chitin

chitin Structure
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Common Name chitin
CAS Number 1398-61-4 Molecular Weight 221.20800
Density 1.37 g/cm3 Boiling Point 522.4ºC at 760 mmHg
Molecular Formula C8H15NO6 Melting Point N/A
MSDSchitin MSDS|SDS|pdf download USA Flash Point 269.8ºC

 Names

[ Name ]: chitin
[ Synonym ]: More Synonyms

 Chemical & Physical Properties

[ Density ]: 1.37 g/cm3
[ Boiling Point ]: 522.4ºC at 760 mmHg
[ Molecular Formula ]: C8H15NO6
[ Molecular Weight ]: 221.20800
[ Flash Point ]: 269.8ºC
[ Exact Mass ]: 221.09000
[ PSA ]: 119.25000
[ Vapour Pressure ]: 0mmHg at 25°C
[ Index of Refraction ]: 1.6
[ Stability ]: Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

 Toxicological Information

CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION

RTECS NUMBER :
FM6125000
CHEMICAL NAME :
Chitin
CAS REGISTRY NUMBER :
1398-61-4
LAST UPDATED :
199701
DATA ITEMS CITED :
2
MOLECULAR FORMULA :
C30-H50-N4-O19
MOLECULAR WEIGHT :
770.84
WISWESSER LINE NOTATION :
/T6OTJ B& CMV1 DQ EO& F1Q/

HEALTH HAZARD DATA

ACUTE TOXICITY DATA

TYPE OF TEST :
LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE :
Intravenous
SPECIES OBSERVED :
Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION :
50 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration - acute pulmonary edema
REFERENCE :
BSIBAC Bolletino della Societe Italiana di Biologia Sperimentale. (Casa Editrice Idelson, Via A. de Gasperi, 55, 80133 Naples, Italy) V.2- 1927- Volume(issue)/page/year: 44,1685,1968

 Safety Information

[ Personal Protective Equipment ]: Eyeshields;Gloves;type N95 (US);type P1 (EN143) respirator filter
[ Hazard Codes ]: Xi: Irritant;
[ Risk Phrases ]: R22:Harmful if swallowed.
[ Safety Phrases ]: 24/25-36-26
[ RIDADR ]: NONH for all modes of transport
[ WGK Germany ]: 3
[ RTECS ]: FM6300000

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