Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Sodium Alendronate Catalog
Section 4. First Aid Measures
Eye Contact Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at
least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.
Skin Contact Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops.
Cold water may be used.
Serious Skin Contact Not available.
Inhalation If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get
Serious Inhalation Not available.
Ingestion Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an
unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight
clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
Serious Ingestion Not available.
Section 5. Fire and Explosion Data
Flammability of the Product May be combustible at high temperature.
Auto-Ignition Temperature Not available.
Flash Points Not available.
Flammable Limits Not available.
These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2...), phosphates. Some metallic oxides.
Products of Combustion
Fire Hazards in Presence of Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.
Explosion Hazards in Presence Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.
of Various Substances Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.
Fire Fighting Media SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.
and Instructions LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.
Special Remarks on As with most organic solids, fire is possible at elevated temperatures Material in powder form, capable of creating
Fire Hazards a dust explosion.
Special Remarks on Explosion Fine dust dispersed in air in sufficient concentrations, and in the presence of an ignition source is a potential dust
Hazards explosion hazard.
Section 6. Accidental Release Measures
Small Spill Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by
spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority
Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water
on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.
Section 7. Handling and Storage
Precautions Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition.
Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust.
Storage Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Section 8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Engineering Controls Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below
recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to
airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
Safety glasses. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.
Personal Protection in Case of Splash goggles. Full suit. Dust respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be used
a Large Spill to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist
BEFORE handling this product.
Exposure Limits Not available.
Section 9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical state and appearance Solid. (Crystalline powder.) Odor Not available.
Taste Not available.
Molecular Weight 325.1 g/mole
Color White. Off-white.
pH (1% soln/water) Not available.
Boiling Point Not available.
Melting Point Not available.
Critical Temperature Not available.
Vapor Pressure Not applicable.
Vapor Density Not available.
Volatility Not available.
Odor Threshold Not available.
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.
Ionicity (in Water) Not available.
See solubility in water.
Solubility Soluble in cold water.
Very slightly soluble in methanol.
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability The product is stable.
Instability Temperature Not available.
Conditions of Instability Exess heat
Incompatibility with various Not available.
Corrosivity Not available.
Special Remarks on
Special Remarks on
Polymerization Will not occur.
Section 11. Toxicological Information
Routes of Entry Inhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to Animals LD50: Not available.
LC50: Not available.
Chronic Effects on Humans Not available.
Other Toxic Effects on
Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.
Special Remarks on Not available.
Toxicity to Animals
Special Remarks on May cause adverse reproductive effects.
Chronic Effects on Humans
Special Remarks on other Potential Health Effects:
Toxic Effects on Humans Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Eyes: Dust may cause eye irritation.
Inhalation: Dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
Ingestion: May cause headache, dizziness, stomach/abdominal pain, abdominal distension, gas or fullness,
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation, heartburn, irritation of the esophagus, acid reflux, dyspepsia, pain or
difficulty swallowing, changes in taste, black or tarry stools, gastric ulcer. Other rare side effects may include
bone, muscle or joint pain, duodenal ulcer, esophageal erosions, esophagitis, esophageal stricture, hypocalcemia,
oropharyngeal ulceration, osteonecrosis, photosensitivity. It may rarely cause allergic reaction with skin rash,
itiching (hives) and facial swelling.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Hypersensitivity to material; kidney disease; esophageal
Section 12. Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity Not available.
BOD5 and COD Not available.
Products of Biodegradation Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may
The product itself and its products of degradation are not toxic.
Toxicity of the Products
Special Remarks on the Not available.
Products of Biodegradation
Section 13. Disposal Considerations
Waste Disposal Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental
Section 14. Transport Information
DOT Classification Not a DOT controlled material (United States).
Identification Not applicable.
Special Provisions for
Section 15. Other Regulatory Information and Pictograms
No products were found.
Federal and State
California California prop. 65: This product contains the following ingredients for which the State of California has found
to cause cancer which would require a warning under the statute: No products were found.
California prop. 65: This product contains the following ingredients for which the State of California has found
to cause birth defects which would require a warning under the statute: No products were found.
Other Regulations EINECS: This product is not on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances.
Canada: Not listed on Canadian Domestic Substance List (DSL) or Canadian Non- Domestic Substance List
China: Not listed on National Inventory.
Japan: Not listed on National Inventory (ENCS).
Korea: Not listed on National Inventory (KECI).
Philippines: Not listed on National Inventory (PICCS).
Australia: Not listed on AICS.
WHMIS (Canada) Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
This product is not classified according Not applicable.
to the EU regulations.
HMIS (U.S.A.) 1 National Fire Protection
1 Association (U.S.A.)
1 0 Reactivity
Dust respirator. Be sure to use an
approved/certified respirator or
SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION