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Rhodamine B
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Rhodamine B
Other Names:
FD and C Red No. 19
Brilliant Pink B, Rhodamine O, Basic Violet 10, Tetraethylrhodamine.
Product Number(s):
C114
CAS Number:
81-88-9
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
Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 3)Chronic aquatic toxicity, Dermal (Category 3) Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4) Serious eye damage (Category 1)
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P264: wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270: Do not drink, eat, smoke, when using this product.
P405: Store locked up.
P273: Avoid release into environment.
P280: Wear protective gloves/eye & face protection.
P330: Rinse mouth.
P301 + P312:If Swallowed: Call Poison Center or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P305 + P351 + P338: If in Eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present & easy to do so. Continue Rinsing .
P310: Immediately Call Poison Center or 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
9-(Carboxyphenyl)-3,6-bis(diethylamino)xanthylium chloride
81-88-9
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
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
Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or alcohol-resistant foam.
HAZCHEM
Not applicable.
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. 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 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. 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. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use with adequate ventilation. Wash clothing before reuse.
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 a 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 EN 166.
Skin protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. 0.11mm thick nitrile.
Body protection
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory protection
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Green to violet crystal/powder.
Odour
Strong.
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
Not available.
Density
Not available.
Boiling Point
Not available.
Melting Point
210-211°C(410-412°F.)
Solubility
Not available.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not available.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not available.
Ignition Temperature
Not available.
Formula
C28H31ClN2O3
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
No further relevant information available.
Conditions to avoid
Incompatible materials, dust generation, excess heat.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents, strong reducing agents.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
Burning, cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, vomiting.
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: Oral, mouse: 887 mg/kg;
LDLO: Oral rat 500mg/kg.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
LC50-sheepshead minnow -83..9 mg/l-96h
LC50-Bluegill-379mg/l-96h,
LC50-rainbow trou-217mg/l-96h,
EC50-Water flea-22.9mg/l-48h
Persistence and degradability
0% not rapidly biodegradable.
Bioaccumulative potential
Carp-24d-0.1mg/l
Other adverse effects
Bioconcentration: <0.2
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 and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not applicable.

UN Number
None
Proper shipping name
Not regulated.
Transport hazard class
Void
Packing group
None.
Environmental hazard
No information available.
Special precautions for users
No information available.
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
25 January 2018
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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