Dichloromethane, OmniSolv ® ,
Biosynthesis, For DNA and Peptide
Material Safety Data Sheet
Dichloromethane, OmniSolv ® , Biosynthesis, For DNA and
Section 1. Product and Company Identification
: Dichloromethane, OmniSolv ® , Biosynthesis, For DNA and Peptide Synthesis
: Methylene Chloride
: Other non-specified industry: Analytical reagent.
: EMD Chemicals Inc.
P.O. Box 70
480 Democrat Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
856-423-6300 Technical Service
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 PM
In case of emergency
: 800-424-9300 CHEMTREC (USA)
613-996-6666 CANUTEC (Canada)
24 Hours/Day: 7 Days/Week
Section 2. Hazards Identification
: Liquid. (Colorless.)
: This material is considered hazardous by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29
CAN CAUSE CANCER.
HARMFUL IF INHALED, ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN OR SWALLOWED.
CAUSES SEVERE EYE IRRITATION.
CAUSES RESPIRATORY TRACT AND SKIN IRRITATION.
CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS: LUNGS, LIVER,
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM, SKIN, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, EYE, LENS OR
WARNING: This product contains chemical/chemicals known to the state of California to
Do not ingest. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapor or mist.
Keep container closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.
Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of exposure.
Routes of entry
: Inhalation. Ingestion.
Potential acute health effects
: Severely irritating to eyes.
: Toxic in contact with skin. Irritating to skin.
: Toxic by inhalation. Irritating to respiratory system.
: Toxic if swallowed.
: Can cause cancer. Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of exposure.
: No known significant effects or critical hazard