- beta,epsilon-Carotene-3,3'-diol, (3R,3'R,6'R)
- Vegetable lutein
Yellowish-brown, viscous liquid.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
1.004 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store above 23 C.
Splash goggles. Lab coat. Vapor respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.
A self contained breathing apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product.
Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal.
Extinguish with DRY chemical powder, water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.
Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.
Oxides of carbon.
May be hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation. Can be absorbed through skin and eyes.
Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention.
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.