2-Methyl-5-NitroImidazole MSDS 2015

Chemical Product & Company Identification

Chemical Product Company Identification
MSDS Name: 2-Methyl-5-NitroImidazole Amzole India Pvt. Ltd.
CAS Number: 88054-22-2 41, Udhyog Vihar
Synonymous: Not Listed Sukher, Udaipur 313004

Composition & Information on Ingredients

Molecular Formula C4H5N3O2
Molecular Weight 127.1
EINECS# Unlisted

Hazards Identification Emergency Overview


Potential Health Hazards
Ingestion-H302/R22 May cause irritation of the digestive tract, Harmful if swallowed.
Eyes- H319/R36 May Cause eye irritation.
Inhalation- H335/R37 May cause respiratory tract irritation
Skin- H315/R38 May cause skin irritation.

First Aid Measures

Eyes : Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes occasionally lifting the upper & lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Skin : Flush skin with plenty of water while removing contaminated cloths & shoes.

Ingestion : Never give anything by mouth if unconscious, Do not induce vomiting. If conscious rinse mouth with water & drink milk/water.

Inhalation : Remove from exposure & move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult give Oxygen. Get medical aid.

Fire Fighting Measures

General information : As in any fire wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure demand with full protective gears. As during fire, irritating & highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition of products.

Extinguishing Media : Use water spray, Dry chemical powder, Carbon di Oxide or Chemical foam.

NFPA rating : Health:1 : Flammability: 0 ; Instability: 0

Accidental Release Measures

General information : As given in Section 8,use personal protective equipment.

Spills/Leaks : Vacuum or sweep up, then place into a suitable disposal container, avoid generating dusty conditions.

Handling and Storage

Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling, Remove contaminated cloths & wash before reuse. Provide ventilation; avoid contact with eyes, skin & cloths. Avoid ingestion & inhalation.

Storage: Store in tightly closed container. Store in cool, dry, well ventilated place.

Exposure controls, Personal protection

Engineering Control :
Facility storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility & safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.

Personal protective Equipment
Eyes Wear Chemical safety goggles.
Skin Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators Wear appropriate respirators whenever work place conditions warrant respirator use.

Physical and Chemical properties

Physical State: Solid

Color: Creamish white

Odor: Not reported

pH: Not reported

Vapor Pressure: Not Available

Boiling Point: Not available

Melting Point: 249.5-252.5°c

Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability: The product is stable under normal Temperatures & Pressures.

Incompatibilities: incompatible with strong oxidants.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon mono oxide, Carbon Di Oxide, Nitrogen gas, Nitrogen oxides.

Toxicological Information

May be toxic if inhaled, in contact with skin & if swallowed.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed as carcinogen by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, CA prop 65.

Ecological Information

Not Available.

Disposal consideration

Dispose of in a manner consistent with Federal, State, & local regulations.

Transport information

Not regulated as Hazardous material.

Regulatory Information

This safety data sheet complies with the requirements of regulation.
WGK (Water Danger/Protection): Not Available
Canadian WHMIS Classification: Not Available
US Federal TSCA: this product is not listed on the TSCA inventory.

Other information

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