BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC SUB OF CURTIN MATHESON -- 245-687 CMS SCHIFF REAGENT -- -
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:245-687 CMS SCHIFF REAGENT
MSDS Date:06/19/1994
FSC:NIIN:Submitter:F BT
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CJCWM
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC SUB OF CURTIN MATHESON
Address:200 COMMODORE DR
City:SWEDESBORO
State:NJ
ZIP:08085-1256
Country:US
Emergency Phone Num:800-524-0294
CAGE:0B0Y1
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC
Address:200 COMMODORE DRIVE
Box:City:SWEDESBORO
State:NJ
ZIP:08085
Country:US
Phone:800-524-0294
CAGE:0B0Y1

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:BASIC FUCHSIN
CAS:569-61-9
RTECS #:CX9850100
= Wt:1.

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED, INHALED/ABSORBED
    THROUGH SKIN. CAUSES SEVERE EYE IRRITATION
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:BASIC FUCHSIN IS A SUSPECT CARCINOGEN
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PRODUCT AS PACKAGED IS A WEAK
    SOLUTION OF BASIC FUCHSIN & PRESENTS A LIMITED HAZARD WHEN
    EMPLOYING GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICES.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:INGESTION: INDUCE VOMITING OF CONSCIOUS PATIENT BY GIVING TWO
    GLASSES OF WATER & PRESSING FINGER DOWN THROAT. INHALATION: REMOVE
    TO FRESH AIR. SKIN: WASH W/WATER. EYES: FLUSH W/WATER FOR 15 MINS.
    OBTA IN MEDICAL ATTENTION IN ALL CASES.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Extinguishing Media:USE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA APPROPRIATE FOR SURROUNDING
    AREA.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT & SELF CONTAINED
    BREATHING APPARATUS W/FULL FACE PIECE.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:MAY EMIT TOXIC FUMES UNDER FIRE
    CONDITIONS.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:CONTAIN W/ABSORBENT MATERIAL/MOP UP W/WATER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:NORMAL LABORATORY CARE.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:NONE
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST
Protective Gloves:REQUIRED
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES
Other Protective Equipment:NORMAL LABORATORY APPAREL
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH W/SOAP & WATER AFTER
    HANDLING.REMOVE/LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING & SHOES BEFORE REUSE.
Supplemental Safety and Health

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Boiling Pt:=100.C, 212.F
Spec Gravity:1
Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR, SOLUTION W/SLIGHT SULFUR ODOR

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
Stability Condition to Avoid:FIRE CONDITIONS.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:OXIDES OF SULUR, NITROGEN & HYDROGEN
    CHLORIDE GAS

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:SUGGESTED METHOD IS TO MIX W/COMBUSTIBLE SOLVENT
    & INCINERATE. DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE W/LOCAL, STATE & FEDERAL
    REGULATIONS.

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