Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1. Product and Company Identification
Methyl Violet 2B
EMD Chemicals Inc.
P.O. Box 70
480 Democrat Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
Prior to January 1, 2003 EMD Chemicals Inc. was EM
Industries, Inc. or EM Science, Division of EM Industries,
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BASIC VIOLET 1 C.I. #42535
Section 2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
C.I. BASIC VIOLET 1
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Physical State and
Solid. (Crystalline granules solid.)
HARMFUL IF INHALED OR SWALLOWED.
CAUSES EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION.
CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS:
Routes of Entry
Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Potential Acute Health Effects
Eyes Hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant). Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness, watering,
Skin Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant). Skin inflammation is characterized by itching, scaling,
reddening, or, occasionally, blistering.
Inhalation Hazardous in case of inhalation.
Ingestion Hazardous in case of ingestion.
Potential Chronic Health Effects
Carcinogenic Effects This material is not known to cause cancer in animals or humans.
Additional information See Toxicological Information (section 11)
Repeated exposure to a highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health by an
accumulation in one or many human organs.
Section 4. First Aid Measures
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of wate