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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDS #: 877
Revision Date: March 21, 2014
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Protein Destaining Solution

Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
Chemtrec Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-10527
Signal Word
WARNING
SECTION 2 — HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Hazard class: Flammable liquids (Category 3). Flammable liquid and vapor (H226). Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames, and hot surfaces. No smoking (P210).

Hazard class: Acute toxicity, oral and dermal (Category 5). May be harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin (H303+H313).

Hazard class: Serious eye damage or irritation (Category 2B). Causes eye irritation (H320).

Hazard class: Sensitization, skin (Category 1). May cause an allergic skin reaction (H317). Avoid breathing mist, vapors or spray (P261).
Pictograms
SECTION 3 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Component Name CAS Number Formula Formula Weight Concentration
Ethyl alcohol, denatured
Acetic acid
Water

64-17-5
64-19-7
7732-18-5
C2H5OH
CH3COOH
H2O
46.07
60.05
18.00
38%
30% (5.2M)
32%
SECTION 4 — FIRST AID MEASURES
Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell (P312).
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 (P305+P351+P338). If eye irritation persists eyes: Get medical advice or attention (P337+P313). If on skin or hair: Immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water (P303+P361+P353). If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice or attention (P333+P313). Wash contaminated clothing before reuse (P363). If swallowed: Rinse mouth. Call a POISON CENTER or physician if you feel unwell.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Class IC flammable liquid due to ethyl alcohol content.
Flash point: 26 °C
When heated, releases flammable fumes.
In case of fire: Use a tri-class dry chemical fire extinguisher.
NFPA Code
H-1
F-3
R-0
SECTION 6 — ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Remove all ignition sources and ventilate area. Contain the spill with sand or other inert absorbent material and deposit in a sealed bag or container. 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.
Keep container tightly closed (P233). Keep cool (P235). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
SECTION 8 — EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective nitrile, neoprene or butyl rubber gloves, protective clothing, and eye protection (P280). Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264). Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace (P272). Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area (P271).
Exposure guidelines: ( as acetic acid) PEL 10 ppm (OSHA) TLV 10 ppm STEL 15 ppm as acetic acid (ACGIH)
SECTION 9 — PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Clear, colorless liquid. Strong vinegar-like odor.
pH: Acidic
SECTION 10 — STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Avoid contact with oxidizing agents, peroxides, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, alkali metals, ammonia, heat, open flame or any source of ignition.
Shelf life: Indefinite, if stored properly.
SECTION 11 — TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects: Poison, skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant, nausea, dizziness and headache.
Chronic effects: N.A.
Target organs: Eyes, liver, kidneys, nerves.
ORL-RAT LD50: 3310 mg/kg (as acetic acid)
IHL-RAT LC50: 16,000 ppm/4 hours (as acetic acid)
SKN-RBT LD50: 1.06 mg/kg (as acetic acid)
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: Ethyl alcohol solution. Hazard class: 3, Flammable liquid. UN number: UN1170.
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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