- Ascorbic acid calcium salt
- L-Ascorbic acid, calcium salt (2:1)
- Calcium diascorbate
White to slightly yellow, odorless, crystalline powder.
Antioxidant for foods, Vitamin C source.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Soluble g/cm3 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep containers tightly sealed. Store in a cool, dry area. Ensure all storage areas are well ventilated. Protect fom heat, moisture and light. Do not store in metal containers.
Avoid inhalation of dust. Wash hands and face thoroughly before work breaks and before going home. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Avoid dust formation. Sources of ignition should be kept clear.
Protective glasses with side shields. Protective gloves (PVC/Rubber/Neoprene/ Nitrile/Butyl Rubber). Dust mask if exposure standard is likely to be exceeded. Suitable industrial clothing.
NIOSH approved respirator, dust filter.
Avoid dust formation. Sources of ignition should be kept clear. Clean up personnel should wear suitabel clothing and protective glasses, gloves and approved dust mask. Sweep or shovel up spills together with dust binding agent or use a vacuum cleaner. DO NOT let product directly enter drains or water courses. Place waste in labelled drums for disposal.
Aq solution oxidize quickly after prolonged storage calcium oxalate may ppt.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Oxides of carbon.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Adverse effects are not expected.
Inhalation of the dust or powder may result in slight respiratory irritation.
Skin contact with the dust or powder is not expected to cause irritation. Skin sensitisation reactions may occur if this product is frequently handled by hypersensitive persons.
Eye contact with the dust or powder may result in slight irritation.
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.
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.
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
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.