24634-61-5 structure, C6H7KO2

potassium sorbate

CAS No.

24634-61-5

Formula:

C6H7KO2

Basic Info

Potassium sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid, chemical formula CH3CH=CH-CH=CH-CO2K. It is a white salt that is very soluble in water (58.2% at 20 °C). It is primarily used as a food preservative (E number 202). Potassium sorbate is effective in a variety of applications including food, wine, and personal care products. While sorbic acid is naturally occurring in some berries, virtually all of the world's production of sorbic acid, from which potassium sorbate is derived, is manufactured synthetically.

Formula
C6H7KO2
Molecular Weight
150.217
Exact Mass
150.008
LogP
-0.1314
PSA
40.13
Synonyms

potassiumsorbate(e)

LiquidPotassiumSorbate

POLYPHYLLIN F (RG)

e202

2,4-Hexadienoic acid potassium salt,Sorbic acid potassium salt

2,4-Hexadienoic acid, potassium salt, (E,E)-

potassium sorbinate

POTASSIUM SARBATE

trans,trans-2,4-Hexadienoic acid potassium salt

SORBIC ACID POTASSIUM

Potassium 2,4-hexadienoate,Sorbic acid potassium salt

SORBIC ACID K SALT

Sorbic acid potassium salt

Potassium Sorbate

potassium trans,trans-hexa-2,4-dienoate

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Properties

Appearance & Physical State
white crystals or powder
Density
1.361 g/cm3
Boiling Point
233ºC at 760 mmHg
Melting Point
270ºC
Flash Point
139.9ºC
Water Solubility
58.2 g/100 mL (20 ºC)
Stability
Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety Info

RTECS
WG2170000
Safety Statements
S26-S36
WGK Germany
1
Risk Statements
R36/37/38
HS Code
2916190090
Caution Statement
P261; P305 + P351 + P338
Hazard Codes
Hazard Declaration
Caution Statement

MSDS

SDS 1.0
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SAFETY DATA SHEETS

According to Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) - Sixth revised edition

Version: 1.0

Creation Date: Aug 11, 2017

Revision Date: Aug 11, 2017

1.Identification

1.1 GHS Product identifier

Product name potassium sorbate

1.2 Other means of identification

Product number -
Other names potassium trans,trans-hexa-2,4-dienoate

1.3 Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use

Identified uses For industry use only. Preservatives and Antioxidants
Uses advised against no data available

1.4 Supplier's details

Company MOLBASE (Shanghai) Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
Address Floor 4 & 5, Building 12, No. 1001 North Qinzhou Road,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
Telephone +86(21)64956998
Fax +86(21)54365166

1.5 Emergency phone number

Emergency phone number +86-400-6021-666
Service hours Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours).

2.Hazard identification

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Skin irritation, Category 2

Eye irritation, Category 2

2.2 GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

Pictogram(s)
Signal word

Warning

Hazard statement(s)

H315 Causes skin irritation

H319 Causes serious eye irritation

Precautionary statement(s)
Prevention

P264 Wash ... thoroughly after handling.

P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

Response

P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water/...

P321 Specific treatment (see ... on this label).

P332+P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

P362+P364 Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.

P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P337+P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Storage

none

Disposal

none

2.3 Other hazards which do not result in classification

none

3.Composition/information on ingredients

3.1 Substances

Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number Concentration
potassium sorbate potassium sorbate 24634-61-5 none 100%

4.First-aid measures

4.1 Description of necessary first-aid measures

General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

4.2 Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

no data available

4.3 Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

/SRP:/ Immediate first aid: Ensure that adequate decontamination has been carried out. If patient is not breathing, start artificial respiration, preferably with a demand valve resuscitator, bag-valve-mask device, or pocket mask, as trained. Perform CPR if necessary. Immediately flush contaminated eyes with gently flowing water. Do not induce vomiting. If vomiting occurs, lean patient forward or place on the left side (head-down position, if possible) to maintain an open airway and prevent aspiration. Keep patient quiet and maintain normal body temperature. Obtain medical attention. /Poisons A and B/

5.Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media: Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide

5.2 Specific hazards arising from the chemical

no data available

5.3 Special protective actions for fire-fighters

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

6.Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust. For personal protection see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES: Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust. Environmental precautions: Do not let product enter drains. Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up: Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

7.Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. For precautions see section 2.2.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

8.Exposure controls/personal protection

8.1 Control parameters

Occupational Exposure limit values

no data available

Biological limit values

no data available

8.2 Appropriate engineering controls

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

8.3 Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)

Eye/face protection

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166. Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin protection

Wear impervious clothing. The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace. Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique(without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Respiratory protection

Wear dust mask when handling large quantities.

Thermal hazards

no data available

9.Physical and chemical properties

Physical state white crystals or powder
Colour White powder
Odour Characteristic odor
Melting point/ freezing point -39°C(lit.)
Boiling point or initial boiling point and boiling range 179°C
Flammability no data available
Lower and upper explosion limit / flammability limit no data available
Flash point 76°C(lit.)
Auto-ignition temperature no data available
Decomposition temperature no data available
pH no data available
Kinematic viscosity no data available
Solubility In water:58.2 g/100 mL (20 ºC)
Partition coefficient n-octanol/water (log value) no data available
Vapour pressure no data available
Density and/or relative density 1.361 g/cm3
Relative vapour density no data available
Particle characteristics no data available

10.Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity

no data available

10.2 Chemical stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

no data available

10.4 Conditions to avoid

no data available

10.5 Incompatible materials

Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents.

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of K2O.

11.Toxicological information

Acute toxicity

  • Oral: LD50 Rats oral 4920 mg/kg
  • Inhalation: no data available
  • Dermal: no data available

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/irritation

no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitization

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available

Carcinogenicity

no data available

Reproductive toxicity

no data available

STOT-single exposure

no data available

STOT-repeated exposure

no data available

Aspiration hazard

no data available

12.Ecological information

12.1 Toxicity

  • Toxicity to fish: no data available
  • Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: no data available
  • Toxicity to algae: no data available
  • Toxicity to microorganisms: no data available

12.2 Persistence and degradability

no data available

12.3 Bioaccumulative potential

no data available

12.4 Mobility in soil

no data available

12.5 Other adverse effects

no data available

13.Disposal considerations

13.1 Disposal methods

Product

The material can be disposed of by removal to a licensed chemical destruction plant or by controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing. Do not contaminate water, foodstuffs, feed or seed by storage or disposal. Do not discharge to sewer systems.

Contaminated packaging

Containers can be triply rinsed (or equivalent) and offered for recycling or reconditioning. Alternatively, the packaging can be punctured to make it unusable for other purposes and then be disposed of in a sanitary landfill. Controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing is possible for combustible packaging materials.

14.Transport information

14.1 UN Number

ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods. IMDG: Not dangerous goods. IATA: Not dangerous goods.

14.2 UN Proper Shipping Name

ADR/RID: unknown
IMDG: unknown
IATA: unknown

14.3 Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods. IMDG: Not dangerous goods. IATA: Not dangerous goods.

14.4 Packing group, if applicable

ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods. IMDG: Not dangerous goods. IATA: Not dangerous goods.

14.5 Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG: no IATA: no

14.6 Special precautions for user

no data available

14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code

no data available

15.Regulatory information

15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product in question

Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number
potassium sorbate potassium sorbate 24634-61-5 none
European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) Listed.
EC Inventory Listed.
United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Listed.
China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015 Not Listed.
New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC) Listed.
Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS) Listed.
Vietnam National Chemical Inventory Listed.
Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC) Listed.

16.Other information

Information on revision

Creation Date Aug 11, 2017
Revision Date Aug 11, 2017

Abbreviations and acronyms

  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
  • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
  • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
  • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
  • TWA: Time Weighted Average
  • STEL: Short term exposure limit
  • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
  • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
  • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%

References

  • IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home
  • HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm
  • IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/
  • eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en
  • CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple
  • ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp
  • ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg
  • Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp
  • ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

Disclaimer: The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. We as supplier shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.
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Section 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE
  Product identifiers
    Product name        : Potassium sorbate    
    CAS-No.        : 24634-61-5    
  Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
    Identified uses        : Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances    
  
  

Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
  Classification of the substance or mixture
  Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]
    Skin irritation (Category 2)
    Eye irritation (Category 2)
    Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3)
  Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC
    Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
  Label elements
  Labelling according Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [CLP]
    Pictogram
    Signal word        Warning    
    Hazard statement(s)
    H315        Causes skin irritation.    
    H319        Causes serious eye irritation.    
    H335        May cause respiratory irritation.    
    Precautionary statement(s)
    P261        Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray.    
    P305 + P351 + P338        IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove    
    contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    Supplemental Hazard        none    
    Statements
  According to European Directive 67/548/EEC as amended.
    Hazard symbol(s)
    R-phrase(s)
    R36/37/38        Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.    
    S-phrase(s)
    S26        In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and    
    seek medical advice.
  Other hazards - none

Section 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
  Substances
    Synonyms        : Potassium 2,4-hexadienoate    
    Sorbic acidpotassium salt
    Formula        : C6H7KO2    
    Molecular Weight        : 150,22 g/mol    
    Component        Concentration    
  Potassium (E,E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate
    CAS-No.        24634-61-5        -    
    EC-No.        246-376-1    

Section 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
  Description of first aid measures
  General advice
    Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
  If inhaled
    If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
  In case of skin contact
    Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
  In case of eye contact
    Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
  If swallowed
    Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
  Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
    To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been
    thoroughly investigated.
  Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
    no data available

Section 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
  Extinguishing media
  Suitable extinguishing media
    Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
  Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
    Carbon oxides, Potassium oxides
  Advice for firefighters
    Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
  Further information
    no data available

Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
  Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
    Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure
    adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.
  Environmental precautions
    Do not let product enter drains.
  Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
    Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed
    containers for disposal.
  Reference to other sections
    For disposal see section 13.

Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
  Precautions for safe handling
    Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
    Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.Normal measures for preventive fire
    protection.
  Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
    Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
  Specific end uses
    no data available

Section 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
  Control parameters
  Components with workplace control parameters
  Exposure controls
  Appropriate engineering controls
    Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and
    at the end of workday.
  Personal protective equipment
  Eye/face protection
    Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166 Use equipment for eye protection tested
    and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
  Skin protection
    Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique
    (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of
    contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.
    Wash and dry hands.
    The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and
    the standard EN 374 derived from it.
    Immersion protection
    Material: Nitrile rubber
    Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm
    Break through time: 480 min
    Material tested:Dermatril® ( Z677272, Size M)
    Splash protection
    Material: Nitrile rubber
    Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm
    Break through time: 480 min
    Material tested:Dermatril® ( Z677272, Size M)
    data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 873000,     test method: EN374
    If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374,
    contact the supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must
    be evaluated by an Industrial Hygienist familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our
    customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.
  Body Protection
    impervious clothing, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the
    concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
  Respiratory protection
    For nuisance exposures use type P95 (US) or type P1 (EU EN 143) particle respirator.For higher
    level protection use type OV/AG/P99 (US) or type ABEK-P2 (EU EN 143) respirator cartridges.
    Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards
    such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
  Information on basic physical and chemical properties
    a) Appearance        Form: Beads    
    Colour: light yellow
    b) Odour        no data available    
    c) Odour Threshold        no data available    
    d) pH        8,0 - 11,0 at 580 g/l at 20 °C    
    e) Melting point/freezing        210 °C - Decomposes on heating.    
    point
    f) Initial boiling point and no data available
    boiling range
    g) Flash point        no data available    
    h) Evaporation rate        no data available    
    i) Flammability (solid, gas) no data available
    j) Upper/lower        no data available    
    flammability or
    explosive limits
    k) Vapour pressure        no data available    
    l) Vapour density        no data available    
    m) Relative density        1,360 g/cm3 at 20 °C    
    n) Water solubility        1.400 g/l at 20 °C - slightly soluble    
    o) Partition coefficient: n- no data available
    octanol/water
    p) Autoignition        no data available    
    temperature
    q) Decomposition        no data available    
    temperature
    r) Viscosity        no data available    
    s) Explosive properties        no data available    
    t) Oxidizing properties        no data available    
  Other safety information
    Bulk density        0,67 g/l    
    Solubility in other        Ethanol 1 g/l at 20 °C    
    solvents

Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
  Reactivity
    no data available
  Chemical stability
    no data available
  Possibility of hazardous reactions
    no data available
  Conditions to avoid
    no data available
  Incompatible materials
    Strong oxidizing agents
  Hazardous decomposition products
    Other decomposition products - no data available

Section 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Information on toxicological effects
  Acute toxicity
    no data available
  Skin corrosion/irritation
    no data available
  Serious eye damage/eye irritation
    no data available
  Respiratory or skin sensitization
    no data available
  Germ cell mutagenicity
    Genotoxicity in vitro - Hamster - fibroblast
    Cytogenetic analysis
  Carcinogenicity
    IARC:        No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as    
    probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
  Reproductive toxicity
    no data available
  Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
    Inhalation - May cause respiratory irritation.
  Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
    no data available
  Aspiration hazard
    no data available
  Potential health effects
  Inhalation        May be harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.    
  Ingestion        May be harmful if swallowed.    
  Skin        May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin irritation.    
  Eyes        Causes serious eye irritation.    
  Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
    To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been
    thoroughly investigated.
  Additional Information
    RTECS: WG2170000

Section 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Toxicity
    no data available
  Persistence and degradability
    no data available
  Bioaccumulative potential
    no data available
  Mobility in soil
    no data available
  Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
    no data available
  Other adverse effects
    no data available

Section 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
  Waste treatment methods
  Product
    Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed
    professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a
    combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.
  Contaminated packaging
    Dispose of as unused product.

Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
  UN number
    ADR/RID: -        IMDG: -        IATA: -    
  UN proper shipping name
    ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods
    IMDG: Not dangerous goods
    IATA:        Not dangerous goods    
  Transport hazard class(es)
    ADR/RID: -        IMDG: -        IATA: -    
  Packaging group
    ADR/RID: -        IMDG: -        IATA: -    
  Environmental hazards
    ADR/RID: no        IMDG Marine pollutant: no        IATA: no    
  Special precautions for user
    no data available



SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION
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SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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Spectrum

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1.Synthesis Route

Precursor

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