Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Benedicts Qualitative Reagent Powder
Sodium citrate (68-04-2) 58-60%, Sodium carbonate (497-19-8) 34-36%, Cupric sulfate (7758-98-7) 5-6%
Section 3 — Hazards Identification
Call a physician, seek medical attention for further treatment, observation and support after first aid.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air at once. If breathing has stopped give artificial respiration immediately.
Eye: Immediately flush with fresh water for 15 minutes.
External: Wash continuously with fresh water for 15 minutes.
Internal: Give large quantities of water. Call a physician or poison control at once.
Section 4 — First Aid Measures
Section 7 — Handling and Storage
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Wear chemical splash goggles, chemical-resistant gloves and chemical-resistant apron.
White, odorless powder.
Moderately toxic; skin and eye irritant. Contains cupric sulfate and sodium carbonate. Avoid contact
with body tissue.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non-flammable, non-combustible solid.
Fire Fighting Instructions: Use triclass, dry chemical fire extinguisher. Firefighters should wear PPE
and SCBA with full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.
Section 6 — Accidental Release Measures
Restrict unprotected personnel from area. Sweep up, place in sealed bag or container and dispose. Ventilate area and wash spill site
after material pickup is complete. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls , Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Inorganic #2. Store with acetates, halides, sulfates, sulfites, thiosulfates and
November 25, 2002
CHEMTREC Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300
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