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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Safranin O
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Safranin O
Other Names:
3,7-Diamino-2,8-dimethyl-5-phenylphenazinium chloride, Basic Red 2, Safranin T, Cotton Red, Gossypimine
Product Number(s):
C138
CAS Number:
477-73-6
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
Serious Eye Damage (Category 1)
Label Elements
Signal Words
Danger
Hazard Statement(s)
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s)
P280: Wear protective gloves/eye & face protection
P310:Immediately Call Poison Center or doctor/physician
P305 + P351 + P338: If in Eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present & easy to do so. Continue Rinsing.
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
3,7-Diamino-2,8-dimethyl-5-phenylphenazinium chloride
477-73-6
95%
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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
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
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
Special Hazards Arising: Carbon & nitrogen oxides, hydrogen chloride gas.
During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Vapors may be heavier than air. They can spread along the ground and collect in low or confined areas.
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. Use with adequate ventilation. Keep container tightly closed. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Wash clothing before reuse. Avoid breathing dust.
Conditions for safe storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Keep from contact with oxidising materials. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
Safranine O
-
-
-
-
Engineering controls
Facilities storing or utilizing 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
Safety glasses with side-shields. Skin:
Skin protection
Usual safety precautions while handling the product will provide adequate protection against this potential effect. Pvc or other plastic material gloves. 0.11mm thick nitrile. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Body protection
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory protection
Breathing apparatus only if aerosol or dust is formed.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Red- brown - brown - green powder
Odour
Not available.
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
Stable. However, may decompose if heated.
Chemical stability
Not available.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No further relevant information available.
Conditions to avoid
Excess Heat, temperatures above 240 C.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No further relevant information available.
Eye contact
Eye irritation
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
No information available.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No information available.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
3 November 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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