L-Arabinopyranose

  • Pectinose
Formula
C5H10O5
Structure
Description
White powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
87-72-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
201-767-6
Merck
12,799
Beilstein/Gmelin
1723085
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-04217
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H10O5
Formula mass
150.13
Melting point, °C
160-163
Boiling point, °C
328
Density
1.585 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
12.26 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-1.84

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
Handling
Use with adequate ventilation.
Protection
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 and clothing to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
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.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Expected to be a low ingestion hazard.
   Inhalation
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Skin
Non-irritating to the skin.
   Eyes
May cause mild eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Get medical aid. Gently lift eyelids and flush continuously with water.

Transport.