Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1. Product and Company Identification
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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Oxalic Acid Disodium Salt
Section 2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Physical State and
Solid. (Powdered solid.)
MAY BE FATAL IF SWALLOWED.
CAUSES SEVERE RESPIRATORY TRACT, EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.
MAY CAUSE EYE AND SKIN BURNS.
HARMFUL IF INHALED OR ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN.
CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS: KIDNEYS,
HEART, EYES, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, EYE, LENS OR CORNEA.
Routes of Entry
Absorbed through skin. Dermal contact. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Potential Acute Health Effects
Eyes Extremely hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant). Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness,
watering, and itching. Hazardous in case of eye contact (corrosive). May cause burns.
Skin Extremely hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant). Skin inflammation is characterized by itching,
scaling, reddening, or, occasionally, blistering. Hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator, corrosive).
Skin contact may produce burns.
Inhalation Extremely hazardous in case of inhalation (lung irritant). Hazardous in case of inhalation.
Ingestion Extremely hazardous in case of ingestion. May be fatal if swallowed.
Potential Chronic Health Effects
Carcinogenic Effects This material is not known to cause canc