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U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Non-Mandatory Form) Form Approved OMB No. 1218-0072

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET May be used to comply with OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200. Standard must be consulted for specific requirements. IDENTITY (As Used on Label and List)

SMZ-Med 454 Soluble Powder (all sizes)

Note: Blank spaces are not permitted. If any item is not applicable, or no information is available, the space must be marked to indicate that.

(Sodium sulfamethazine) Section I Manufacturer's Name

Emergency Telephone Number

Bimeda, Inc.

800-424-9300 (Chemtrec Service)

Address (Number, Street, City, State and ZIP Code)

Telephone Number for Information

One Tower Lane, Suite 2250 Oakbrook Terrace Tower Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181


Date Prepared

February 22, 2006 Signature of Preparer (optional)

Section II - Hazardous Ingredients/Identity Information COMPOSITION: Hazardous Components (Specific Chemical Identity, Common Name(s)


Sodium Sulfamethazine CAS# 1981-58-4

10mg/m3 TWA8


Other Limits Recommended

% (Optional)

~100 %

Section III - Physical/Chemical Characteristics Boiling Point


Specific Gravity (H20 = 1)

Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.)


Melting Point

Vapor Density (AIR = 1)


Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1)

N/A 198째C N/A

Solubility in Water Freely soluble in water, sparingly soluble in ethanol (96%). Appearance and Odor Fine white to yellowish white powder or crystals. Odorless or almost odorless.

Section IV - Fire and Explosion Hazard Data Flash Point (Method Used) N/A

Flammable Limits N/A



Extinguishing Media This material does not burn, or only burns with difficulty. Water Spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or foam as appropriate for surrounding fire and materials. Special Fire Fighting Procedures Wear self-contained breathing equipment and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

(Reproduce locally) OSHA 174, Sept. 1985

Section V - Reactivity Data Stability


Conditions to Avoid


None Known


Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid)

Avoid exposure to light and heat. Material is a base, mixing with acids will generate heat. Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts

Toxic fumes of: CO, CO2, SOx, and Nox. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions. Hazardous Polymerization

May Occur

Conditions to Avoid

Will Not Occur


None Known

Section VI - Health Hazard Data Inhalation?

Route(s) of Entry:




Not Determined


Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic) Acute: Oral overexposure can produce nausea, vomiting, skin rash and leukopenia. Sensitization Potential: Allergic reactions have been reported. Carcinogenicity:


IARC Monographs?

No Data

OSHA Regulated?

No Data

No Data

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure Oral ingestion can produce nausea, vomiting, skin rash and leukopenia. Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure Persons allergic to other sulfa drugs may experience an allergic reaction to this material. Emergency and First Aid Procedures Contact Poison Control Center. Eye Contact: May cause irritation. Flush eyes with copious quantities of water. Seek medical attention if irritation occurs. Skin contact: Flush with copious quantities of water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. Inhalation: May cause irritation. Remove victim to fresh air. Ingestion: May cause irritation. If patient is conscious, induce vomiting by touching the back of the throat with finger. Seek medical attention.

Section VII - Precautions for Safe Handling and Use Steps to Be Taken in Case Material Is Released or Spilled Wear protective clothing, gloves and dust mask. Collect spillage and place in an appropriately labeled container for disposal. Waste Disposal Method As per local, state or federal regulations. Precautions to Be Taken in Handling and Storing Store according to label directions. Store at controlled room temperature 15-30째C (59-86째F). Store in tightly closed containers, protect from light. Other Precautions READ AND FOLLOW ALL LABEL DIRECTIONS.

Section VIII - Control Measures Respiratory Precaution (Specify Type) Wear dust mask if nuisance dust is present during use. Local Exhaust


If nuisance dust is present during use.

Mechanical (General) Protective Gloves



Eye Protection






Other Protective Clothing or Equipment Special protective equipment may be used if needed. Protect exposed skin. Work/Hygienic Practices Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Avoid breathing dust. Use with adequate dust control. Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

OTHER STORAGE REQUIREMENT: Store at room controlled temperature 15-30째C (59-86째F) according to label directions. ANIMAL TOXICITY: Median lethal dose 1.9g/kg, Oral-Mouse.

The information contained herein is considered to be correct as of the date of this data sheet but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. No warranty is expressed or implied regarding the accuracy of this data or the results to be obtained from the use thereof. Bimeda, Inc. assumes no responsibility for damages caused by the use, storage or disposal of the product in a manner not recommended on the product label. Users assume all risks associated with such unrecommended use, storage, or disposal of the product. Page 2

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