MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Date of preparation: January 8, 2007
1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Product Name(s): LANTUS
55 Corporate Drive
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
24-Hour Transport Emergency, US (Chemtrec): (800) 424-9300
24-Hour Transport Emergency, outside US (Chemtrec): (703) 527-3887
US Customer Service (800) 207-8049
24-Hour Emergency, sanofi-aventis US: (816) 966-6300
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Emergency Overview No hazards expected.
Eye No data for determination of unusual hazard to the eyes is available at this time.
Skin Contact No adverse dermal effects are known.
Skin Absorption Not expected.
Ingestion Not intended for oral use but expected to be non-toxic by ingestion.
Inhalation Not an expected route of exposure.
Chronic Effects/ Carcinogenicity None known.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure Hypersensitivity to insulin.
3. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Water for Injection
Sodium hydroxide (for pH adjustment only)
Hydrochloric acid (for pH adjustment only)
Contains no hazardous components (one percent or greater) or carcinogens (one-tenth percent or greater) not listed above.
None of the components are listed as carcinogens by IARC, NTP or OSHA.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Eyes Flush with water for 15 minutes. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
Skin Wash with soap and water. Seek medical attention if irritation develops.
Ingestion When swallowed, seek medical attention and show the physician the package insert.
Inhalation Not an expected route of exposure, but if exposure should occur, risk of hypoglycemia exists. Seek medical attention if
Note to Physician Presence of hypo