SDS

A listing of SDS's
SAFETY DATA SHEET
Methyl Blue
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Methyl Blue
Other Names:
Water blue Aniline blue water soluble Poirriers blue Acid blue 93 Cotton blue.
Product Number(s):
C123
CAS Number:
28983-56-4
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
GHS Classification
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Skin irritation (Category 2)
Eye irritation (Category 2)
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3)
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
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.
P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280 Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Ingestion:
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.
Eyes:
Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Skin:
Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Methyl Blue
28983-56-4
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-
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
Inhalation
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
Skin Contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
Eye Contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
Other Information
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
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.
Environmental precautions
Do not let product enter drains.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
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. For precautions see section 2.2.
Conditions for safe storage
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
No information available.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and 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. Full contact Material: Nitrile rubber Minimum layer thickness: 0.11 mm Break through time: 480 min Material tested:Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M) Splash contact.
Material: Nitrile rubber
Minimum layer thickness: 0.11 mm
Break through time: 480 min
Material tested:Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Aldrich Z677272, Size M) data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail [email protected], 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 and safety officer 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
Complete suit protecting against chemicals, 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)
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Solid
Odour
Not available.
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
Not available.
Density
Not available.
Boiling Point
Not available.
Melting Point
Not available.
Solubility
Not available.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not available.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not available.
Ignition Temperature
Not available.
Formula
C37H27N3Na2O9S3
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No further relevant information available.
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No further relevant information available.
Eye contact
No further relevant information available.
Skin contact
No further relevant information available.
Ingestion
No further relevant information available.
Inhalation
No further relevant information available.
Toxicity and irritation
No further relevant information available.
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
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
None.
Proper shipping name
Not regulated.
Transport hazard class
Not
Packing group
None.
Environmental hazard
No
Special precautions for users
No information available.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No information available.
Other Information
Acute Tox. Acute toxicity
Eye Irrit. Eye
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
12 July 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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