water
Hazards
Toxic oxides of nitrogen may form in fires.
Combustion products
Toxic oxides of nitrogen may form in fires.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of dust irritates nose and throat. Contact with eyes causes mild irritation.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

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
Remove to fresh air.
   Skin
Flush with water.
   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
AGC