MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Product Name: Metronidazole Injection, USP
1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY INFORMATION
275 North Field Drive
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Hospira, formerly the Hospital Products Division of Abbott Laboratories, was
created as an independent company in May 2004.
CHEMTREC: 800 424-9300
Metronidazole Injection, USP
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
3. HAZARD INFORMATION
In clinical use, this material is used to treat bacterial and protozoal infections.
Possible target organs include the nervous system, reproductive system, liver,
lungs, and gastrointestinal system.
Information on the absorption of this compound via ingestion,
inhalation or skin contact is not available. Avoid liquid aerosol generation and
Signs and Symptoms
No signs or symptoms from occupational exposure are known. Clinical data
suggest the following: seizures, numbness, tingling in the extremities,
headaches, anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, furry tongue,
thrombocytopenia, palpitation, dizziness, ataxia, rash, painful urination.
Data suggest any preexisting ailments in the following organs: nervous
Aggravated by Exposure
system, hematopoietic system, liver, gastrointestinal system. Concurrent intake
of depressants like alcohol. Concurrent use of medications.