D-Allose

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Formula
C6H12O6
Structure
Description
Solid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2595-97-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-994-4
Merck
13,277
Beilstein/Gmelin
1724623
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-04299
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H12O6
Formula mass
180.16
Melting point, °C
131
Boiling point, °C
376
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
 
pKa/pKb
11.45 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-3.24

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Expected to be a low ingestion hazard.
   Inhalation
No hazard expected in normal industrial use.
   Skin
Non-irritating to the skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.

Transport.