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 immediate
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...), halogenated compounds.
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 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.
Storage Hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store above
25°C (77°F). A refrigerated room would be preferable (2-8 degrees C)
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. (Crystalline solid.) Odor Not available.
Molecular Weight 196.68 g/mole
pH (1% soln/water)
Boiling Point Not available.
Melting Point Not available.
Critical Temperature Not available.
Specific Gravity Not available.
Vapor Density Not available.
Odor Threshold Not available.
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff. Not available.
Ionicity (in Water) Not available.
Dispersion Properties See solubility in water.
Solubility Soluble in cold water.
Soluble in ethanol.
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability The product is stable.
Instability Temperature Not available.
Conditions of Instability Excess heat, moisture, incompatible materials.
Incompatibility with various Not available.
Corrosivity Not available.
Special Remarks on Hygroscopic; keep container tightly closed.
Special Remarks on Not available.
Polymerization Will not occur.
Section 11. Toxicological Information
Routes of Entry Inhalation. Ingestion.
Toxicity to Animals Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 250 mg/kg [Mouse].
Chronic Effects on Humans May cause damage to the following organs: kidneys, bladder, gastrointestinal tract.
Other Toxic Effects on 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: May cause eye irritation.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract and mucous membrane irritation.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, salivation, and
stimulation of the smooth muscle of the gastrointestinal tract. It may affect the cardiovascular system (lowering of
blood pressure), and may stimulate the smooth of the urinary bladder.
Overexposure via inhalation or ingestion may also cause flushing of the skin, sensation of heat, sweating, and
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 products of degradation are as toxic as 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 Not a DOT controlled material (United States).
Identification Not applicable.
Special Provisions for
Section 15. Other Regulatory Information and Pictograms
TSCA 8(b) inventory: Bethanechol Chloride
Federal and State
Other Regulations 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.
WHMIS (Canada) Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
DSCL (EEC) R22- Harmful if swallowed. S36- Wear suitable protective clothing.
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