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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Erythrosin B, certified
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Erythrosin B
Other Names:
Acid Red 51; C.I. 45430; 9-(o-Carboxyphenyl)-6-hydroxy-2,4,5,7-tetraiodo-3Hxanthene-3-one disodium salt; Disodium 2-(2,4,5,7-tetraiodo-6-oxido-3-oxoxanthen-9- yl) benzoate; Fluorescein, 2',4',5',7'-te
Product Number(s):
C098, C0981, C0985
CAS Number:
16423-68-0
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
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H413: May cause long term effects to aquatic life.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P264: wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P330: Rinse mouth.
P270: Do not drink, eat, smoke, when using this product.
P273: Avoid release into the environment.
P301 + P312:If Swallowed: Call Poison Center or doctor/physician if you feel unwell
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.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Disodium 2-(2,4,5,7-tetraiodo-6-oxido-3-oxoxanthen-9-yl)benzoate-
16423-68-0
90-100%
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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
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Other Information
Treat symptomatically and supportively.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
In case of fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. 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
Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Environmental precautions
Not available.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment Section. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale. Keep from contact with moist air and steam. Do not breathe dust.
Conditions for safe storage
Keep container closed when not in use. Store protected from moisture. Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
Erythrosin B
None listed
None listed
None listed
None listed
Engineering controls
Facilities storing or utilising this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and fact protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Nitrile rubber 0.11 mm thick.
Body protection
Wear appropriate protective clothing (Labcoat and overalls) to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory protection
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. P95 (US) particle respirator Use NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Dark red to maroon to brown powder.
Odour
None reported.
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
Not available.
Density
Not available.
Boiling Point
Not available.
Melting Point
Not available.
Solubility
Soluble in water.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not applicable.
Ignition Temperature
Not applicable.
Formula
C20H6I4.Na2O5
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible materials, strong oxidants, exposure to moist air or water.
Incompatible materials
Moisture, strong oxidising agents.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
LD50/LC50: Oral, rat - 1,840 mg/kg - convulsions/effect on seizure threshold.
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
Hypfunction of thyroid, Stomach - Irregularities - based on human evidence.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
Fish LC50 - Oryzias latipes - 500 mg/l - 48 h
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
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
Water Hazard class 1 (Self-assessment): slightly hazardous for water.
Special precautions for users
No information available.
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
21 August 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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