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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Paraformaldehyde, 16% Solution
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Paraformaldehyde 16% Solution, EM Grade
Other Names:
N/A
Product Number(s):
C004, C004-1L
CAS Number:
-
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use. Laboratory chemicals.
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
GHS08 health hazard
Muta. 2 H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Carc. 1B H350 May cause cancer.
GHS07
Acute Tox. 4 H302 Harmful if swallowed.
Acute Tox. 4 H312 Harmful in contact with skin.
Acute Tox. 4 H332 Harmful if inhaled.
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Eye Irrit. 2 H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
Skin Sens. 1 H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
STOT SE 3 H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H302+H312+H332 Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H350 May cause cancer.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P101 If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
P102 Keep out of reach of children.
P103 Read label before use.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P362 Take off contaminated clothing.
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Not available.
Ingestion:
Not available.
Eyes:
Not available.
Skin:
Not available.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Formaldehyde
50-00-0
10-25%
Acute Tox. 3, H301; Acute Tox. 3, H311; Acute Tox. 3, H331; Muta. 2, H341; Carc. 1B, H350; Skin Corr. 1B, H314; Skin Sens. 1, H317
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Call for a doctor immediately.
Inhalation
Supply fresh air and to be sure call for a doctor.
In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.
Skin Contact
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Eye Contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
Other Information
Symptoms of poisoning may even occur after several hours; therefore medical observation for at least 48 hours after the accident.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
CO₂, 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
Mouth respiratory protective device.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Not required.
Environmental precautions
Do not allow product to reach sewage system or any water course.
Inform respective authorities in case of seepage into water course or sewage system.
Dilute with plenty of water.
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.
Open and handle receptacle with care.
Prevent formation of aerosols.
Conditions for safe storage
Protect from heat.
Keep respiratory protective device available.
Keep container tightly sealed.
Protect from heat and direct sunlight.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
50-00-0 formaldehyde
WEL Short-term value: 2.5 mg/m³, 2 ppmLong-te
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Engineering controls
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Store protective clothing separately.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Wear tightly sealed goggles.
Skin protection
Avoid contact with the skin.
Wear protective gloves.
Body protection
No information available.
Respiratory protection
No information available.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Colourless liquid
Odour
Like aldehyde
pH
2.8 at 20 °C
Vapour Pressure
23 hPa at 20 °C
Density
1.04 g/cm at 20 °C
Boiling Point
> 93 °C
Melting Point
Undetermined.
Solubility
Fully miscible in water.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not determined.
Flash Point
62 °C
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not applicable. Product is not self-igniting.
Explosion limits:
Lower: 7.0 Vol %
Upper: 73.0 Vol %
Ignition Temperature
300 °C
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Not available.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No further relevant information available.
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials
No further relevant information available.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
· LD/LC50 values relevant for classification:
50-00-0 formaldehyde
Oral LD50 >200 mg/kg (rat)
Eye contact
Causes serious eye irritation.
Skin contact
Causes skin irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Ingestion
No further relevant information available.
Inhalation
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Toxicity and irritation
· CMR effects (carcinogenity, mutagenicity and toxicity for reproduction)
· Germ cell mutagenicity
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
· Carcinogenicity
May cause cancer.
· Reproductive toxicity Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met.
· STOT-single exposure
May cause respiratory irritation.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
No further relevant information available.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
· Uncleaned packaging: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
· Recommended cleansing agents: Water, if necessary together with cleansing agents.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
UN3334
Proper shipping name
Aviation regulated liquid, n.o.s.
Transport hazard class
9
Packing group
None.
Environmental hazard
Not applicable.
Special precautions for users
Not applicable.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No information available.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
24 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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