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Chitin

Product NameChitin

CAS1398-61-4

MFC6H11NO4X2

MW161.16

EINECS215-744-3

MOL File1398-61-4.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point >300°C (dec.)
Boiling point 737.18°C (rough estimate)
Density  1.3744 (rough estimate)
refractive index  1.6000 (estimate)
storage temp.  Room Temp
solubility  dilute aqueous acid (pH <6.5).: soluble
form  purified powder
color  White
Water Solubility  insoluble
Merck  14,2065
Stability Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
EPA Substance Registry System Chitin (1398-61-4)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xi,Xn
Risk Statements  20/21/22-36/37/38
Safety Statements  24/25-36-26
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  FM6300000
3
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  32139000
Hazardous Substances Data 1398-61-4(Hazardous Substances Data)

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