SIGMA CHEMICAL COMPANY -- T0388 TARTRAZINE -- 6550-00F051158
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:T0388 TARTRAZINE
MSDS Date:04/24/1996
FSC:6550
NIIN:00F051158
MSDS Number: CCDQW
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:SIGMA CHEMICAL COMPANY
Address:3050 SPRUCE ST
Box:14508
City:SAINT LOUIS
State:MO
ZIP:63178-5000
Country:US
Info Phone Num:314-771-5765/800-325-3010
Emergency Phone Num:314-771-5765/800-325-3010
CAGE:21076
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:SIGMA CHEMICAL COMPANY
Address:3050 SPRUCE ST
Box:14508
City:ST LOUIS
State:MO
ZIP:63178
Country:US
Phone:314-771-5765
CAGE:21076

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:F.D.C. YELLOW #5, TARTRAZINE
CAS:1934-21-0
RTECS #:UQ6400000

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:ORAL LD50(MUS): 12750 MG/KG
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:NO
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:HARMFUL. MAY CAUSE SENSITIZATION BY
    INHALATION. INGESTION/SKIN ABSORPTION MAY CAUSE IRRITATION/ALLERGIC
    REACTION, PARATHESIA, CHANGES IN MUSCULO-SKELATON, MAY HAVE EFFECTS
    ON NEWBORNS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:IRRITATION.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH W/WATER FOR 15 MINS. SKIN: WASH W/SOAP & WATER.
    INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. GIVE CPR/OXYGEN IF NEEDED.
    INGESTION: WASH OUT MOUTH W/WATER PROVIDED PERSON IS CONSCIOUS.
    OBTAIN MEDICAL A TTENTION IN ALL CASES.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, CO2, DRY CHEMICAL POWDER/APPROPRIATE
    FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SCBA & PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EMITS TOXIC FUMES UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS.

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR RESPIRATOR, CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES,
    RUBBER BOOTS & HEAVY RUBBER GLOVES. SWEEP UP, PLACE IN A BAG & HOLD
    FOR WASTE DISPOSAL. AVOID RAISING DUST. VENTILATE AREA & WASH SITE
    AFTER MATERIAL PICKUP I S COMPLETE.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED. HYGROSCOPIC.
    STORE IN A COOL DRY PLACE.
Other Precautions:AVOID BREATHING DUST, CONTACT W/SKIN, EYES &
    CLOTHING.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:WEAR NIOSH/MSHA APPROVED RESPIRATOR.
Ventilation:MECHANICAL EXHAUST REQUIRED.
Protective Gloves:CHEMICAL RESISTANT
Eye Protection:CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Appearance and Odor:ORANGE POWDER

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:MOISTURE
Hazardous Decomposition Products:COMBUSTION: CO, CO2, NITROGEN OXIDES,
    SULFUR OXIDES.

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:DISSOLVE/MIX THE MATERIAL W/COMBUSTIBLE SOLVENT
    & BURN IN A CHEMICAL INCINERATOR EQUIPPED W/AFTERBURNER & SCRUBBER.
    DISPOSE OF IAW/FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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