- Acacia dealbata gum
- Acacia gum
- Acacia senegal
- Acacia syrup
- Arabic gum
- Australian gum
Demulcent in cough mixtures and emulsions, in prepn of lozenges, binding medium for flammable materials of matches, in manufacture of water colors, has been employed in color printing as anti-offset agent.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Natural Product; Primary Irritant
Swiss Giftliste 1
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a tightly closed container. Keep from contact with oxidizing materials. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. 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.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Acacia precipitates or gels when added to ferric salts, borax, basic lead acetate, alcohol, sodium silicate, gelatin or ammoniated tincture of guaiac.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Fires involving this material can be controlled using a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher.
This material is probably combustible.
Dusts at sufficient concentrations can form explosive mixtures with air.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Chronic inhalation may cause effects similar to those of acute inhalation.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Ingestion may cause allergic
Dust is irritating to the respiratory tract. May cause allergic respiratory reaction. May cause asthmatic attacks due to allergic sensitization of the respiratory tract.
Causes skin irritation. May cause hives. May cause dermatitis.
Causes eye irritation.
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 immediately.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.