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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
SECTION I – PRODUCT INFORMATION
Salix Furosemide Injection 5%
Indicated for those conditions where a diuretic effect is desired.
ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Furosemide
MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER: Intervet, Inc.
405 State Street
EMERGENCY #: 1-800-345-4735 (only to be used
P.O. Box 318
after hours between 4:30pm - 8:30am)
Millsboro, DE 19966
SECTION II – INGREDIENT INFORMATION
INGREDIENT – COMPONENT
Furosemide – 50mg/mL
SECTION III – PHYSICAL DATA
MELTING POINT (°C): 210*
SOLUBILITY: Insoluble in water*
APPEARANCE AND ODOUR: Colourless to slightly yellow solution, free of visible particulate matter and odourless.
Do not use if solution is discoloured.
OTHER: pH - 5*
*Information based on Furosemide active ingredient
SECTION IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA
FLAMMABLE PROPERTIES: N/A
EXTINGUISHER MEDIA: Water, foam, or CO2 may be used to fight fires involving this product.
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Wear full bunker gear, including SCBA, for fighting fires involving this material.
Keep upwind. Thermal decomposition may produce CO and CO2.
SECTION V – HEALTH HAZARD DATA
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: In animals, signs of acute toxicity include lethargy, prostration, diuresis, and weight loss. In humans,
diuresis should be the first sign of exposure. Excessive diuresis may result in dehydration, hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, and
orthostatic hypotension. Other symptoms include weakness, fatigue, and malaise.
POENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS: N/D
DELAYED/LONG TERM EFFECTS: Kidney - Furosemide inhibits the absorption of sodium and chloride in the proximal and distal
tubules, and in the loop of Henle.
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: This product is not listed by NTP, IARC, or OSHA as a carcinogen.
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SECTION V – HEALTH HAZARD DATA (CONT.)