Paracetamol SDS

Topics: Occupational exposure limit, Respiratory system, Occupational safety and health Pages: 7 (1622 words) Published: November 11, 2014
SIGMA-ALDRICH

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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Version 5.0
Revision Date 21.05.2013
Print Date 12.08.2013

1.

IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/MIXTURE AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

1.1

Product identifiers
Product name

:

Paracetamol

Product Number
Brand

:
:

P0300000
Fluka

1.2

Other means of identification
no data available

1.3

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against For R&D use only. Not for pharmaceutical, household or other uses.

1.4

1.5

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet
Company

:

Sigma-Aldrich Pte Ltd
1 Science Park Road
#02-14 The Capricorn
Singapore Science Park Road II
SINGAPORE 117528
SINGAPORE

Telephone
Fax

:
:

+65 6779 1200
+65 6779 1822

Emergency telephone number
Emergency Phone #

:

1-800-262-8200

2.

HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1

GHS Classification
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Skin irritation (Category 2)
Eye irritation (Category 2)
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system

2.2

GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Pictogram
Signal word

Warning

Hazard statement(s)
H302
H315
H319
H335

Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary statement(s)
Prevention
P261
P264
P270
P271
Fluka - P0300000

Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray.
Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
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P280

Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.

Response
P301 + P312
P312
P337 + P313

IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.

Storage
P403 + P233

Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

Disposal
P501

Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.

2.3

Other hazards - none

3.

COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1

Substances
Formula
Molecular Weight

:
:

C8H9NO2
151.17 g/mol

Component
Paracetamol
CAS-No.
EC-No.

Concentration
103-90-2
203-157-5

4.

FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

5.2

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides (NOx)

5.3

Advice for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Fluka - P0300000

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5.4

Further information
no data available

6.

ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures Use personal protective equipment. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate...
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