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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Doc. N° 401426 rev.0
Date of issue: 28-01-2003
1 – PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Reference number: 401426
Trade name EC Broth MUG
Manufacturer Biolife Italiana Srl
Viale Monza 272, 20128 Milan, Italy.
Tel.: 0039 02 25209.1
Fax: 0039 02 2576428
2 – COMPOSITION, INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Common name Bile Salts n°3 4%
R22 (Harmful if swallowed)
Risk Phrases R37/38 (Irritating to, respiratory system and skin)
3 – HAZARDS SPECIFICATIONS
Most important hazards Avoid contact and inhalation
Human health hazards: eyes May cause slight transient irritation.
Human health hazards: skin May cause irritation.
Human health hazards: ingestion May cause irritation
Human health hazards: inhalation Moderately irritating to the respiratory system
4- FIRST AID MEASURES
Eyes In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with
plenty of water. If irritation persist, get medical
Skin Wash contaminated skin with soap and water
Ingestion Avoid hand to mouth contact. If ingested, seek
medical advice. Have victim drink 1-3 glasses of
water to dilute stomach contents.
Inhalation If inhaled, remove to fresh air
5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing Media Water spray, foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide
6- ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal Precautions Wear disposable gloves, dust mask and eye
Spill Sweep up into suitable containers and flush area with
plenty of water
7 – HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling Handle according to Good Laboratory Practices
avoiding dust inhalation. Avoid contact with eyes,
skin, and clothing.
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Storage Store in a cool dry area out of direct sunlight.
8- EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION
Eyes Safety glasses or chemical goggles to EN 167 and 168
Skin Disposable vinyl gloves
Respiratory Recommended: approved/certified disposable
particulate dust mask.
9 – PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical state Powder
10 – STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stability Dehydrated Culture Media are stable under normal
conditions. They are very hygroscopic.
Conditions to avoid Exposure to direct sunlight.
11 – TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute toxicity of Bile salts n°3 Harmful by ingestion
Sensitisation The possibility of allergic sensitisation should be
Acute toxicity of product NA: the degree of irritation was insufficient to
warrant labelling as an eye irritant.
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical,
and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly
12 – ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecological measures Use according the Good Laboratory Practices. Avoid
to disperse the products in the environment.
13 – DISPOSAL INFORMATION
Disposal information Dispose in accordance with all applicable local and
14 – TRANSPORT INFORMATION
UN Number Not classified
15 – REGULATORY INFORMATION
EC Classification: this product is not classified according to the European regulations but contains an ingredient
classified as dangerous, at a concentration ≥ 1%. According to European Directive 2001/58/EEC this product
requires a Material Safety Data Sheet provided to professional users upon request.
16 – OTHER INFORMATION
The information in this MSDS was obtained from current and reliable sources. Anyone using this information is
solely responsible for the accuracy and applicability of this information to a particular use or situation.
Biolife Italiana S.r.l. does not in any way warrant or imply the applicability, viability or use of this information
to any person or for use in any situation.
Biolife Italiana S.r.l., Viale Monza 272, 20128 Milan, Italy. Tel. n°++39 02 25209.1, Fax n° ++39 02 2576428
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web Site: www.biolifeit.com