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  • Methylparaben NF MSDS

  • MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

    1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION Product code: ME163 Product Name: METHYLPARABEN, NF Chemical Name: No information available Synonyms: Methyl-p-hydroxybenzoate;

    Methyl-p-oxybenzoate; p-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester; methyl parahydroxybenzoate; Methyl ester of p-hydroxy benzoic acid; Benzoic acid, p-hydroxy, methyl ester; Aliol, Aseptoform, Maseptol, Metaben, Methyl Chemosept, Metoxyde, Moldex, Nipagin, Paridol, Preserval M, Spetos, Solbrol, Solbrol M, Tegosept M

    Recommended use: Antimicrobial. Preservative. CAS #: 99-76-3 RTECS # DH2450000 Formula: C8-H8-O3 CI#: Not available Supplier: Spectrum Chemicals and Laboratory Products, Inc.

    14422 South San Pedro St. Gardena, CA 90248 (310) 516-8000

    Order Online At: https://www.spectrumchemical.com Emergency Telephone Number: CHEMTREC: 1-800-424-9300 Contact Person: Ibad Tirmiz (East Coast) Contact Person: Martin LaBenz (West Coast)

    2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

    Product code: ME163 Product name: METHYLPARABEN, NF 1 / 10

    Personal Protective EquipmentNFPA

    See Section 8.

    HMIS

  • 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

    Chronic Potential Health Effects:

    Component Carcinogen Status: Methylparaben 99-76-3 (100)

    No information available

    Target Organs: No information available

    Mutagenic Effects: May affect genetic material

    Teratogenic Effects: No information available

    Aggravated Medical Conditions: No information available

    See Section 11 for additional Toxicological Information

    POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS

    No information available

    3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

    Components CAS-No. Weight % Methylparaben 99-76-3 100

    Principal Routes of Exposure: Ingestion. Inhalation. Skin.

    Acute Potential Health Effects:

    OSHA Regulatory Status

    Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation. May cause sensitization by skin contact. May cause allergic skin reaction.

    This material is considered hazardous by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)

    Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation.

    Inhalation: May cause irritation of respiratory tract.

    Ingestion: May cause digestive (gastrointestinal) tract irritation.

    EMERGENCY OVERVIEW May cause skin and eye irritation May cause allergic skin reaction

    Product code: ME163 Product name: METHYLPARABEN, NF

    POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS

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    Physical state: Solid.

    Appearance: Crystals. Crystalline powder.

    Color: White.

    Odor: Odorless.

  • 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

    General Advice: Poison information centres in each State capital city can provide additional assistance for scheduled poisons (13 1126)

    Skin Contact: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water removing all contaminated clothes and shoes. Get medical attention if irritation develops. Consult a physician if necessary.

    Eye Contact: Flush eye with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation occurs. If symptoms persist, call a physician.

    Inhalation: Move to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.

    Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Consult a physician if necessary.

    Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically

    5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

    Flammable Properties

    Flashpoint (°C/°F): No information available.

    Flash Point Tested according to: Not available

    Lower Explosion Limit (%): No information available Upper Explosion Limit (%): No information available

    Autoignition Temperature (°C/°F): No information available

    Suitable Extinguishing Media: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Dry chemical. Water spray mist or foam.

    Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: No information available.

    Hazardous Combustion Products: Carbon monoxide; Carbon dioxide

    Specific hazards: May be combustible at high temperatures.

    Special Protective Equipment for Firefighters: As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear

    Specific Methods: No information available.

    6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

    Personal Precautions: Ensure adequate ventilation. Use personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid dust formation. Remove all sources of ignition.

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  • Environmental Precautions: Prevent further leakage or spillage. Prevent entry into waterways, sewers.

    Methods for Cleaning Up: Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal. Clean contaminated surface thoroughly.

    7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

    Handling

    Technical Measures/Precautions: Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms. Avoid dust formation. Keep away from incompatible materials.

    Safe Handling Advice: Wear personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition. Avoid dust formation. Do not ingest. Do not breathe vapours/dust. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

    Storage

    Technical Measures/Storage Conditions: Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store at room temperature in the original container. Store away from incompatible materials.

    Incompatible Materials: Strong oxidizing agents. Bases.

    8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

    Engineering measures to reduce exposure: Ensure adequate ventilation. Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.

    Personal Protective Equipment

    Eye protection: Safety glasses. Safety glasses with side-shields.

    Skin and body protection: Long sleeved clothing. Chemical resistant apron. Gloves.

    Respiratory protection: Effective dust mask. Wear respirator with dust filter..

    Hygiene measures: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product. When using, do not eat, drink or smoke.

    National occupational exposure limits

    United States U.S Occupational Exposure Limits: Not determined

    Components OSHA NIOSH ACGIH AIHA WHEEL

    Methylparaben - 99-76-3 None None None None

    Canada Canada Occupational Exposure Limits: Not determined

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  • Components Alberta British Columbia Ontario Quebec Methylparaben

    99-76-3 None None None None

    Australia and Mexico Occupational Exposure Limits for Australia and Mexico: Not determined

    Components Australia Mexico Methylparaben

    99-76-3 None None

    9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

    10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

    Stability: Stable at normal conditions

    Conditions to avoid: Heat. Avoid dust formation. Incompatible materials.

    Incompatible Materials: Strong oxidizing agents. Bases.

    Hazardous decomposition products:

    Carbon monoxide. Carbon dioxide.

    Evaporation rate: No information available

    Color: White.

    Vapor density: No information available

    VOC content (g/L): No information available

    Lower Explosion Limit (%): No information available

    Odor threshold (ppm): No information available

    Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): 1.96

    Miscibility: No information available

    Upper Explosion Limit (%): No information available

    Solubility: Very slightly soluble in water Solubility in Water: 0.25% @ 20 °C; 0.30% @ 25 °C Slightly soluble in Carbon Tetrachloride Soluble in Benzene 1 gram dissolves in about 40 ml of warm oil. 1 gram dissolves in about 70 ml of warm glycerol.

    Physical state: Solid.

    Autoignition Temperature (°C/°F): No information available

    Odor: Odorless.

    Melting point/range(°C/°F): 125-131 °C/257-267.8 °F

    Boiling point/range(°C/°F): 270-280 °C/518-536 °F (decomposes)

    Appearance: Crystals. Crystalline powder.

    pH: No information available

    Taste Slight. Burning.

    Specific gravity: No information available

    Density (g/cm3): No information available

    Molecular/Formula weight: 152.15

    Decomposition temperature(°C/°F): No information available

    Bulk density: No information available

    Product code: ME163 Product name: METHYLPARABEN, NF

    Vapor pressure @ 20°C (kPa): No information available

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    Flash point (°C): No data available

  • Possibility of Hazardous Reactions:

    No information available

    Polymerization: Hazardous polymerisation does not occur

    Corrosivity: No information available

    Special Remarks on Corrosivity: No information available

    11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Acute Toxicity

    Component Information

    Product Information

    LC50/inhalation/rat No information available LC50/Inhalation/mouse No information available LD50/dermal/rabbit No information available LD50/dermal/rat No information availablemg/kg LD50/oral/mouse = >8000 LD50/oral/rat = 2100mg/kg

    Local Effects

    Skin irritation: May cause skin irritation.