- Jervasic acid
- 4-Pyranone-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
- 4-Oxo-4H-pyran-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
- 4-Oxo-1,4-pyran-2,6-dicarboxylic acid
Component of many herbal medicines.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
256 - 257
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3E-10 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Government approved respirator.
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
May cause skin irritation.
May cause eye irritation.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.