Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.
Potential Chronic Health CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
Effects MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Classified POSSIBLE for human.
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Classified Development toxin [POSSIBLE].
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 irritation
Skin Contact Wash with soap and water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Get medical attention if irritation develops.
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 immediately.
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. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. Get medical attention if
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), halogenated compounds.
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
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
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. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not
Storage Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. It should be stored at 25 deg. C (77
deg. F), but storage at temperatures between 15 and 30 deg. C (59 to 86 deg. F) are acceptable. The product
should not be exposed to temperatures above 120 deg. F. because container may burst.
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 Safety glasses. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Use a dust respirator is ventilation if inadequate and handling of
product creates visible dust clouds. 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. (Solid powder.) Odor Odorless.
Taste Not available.
Color White to creamy
pH (1% soln/water) Not available.
Melting Point 201°C (393.8°F) - 208 C.B^
Specific Gravity 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)
Dispersion Properties Not available.
Very slightly soluble in cold water.
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
The product is stable.
Instability Temperature Not available.
Conditions of Instability
Incompatibility with various
Corrosivity Not available.
Special Remarks on Not available.
Special Remarks on Not available.
Polymerization Will not occur.
Section 11. Toxicological Information
Routes of Entry Inhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to Animals WARNING: THE LC50 VALUES HEREUNDER ARE ESTIMATED ON THE BASIS OF A 4-HOUR EXPOSURE.
Acute oral toxicity (LD50): >3750 mg/kg [Rat].
Acute toxicity of the dust (LC50): 51.6 mg/m3 2 hours [Rat].
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
Toxicity to Animals
Special Remarks on Not available.
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.
Inhalation: A massive single dose is unlikely to cause adverse effects. Dust may cause respiratory tract
(nasopharyngeal) irritaiton with nasopharyngitis, nasal burning, rhinorrhea, hoarseness, bronchospasm, coughing
and possible nasal septum perforation. It may also cause headache, nausea, vomiting.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting, hypermotility, diarrhea.
Other adverse effects of inhalation or ingestion may include: decreased or blurred vision, frequent urination,
increased thirst, increased appetite, indegestion, nervousness, convulsions, seizures, muscle contraction or
spasticity, trouble sleeping weight gain, dizziness, flushing of the face or cheeks, hiccups, and increased
Chronic Potential Health Effects:
Inhalation or Ingestion: Prolonged or repeated inhalation or ingestion may cause possible hypersensitization; acne
or other skin problems; hip or shoulder pain; osteoporosis; gradual blurring or loss of vision (cataracts or
glaucoma); eye pain or redness; tearing and sensitivity of eyes to light; rounding out of the face; purple lines on
arms, face, legs, trunk, groin; unusual increase in hair growth; hypertension; menstrual irregularities; muscle
weakness; unusual bruising; rapid weight gain; swelling of feet or lower legs; irregular heartbeat; muscle cramps
or pain; unusual tiredness or weakness; impaired wound healing; headache; insomnia; pain in back, ribs, arms or
legs; continuing abdominal or stomach pain or burning; nausea; vomiting; bloody or black tarry stools; tendon
rupture; thin, fragile skin; blood (changes in erythrocyte and leukocyte count), thymus, and spleen
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Hypersensitivity to material; ocular herpes simplex; AIDS or HIV
infection; heart disease; congestive heart failure; recent heart attack; intestinal anastomoses; strongyloides
infestation; diabetes mellitus; mayasthenia gravis; impaired kidney function or disease; esophagitis; gastritis or
peptic ulcer; chicken pox or measles (including recent exposure); tuberculosis; system fungal infections.
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 products of degradation are as toxic as the product itself.
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).
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: Beclomethasone Dipropionate
Other Regulations EINECS: This product is on the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances. EINECS no.
WHMIS (Canada) Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
DSCL (EEC) 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
All chemicals may pose unknown hazards and should be used with caution. This Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) applies only to the material as packaged. If this product is
combined with other materials, deteriorates, or becomes contaminated, it may pose hazards not mentioned in this MSDS. It shall be the user's responsibility to develop proper
methods of handling and personal protection based on the actual conditions of use. While this MSDS is based on technical data judged to be reliable, Spectrum Quality Products,
SECTION 16 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION