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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 843.2
Revision Date: February 6, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

FD&C Red 40 Food Dye

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10479
Signal Word
N/A
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
This chemical is considered nonhazardous according to GHS classifications for the Hazard Communication Standard. Treat all laboratory chemicals with caution.

Although this material is considered to be nonhazardous, unpredictable reactions among chemicals are always possible. Prudent laboratory practices should be observed.

Product should be treated as a chemical and is not for consumption as it has been stored with other nonfood-grade chemicals.
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SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
FD&C red #40

Synonyms: Allura red; Food red 17; C.I. 16035
25956-17-6 C18H14N2O8S2Na 496.42
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
If inhaled: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
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.
If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Nonflammable 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
Ventilate area. Place spilled solid in sealed bag or appropriate waste disposal container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
SECTION 7 — HANDLING AND STORAGE
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic Miscellaneous or Organic #9. Store with dyes, indicators and stains.
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection. Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Dark red-brown solid. Odorless.
Soluble: Water
Absorbance maximum: 504nm
Not for human consumption.
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Irritating to skin and eyes.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: May be reproductive hazard based on animal data.
ORL-RAT LD50: greater than 10,000 mg/kg
IHL-RAT LC50: N.A.
SKN-RBT LD50: greater than 10,000 mg/kg
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 #26a is one option.
SECTION 14 — TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Shipping name: Not regulated. Hazard class: N/A. UN number: N/A.
SECTION 15 — REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA-listed: FD&C Red 40.
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.