MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS 123/94/EEC)
AQUASAN: Bronopol Based Water Bath Sanitising Tablets
IDENTIFICATION OF THE PREPARATION AND OF THE COMPANY
Identification of the Preparation:
Aquasan Tablets - 1.8g white tablets containing 1g Bronopol. For preventing slime growth in water systems.
Guest Medical Limited, Enterprise Way, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 6EW
Tel: 01732 867466 Fax: 01732 867476
Emergency Telephone Number:
International Access Code + 44 1732 867466
COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
C3H6NO4Br ( bronopol)
Hazard Class - Harmful (Xn) & Dangerous for the Environment (N)
Harmful if swallowed and in contact with skin. Tablet dust and solutions are
irritating to the skin, eyes and respiratory system. Risk of serious damage to eyes. Cases
of skin sensitisation have been reported following exposure to bronopol.
Fire & Explosion:
Stable at normal temperature, but when heated above 140oC bronopol
decomposes exothermically liberating toxic hydrogen bromide and
oxides of nitrogen and swelling up to give a sticky tarry mass which
burns readily in a fire.
Dangerous for the environment. Bronopol is very toxic to algae, toxic
to daphnia and harmful to fish.
FIRST AID MEASURES
Immediately irrigate with water for at least 10 minutes. Obtain medical attention.
Immediately drench with water. Remove contaminated clothing. Swab affected skin with
water or soap and water. If irritation develops, obtain medical attention.
Wash out mouth thoroughly, then drink plenty of water. Obtain medical attention.