It is most commonly used for fluid resuscitation after blood loss due to trauma, surgery, or burn injury. It is used in the agricultural, chemical, leather processing, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics industries, used as an electroplating agent, food/feed additive, pH regulator, cleaning/washing agent, disinfectant, and tanning agent; used to flavor animal feeds; used as a solvent and intermediate in chemical production, as a pH regulator in fabric finishing, and in paints, coatings, soaps, and cleaning products; used to make large scale and fine chemicals, pulp-paper-paper products, food products, and plastic products, in mining, health services, agriculture-forestry-fishing, and building and construction work.
Fully miscible in water. Soluble in water.
Store away from strong bases and oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.
|≈85 to 90% aq. Soln.|
|−13° (c=2.5 in 1N NaOH)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves and eye protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
RTECSNumber : OD3100000
TSCA : TSCA