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Decalcifier
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Decalcifier
Other Names:
Bone decalcifier
Product Number(s):
ADECA-500
CAS Number:
-
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use.:
Hospital and laboratory use only.
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
Classified as Hazardous according to the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) and Safe Work Australia criteria. Classified as Dangerous Goods according to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (7th edition.
Skin Irrit. 2 H315 Causes skin irritation.
Eye Irrit. 2A H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P264 Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P321 Specific treatment (see on this label).
P332+P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P337+P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.
P362+P364 Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
May cause severe respiratory irritation, dizziness, headache, coughing, loss of coordination, tightening of chest, chest pains and pulmonary oedema.
Ingestion:
May cause burns to the mouth, throat and stomach. If large quantities are swallowed, death may occur.
Eyes:
Causes serious eye irritation. May cause burns, tearing, conjunctivitis and possible blindness.
Skin:
Causes skin irritation. May cause skin burns, redness, blistering and dermatitis.
Environment
Not available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Formic acid
64-18-6
8.5%
Skin Corr. 1A, H314; Flam. Liq. 4, H227 8.5%
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Immediately rinse mouth with water. Give plenty of water to drink. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Seek immediate medical attention.
Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim inhaled the substance. Induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Seek medical attention if breathing problems develop.
Skin Contact
In case of skin contact, immediately remove contaminated clothing and wash affected areas with water and soap. Seek immediate medical attention.
Eye Contact
In case of eye contact, hold eyelids open and rinse with water for at least 15 minutes. Seek immediate medical attention
Other Information
Due to the potential for oesophageal or gastrointestinal tract burns following ingestion, emesis should not be induced and gastric lavage done only with caution. Immediate dilution with water or milk might be beneficial. Do not give sodium bicarbonate in an attempt to neutralize the acid.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Water fog, foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
During heating or in case of fire carbon oxides and corrosive fumes may be produced. The product is not flammable or combustible. However, if the product is spilt onto non-ferrous metals such as aluminium, zinc, magnesium or their alloys, flammable and potentially explosive hydrogen gas will be generated and if the appropriate flammability limits are reached and a source of ignition is present, a violent explosion will occur.
Carbon oxides and corrosive fumes. When fighting a major fire wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective equipment.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear approved respiratory protection, chemical resistant gloves, protective clothing and safety boots. Evacuate all non-essential personnel from affected area. Do not breathe vapours. Ensure adequate ventilation. Extinguish all sources of ignition. Avoid sparks and open flames. No smoking.
Environmental precautions
In the event of a major spill, prevent spillage from entering drains or water courses.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Stop leak if safe to do so and absorb spill with sand, earth, vermiculite or some other absorbent material. Do not use sawdust. Collect the spilled material and place into a suitable container for disposal. Cover the spill with foam or use water fog to disperse vapour.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Use of safe work practices are recommended to avoid eye or skin contact and inhalation of vapours. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
Food, beverages and tobacco products should not be stored or consumed where this material is in use. Always wash hands before smoking, eating, drinking or using the toilet. Wash contaminated clothing and other protective equipment before storage or re-use. Provide eyewash fountains and safety showers in close proximity to points of potential exposure.
Conditions for safe storage
Store in a cool, dry and well ventilated area. Keep in original container, tightly closed when not in use. Protect from direct sunlight, heat, sparks, open flames and other sources of ignition. Keep away from strong oxidising agents, storng alkalies, aluminium, zinc, magnesium and their alloys. Handling equipment must be grounded to prevent sparking. Check regularly for leaks. Protect from physical damage.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
Formic acid
5 ppm
9.4 mg/m³
10 ppm
19 mg/m³
Engineering controls
Provide sufficient mechanical (general and/or local exhaust) ventilation to maintain exposure below the limits.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Eye and face protectors for protection against splashing materials or liquids. See Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1337 for more information.
Skin protection
Nitrile gloves. See Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2161 for more information. When selecting gloves for use against certain chemicals, the degradation resistance, permeation rate and permeation breakthrough time should be considered. Occupational protective clothing (depending on conditions in which it has to be used, in particular as regards the period for which it is worn, which shall be determined on the basis of the seriousness of the risk, the frequency of exposure to the risk, the characteristics of the workstation of each worker and the performance of the protective clothing). See Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 4501 for more information.
Body protection
No information available.
Respiratory protection
Use a Safe Work Australia approved full face supplied air respirator if high airborne concentrations of the material are present. See Australian Standards AS/NZS 1715 and 1716 for more information.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Clear liquid
Odour
Not available.
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
at 20 °C: 25 hPa
Density
1.01
Boiling Point
100 °C
Melting Point
0 °C
Solubility
Completely soluble in water.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not applicable.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not applicable.
Ignition Temperature
Not available.
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable at ambient temperature and under normal conditions of use.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Hazardous polymerisation will not occur.
Conditions to avoid
Heat, sparks, open flames and other sources of ignition.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents, storng alkalies, aluminium, zinc, magnesium and their alloys.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
Repeated or prolonged skin exposure may cause dermatitis and necrosis. If eye contact is prolonged, blindness may occur.
Eye contact
Causes serious eye irritation. May cause burns, tearing, conjunctivitis and possible blindness.
Skin contact
Causes skin irritation. May cause skin burns, redness, blistering and dermatitis.
Ingestion
May cause burns to the mouth, throat and stomach. If large quantities are swallowed, death may occur.
Inhalation
May cause severe respiratory irritation, dizziness, headache, coughing, loss of co-ordination, tightening of chest, chest pains and pulmonary oedema.
Toxicity and irritation
LD??/LC?? Values Relevant for Classification:
64-18-6 formic acid
Oral LD?? 750 mg/kg (rat)
Inhalation LC??/4 h 7400 mg/m³ (rat)
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
Low potential for bioaccumulation.
Other adverse effects
Aquatic toxicity:
64-18-6 formic acid
EC??/48 h 151.2 mg/L (daphnia)
LC??/48 h 80-90 mg/L (crustacea)
May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Dispose according to applicable local and state government regulations.
Special Precautions for Landfill or Incineration:
Please consult your state Land Waste Management Authority for more information.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
UN3412
Proper shipping name
FORMIC ACID with not less than 5% but less than 10% acid
Transport hazard class
8
Packing group
III
Environmental hazard
No information available.
Special precautions for users
No information available.
Additional information
Hazchem Code: 2X
Special Provisions: No information available Limited Quantities: 5L Packagings & IBCs -
Packing Instruction: P001, IBC03, LP01
Packagings & IBCs - Special Packing Provisions: Not applicable.
Portable Tanks & Bulk Containers - Instructions: T4 Portable Tanks & Bulk Containers - Special Provisions: TP1
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
5
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
24 October 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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