Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
SECTION 2 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Acetic Acid Solution
Acetic Acid (64-19-7) <3%, Water (7732-18-5) >97%
Synonyms: vinegar acid, ethanoic acid solution
SECTION 3 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Call a physician, seek medical attention for further treatment, observation and support after first aid.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air at once. If breathing has stopped give artificial respiration immediately.
Eye: Immediately flush with fresh water for 15 minutes.
External: Wash continuously with fresh water and mild liquid soap for 15 minutes.
Internal: Give 1 to 2 cups of water or milk, followed by a gastric antacid, such as milk of magnesia. Do not induce vomiting. Call a
physician or poison control at once.
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear chemical splash goggles, chemical-resistant gloves and chemical-resistant apron.
Use ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below exposure limits. Always wear a NIOSH-approved respirator with proper
cartridges or a positive pressure, air-supplied respirator when handling this material in emergency situations (spill or fire).
Exposure guidelines: TWA 10 ppm, STEL 15 ppm (OSHA, NIOSH)
Clear colorless liquid, slight 'vinegar' odor.
Substance not considered hazardous. However, not all health aspects of this substance have been
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Non flammable, non combustible liquid.
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Restrict unprotected personnel from area. Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain spill with sand and absorbent
material, neutralize with sodium bicarbonate or calcium hydroxide and deposit in sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #1. Store with acids, anhydrides and peracids.