Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1. Product and Company Identification
Sodium Citrate, Dihydrate, OmniPur ® ,
For Molecular Biology
EMD Chemicals Inc.
P.O. Box 70
480 Democrat Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
Prior to January 1, 2003 EMD Chemicals Inc. was EM
Industries, Inc. or EM Science, Division of EM Industries,
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In Case of Emergency Call
856-423-6300 Technical Service
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
800-424-9300 CHEMTREC (USA)
613-996-6666 CANUTEC (Canada)
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Section 2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
Sodium Citrate, Dihydrate
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Physical State and
Solid. (Granular solid. Crystals or powder)
MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT, EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.
Routes of Entry
Potential Acute Health Effects
Eyes May be hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant).
Skin May be hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant). Skin inflammation is characterized by itching, scaling,
reddening, or, occasionally, blistering.
Inhalation May be hazardous in case of inhalation (lung irritant).
Ingestion Large quantities may cause nausea, upset stomach, loss of appetite.
Potential Chronic Health Effects
Carcinogenic Effects This material is not known to cause cancer in animals or humans.
Additional information See Toxicological Information (section 11)
Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.
Section 4. First Aid Measures
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water
for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. Get medical attention.
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of