- Tartronic acid
- Hydroxymalonic acid
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S: 26 37
Melting point, °C
153 - 155
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
7.2E-11 (25 C)
1.841 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers. Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
Safety goggles, impervious gloves and protective work clothing.
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications
Oxides of carbon.
Suitable extinguishing agents: Carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Causes irritation of the skin, eyes and mucous membranes.
Seek immediate medical advice.
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.