Ethanedioic acid,ammonium salt (1:?) (cas 14258-49-2) MSDS

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Section 1. Product and Company Identification
Product Name Harleco? Gentian Violet 6169X
Product Code
EMD Chemicals Inc.
Manufacturer Effective Date 2/9/2005
P.O. Box 70
2/9/2005
Print Date
480 Democrat Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
Prior to January 1, 2003 EMD Chemicals Inc. was EM
Industries, Inc. or EM Science, Division of EM Industries,
Inc.
For More Information Call In Case of Emergency Call
856-423-6300 Technical Service 800-424-9300 CHEMTREC (USA)
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 613-996-6666 CANUTEC (Canada)
24 Hours/Day: 7 Days/Week


None.
Synonym
Laboratory Reagent
Material Uses


Dye Solution
Chemical Family

Section 2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
Component CAS # % by
Weight
548-62-9
Gentian Violet 1.8
7440-66-6
Zinc 0.02
90-94-8
Michler's Ketone 0.004
8042-47-5
Paraffin Oil, White 0.06
14258-49-2
Ammonium oxalate 0.8
64-17-5
Ethanol 18.088
67-56-1
methanol 0.912
7732-18-5
Water >79



Section 3. Hazards Identification
Liquid.
Physical State and
Appearance
DANGER !POISON !
Emergency Overview
FLAMMABLE LIQUID AND VAPOR.
VAPOR MAY CAUSE FLASH FIRE.
HARMFUL IF INHALED, ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN OR SWALLOWED.
CANNOT BE MADE NON-POISONOUS
MAY CAUSE BLINDNESS IF SWALLOWED.
CAUSES EYE IRRITATION.
POSSIBLE BIRTH DEFECT HAZARD.
CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH MAY CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS BASED ON ANIMAL DATA.
CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS:
GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, RESPIRATORY TRACT, SKIN, CENTRAL NERVOUS
SYSTEM, EYE, LENS OR CORNEA BLOOD, REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM, LIVER.

WARNING: This product contains a chemical(s) known to the State of California to cause
cancer.

Dermal contact. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Routes of Entry


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Potential Acute Health Effects
Eyes Hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant). Inflammation of the eye is characterized by
redness, watering, and itching.
Skin Hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator).
Inhalation Hazardous in case of inhalation.
Ingestion Hazardous in case of ingestion. Do not take internally.
Potential Chronic Health Effects
Carcinogenic Effects This material is not known to cause cancer in animals or humans.
Additional information See Toxicological Information (section 11)
Repeated exposure to a highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health by an
Medical Conditions
accumulation in one or many human organs.
Aggravated by
Overexposure:

Section 4. First Aid Measures
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with
Eye Contact
plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention
immediately.
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while
Skin Contact
removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Cold water may be used. Wash clothing before
reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention immediately.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult,
Inhalation
give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately.
Ingestion If swallowed, do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give
anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or
waistband. Get medical attention immediately.

Section 5. Fire Fighting Measures
Product will burn.
Flammability of the
Product
The lowest known value is 362.78??C (685??F) (Ethanol).
Auto-ignition
Temperature
The lowest known value is Closed cup: 13.333??C (56??F). (Ethanol)
Flash Points

The greatest known range is LOWER: 3.3% UPPER: 19% (Ethanol)
Flammable Limits

These products are carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2...), halogenated
Products of Combustion
compounds, hydrogen chloride.
Flammable in presence of open flames, sparks and static discharge, of shocks, of heat.
Fire Hazards in Presence
Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of oxidizing materials.
of Various Substances
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge:
Explosion Hazards in
Flammable in presence of open flames, sparks and static discharge.
Presence of Various
Explosive in presence of open flames, sparks and static discharge.
Substances
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact:
Flammable in presence of shocks.
Explosive in presence of shocks.

SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.
Fire Fighting Media
LARGE FIRE: Use alcohol foam, water spray or fog. Cool containing vessels with water jet in
and Instructions
order to prevent pressure build-up, autoignition or explosion.
Protective Clothing (Fire) Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.




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Dangerous fire and explosion risk. Container explosion may occur under fire conditions or
Special Remarks on Fire
when heated. Vapor may travel considerable distance to source of ignition and flash back.
Hazards
(Methanol)
Development of hazardous combustion gases or vapors possible in the event of fire.
Special Remarks on
Explosion Hazards

Section 6. Accidental Release Measures
Dilute with water and mop up, or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate
Small Spill and Leak
waste disposal container.
Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Stop leak if without risk. Absorb
Large Spill and Leak
with DRY earth, sand or other non-combustible material. Do not get water inside container.
Do not touch spilled material. Use water spray to reduce vapors. Prevent entry into sewers,
basements or confined areas; dike if needed. Call for assistance on disposal. Be careful that
the product is not present at a concentration level above TLV. Check TLV on the MSDS and
with local authorities.
The following EMD Chemicals Inc. SpillSolv (TM) absorbent is recommended for this product:
Spill Kit Information
SX1330 Solvent Treatment Kit

Section 7. Handling and Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Keep container closed. Use only with adequate
Handling
ventilation. To avoid fire or explosion, dissipate static electricity during transfer by grounding
and bonding containers and equipment before transferring material. Use explosion-proof
electrical (ventilating, lighting and material handling) equipment.
Keep in a well-ventilated place.
Storage

Section 8. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of
Engineering Controls
vapors below their respective occupational exposure limits. Ensure that eyewash stations and
safety showers are proximal to the work-station location.
Personal Protection
Eyes Splash goggles.
Body Lab coat.
Respiratory Vapor respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Wear
appropriate respirator when ventilation is inadequate.
Hands Gloves.
Feet Not applicable.
Protective Clothing
(Pictograms)




Splash goggles. Full suit. Vapor respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self-contained breathing
Personal Protection in
apparatus should be used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing
Case of a Large Spill
might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.
Exposure Limits
Product Name
Gentian Violet Not available.
Zinc SUVA (Switzerland, 1997). Skin
Kurzzeitsgrenzwerte: 0.2 mg/m 3 15 minute(s).
MAK: 0.1 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
Michler's Ketone Not available.
Paraffin Oil, White Not available.
Ammonium oxalate Not available.
Ethanol AUVA (Austria, 1995).

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Spitzenbegrenzung: 3800 mg/m 3 3 times per shift, 60 minute(s).
Spitzenbegrenzung: 2000 ML/M3 3 times per shift, 60 minute(s).
TWA: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ML/M3 8 hour(s).
NOHSC (Australia, 1995).
TWA: 1880 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
Lijst Grenswaarden (Belgium, 1998).
VL: 1907 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
VL: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
SUVA (Switzerland, 1997).
MAK: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
MAK: 1000 ML/M3 8 hour(s).
Ministry of Health (CL, 1992).
TWA: 1500 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 800 ppm 8 hour(s).
MAK-Werte Liste (Germany, 1998).
Spitzenbegrenzung: 1920 mg/m 3 4 times per shift, 30 minute(s).
Spitzenbegrenzung: 1000 ML/M3 4 times per shift, 30 minute(s).
TWA: 960 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 500 ML/M3 8 hour(s).
TRGS900 (Germany, 1999).
Spitzenbegrenzung: 7600 mg/m 3
Spitzenbegrenzung: 4000 ML/M3
TWA: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ML/M3 8 hour(s).
Arbejdstilsynet (Denmark, 1996).
GV: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
GV: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
Tyterveyslaitos (Finland, 1998).
STEL: 2500 mg/m 3 15 minute(s).
STEL: 1300 ppm 15 minute(s).
TWA: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
INRS (France, 1999).
VLE: 9500 mg/m 3 15 minute(s).
VLE: 5000 ppm 15 minute(s).
VME: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
VME: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
EH40-OES (United Kingdom (UK), 2000).
TWA: 1920 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
NAOSH (Ireland, 1999).
OEL: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
OEL: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
Ministry of Labour (KR, 1997).
TWA: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
Secretary of Work and Social security (MX, 1994).
CPT: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
CPT: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
Nationale MAC-lijst (Netherlands, 2000).
TGG 8 uur: 1000 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TGG 8 uur: 500 ppm 8 hour(s).
NZ OSH (NZ, 1994).
TWA: 1880 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
AFS (Sweden, 1996).
TGV: 1900 mg/m 3
TGV: 1000 ppm
NGV: 1000 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
NGV: 500 ppm 8 hour(s).
ACGIH TLV (United States, 2000).

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TWA: 1880 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
NIOSH REL (United States, 2000).
TWA: 1900 mg/m 3 10 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ppm 10 hour(s).
OSHA Final Rule (United States, 1989).
TWA: 1900 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 1000 ppm 8 hour(s).
Methanol ACGIH (United States, 1994). Skin
TWA: 262 mg/m 3
STEL: 328 mg/m 3
OSHA (United States, 1989). Skin
TWA: 260 mg/m 3
STEL: 325 mg/m 3
ACGIH (United States, 1994). Skin
STEL: 328 mg/m 3 15 minute(s).
STEL: 250 ppm 15 minute(s).
TWA: 262 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 200 ppm 8 hour(s).
NIOSH REL (United States, 1994). Skin
STEL: 325 mg/m 3 15 minute(s).
STEL: 250 ppm 15 minute(s).
TWA: 260 mg/m 3 10 hour(s).
TWA: 200 ppm 10 hour(s).
OSHA Final Rule (United States, 1989). Skin
STEL: 325 mg/m 3 15 minute(s).
STEL: 250 ppm 15 minute(s).
TWA: 260 mg/m 3 8 hour(s).
TWA: 200 ppm 8 hour(s).
Water Not available.

Section 9. Physical and Chemical Properties
Alcohol like.
Odor

Purple.
Color

Liquid.
Physical State and
Appearance
Not applicable.
Molecular Weight

Not applicable.
Molecular Formula

Not available.
pH

The lowest known value is 78.333??C (173??F) (Ethanol). Weighted average: 95.91??C (204.6??F)
Boiling/Condensation
Point
May start to solidify at -0.1??C (31.8??F) based on data for: Water. Weighted average: -0.73??C
Melting/Freezing Point
(30.7??F)

The only known value is 0.794 (Water = 1) (Ethanol).
Specific Gravity

Vapor Pressure The highest known value is 5.9 kPa (44 mmHg) (@ 20??C) (Ethanol).

The highest known value is 1.59 (Air = 1) (Ethanol).
Vapor Density

99.9% (v/v). (Methanol.)
Volatility

The lowest known value is 5 ppm (Ethanol)
Odor Threshold

The highest known value is 1.7 (Ethanol) Weighted average: 0.61compared to(n-Butyl Acetate
Evaporation Rate
=1)
20 (%)
VOC

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Not available.
LogKow

Easily soluble in water.
Solubility

Section 10. Stability and Reactivity
The product is stable.
Stability and Reactivity
Avoid excessive heat.
Conditions of Instability

Reactive with oxidizing agents.
Incompatibility with
Slightly reactive to reactive with acids.
Various Substances
Incompatible with reactive metals.
Rem/Incompatibility

Hazardous Decomposition These products are halogenated compounds, hydrogen chloride.
Products
Hazardous Polymerization Will not occur.

Section 11. Toxicological Information
Gentian Violet
RTECS Number: BO9000000
Zinc ZG8600000
Michler's Ketone DJ0250000
Mineral Oil Light Not available.
Ammonium Oxalate Not available.
Ethanol KQ6300000
Methanol PC1400000
Water ZC0110000
Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 96 mg/kg [Mouse]. (Crystal Violet).
Toxicity
Acute toxicity of the vapor (LC50): 20000 ppm 10 hour(s) [Rat]. (Ethanol).
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Classified Reproductive system/toxin/female, Reproductive
Chronic Effects on
system/toxin/male [SUSPECTED] [Ethanol].
Humans
Contains material which may cause damage to the following organs: blood, the reproductive
system, liver.


Hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant). Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness,
Acute Effects on Humans
watering, and itching. Hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator). Hazardous in case of
inhalation. Hazardous in case of ingestion.

Synergetic Products Not available.
(Toxicologically)
Irritancy Draize Test: Not available.

Sensitization Not available.

Carcinogenic Effects This material is not known to cause cancer in animals or humans.

Toxicity to Reproductive Classified Reproductive system/toxin/female, Reproductive system/toxin/male [SUSPECTED]
System [Ethanol].
Teratogenic Effects Not available.
Mutagenic Effects Not available.




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Section 12. Ecological Information
Not available.
Ecotoxicity

Not available.
BOD5 and CO
Toxicity of the Products of The products of degradation are as toxic as the product itself.
Biodegradation

Section 13. Disposal Considerations
D001
EPA Waste Number

Incineration, fuels blending or recycle. Contact your local permitted waste disposal site (TSD)
Treatment
for permissible treatment sites. Always contact permitted waste disposer (TSD) to asure
compliance with all Current local, State and Federal Regulations.
Section 14. Transport Information
Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUID,
DOT Classification
N.O.S. (CONTAINS ETHANOL, METHANOL) FLAMMABLE LIQUI



Hazard Class: 3 3



UN number: UN1993
Packing Group: III
RQ: Not applicable.
Not available.
TDG Classification
Not available.
IMO/IMDG
Classification
Not available.
ICAO/IATA
Classification

Section 15. Regulatory Information
TSCA 8(b) inventory: Gentian Violet; Zinc; Michler's Ketone; Paraffin Oil, White; Ammonium
U.S. Federal Regulations
oxalate; SDA-3A; Water
SARA 302/304/311/312 extremely hazardous substances: No products were found.
SARA 302/304 emergency planning and notification: No products were found.
SARA 302/304/311/312 hazardous chemicals: Gentianl Violet; Zinc; Michler's Ketone; SDA-3A
SARA 311/312 MSDS distribution - chemical inventory - hazard identification: Crystal Violet:
Immediate (Acute) Health Hazard, Delayed (Chronic) Health Hazard; Zinc: Fire Hazard,
Immediate (Acute) Health Hazard, Delayed (Chronic) Health Hazard; Michler's Ketone:
Delayed (Chronic) Health Hazard; SDA-3A: Fire Hazard, Immediate (Acute) Health Hazard,
Delayed (Chronic) Health Hazard

Clean Water Act (CWA) 307: Zinc
Clean Water Act (CWA) 311: Ammonium oxalate
Clean air act (CAA) 112 accidental release prevention: No products were found.
Clean air act (CAA) 112 regulated flammable substances: No products were found.
Clean air act (CAA) 112 regulated toxic substances: No products were found.
CLASS B-2: Flammable liquid with a flash point lower than 37.8??C (100??F).
WHMIS (Canada)
Class D-1B: Material causing immediate and serious toxic effects (TOXIC).
Class D-2A: Material causing other toxic effects (VERY TOXIC).
Class D-2B: Material causing other toxic effects (TOXIC).


CEPA DSL: Gentian Violet; Zinc; Michler's Ketone; Paraffin Oil, White; Ammonium oxalate;
Ethanol; Methanol; Water
This product has been classifed in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Product
Regulations and the MSDS contains all required information.
International Regulations

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Gentian Violet 208-953-6
EINECS
Zinc 231-175-3
Michler's Ketone 202-027-5
Paraffin Oil, White 232-455-8
Ammonium oxalate 238-135-4
Ethanol 200-578-6
Methanol 200-659-6
Water 231-791-2


This product is not classified according to the EU regulations.
DSCL (EEC)

International Lists Australia (NICNAS): Gentian Violet; Zinc; Michler's Ketone; Paraffin Oil, White; Ammonium
oxalate; Ethanol; Methanol; Water

China: Gentian Violet; Michler's Ketone; Ammonium oxalate

Germany water class: Ethanol

Japan (MITI): Gentian Violet; Michler's Ketone; Ethanol; Methanol; Water

Korea (TCCL): Gentian Violet; Zinc; Michler's Ketone; Paraffin Oil, White; Ethanol; Methanol;
Water

Philippines (RA6969): Gentanl Violet; Zinc; Michler's Ketone; Paraffin Oil, White; Ammonium
oxalate; Ethanol; Methanol; Water
China: Gentianl Violet; Michler's Ketone; Ammonium oxalate
State Regulations Pennsylvania RTK: Zinc: (environmental hazard, generic environmental hazard); Michler's
Ketone: (special hazard, environmental hazard, generic environmental hazard); Ammonium
oxalate: (environmental hazard, generic environmental hazard); Ethanol: (generic
environmental hazard); Methanol: (environmental hazard, generic environmental hazard)
Massachusetts RTK: Zinc; Michler's Ketone; Ammonium oxalate; Ethanol; Methanol
New Jersey: Gentian Violet
California prop. 65: This product contains the following ingredients for which the State of
California has found to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, which would
require a warning under the statute: Michler's Ketone
California prop. 65 (no significant risk level): Michler's Ketone
California prop. 65: This product contains the following ingredients for which the State of
California has found to cause cancer which would require a warning under the statute: Michler's
Ketone

Section 16. Other Information
National Fire
Fire Hazard
2
Protection 1 0
Association Health Reactivity
(U.S.A.)
Specific Hazard



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