Rhamnose monohydrate

  • L-Rhamnose monohydrate
  • L-Mannose, 6-deoxy-, monohydrate
Formula
C6H12O5.H2O
Structure
Description
White crystalline powder. One of the rarer sugars.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10030-85-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
222-793-4
Merck
12,8338
Beilstein/Gmelin
5988592
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H12O5 . H2O
Formula mass
182.17
Melting point, °C
85 - 95
Density
1.47 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Freely soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place.
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 to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
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. Extinguishing media: For small fires, use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or chemical foam.

Health.
Poison_Class
F (Not subject to toxicity classification)
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Skin
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Eyes
May cause 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
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.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2940 00 10