- Retinyl acetate
- all-trans-Retinyl acetate
- Vitamin A acetate
White to off-white solid.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
70 (0.0001 torr)
20 mPa.s @ 60 C
1.5865 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store in direct sunlight. Store in a tightly closed container.
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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.
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, acetic acid.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause eye irritation.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. 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.
Get medical aid. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.