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Product Identifier: GERMEX

DIN #: 00141569

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET SECTION 1 – PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION AND USE MANUFACTURER’S NAME:

BIMEDA-MTC ANIMAL HEALTH INC.

SUPPLIER’S NAME:

BIMEDA-MTC ANIMAL HEALTH INC.

STREET ADDRESS:

420 BEAVERDALE ROAD

STREET ADDRESS:

420 BEAVERDALE ROAD

CITY AND PROVINCE:

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO

CITY AND PROVINCE:

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO

POSTAL CODE:

N3C 2W4

POSTAL CODE:

N3C 2W4

TELEPHONE #

519-654-8000

TELEPHONE #

519-654-8000

EMERGENCY RESPONSE:

CHEMTREC

TELEPHONE #

1-800-424-9300

CHEMICAL NAME: PRODUCT USE:

CHEMICAL FAMILY:

CHEMICAL FORMULA:

Germicidal and disinfectant. For the cold sterilization of dental, surgical, medical instruments, syringes, catheters, etc.

WHMIS CLASSIFICATION: B3, D2B

PRODUCT SIZE: 500 mL Amber Glass

PRODUCT CODE: 1GER003P

SECTION 2 – HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

Sodium Nitrite n-alkyl dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chloride Ethanol

% (W/W)

CAS NUMBER

15% 11.5%

7632-00-On. est. 8004-54-5n. est.

2%

64-177-5

LD/LC50 SPECIES/ROUTE

EXPOSURE LIMITS

85 mg/kg oral, rat 894 mg/kg oral, rat

1000 ppm

7.06 g/kg oral, rat

SECTION 3 – PHYSICAL DATA PHYSICAL STATE:

ODOUR AND APPEARANCE:

ODOUR THRESHOLD (ppm):

Liquid

Semi-viscous, fluorescent orange. Odourless and non-volatile.

n. est.

VAPOUR PRESSURE (mm Hg):

VAPOUR DENSITY (Air = 1):

DENSITY:

n. est.

n. est.

1.14 g/mL

BOILING POINT (DEG.C):

FREEZING POINT (DEG. C):

% VOLATILES (BY VOL.):

n. est. pH (100%):

9.0

85% SPECIFIC GRAVITY (H2O = 1):

SOLUBIITY IN WATER:

COEFF: WATER/OIL DIST.:

1.14

Completely

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Product Identifier: GERMEX

DIN #: 00141569

SECTION 4 – FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA FLAMMABLE: IF YES, UNDER WHICH CONDITIONS: MEANS OF EXTINCTION: SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Use SCBA in case of fire. FLASHPOINT (Deg. C) AND METHOD: UPPER FLAMMABLE LIMIT (% BY VOLUME):

LOWER FLAMMABLE LIMIT (% BY VOLUME):

n. est.

n. est.

n. est.

AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE (DEG. C):

HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS:

SENSITIVITY TO IMPACT:

AUTO IGNITION TEMP.:

none

n.a.

RATE OF BURNING:

SENSITIVE TO STATIC:

n. est.

no

HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS:

METHODS OF EXTINCTOIN:

Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide and oxides of nitrogen.

Water, foam, Co2, dry chemical

SECTION 5 – REACTIVITY DATA CHEMICAL STABILITY – (IF NO, UNDER WHICH CONDITIONS?)

Normally stable. INCOMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER SUBSTANCES (IF YES, WHICH ONES?)

Cyanide and strong reducing or oxidizing agents. REACTIVITY, AND UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS?

Will not polymerize. HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS:

At elevated temp.; amines, oxides of carbon and nitrogen.

SECTION 6 – TOXICOLOGICAL PROPERTIES ROUTE OF ENTRY: SKIN CONTACT:

SKIN ABSORPTION:

EYE CONTACT:

Yes - Some irritation may develop.

No

Yes – Severe irritation.

INHALATION:

INGESTION:

CHRONIC EFFECTS:

Slight – Ethanol may cause dizziness, light-headedness, nausea.

Yes – Symptoms include nausea, cyanosis, depression in blood pressure, circulatory collapse and coma.

None identified.

IRRITANCY OF PRODUCT:

SENSITIZATION TO PRODUCT:

CARCINOGEN:

Medium to skin; severe to eye.

None known.

No

MUTAGEN:

TERATOGEN:

REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS:

Sodium Nitrite has shown mutagenic responses.

Nitrites may adversely affect fetal development.

Some evidence.

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Product Identifier: GERMEX

DIN #: 00141569

SECTION 7 – PREVENTATIVE MEASURES PRECAUTINARY STATEMENTS: Avoid skin and eye contact. Avoid heat and flame. Do no use on instruments that are not stainless steel. GLOVES (Specify): CLOTHING (Specify): EYES (Specify):

Impermeable gloves.

No special clothing.

Safety glasses with side shields under normal conditions of use, otherwise safety goggles. ENGINEERING CONTROLS: General ventilation. ENVIRONMENTAL: Not established. Use recognized good industrial hygienic practices and read label prior to use. STORAGE CONDITIONS:

SPILL PROCEDURE:

DISPOSAL:

Keep in tightly closed containers away from heat and flame.

Wear protective equipment. Contain, absorb on inert material and sweep up. Store in closed container for disposal.

Dispose of in accordance with local, provincial and federal regulations by incineration.

SECTION 8 – FIRST AID MEASURES Eyes: Skin: Ingestion: Inhalation:

Flush with lukewarm water for 20 minutes. Seek immediate medical attention. Flush with water for 15 minutes. Wash skin with soap and water. If irritation persists seek medical advice. Give water to dilute stomach contents. Induce vomiting. Seek immediate medical attention. Remove victim from exposure. Monitor respiration. Consult a physician.

SECTION 9 – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TDG SHIPPING NAME: Not regulated PCP REGISTATION: N/A OTHER INFORMATION: Quaternary ammonium compound. Do not use with soap or synthetic detergents. Dilute 50 mL in

4 litres of water.

SECTION 10 – PREPARATION DATA DATE: DATE UPDATED:

TELEPHONE NUMBER: February 1989 519-654-8000 January 12, 1994, May 24, 2001, August 2002, September 2005, June 2008, August 2009, August 2010

Information for this material safety data sheet was obtained from sources considered technically accurate and reliable. While every effort has been made to ensure full disclosure of product hazards, in some cases data is not available and is so stated. Since conditions of actual product use are beyond the control of the supplier, it is assumed that user of this material has been fully trained according to the mandatory requirements of WHMIS. No warranty, expressed or implied, is made and supplier will not be liable for any losses, injuries or consequential damages which may result from the use of or reliance on any information contained in this form. If user requires independent information on ingredients in this or any other material, we recommend contact supplier.

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