MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
PRODUCT NAME : HEXID FLUID
DCC1 No : 705
BOC Edwards is part of BOC Limited
Ref 2D01-010 form issue 1.2
The stripe symbol is a trade mark of the BOC Group
Rev Date: 5-Aug-03
Page: 1 of 6
1. Product and Company Identification
Item Numbers :
European Contact Details
US Contact Details
BOC Edwards, Manor Royal, Crawley,
West Sussex, RH10 2LW, England
BOC Edwards, 301 Ballardvale Street,
Wilmington, MA 01887
+44 (0)1293 528844
+(33) 1 47 98 24 01
Toll Free: 1-800-848-9800
24 h Emergency telephone number:
Chemtrec : 1-800-424-9300
2. Composition/Information on Ingredients
Water, propylene glycol,
fluorescein, biocide (see below)
*Hazard class & Risk phrase. These columns are only completed for ingredients which are classified as hazardous
under EU Directive (67/548/EEC, as amended) and are present in sufficient concentration to make the overall
substance hazardous. In all other situations, the column will be completed as Not applicable.
OSHA Regulatory Status: This material is not classified as hazardous under OSHA regulations.
3. Hazards Identification
The fluid when properly handled according to good working and hygienic practices is not dangerous to human
health.Propionaldehyde formed on decomposition.
For short and long term exposure effects see Section 11 Toxicological data.
May cause transitory stinging/tearing.
Mild irritant and defatting agent, especially on prolonged contact.
Relatively non-toxic. Ingestion of sizable amount (over 100 ml) may cause some gastro-
intestinal upset and temporary central nervous system d