SDS

A listing of SDS's
SAFETY DATA SHEET
Carmine
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Carmine
Other Names:
CI 75470 Carminic Acid; Cochineal; Natural Red 4
Product Number(s):
C089, C0891, C0895
CAS Number:
1390-65-4
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
No information available.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
May cause eye and skin irritation.
May cause respiratory and digestive tract irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s)
Not available.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
Ingestion:
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
Eyes:
May cause eye irritation.
Skin:
May cause skin irritation.
Environment
Not available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Carmine Certified
1390-65-4
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4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
NEVER give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention if irritation or symptoms appear.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls water or milk to drink. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Skin Contact
In case of contact, flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothes and shoes. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists.
Eye Contact
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical attention immediately.
Other Information
Treat symptomatically and supportively.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
In case of fire use water spray to cool fire expose containers. Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
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 personal protective equipment 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. Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
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. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
Facilities storing or utilising this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
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 appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Body protection
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory protection
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Dark pink - red powder.
Odour
Not available.
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
Not available.
Density
Not available.
Boiling Point
Not available.
Melting Point
Not available.
Solubility
Soluble in hot water.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not applicable.
Flash Point
Not available.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not available.
Ignition Temperature
Not available.
Formula
C22H20O13
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, aluminium oxide
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible materials, excess heat, dust generation.
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
The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully.
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
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
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
Special precautions for users
Not regulated.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
Not listed.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
7 December 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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