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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 590.05
Revision Date: March 25, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Phenolic Rose Bengal Solution

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10112
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, dermal and inhalation (Category 4). Harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled (H312+H332). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).

Hazard class: Germ cell mutagenicity (Category 2). Suspected of causing genetic defects (H341). Obtain special instructions before use (P201). Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood (P202). Use personal protective equipment as required (P281).

Hazard class: Specific target organ toxicity, repeated exposure (Category 2). May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure (H373). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Phenol
Calcium chloride dihydrate
Rose bengal
Water

108-95-2
10035-04-8
632-69-9
7732-18-5
C6H5OH
CaCl2•2H2O
C20H2Cl4I4Na2O5
H2O
94.11
147.02
1017.64
18.00
5.5%
<0.1%>
1%
93.5%
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice or attention (P308+P313).
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing (P304+P340).
If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing
If on skin: Wash with plenty of water (P302+P352).
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable, noncombustible solution.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Ventilate area. Contain spill with sand or absorbent material; deposit in sealed bag or container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #9. Store with dyes, indicators and stains.
Keep container tightly closed. Store in a cool, dry place. Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
Exposure guidelines: (for phenol) PEL/TLV 5 ppm (OSHA/ACGIH) Odor threshold is 0.04 ppm. Readily absorbed through the skin.
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Rose-colored liquid. Slight disinfectant odor.
Biological stain used for soil microbes.
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents.
Shelf life: Good, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Toxic, blistering agent
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: Liver, kidneys, nervous system, spleen
ORL-RAT LD50: 317 mg/kg as phenol
IHL-RAT LC50: 316 mg/m3 as phenol
SKN-RBT LD50: 850 mg/kg as phenol
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Data not yet available.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #24a is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Phenol solutions. Hazard class: 6.1, Poison. UN number: UN2821.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
Not listed.
SECTION 16 — OTHER INFORMATION
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is for guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. Flinn Scientific, Inc. makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages relating thereto. The data is offered solely for your consideration, investigation, and verification. The data should not be confused with local, state, federal or insurance mandates, regulations, or requirements and CONSTITUTE NO WARRANTY. Any use of this data and information must be determined by the science instructor to be in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product(s) described are beyond the control of Flinn Scientific, Inc. and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, USE OR DISPOSAL OF THIS PRODUCT(S).
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