Material Safety Data Sheet
Thymol Blue Solution 0.04%

ACC# 40088
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification

MSDS Name: Thymol Blue Solution 0.04%
Catalog Numbers: SI6-500
Synonyms:
Mixture
Company Identification:

              Fisher Scientific
              1 Reagent Lane
              Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
For information, call:
201-796-7100
Emergency Number:
201-796-7100
For CHEMTREC assistance, call:
800-424-9300
For International CHEMTREC assistance, call:
703-527-3887

Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
7732-18-5 Water >99.0% 231-791-2
62625-21-2 Thymol blue, sodium salt 0.04% 263-650-6
64-02-8 Tetrasodium EDTA 0.03% 200-573-9

Section 3 - Hazards Identification

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

Appearance: orange liquid.
Caution! May cause eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation.
Target Organs: None.


Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause mild eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: Not available.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures


Eyes: Get medical aid. Gently lift eyelids and flush continuously with wate r.
Skin: Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Rinse area with large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.
Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear. Support breathing as needed.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures


General Information: Material will not burn.
Extinguishing Media: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.
Flash Point: Not available.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 1; Flammability: 0; Instability: 0

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures


General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. vermiculite, sand or earth), then place in suitable container.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage


Handling: Use with adequate ventilation.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection


Engineering Controls: There are no special ventilation requirements.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
Water none listed none listed none listed
Thymol blue, sodium salt none listed none listed none listed
Tetrasodium EDTA none listed none listed none listed

OSHA Vacated PELs: Water: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Thymol blue, sodium salt: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Tetrasodium EDTA: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties


Physical State: Liquid
Appearance: orange
Odor: odorless
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: 14 mm Hg
Vapor Density: 0.7
Evaporation Rate:>1.0 (Ether=1)
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 100 deg C
Freezing/Melting Point:Not available.
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: Soluble in water
Specific Gravity/Density:1.0
Molecular Formula:Mixture
Molecular Weight:Not available

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity


Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: None reported.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: None reported.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information


RTECS#:      
CAS# 7732-18-5: ZC0110000      
CAS# 62625-21-2 unlisted.      
CAS# 64-02-8: AH5075000
LD50/LC50:
CAS# 7732-18-5:
     Oral, rat: LD50 = >90 mL/kg;
.

CAS# 62625-21-2:
.

CAS# 64-02-8:
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 1900 ug;
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 100 mg/24H Moderate;
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 500 mg/24H Moderate;
.

Carcinogenicity:
CAS# 7732-18-5: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
CAS# 62625-21-2: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
CAS# 64-02-8: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information

No information available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

US DOT Canada TDG
Shipping Name: NOT REGULATED FOR DOMESTIC TRANSPORT No information available.
Hazard Class: XCP
UN Number:
Packing Group:

Section 15 - Regulatory Information

US FEDERAL

TSCA
     CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
     CAS# 62625-21-2 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
     CAS# 64-02-8 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
     CAS # 62625-21-2: immediate.
     CAS # 64-02-8: immediate.
Section 313      No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
     This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
OSHA:
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
STATE
     CAS# 7732-18-5 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
     CAS# 62625-21-2 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
     CAS# 64-02-8 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.

California Prop 65

California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
      Not available.
Risk Phrases:


Safety Phrases:


WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 7732-18-5: No information available.
     CAS# 62625-21-2: No information available.
     CAS# 64-02-8: 2
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
     CAS# 62625-21-2 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
     CAS# 64-02-8 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     This product has a WHMIS classification of Not controlled..
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 6/10/1998
Revision #4 Date: 11/06/2007

The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. In no event shall Fisher be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if Fisher has been advised of the possibility of such damages.