Abietic acid is a useful precursor for synthesis of various natural products including diterpenes and steroids.
Soluble in alcohols, acetone and ethers
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature is 2 - 8°C. Store under inert gas. Sensitive to air.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : TP8580000
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C