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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Methyl Violet Biological Stain
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Methyl Violet, certified, C.I. 42535
Other Names:
Methyl Violet biological stain, C.I. Basic Violet 1, Methyl Violet 2B Certified
Product Number(s):
C126
CAS Number:
8004-87-3
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 1)
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 1)
Carcinogenicity (Category 2)
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H351: Suspected of causing cancer.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P202: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P330: Rinse mouth.
P264: Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270: Do not drink, eat or smoke, when using this product.
P273: Avoid release into environment.
P405: Store locked up.
P280: Wear personal protection as required.
P301 + P312: If Swallowed: Call Poison Centre or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P308 + P313: If exposed or concerned: contact doctor/physician.
P391: Collect spillage.
P501: Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Harmful by inhalation.
Ingestion:
Harmful if swallowed.
Eyes:
Risk of serious damage to eyes.
Skin:
Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if swallowed.
Environment
Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
C.I. Basic Violet
8004-87-3
90-100%
-
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Rinse with water. Consult physician.
Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Consult a physician.
Skin Contact
Rinse with plenty of soap & water and seek medical advice.
Eye Contact
Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Other Information
Symptoms of poisoning may even occur after several hours; therefore medical observation for at least 48 hours after the accident.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Use CO₂, dry chemical powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
No special measures required.
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH approved or equivalent, and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Not required. Use proper PPE as indicated in Section 8.
Environmental precautions
Inform respective authorities in case of seepage into water course or sewage system
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Vacuuming or wet sweeping may be used to avoid dust dispersal. Provide ventilation.Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimise dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Conditions for safe storage
No special requirements.
Store in a cool, dry ventilated area. Keep containers tightly closed.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
Methyl Violet
-
-
-
-
Engineering controls
Facilities storing or utilising this material should be equipped with and eyewash facility and safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low..
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Avoid contact with the eyes. Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin protection
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Wear appropriate protective gloves. 0.11mm thick nitrile.
Body protection
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure. Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Respiratory protection
Not required.Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant respirator use.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Blue green crystals
Odour
Characteristic
pH
Not determined.
Vapour Pressure
Not determined.
Density
at 20 °C: 0.99 g/cm³
Boiling Point
Undetermined.
Melting Point
137°C
Solubility
Not determined.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not determined.
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not determined.
Ignition Temperature
Not determined.
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Chemical stability
Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible materials, dust generation, excess heat, strong oxidants.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidisers
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
LD50/LC/50: Oral, rat: LD50 = 4l3 mg/kg
Eye contact
Strong irritant with the danger of severe eye injury.
Skin contact
No irritant effect.
Ingestion
Oral LD50 420 mg/kg (rat)
Inhalation
No further relevant information available.
Toxicity and irritation
No sensitising effects known.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
Very toxic to aquatic life. LC50 Fathead minnow-0.047mg/l-96h LC50-Water flea-420 mg/l-48h
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
Water hazard class 2 (German Regulation) (Self-assessment): hazardous for water
Do not allow product to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.
Danger to drinking water if even small quantities leak into the ground
Also poisonous for fish and plankton in water bodies.
Very toxic for aquatic organisms
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Must not be disposed together with household garbage.
Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
None.
Proper shipping name
Not regulated.
Transport hazard class
Void
Packing group
None.
Environmental hazard
Yes.
Special precautions for users
No information available.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
Substance is not listed.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
22 May 2017
Comments
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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