Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
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.
Skin Contact In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Remove
contaminated clothing and shoes. Cold water may be used.Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes
before reuse. Get medical attention.
Serious Skin Contact Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Seek medical
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.
Products of Combustion These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2...). Some metallic oxides.
Fire Hazards in Presence of Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.
Various Substances Non-flammable in presence of shocks.
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 Not available.
Special Remarks on Explosion Not available.
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
Large Spill 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. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the
residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable
protective clothing. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. If you feel unwell, seek
medical attention and show the label when possible. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Storage Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store above 15°C (59°F).
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.
Personal Protection Splash goggles. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.
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. Odor Odorless or has not more than slight acetone
Taste Not available.
Molecular Weight 1346.38 g/mole
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. Not available.
Ionicity (in Water) Not available.
See solubility in water.
Solubility Soluble in cold water.
Insoluble in diethyl ether, acetone.
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
The product is stable.
Instability Temperature Not available.
Elevated temperatures, light, incompatible materials
Conditions of Instability
Incompatibility with various Not available.
Special Remarks on Light sensitive.
Special Remarks on Not available.
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 Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.
Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (sensitizer).
Special Remarks on Not available.
Toxicity to Animals
Special Remarks on Crosses the placenta from mother to fetus
Chronic Effects on Humans
Special Remarks on other Acute Potential Health Effects:
Toxic Effects on Humans Skin: May cause skin irritation. May cause allergic reactions.
Inhalation: Dust May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Eyes: Dust may cause eye irritation.
Ingestion: May cause digestive tract irritation.
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
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
Toxicity of the Products The product itself and its products of degradation are not toxic.
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
TSCA 8(b) inventory: Hydroxocobalamin
Federal and State
Other Regulations EINECS: This product is on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances.
WHMIS (Canada) Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
DSCL (EEC) R36/38- Irritating to eyes and skin. S2- Keep out of the reach of children.
S46- If swallowed, seek medical advice
immediately and show this container or label.
HMIS (U.S.A.) 2 National Fire Protection
1 Association (U.S.A.)
2 0 Reactivity
Dust respirator. Be sure to use an
approved/certified respirator or
SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION