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SIGMA CHEMICAL COMPANY -- (-)-EPINEPHRINE, E4250 -- 6505-00N024948
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:(-)-EPINEPHRINE, E4250
MSDS Date:11/19/1991
FSC:6505
NIIN:00N024948
MSDS Number: BMNZR
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SIGMA CHEMICAL COMPANY
Address:3050 SPRUCE ST
Box:14508
City:ST. LOUIS
State:MO
ZIP:63178
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-325-3010/FAX 800-325-5052
Emergency Phone Num:314-771-5765
CAGE:21076
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:SIGMA CHEMICAL COMPANY
Address:3050 SPRUCE ST
Box:14508
City:ST LOUIS
State:MO
ZIP:63178
Country:US
Phone:314-771-5765
CAGE:21076

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

Ingred Name:BENZYL ALCOHOL, 3,4-DIHYDROXY-ALPHA-((METHYLAMINO)METHYL)-,
    (-)-; ((-)-EPINEPHRINE)
CAS:51-43-4
RTECS #:DO2625000
EPA Rpt Qty:1000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:1000 LBS

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE:MAY BE FATAL IF INHALED,
    SWALLOWED, OR ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN. MAY CAUSE IRRITATION.
    CHRONIC:MAY CAUSE CONGENITAL MALFORMATION IN THE FETUS. TARGET
    ORGANS:HEART, SMOOTH MUSCLE.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT
Effects of Overexposure:SEE HEALTH HAZARDS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:SKIN:IMMEDIATELY WASH W/SOAP & COPIOUS AMTS OF WATER. WASH
    CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE REUSE. EYE:IMMEDIATELY FLUSH W/COPIOUS
    AMTS OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES. INHAL:REMOVE TO FRESH AIR.
    IF NOT  BREATHING, GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION.IF BREATHING
    DIFFICULT, GIVE OXYGEN. INGEST:WASH OUT MOUTH W/WATER PROVIDED
    PERSON IS CONSCIOUS. CALL MD.

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

Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL POWDER OR
    APPROPRIATE FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED SCBA & FULL
    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT . PREVENT CONTACT W/SKIN AND EYES.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EMITS TOXIC FUMES UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS.

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

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR, CHEMICAL
    SAFETY GOGGLES, RUBBER BOOTS & HEAVY RUBBER GLOVES. SWEEP UP, PLACE
    IN BAG & HOLD FOR WASTE DISPOSAL. AVOID RAISING DUST. VENTILATE
    AREA & WASH SPILL SITE  AFTER MATERIAL PICKUP IS COMPLETE.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP TIGHTLY CLOSED. LIGHT SENSITIVE.
    STORE IN COOL, DRY PLACE.
Other Precautions:AVOID INHALATION. DO NOT GET IN EYES, ON SKIN OR
    CLOTHING. AVOID PRLNGD/RPTD EXPOSURE. HIGH TOXIC.

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

Respiratory Protection:WEAR APPROPRIATE NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:USE ONLY IN CHEMICAL FUME HOOD.
Protective Gloves:CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES.
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL WORKERS GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. SAFETY SHOWER AND EYE
    BATH.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

HCC:T3
Melt/Freeze Pt:M.P/F.P Text:419F,215C
Appearance and Odor:OFF-WHITE POWDER.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
ACIDS, ACID CHLORIDES, ACID ANHYDRIDES, OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:MAY DECOMPOSE ON EXPOSURE TO LIGHT.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:CO, CO*2, NITROGEN OXIDES.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISSOLVE/MIX MATERIAL W/COMBUSTIBLE SOLVENT &
    BURN IN CHEMICAL INCINERATOR EQUIPPED W/AFTERBURNER & SCRUBBER.
    OBSERVE ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.

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