Safety Sheet Methylene Violet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006
Version 5.0 Revision Date 11.12.2012
Print Date 15.01.2018
GENERIC EU MSDS – NO COUNTRY SPECIFIC DATA – NO OEL DATA

1.IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

1.1 Product identifiers

Product name : Methylene Violet 3RAX
Product Number : 307505
Brand : Aldrich
CAS-No. : 4569-86-2

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Identified uses : Laboratory chemicals, Manufacture of substances

1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company : Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH
Riedstrasse 2
D-89555 STEINHEIM
Telephone : +49 89-6513-1444
Fax : +49 7329-97-2319
E-mail address : eurtechserv@sial.com

1.4 Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : 0800 181 7059 (CHEMTREC Deutschland)
+49 (0)696 43508409 (CHEMTREC weltweit)

2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
This substance is not classified as dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC.

2.2 Label elements

The product does not need to be labelled in accordance with EC directives or respective national laws.

2.3 Other hazards – none

3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1 Substances

Synonyms : 3-Amino-7-(diethylamino)-5-phenylphenazinium chloride
N,N-Diethylphenosafranine
3-Amino-7-(diethylamino)-5-phenyl phenazinium chloride

Formula : C22H23ClN4
Molecular Weight : 378,9 g/mol

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1 Description of first aid measures

If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.

In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.

In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.

If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.

4.2 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.

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

no data available

5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 Extinguishing media

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

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides (NOx), Hydrogen chloride gas

5.3 Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

5.4 Further information

no data available

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.

6.2 Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

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

6.4 Reference to other sections

For disposal see section 13.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 Precautions for safe handling

Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.Normal measures for preventive fire
protection.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

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

7.3 Specific end use(s)

no data available

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 Control parameters

Components with workplace control parameters

8.2 Exposure controls

Appropriate engineering controls
General industrial hygiene practice.

Personal protective equipment

Eye/face protection
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.

Body Protection
Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous substances, and to the specific work-place., The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.

Respiratory protection
Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties

a) Appearance: Form: solid
b) Odour: no data available
c) Odour Threshold no data available
d) pH: no data available
e) Melting point/freezing point: Melting point/range: 285 °C – dec.
f) Initial boiling point and boiling range: no data available
g) Flash point: no data available
h) Evaporation rate: no data available
i) Flammability (solid, gas): no data available
j) Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: no data available
k) Vapour pressure no data available
l) Vapour density: no data available
m) Relative density: no data available
n) Water solubility: no data available
o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/water: no data available
p) Auto-ignition temperature: no data available
q) Decomposition temperature: no data available
r) Viscosity: no data available
s) Explosive properties: no data available
t) Oxidizing properties: no data available

9.2 Other safety information

no data available

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 Reactivity

no data available

10.2 Chemical stability

no data available

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

no data available

10.4 Conditions to avoid

no data available

10.5 Incompatible materials

Strong oxidizing agents

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

Other decomposition products – no data available

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 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
no data available
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
no data available
Specific target organ toxicity – repeated exposure
no data available
Aspiration hazard
no data available

Potential health effects
Inhalation: May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed.
Skin: May be harmful if absorbed through skin. May cause skin irritation.
Eyes: May cause 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: Not available

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 Toxicity

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 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment

no data available

12.6 Other adverse effects

no data available

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 Waste treatment methods

Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 UN number

ADR/RID: – IMDG: – IATA: –

14.2 UN proper shipping name

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

14.3 Transport hazard class(es)

ADR/RID: – IMDG: – IATA: –

14.4 Packaging group

ADR/RID: – IMDG: – IATA: –

14.5 Environmental hazards

ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine Pollutant: no IATA: no

14.6 Special precautions for user

no data available

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.

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

no data available

15.2 Chemical Safety Assessment

no data available

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Further information

Copyright 2012 Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC. License granted to make unlimited paper copies for internal use
only.
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. Sigma-Aldrich Corporation and its Affiliates shall not be held
liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See www.sigmaaldrich.com and/or the reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale

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