Material Safety Data Sheet
SECTION 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Manufacturer: Cumberland Swan
One Swan Drive
Date: November 1999
Smyrna, TN 37167
Product: Iodine Tincture
Telephone: (615) 459-8900
24hr Emergency: (615) 459-8900 ext. 5270
SECTION 2: Composition / Information on Ingredients
Name: Ethyl Alcohol
Potassium Iodide USP
SECTION 3: Hazards Identification
Prolonged exposure to elevated concentrations of vapors may result in headaches,
tremors, and fatigue.
Potential Routes of Exposure: Ingestion, inhalation, dermal contact, eye contact
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Symptoms of Overexposure:
Irritation to upper respiratory tract and lungs. May cause lung injury.
Single dose oral toxicity is high. May cause burns of mouth and
Dermal Contact: Light irritation. Prolonged exposure could cause burn and
staining of skin.
Acute Effects: Not identified.
Exposure to toxic amounts may cause lung, thyroid and
HMIS: H-3, F=3, R=2 See Section 8 for PPE information
SECTION 4: First Aid Measures
Flush eyes with copious amount of water for at least 15 minutes.
Obtain medical attention immediately.
Flush with water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Seek medical attention or contact the poison control center.
Do Not induce vomiting.
Remove victim to fresh air and provided oxygen if breathing is
difficult. Seek medical attention if breathing continues to be difficult.
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