Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Synonyms: gum arabic
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 soap and water.
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.
Off-white, granular or powdery material. Slight musty odor.
Irritating to body tissues. Possible sensitizer and weak allergen. Avoid all body tissue contact.
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non flammable solid.
However, any fine dust-like material could be combustible.
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: Organic #1. Store with acids, anhydrides and peracids.
Store in a cool dry place.
February 24, 2003
CHEMTREC Emergency Phone Number: (800) 424-9300
Flinn Scientific, Inc. P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510 (800) 452-1261
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Section 14 — Transport Information
Section 10 — Stability and Reactivity