Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
EMB Agar Prepared
Peptone (000-00-0) 10g; Lactose (63-42-3) 5g; Sucrose (57-50-1) 5g; Potassium Phosphate-dibasic (7758-11-4) 2g; Eosin-Y
(17372-87-1) 0.4g; Methylene Blue (61-73-4) 0.65g; Agar (9002-18-0) 13.5g; Water (7732-18-5); Synonym: eosin-methylene blue
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.
Green with slight orange cast. Opalescent with flocculant precipitate.
This substance may support the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. Practice proper aseptic
technique when culturing. Sterilize cultures prior to disposal.
Substance not considered hazardous. However, not all health aspects of this substance have been
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non flammable solid.
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: Organic Miscellaneous.
Store in a cool dry place. Keep container tightly closed.
November 25, 2002
CHEMTREC Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300
Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261