Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
SECTION 1 — CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
SECTION 2 — COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Calcium carbonate, CaCO3 (471-34-1), 500-550 mg per tablet. May also contain magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2 (1309-42-8),
110 mg per tablet. Synonym: RolaidsR
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: Rinse out mouth, give 1 to 2 cups of water or milk, induce vomiting. 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.
White tablet. Slight mint odor. Dust may cause irritation--if tablets are crushed, avoid breathing dust.
Not sold for human consumption.
SECTION 5 — FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Fire Fighting Instructions: Use triclass, dry chemical fire extinguisher. Firefighters should wear PPE and
SCBA with full facepiece operated in positive pressure mode.
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: Inorganic #4. Store with hydroxides, oxides, silicates, and carbonates.
Store in a cool dry place.
May 1, 2008
CHEMTREC Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300
FLINN SCIENTIFIC, INC.
Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261