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The MSDS OF Microcrystalline Cellulose

1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Product name :Microcrystalline Cellulose
Product Number : C8002

Foodchem Building, 2277
Zuchongzhi Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park
Shanghai, 201203, China
Tel: 0086 21 2206 3075
E-Mail: inquiry@foodchem.cn
Fax: 0086 21 5876 8440
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2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
CAS-No. EC-No. Index-No. Concentration
Cellulose
9004-34-6 232-674-9 --

3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Emergency Overview

OSHA Hazards

No known OSHA hazards

HMIS Classification
Health Hazard:0
Flammability:0
Physical hazards:0
NFPA Rating
Health Hazard:0
Fire:0
Reactivity Hazard:0
Potential Health Effects

Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
Eyes May cause eye irritation.
Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
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If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water.

In case of eye contact

Flush eyes with water as a precaution.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.

5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
Flammable properties

Flash point no data available

Ignition temperature no data available

Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions

Avoid dust formation.

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods for cleaning up

Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling

Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. Normal measures for preventive fire
protection.

Storage

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Components with workplace control parameters
Basis
Cellulose 9004-34-6 TWA 10 mg/m3 1994-09-01 US. American Conference
of Governmental and
Industrial Hygienists
Threshold Limit Values for
Chemical Substances in the
Work Environment; Annual
Reports for the Year
2004:Committees on
Threshold Limit Values
(TLVs ) and Biological

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Exposure Indices (BEIs)
TWA 15 mg/m3 1989-03-01 US. Department of Labor -
Occupational Safety and
Health Administration
(OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.1000
Z-1-A
TWA 5 mg/m3 1989-03-01 US. Department of Labor -
Occupational Safety and
Health Administration
(OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.1000
Z-1-A
TWA 15 mg/m3 1993-06-30 US. Department of Labor -
Occupational Safety and
Health Administration
(OSHA) Permissible
Exposure Limits (PEL) 29
CFR 1910.1000 Air
Contaminants.
TWA 5 mg/m3 1993-06-30 US. Department of Labor -
Occupational Safety and
Health Administration
(OSHA) Permissible
Exposure Limits (PEL) 29
CFR 1910.1000 Air
Contaminants.

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection

Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95
(US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate
government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Hand protection

For prolonged or repeated contact use protective gloves.

Eye protection

Safety glasses

Hygiene measures

General industrial hygiene practice.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance

Form fibres
Colour white

Safety data

pH no data available
Melting point no data available
Boiling point no data available

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Flash point no data available
Ignition temperature no data available
Lower explosion limit no data available
Upper explosion limit no data available
Density 0.600 g/cm3
Water solubility no data available

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Storage stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Materials to avoid

Strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products

Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Nature of decomposition products not known.

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - rat - > 5,000 mg/kg
LD50 Dermal - rabbit - > 2,000 mg/kg
Irritation and corrosion

no data available

Sensitisation

no data available

Chronic exposure

IARC:
No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as
probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

ACGIH:
No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as
a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by ACGIH.

NTP:
No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as
a known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.

OSHA:
No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as
a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure

To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly
investigated.

Potential Health Effects

Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
Eyes May cause eye irritation.
Ingestion May be harmful if swallowed.
Additional Information

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RTECS: FJ5691460

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Elimination information (persistence and degradability)

no data available

Ecotoxicity effects

no data available

Further information on ecology

no data available

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Product

Observe all federal, state, and local environmental regulations.

Contaminated packaging

Dispose of as unused product.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT (US)
Not dangerous goods

IMDG

Not dangerous goods

IATA

Not dangerous goods

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
OSHA Hazards

No known OSHA hazards

DSL Status

All components of this product are on the Canadian DSL list.

SARA 302 Components

SARA 302: No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.

SARA 313 Components

SARA 313: This material does not contain any chemical components with known CAS numbers that exceed the
threshold (De Minimis) reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313.

SARA 311/312 Hazards

No SARA Hazards
Massachusetts Right To Know Components
CAS-No. Revision Date
Cellulose 9004-34-6 1991-07-01
Pennsylvania Right To Know Components
CAS-No. Revision Date
Cellulose 9004-34-6 1991-07-01

New Jersey Right To Know Components
CAS-No. Revision Date
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Cellulose 9004-34-6 1991-07-01

California Prop. 65 Components

This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth, or any other
reproductive defects.

16. OTHER INFORMATION
Further information

Copyright 2008 Foodchem Co. License granted to make unlimited paper copies for internal use only.
The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a
guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the  product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the  product. Foodchem Co., shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with  the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale.

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