- Gallotannic acid
- Vitanil B
- Fresh Shiraimatsu FS 500M
Light yellow to tan solid with a faint odor. Gallic acid derivatives found in nutgalls, bark and other plant parts, especially oak bark.
Mordant in dyeing, manufacture ink, sizing paper & silk, printing fabrics, tanning, as coagulant in rubber mfr, with gelatin & albumin for manufacture of imitation horn & tortoise shell, clarifying beer or wine, in photography, manufacture gallic acid & pyrogallol, as reagent in analytical chemistry.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S 22 36/37
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Natural Product
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
>1 g/cm3 (20 C) (solid)
Solubility in water
Heat of combustion
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed. Store protected from light.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale.
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.
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents; strong bases.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, acrid smoke and fumes.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Runoff from fire control or dilution water may cause pollution. Extinguishing media: Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Slightly. Requires preheating. Slight hazard.
Decomposes at 210 to carbon dioxide and pyrogallol, which can form irritating vapors.
Chronic ingestion may cause liver damage.
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause liver damage.
Dust is irritating to the respiratory tract.
May cause skin irritation. May be absorbed through the skin in harmful amounts.
May cause eye irritation. May result in corneal injury.
Do NOT induce vomiting. 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 if irritation or symptoms occur.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
USCG CHRIS Code
3201 90 90