Material Safety Data Sheet
Giemsa Stain MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Giemsa Stain Catalog Codes: SLG1540 CAS#: 51811-82-6 RTECS: Not applicable. TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: No products were found. CI#: Not available. Synonym: Chemical Name: Not applicable. Chemical Formula: Not applicable. Contact Information: Sciencelab.com, Inc. 14025 SmithRd. Houston, Texas 77396 US Sales: 1-800-901-7247 International Sales: 1-281-441-4400 Order Online: ScienceLab.com
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CHEMTREC (24HR Emergency Telephone), call: 1-800-424-9300 International CHEMTREC, call: 1-703-527-3887 For non-emergency assistance, call: 1-281-441-4400
Section 2: Composition and Informationon Ingredients
Composition: Name Azure II Azure II eosinate Toxicological Data on Ingredients: CAS # 37247-10-2 53092-85-6 % by Weight 20.8 79.2
Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects: Hazardous in case of ingestion. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation. Potential Chronic Health Effects: Hazardous in case ofingestion. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation. CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.
Section 4: First Aid Measures
Eye Contact: No known effect on eye contact, rinse with water for a few minutes. Skin Contact: p. 1
Aftercontact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. Serious Skin Contact: Not available. Inhalation:Allow the victim to rest in a well ventilated area. Seek immediate medical attention. Serious Inhalation: Not available. Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Seek immediate medical attention. Serious Ingestion: Not available.
Section 5: Fire and Explosion DataFlammability of the Product: May be combustible at high temperature. Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not available. Flash Points: Not available. Flammable Limits: Not available. Products of Combustion: Not available. Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Not available. Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Notavailable. Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available. Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet. Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available. Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available.
Section 6: Accidental Release Measures
Small Spill: Use appropriatetools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements. Large Spill: Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through thesanitary system.
Section 7: Handling and Storage
Precautions: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust. Storage: Keep container dry. Keep in a cool place. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a cool,...