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Novartis Pharma Data Set

Date of issue: 22-Dec-2008


ACACIA 0337006 (BASIS)

Product Identification
Product name ACACIA
Product Number 0337006 (BASIS)
Chemical composition K02573
Company name Basis MARS and Variants (BASIS)
Chemical Name GUM ARABIC
GUM ARABIC
ARABIC GUM; ACACIA GUM
ACACIA GUM
Molecular Weight not applicable
CAS Number 9000-01-5
Structure C01609 (no Structure available)

Physical Properties
Physical state solid
Colour white
Odour no
Density approx. 1 kg/dm3 (pressure: 1013 hPa, Temperature: 20 °C)
Melting point/range not applicable
Boiling Point not applicable (pressure: 1013 hPa)
Flash Point not applicable
Solubility (Aqueous Water: soluble (Temperature: 20 °C)
Solvents)
Vapour Pressure [hPa] not applicable (Temperature: 20 °C)
Isoperibolic Stable up to: 170 °C (Air open cup)
Decomposition (>8h) Method: long duration test open cup (8h)
Dynamic Exothermy: 210 °C (Air open cup)
Decomposition Decomposition: 220 J/g
Method: Radex dynamic decomposition test (temp.progr. 0.75°C/min, examined up to 360°C)
Exothermal decomposition may occur with delay (autocatalysis)
Exothermy: 140 °C (air closed + stl steel)
Method: Radex dynamic decomposition test (temp.progr. 0.75°C/min, examined up to 360°C)
Exothermy: 190 °C (air bubbled)
Method: Radex dynamic decomposition test (temp.progr. 0.75°C/min, examined up to 360°C)
Exothermy: 220 °C (Argon bubbled)
Method: Radex dynamic decomposition test (temp.progr. 0.75°C/min, examined up to 360°C)
Combustibility Test Standard conditions: 4 = persistant glowing without the emission of sparks or slow
decomposition without a flame
Method: SANDOZ combustibility test
Vapour Density not applicable
Drop-Weight Test Negative
Method: Drop-Weight Test
Deflagration No suspicion, due to decomposition test
Dust Explosion Positive
Method: modified Hartmann tube

Toxicological data
Acute Toxicity Not toxic.

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Novartis Pharma Data Set
Date of issue: 22-Dec-2008
ACACIA 0337006 (BASIS)

Ecological data

Pharmacology

Regulatory
Storage Category 20.2 Combustible solids
Novartis (NSC)
EC Label
assessment: No labelling requirements according to EC Directives.
TLV for inert dusts.

Transport
Tremcard
Regulatory Class UN No. PG Label LQ
Code
RID/ADR: not restricted 0
IMDG-Code: not restricted 0
ICAO/IATA-DGR: not restricted 0

ICAO/IATA-DGR: no dangerous good

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