Metformin Hydrochloride 1115-70-4 MSDS
  Metformin Hydrochloride      Revision number: 5    
  SAFETY DATA SHEET

Section 1. IDENTIFICATION
  Product name:        Metformin Hydrochloride    
    
  Revision number:        5    

Section 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
  GHS classification
  PHYSICAL HAZARDS        Not classified    
  HEALTH HAZARDS
  Acute toxicity (Oral)        Category 4    
    Category 3
  Skin corrosion/irritation
  Serious eye damage/eye irritation        Category 2B    
    Not classified
  ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
  GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
  Pictograms or hazard symbols
  Signal word        Warning    
  Hazard statements        Harmful if swallowed    
    Causes mild skin irritation
    Causes eye irritation
  Precautionary statements:
    Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
  [Prevention]
    Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
    IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
  [Response]
    Rinse mouth.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses,
    if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
    If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
    If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
    Dispose of contents/container through a waste management company authorized by
  [Disposal]
    the local government.

Section 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
  Substance/mixture:        Substance    
  Components:        Metformin Hydrochloride    
  Percent:        >98.0%(LC)(T)    
    1115-70-4
  CAS Number:
  Synonyms:        1,1-Dimethylbiguanide Hydrochloride    
  Chemical Formula:        C4H11N5·HCl    
  Metformin Hydrochloride

Section 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
  Inhalation:        Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.    
    Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
  Skin contact:        Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Gently wash with plenty of    
    soap and water. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
  Eye contact:        Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present    
    and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical
    advice/attention.
  Ingestion:        Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.    
    A rescuer should wear personal protective equipment, such as rubber gloves and air-
  Protection of first-aiders:
    tight goggles.

Section 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
  Suitable extinguishing        Dry chemical, foam, water spray, carbon dioxide.    
  media:
  Specific hazards arising Take care as it may decompose upon combustion or in high temperatures to
  from the chemical:        generate poisonous fume.    
  Precautions for firefighters: Fire-extinguishing work is done from the windward and the suitable fire-extinguishing
    method according to the surrounding situation is used. Uninvolved persons should
    evacuate to a safe place. In case of fire in the surroundings: Remove movable
    containers if safe to do so.
  Special protective        When extinguishing fire, be sure to wear personal protective equipment.    
  equipment for firefighters:

Section 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
  Personal precautions,        Use personal protective equipment. Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.    
  protective equipment and Entry to non-involved personnel should be controlled around the leakage area by
  emergency procedures: roping off, etc.
  Environmental precautions: Prevent product from entering drains.
  Methods and materials for Sweep dust to collect it into an airtight container, taking care not to disperse it.
  containment and cleaning Adhered or collected material should be promptly disposed of, in accordance with
  up: appropriate laws and regulations.

Section 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
  Precautions for safe handling
  Technical measures:        Handling is performed in a well ventilated place. Wear suitable protective equipment.    
    Prevent dispersion of dust. Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
    Use a local exhaust if dust or aerosol will be generated.
  Advice on safe handling: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
  Conditions for safe storage, including any
  incompatibilities
  Storage conditions:        Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool and dark place.    
    Store under inert gas.
    Protect from moisture.
    Store away from incompatible materials such as oxidizing agents.
    Hygroscopic
  Packaging material:        Comply with laws.    

Section 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
  Engineering controls:        Install a closed system or local exhaust as possible so that workers should not be    
    exposed directly. Also install safety shower and eye bath.
  Personal protective equipment
  Respiratory protection: Dust respirator. Follow local and national regulations.
    Protective gloves.
  Hand protection:
  Eye protection:        Safety glasses. A face-shield, if the situation requires.    
  Skin and body protection: Protective clothing. Protective boots, if the situation requires.
  Metformin Hydrochloride

Section 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
  Physical state (20°C):        Solid    
  Form:        Crystal- Powder    
    White - Almost white
  Colour:
  Odour:        No data available    
  pH: No data available
  Melting point/freezing point:221°C
    No data available
  Boiling point/range:
  Flash point:        No data available    
  Flammability or explosive
  limits:
    No data available
  Lower:
  Upper:        No data available    
    No data available
  Relative density:
  Solubility(ies):
    Very soluble
  [Water]
  [Other solvents]
    Ethanol
  Very slightly
  soluble:
    -2.64
  Log Pow:

Section 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
  Chemical stability:        Stable under proper conditions.    
  Possibility of hazardous No special reactivity has been reported.
  reactions:
  Incompatible materials: Oxidizing agents
  Hazardous decomposition Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Hydrogen chloride
  products:

Section 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
    orl-rat LD50:1 g/kg
  Acute Toxicity:
    ipr-rat LD50:500 mg/kg
    scu-rat LD50:300 mg/kg
    ivn-mus LD50:180 mg/kg
  Skin corrosion/irritation: skn-rbt 500 mg MLD
  Serious eye        eye-rbt 100 mg MLD    
  damage/irritation:
  Germ cell mutagenicity: No data available
  Carcinogenicity:
  IARC =        No data available    
    No data available
  NTP =
  Reproductive toxicity:        No data available    
    DU1800000
  RTECS Number:

Section 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
  Ecotoxicity:
  Fish:        No data available    
  Crustacea:        No data available    
  Algae:        No data available    
  Persistence / degradability: No data available
  Bioaccumulative        3.2    
  potential(BCF):
  Mobility in soil
  Log Pow:        -2.64    
  Soil adsorption (Koc):        110    
    7.7 x 10-11
  Henry's Law
  constant(PaM3/mol):
  Metformin Hydrochloride

Section 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
    Recycle to process, if possible. Consult your local regional authorities. You may be able to dissolve or mix material
    with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber system.
    Observe all federal, state and local regulations when disposing of the substance.

Section 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
  Hazards Class:        Does not correspond to the classification standard of the United Nations    
  UN-No:        Not listed    

Section 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
  Safe management ordinance of dangerous chemical product (State Council announces on January 26, 2002
  and revised on February 16,2011): Safe use and production, the storage of a dangerous chemical, transport,
    loading and unloading were prescribed.


SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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