Corn syrup

Formula
Unspecified
Description
Viscous odorless colorless to light yellow liquid.
Uses
Sweetner in many food products.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
8029-43-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-436-4
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Vapor pressure, mmHg
17
Density
1.42 g/cm3 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed in a cool place in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Containers of this material may be hazardous when emptied. Since emptied containers retain product residues (vapor, liquid, and/or solid), all hazard precautions given in the data sheet must be observed.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Wear resistant gloves such as: natural rubber, Wear normal work clothing covering arms and legs.
Respirators
Not required under normal conditions of use.
Small spills/leaks
Small Spill - Absorb liquid on vermiculite, floor absorbent or other absorbent material. Large Spill - Use protective clothing and devices as required. Stop spill at source. Prevent from entering drains, sewers, streams and other bodies of water. Dam and dike to prevent spreading. If runoff occurs, notify authorities. Transfer spilled product to clean containers for recovery. Absorb unrecoverable product. Transfer contaminated absorbent, soil, and other materials to containers for disposal.
Stability
Stable.
Incompatibilities
Strong alkalies, strong mineral acids.
Decomposition
Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish fire using Use an extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding fire. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece operated in the positive pressure demand mode with appropriate turn-out gear and chemical resistant personal protective equipment.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
Not toxic
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

First aid
 
   Ingestion
First aid is not normally required. If symptoms develop, seek medical attention.
   Inhalation
First aid is not normally required. If symptoms develop, seek medical attention.
   Skin
First aid is not normally required. However, it is recommended that exposed areas be cleaned by washing with soap and water.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water while holding eyelids apart. If symptoms persist or there is any visual difficulty, seek medical attention.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
CSY
 
43 Misc. water solutions
IMO Pollution Category
III@
IMO Hazard code
P