Copper dilactate

  • Copper, bis(2-hydroxypropanoato-O(1)-,O(2))
Formula
C6H10CuO6
Structure
Description
Greenish-blue crystals or granular powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
16039-52-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
240-177-3
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
EPA OPP
23302
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H10CuO6
Formula mass
241.69

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
Isolate and remove discharged material. Notify local health and pollution control agencies.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
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.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
SOLID: Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to skin and eyes.
   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
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
Wash with water.
   Eyes
Wash with water.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
CLT