- Acetic acid, mercapto-, calcium salt (2:1)
- Calcium thioglycolate trihydrate
White powder with an unpleasant odor.
Depilatory, tanning leather, hair-waving preparations.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
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.
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.
Wear protective goggles, gloves and clothing.
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Avoid raising or breathing dust. Sweep up and place in a container for disposal.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Wear self contained breathing apparatus. Use dry chemical, alcohol-resistant fome or COT to fight fire.
May emit toxic fumes under fire conditions.
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth and drink a glass of water. Obtain medical assistance.
Remove to fresh air.
Remove contaminated clothing and wash exposed area thoroughly with soap and water. A physician should examine the area if irritation or pain persists.
Irrigate exposed eyes with copious amounts of tepid water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling, lacrimation, or photophobia persist, the patient should be seen in a health care facility.