Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1. Product and Company Identification
Citric Acid, Anhydrous
EMD Chemicals Inc.
P.O. Box 70
480 Democrat Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
Prior to January 1, 2003 EMD Chemicals Inc. was EM
Industries, Inc. or EM Science, Division of EM Industries,
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Section 2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
CITRIC ACID, ANHYDROUS
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Physical State and
Solid. (Powdered solid.)
CAUSES SEVERE EYE IRRITATION.
CAUSES RESPIRATORY TRACT AND SKIN IRRITATION.
Routes of Entry
Potential Acute Health Effects
Eyes Extremely hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant). Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness,
watering, and itching.
Skin Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant). Skin inflammation is characterized by itching, scaling,
reddening, or, occasionally, blistering.
Inhalation Hazardous in case of inhalation (lung irritant).
Ingestion No known acute effects of this product resulting from ingestion.
Potential Chronic Health Effects
Carcinogenic Effects This material is not known to cause cancer in animals or humans.
Additional information See Toxicological Information (section 11)
Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.
Section 4. First Aid Measures
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water
for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention immediately.