Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Hazardous in case of ingestion. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant),
Effects of inhalation. Severe over-exposure can result in death.
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
Potential Chronic Health
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Mutagenic for bacteria and/or yeast.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.
Repeated exposure to a highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health by an
accumulation in one or many human organs.
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. WARM water MUST be used. Get medical attention if
Skin Contact Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation
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 medical attention.
Serious Inhalation Evacuate the victim to a safe area as soon as possible. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or
waistband. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth
resuscitation. Seek medical attention.
Ingestion If swallowed, do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by
mouth to an unconscious person. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. Get medical
Section 5. Fire and Explosion Data
Flammability of the Product May be combustible at high temperature.
Auto-Ignition Temperature Not available.
These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2...). Some metallic oxides.
Products of Combustion
Fire Hazards in Presence of Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of heat.
Non-flammable in presence of shocks.
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.
Explosion Hazards in
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.
Presence of Various
Fire Fighting Media SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.
and Instructions LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.
As with most organic solids, fire is possible at elevated temperatures or by contact with an ignition source.
Special Remarks on
Special Remarks on Explosion Fine dust dispersed in air in sufficient concentrations, and in the presences of an ignition source is a
potential dust explosion hazard.
Section 6. Accidental Release Measures
Small Spill Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container.
Large Spill Poisonous solid.
Stop leak if without risk. Do not get water inside container. Do not touch spilled material. Use water spray
to reduce vapors. Prevent entry into sewers, basements or confined areas; dike if needed. Eliminate all
Section 7. Handling and Storage
Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ground all equipment containing material. Do
not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Wear suitable protective clothing. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear
suitable respiratory equipment. If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or the
label. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep away from incompatibles such as oxidizing agents.
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.
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
a Large Spill used 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. (Powdered solid.) Odor Odorless.
pH (1% soln/water) Not available.
Boiling Point Not available.
Melting Point >300°C (572°F)
Specific Gravity Not available.
Vapor Density Not available.
Volatility Not available.
Odor Threshold Not available.
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff. Not available.
Ionicity (in Water)
Dispersion Properties Not available.
Partially soluble in hot water.
Very slightly soluble in cold water.
Insoluble in diethyl ether.
Practically insoluble in alcohol.
Soluble in Pyrimidine.
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
The product is stable.
Instability Temperature Not available.
Excess heat, incompatible materials
Conditions of Instability
Incompatibility with various Reactive with oxidizing agents.
Non-corrosive in presence of glass.
Special Remarks on Not available.
Special Remarks on Not available.
Will not occur.
Section 11. Toxicological Information
Routes of Entry Inhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to Animals Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 60 mg/kg [Rat].
Chronic Effects on Humans MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Mutagenic for bacteria and/or yeast.
Other Toxic Effects on Hazardous in case of ingestion.
Humans Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of inhalation.
Special Remarks on Not available.
Toxicity to Animals
Special Remarks on May affect genetic material (mutagenic)
Chronic Effects on Humans
Special Remarks on other Acute Potential Health Effects:
Toxic Effects on Humans Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Eyes: Dust may cause eye irritation. This product contains an anionic dye. Similar dyes have not caused
injury to the cornea or conjunctiva in documented exposure cases with human or rabbit eyes.
Inhalation: Dust may cause respiratory tract irritation,
Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed. May cause gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting, and
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Section 12. Ecological Information
BOD5 and COD Not available.
Products of Biodegradation Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation
products may arise.
Toxicity of the Products The products of degradation are less toxic than the product itself.
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 CLASS 6.1: Poisonous material.
UNNA: 3143 : Dye, solid, toxic, n.o.s. (Methyl orange) PG: III
Special Provisions for
Section 15. Other Regulatory Information and Pictograms
TSCA 8(b) inventory: Methyl orange
Federal and State
California California prop. 65: This product contains the following ingredients for which the State of California has
Proposition 65 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.
OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
EINECS: This product is on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS
Canada: Listed on Canadian Domestic Substance List (DSL).
China: Listed on National Inventory.
Japan: Listed on National Inventory (ENCS).
Korea: Listed on National Inventory (KECI).
Philippines: Listed on National Inventory (PICCS).
Australia: Listed on AICS.
WHMIS (Canada) CLASS D-1B: Material causing immediate and serious toxic effects (TOXIC).
DSCL (EEC) R25- Toxic if swallowed. S45- In case of accident or if you feel unwell,
seek medical advice immediately (show the
label where possible).
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