MEDISCA PHARMACEUTIQUE INC.
6090 Henri Bourassa, Ville St.-Laurent, Quebec, H4R 3A6 Tel.: (514) 333-7811 / Fax: (514) 338-1693
Material Safety Data Sheet
I - Product Identification:
Pharmaceutical solvent; humectant; plasticizer; tonicity agent
II - Toxicological Information:
May cause irritation to skin and eyes.
III - Physical Data:
Liquid X Solid Gas
Clear, colorless, syrupy liquid, having a sweet taste. Has not more than a slight
characteristic odor, which is neither harsh nor disagreeable. Is hygroscopic.
Miscible with water and with alcohol; insoluble in ether, in chloroform, and in fixed and
Other Physical Properties:
bp: 290 °C
Conforms to the std tests (A,B)
Conforms to the std test
Residue on ignition:
Chlorinated compounds: 0.003% of Cl.
Meets the requirements
Fatty acids and esters:
NMT 1 mL of 0.5 N NaOH is consumed
Diethylene Glycol and Related Compounds:
NMT 0.1% (individual impurity)
NMT 1.0% (total impurities)
Assay (anhydrous basis): 99.0-101.0%
Packaging and storage:
Preserve in tight contasiners.
IV - Fire And Explosion Hazards:
Water fog, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam.
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact