SDS

A listing of SDS's
SAFETY DATA SHEET
Nigrosin, water soluble
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Nigrosin, w/s, C.I. 50420
Other Names:
Acid Black 2; C.I. 50420; C.I. Acid Black 2; Nigrosine; Nigrosin, water soluble; Nifrosin; Nifrosine WL water soluble.
Product Number(s):
C128, C1281, C1285
CAS Number:
8005-03-6
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use. For negative staining of bacteria.
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
Not a hazardous substance or mixture.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
None.
Precautionary Statement(s)
Not available.
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
C.I. Acid Black 2
8005-03-6
100%
-
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
No further relevant information available.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or alcohol-resistant foam.
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
No special precautions are required.
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. 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. Minimise dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid breathing dust.
Conditions for safe storage
Store in a cool, dry place protected from light away from oxidising agents.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
C.I. Acid Black 2
-
-
-
-
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 regulation in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. 0.11mm thick nitrile.
Skin protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Body protection
Wear a chemical apron.
Respiratory protection
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Black powder
Odour
No odour
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
Not available.
Density
Not available.
Boiling Point
Not available.
Melting Point
Not available.
Solubility
Not available.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not available.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not available.
Ignition Temperature
Not available.
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No further relevant information available.
Conditions to avoid
Light, dust generation, excess heat.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents, strong reducing 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
No further relevant information available.
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
No information available.
Special precautions for users
Not regulated.
Additional information
Not regulated.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No information available.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
1 September 2016
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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