Material Safety Data Sheet
SECTION 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Manufacturer: Cumberland Swan
One Swan Drive
Date: November 1999
Smyrna, TN 37167
Product: Glycerine, U.S.P.
Telephone: (615) 459-8900
24hr. Emergency: (615) 459-8900 ext. 5270
SECTION 2: Composition / Information in Ingredients
SECTION 3: Hazards Identification
Colorless, odorless liquid that is slightly acidic. Hydrogen peroxide in this concentration
is a mild oxidizer, prolonged exposure to elevated concentrations of vapors may result
in irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat. Prolonged dermal exposure can result in mild
Potential Routes of Exposure: Ingestion, inhalation, dermal contact, eye contact
Eyes, respiratory system
Symptoms of Overexposure:
In the form of a mist, this product can act as an irritant.
Ingestion: While its oral toxicity in rodents is very low, large oral or
parenteral doses in man may produce hemolysis,
hemoglobinuria, renal failure, convulsions, and paralysis.
It may cause an increase in blood sugar levels.
No known hazards
Considered to be slightly irritating on an acute local basis.
Chronic Effects: Side effects from oral doses include headache, dizziness,
insomnia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.
HMIS: H=1, F=1, R=0 See Section 8 for PPE information
SECTION 4: First Aid Measures
Flush eyes with copious amount of water for at least 15 minutes
Flush with water.
May induce vomiting. Consult medical personnel.
Remove victim to fresh air
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SECTION 5: Fire Fighting Measures
Extinguishing Media Use water fog, alcohol foam, dry chemical or C