Malic Acid 25kg

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Product Name DL-Malic acid 25kg

Cat No. : AC125250000; AC125250010; AC125250050; AC125252500; AC125255000 

  1. Hazard(s) identification

CAS No 6915-15-7 

Synonyms DL-Hydroxysuccinic acid 

Recommended Use Laboratory chemicals. 

Uses advised against Food, drug, pesticide or biocidal product use. 

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet  





This chemical is considered hazardous by the 2012 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) 

Serious Eye Damage/Eye Irritation Category 2


Label Elements  

Signal Word 


Hazard Statements 

Causes serious eye irritation 


None identified3. Composition/Information on Ingredients 4. First-aid measures

Precautionary Statements 


Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling 

Wear eye/face protection 


IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsingIf eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention 

Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC)  


Component  CAS No Weight %
Malic acid 25kg 6915-15-7 <=100



  1. Malic Acid 25kg – Fire-fighting measures


General Advice If symptoms persist, call a physician. 

Eye Contact Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Getmedical attention. 

Skin Contact Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If skin irritation persists,call a physician. 

Inhalation Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. 

Ingestion Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. 

None reasonably foreseeable. 

Most important symptoms and 


Notes to Physician Treat symptomatically 


Suitable Extinguishing Media Water spray. Carbon dioxide (CO 2). Dry chemical. Chemical foam. Unsuitable Extinguishing Media No information available 

Flash Point 203 °C / 397.4 °F 

Method – No information available 

Autoignition Temperature 340 °C / 644 °F 

Explosion Limits 


Upper No data available 

Lower No data available 

Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact No information available 

Sensitivity to Static Discharge No information available 

 Handling and storage

Specific Hazards Arising from the Chemical 

Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition. 

Hazardous Combustion Products 

Carbon monoxide (CO). Carbon dioxide (CO2). 

Protective Equipment and Precautions for Firefighters 

As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full 

protective gear. 

  1. Malic Acid 25kg – Exposure controls / personal protection




Physical hazards




Personal Precautions Use personal protective equipment as required. Ensure adequate ventilation. Avoid dust formation. 

Environmental Precautions Should not be released into the environment. 

Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal. Keep in suitable, closed

Methods for Containment and Clean 


containers for disposal. 




Handling Wear personal protective equipment/face protection. Ensure adequate ventilation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Avoid dust formation. 

Storage. Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. IncompatibleMaterials. Bases. Metals. Reducing Agent. 


Exposure Guidelines This product does not contain any hazardous materials with occupational exposure9. Physical and chemical properties

limitsestablished by the region specific regulatory bodies. 

Engineering Measures Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Ensure that eyewash stationsand safety showers are close to the workstation location. 

Personal Protective Equipment  

Eye/face Protection Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described byOSHA’s eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard


Skin and body protection Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure. 

Respiratory Protection Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European StandardEN 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. 

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Hygiene Measures 


Physical State Solid 

Appearance Off-white 

Odor Odorless 

Odor Threshold No information available 0. Stability and reactivity

Decomposition Temperature > 225°C – < 235°C 

pH ~ 2 1% aq. solution Melting Point/Range 128 – 132 °C / 262.4 – 269.6 °F Boiling Point/Range No information available °C / °F Flash Point 203 °C / 397.4 °F Evaporation Rate Not applicable Flammability (solid,gas) No information available Flammability or explosive limits 

Upper No data available Lower No data available Vapor Pressure 0.00039 Pa @ 25 °C Vapor Density Not applicable Specific Gravity 1.615 g/cm3 @20°C Bulk Density &1615 kg/m3 @ 20°C Solubility Soluble 

Partition coefficient; n-octanol/water No data available Autoignition Temperature 340 °C / 644 °F  Toxicological information

Viscosity Not applicable Molecular Formula C4 H6 O5 Molecular Weight 134.09 



Reactive Hazard None known, based on information available Stability Stable under normal conditions. 

Conditions to Avoid Excess heat. Incompatible products. 

Incompatible Materials Bases, Metals, Reducing Agent 

Hazardous Decomposition Products Carbon monoxide (CO), Carbon dioxide (CO2) Hazardous Polymerization Hazardous polymerization does not occur. 

Hazardous Reactions None under normal processing. 



Acute Toxicity  

Product Information 

Component Information 

Component LD50 Oral  LD50 Dermal LC50 Inhalation
Malic acid 3500 mg/kg bw (Rat) >20000 mg/kg bw (Rabbit) >1.306 mg/L air (analytical) 4h (Rat)


No information available 

Toxicologically Synergistic 


Delayed and immediate effects as well as chronic effects from short and long-term exposure  Irritation Severe eye irritant 

Sensitization No information available 

Carcinogenicity The table below indicates whether each agency has listed any ingredient as a carcinogen.

Malic acid 6915-15-7 Not listed Not listed Not listed Not listed Not listed


  1. Malic Acid 25kg – Ecological information

Mutagenic Effects No information available 

Reproductive Effects No information available. 

Developmental Effects No information available. 

Teratogenicity No information available. 

STOT – single exposure None known 

STOT – repeated exposure None known 

Aspiration hazard No information available 

No information available 

Symptoms / effects,both acute and 


  1. Disposal considerations

Endocrine Disruptor Information No information available 

Other Adverse Effects The toxicological properties have not been fully investigated. 




Do not empty into drains. 

  1. Malic Acid – Transport information


Component Freshwater Algae Freshwater Fish Microtox Water Flea
Malic acid EC50 > 100 mg/L 72h

(OECD 201)

LC50: > 100 mg/L 96h

(OECD 203)


EC50 > 300mg/L 3h (OECD209)


LC50 = 240 mg/L 48h

(OECD 202)


  1. Malic Acid – Regulatory information



Persistence and Degradability Persistence is unlikely 

Bioaccumulation/ Accumulation No information available. 

Mobility Will likely be mobile in the environment due to its water solubility. 

Component  log Pow
Malic acid  -1.26





Waste Disposal Methods Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as ahazardous waste. Chemical waste generators must also consult local, regional, and

national hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification. 



DOT Not regulated 

TDG Not regulated 

IATA Not regulated 

IMDG/IMO Not regulated 



United States of America Inventory  

Component CAS No TSCA TSCA Inventory notification –


TSCA – EPA RegulatoryFlags


Malic acid 6915-15-7 X ACTIVE




TSCA US EPA (TSCA) – Toxic Substances Control Act, (40 CFR Part 710) 

X – Listed 

‘-‘ – Not Listed 


TSCA 12(b) – Notices of Export Not applicable 

International Inventories  

China, X = listed, Australia, U.S.A. (TSCA), Canada (DSL/NDSL), Europe (EINECS/ELINCS/NLP), Australia (AICS), Korea (KECL), China (IECSC),Japan (ENCS), Philippines (PICCS), Japan (ISHL), Japan (ISHL). 

Malic acid 6915-15-7 X – 230-022-8 X X X X XKE-20414


KECL – NIER number or KE number ( 

U.S. Federal Regulations  

SARA 313 Not applicable 

SARA 311/312 Hazard Categories See section 2 for more information 

CWA (Clean Water Act) Not applicable 

Clean Air Act Not applicable 

Not applicable 

OSHA – Occupational Safety and 

Health Administration 

CERCLA Not applicable 

California Proposition 65 This product does not contain any Proposition 65 chemicals. Not applicable 

U.S. State Right-to-Know 


U.S. Department of Transportation 

Reportable Quantity (RQ): N 

DOT Marine Pollutant N 

DOT Severe Marine Pollutant N 

This product does not contain any DHS chemicals. 

U.S. Department of Homeland 


Other International Regulations  

Mexico – Grade No information available 

Authorisation/Restrictions according to EU REACH 

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture 

Component CAS No OECD HPV Persistent Organic


Ozone DepletionPotential


Restriction of


Substances (RoHS)

Malic acid 6915-15-7 Listed Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable




Component CAS No Seveso III Directive

(2012/18/EC) –

Qualifying Quantitiesfor Major AccidentNotification

Seveso III Directive(2012/18/EC) –


Qualifying Quantitiesfor Safety Report 





Convention (PIC) 



Basel Convention(Hazardous Waste) 


6. Malic Acid – Other information

DL-Malic acid Revision Date 22-06-2022 

Malic acid 6915-15-7 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable







Information given herein is offered in good faith as accurate, but without guarantee. Conditions of use and  suitability of the product for particular uses are beyond our control; all risks of use of the product are therefore  assumed by the user and we expressly disclaim all warranties of every kind and nature, including warranties of  merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose in respect to the use or suitability of the product. Nothing  is intended as a recommendation for uses which infringe valid patents or as extending license under valid  patents. Appropriate warnings and safe handling procedures should be provided to handlers and users. 

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