Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Picric Acid (88-89-1) 1%, Formaldehyde (50-00-0) 9.5%, Acetic Acid (64-19-7) 5%, and Water (7732-18-5) 84.5%.
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.
Use exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Yellow-colored liquid; formaldehyde odor.
Slightly acidic, formaldehyde containing solution. Picric acid is poisonous and if allowed to dry is a
powerful explosive. Avoid ingestion, inhalation and skin absorption.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non-flammable, non-combustible solution.
Section 6 — Accidental Release Measures
Restrict unprotected personnel from area and ventilate area. Contain spill with sand or absorbent material; deposit in sealed bag or
container. See Sections 8 and 13 for further information.
Section 8 — Exposure Controls , Personal Protection
Flinn Suggested Chemical Storage Pattern: Organic #4. Store with ethers, ketones, halogenated hydrocarbons and ethylene oxide.
Use and dispense in a hood.
November 25, 2002
CHEMTREC Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300
Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
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0 is low hazard, 3 is high hazard