Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Section 1 — Chemical Product and Company Identification
Section 2 — Composition, Information on Ingredients
Synonym: agar-agar gum, bengal gum
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 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.
Tan colored powder with characteristic odor.
Substance not considered hazardous. However, not all health aspects of this substance have been thoroughly
Section 5 — Fire Fighting Measures
Non flammable solid.
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: Organic Miscellaneous.
Store in a cool, dry place.
June 29, 2004
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 — Stab