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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 683.9
Revision Date: September 22, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Semicarbazide Hydrochloride

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10243
Signal Word
DANGER
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral (Category 3). Toxic if swallowed (H301). Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product (P270).

Hazard class: Skin corrosion or irritation (Category 1). Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314). Do not breathe dust or fumes (P260).

Hazard class: Serious eye damage or irritation (Category 1). Causes serious eye damage (H318).

Hazard class: Carcinogenicity (Category 2). Suspected of causing cancer (H351). 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). IARC-3.
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Semicarbazide hydrochloride

Synonyms: Amidourea hydrochloride; Carbamylhydrazine hydrochloride, Hydrazinecarboxamide monohydrochloride
563-41-7 CH5N3O-HCl 111.531
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician (P310).
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. Continue rinsing (P305+P351+P338). If on skin or hair: Immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water (P303+P361+P353). Wash contaminated clothing before reuse (P363). If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or physician. (P301+P310+P330+P331).
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable, noncombustible solid.
When heated to decomposition, may emit toxic fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
None established
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Do not allow solid to become airborne. Wipe up dust with a damp paper towel to avoid generating dust. Place in a sealed bag or container and dispose. Wash spill site after material pickup is complete. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #2. Store with alcohols, glycols, amines and amides.
Store in a cool, dry place.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash thoroughly after handling (P264).
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
White to light cream crystalline powder. Odorless.
Soluble in water. Insoluble in absolute alcohol and ether.
Melting point: 176 °C (decomposes)
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid heat, sunlight, and ignition sources. Reacts with strong oxidizing agents and bases.
Shelf life: Good, if stored safely.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Eye, skin, digestive and respiratory system irritant. Toxic if swallowed.
Chronic effects: IARC-3. Blood and liver damage. Nervous sytem effect.
Target organs: Liver, blood, digestive and respiratory systems.
ORL-MUS LD50: 225 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: N.A.
SECTION 12 — ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Harmful to aquatic organisms.
SECTION 13 — DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Please review all federal, state and local regulations that may apply before proceeding.
Flinn Suggested Disposal Method #26c is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Semicarbazide hydrochloride. Hazard class: 6.1. UN number: UN2811.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA, EINECS 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).
Consult your copy of the Flinn Science Catalog/Reference Manual for additional information about laboratory chemicals.