Gibberellic Acid, 90+%
Gibberellic Acid, 90+%
1. Product Identification
Synonyms: Floraltone; Gibberellin;
CAS No.: 77-06-5
Molecular Weight: 346.1504
Product Codes: A0256
2. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Appearance: white powder.
Caution! May cause eye and skin irritation. May cause
respiratory and digestive tract irritation. This is expected to be a low hazard
for usual industrial handling.
Target Organs: None.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Low
hazard for usual industrial handling.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation. Low hazard
for usual industrial handling.
4. First Aid
Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid
Skin: Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes
while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation
develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and
alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an
unconscious person. Get medical aid.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure and move to fresh air
immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is
difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
5. Fire Fighting
General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained
breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and
full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be
generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Extinguishing Media: In case of fire, use water, dry chemical,
chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam. Water spray may cause frothing.
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Autoignition Temperature: Not applicable.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 1; Flammability: 0;
6. Accidental Release Measures
General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment
as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a
suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions
in the Protective Equipment section. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide
7. Handling and
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate
ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes,
skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from
incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed.
Controls, Personal Protection
Engineering Controls: Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne
OSHA - Final PELs
OSHA Vacated PELs: Gibberellic acid: No OSHA Vacated PELs are
listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety
goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR
1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR
1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN
149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or
other symptoms are experienced.
9. Physical and
Physical State: Powder
Odor: none reported
pH: Acidic in solution.
Vapor Pressure: Negligible.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not applicable.
Freezing/Melting Point:233.9 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: Soluble in water.
Specific Gravity/Density:Not available.
10. Stability and
Chemical Stability: Stable at room temperature in closed containers under
normal storage and handling conditions.
Conditions to Avoid: High temperatures, incompatible materials, dust
generation, excess heat.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizers.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic
fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.
CAS# 77-06-5: LY8990000
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 8500 mg/kg;
Oral, rat: LD50 = 6300 mg/kg;
Skin, rabbit: LD50 = >2 gm/kg;
CAS# 77-06-5: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Mutagenicity: Please refer to RTECS# LY8990000 for specific information.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Ecotoxicity: No data available. No information available.
Environmental: No information reported.
Physical: No information available.
Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded
chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the
classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally,
waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to
ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
||Not regulated as a hazardous material
||No information available.
CAS# 77-06-5 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
Section 313 No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances
under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants
under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by
CAS# 77-06-5 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California Prop 65
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 77-06-5: No information available.
Canada - DSL/NDSL
CAS# 77-06-5 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
This product has a WHMIS classification of D2B.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the
Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information
required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
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