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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Gentian Violet
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Gentian Violet
Other Names:
Crystal violet; C.I. 45255, BasicViolet 3. Methyl violet 10B
Product Number(s):
C095, C0951, C0955
CAS Number:
548-62-9
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use.
Biological Stain.
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 toxicity, Oral (Category 4)Serious eye damage (Category 1)
Acute Aquatic toxicity (Category 2A)
Carcinogenicity (Category 2)
Chronic Aquatic Toxicity (Category.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
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.
P264: wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270: Do not drink, eat, smoke, when using this product.
P273: Avoid release into environment.
P405: Store locked up.
P391: Collect Spillage.
P280: Wear protective gloves/eye & face protection.
P281: Use PPE as required.
P301 + P312 + P330:If Swallowed: Call Poison Center or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
P305 + P351 + P338: If in Eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present & easy to do so. Continue Rinsing.
P308 +P313: If exposed or concerned: contact doctor/physician.
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
Not available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
C.I. Basic violet 3
548-62-9
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
Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Other Information
Treat symptomatically and supportively.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Use water spray, dry chemical, alcohol-resistant foam, or carbon dioxide.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
As with most organic solids, fire is possible at elevated temperatures or by contact with an ignition source. As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use proper PPE as indicated in Section 8.
Environmental precautions
Not available.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Conditions for safe storage
Store in a tightly closed container cool, dry, well ventilated area away from incompatibles.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
Not available.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
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
Wear protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. 0.11mm thick nitrile.
Body protection
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory protection
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirators when necessary.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Light-dark blue solid
Odour
Not available.
pH
2.5-3.5 at 10g/l at 20°C(68°F)
Vapour Pressure
Not available.
Density
1.190g/cm3 at 20°C(68°F)
Boiling Point
Not applicable
Melting Point
173°C(343°F)
Solubility
50g/l at 27°C (81°F)
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not available.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not available.
Ignition Temperature
>190°C(374°F)
Formula
C15H15N3.HCl
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable under normal temp. and pressure. Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No further relevant information available.
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible materials, light.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents, strong acids.
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
LD50/LC50: Oral, mouse: LD50=96mg/kg;
oral, rabbit: LD50=150 mg/kg;
LD50 Intraperitoneal: Rat,8.9mg/kg: Mouse,5.1mg/kg: Rabbit,5mg/kg: Intraduodenal Rabbit, 160 mg/kg
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
EC50 - Water flea-0.35mg/l-48h : Algae -0.42mg/l-72h
Persistence and degradability
Ratio: BOD/ThBOD 0.12%
Bioaccumulative potential
10% not readily biodegradable
Other adverse effects
Very toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects.
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
UN307
Proper shipping name
C.I. Basic Violet 3
Transport hazard class
9
Packing group
III
Environmental hazard
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid
Special precautions for users
Not regulated.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
None allocated.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
14 November 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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