- Aminoacetic acid
Biologically significant amino acid.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S 22 24/25
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Decomposition point, °C
232 - 236
Vapor pressure, mmHg
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of combustion
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, ammonia.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Dusts at sufficient concentrations can form explosive mixtures with air. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
LOW. Ignites at very high temperatures.
mental status changes, cerebral edema, seizures, and coma have been reported following systemic absorption of glycine irrigation solutions. Acute exposure - neurologic: mental status changes, cerebral edema, seizures, and coma have been reported following systemic absorption of glycine irrigation solutions.
Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Low hazard for usual industrial handling. May be absorbed through the skin.
Dust can cause eye irritation. Symptoms include stinging, tearing, redness, and swelling of eyes.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
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