CAS No: 868-14-4
Name: Potassium bitartrate
Other Names: Cream of Tartar, Potassium Hydrogen Tartrate
Usage: a key ingredient along with sodium bicarbonate in making bubble bars to give frothy style bubbles and as a stabiliser
This material is not considered hazardous. Precautionary measures, keep out of reach of children, do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
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||Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
||Immediately 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.
||Get medical aid. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
||Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Fire Fighting Measures
||As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
||Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Accidental Release Measures
||Wear recommended personal protective equipment.
||Do not discharge onto the ground or into water courses.
|Spill Clean up Methods
||Avoid generation and spreading of dust. Shovel into dry containers. Cover and move the containers. Flush the area with water.
Handling and Storage
||Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
||Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Physical and Chemical Properties