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MSDS for 7AAD (7-aminoactinomycin D)

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Section 1. Product and Company Information
Name:7AAD (7-aminoactinomycin D)
CAS Number:7240-37-1
Catalog Code:
Company IdentificationFermentek ltd, See page footer for contact details
Section 2. Composition/Information on Ingredient
Chemical Formula:C62H86N12O16
Chemical Class:
TSCANot listed
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Emergency Overview Potential Mutagen
EyesIrritating to eyes.
Chronic ExposuresPossible carcinogen. May cause congenital malformations. Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause allergic reactions in certain sensitive individuals.
Target OrgansBone Marrow. Live
Section 4. First Aid Measures
Eye ContactCheck for and remove contact lenses. Flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes separating eyelids. Seek medical attention immediately.
Skin ContactWash with soap and water for 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Seek medical attention immediately
InhalationRemove from exposure. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. If breathing stops, administer artificial respiration. Seek medical attention immediately. Provide chemical label and MSDS if possible.
IngestionRemove dentures and clear mouth. If person is conscious, rinse mouth with water Call physician or poison control immediately. Provide chemical label and MSDS information if possible.
Section 5. Fire and Explosion Data
Flammability Not Available
Flash Point Not Available
Combustion ProductsCO, CO2, NO,NO2,
Extinguishing Media Carbon Dioxide, Dry chemical powder, polymer foam, water spray

Special Firefighting Procedures

Use self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazards None known
Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures
Cleanup ProceduresWearing appropriate protective gear as outlined under “Protective equipment” wipe up spill and place in sealed container and hold for disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate the area and wash spill site after material has been removed

Waste Disposal Method

Observe all Federal, State and Local regulations concerning the disposal of this product.Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete
Section 7 - Handling and Storage
Protective EquipmentFor spill clean up, wear suitable protective clothing, chemical resistant rubber gloves, rubber boots, and chemical safety goggles. Self contained breathing apparatus or NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator is recommended.
Storage and Handling This product should be kept in a tightly closed container. This product should be handled only by qualified experienced professionals. Wash thoroughly after handling this material Store at -18oC
Section 8 - Exposure Controls / Personal protection
GeneralUse only in a chemical fume hood. Safety shower and eye bath. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low
Personal protective equipment

  • Respiratory:Government approved respirator.
  • Hand:Compatible chemical-resistant gloves.
  • Eye:Chemical safety goggles.
Section 9. Physical Data
Appearancedark purple powder
Molecular Weight1270.4
Solubility Dichloromethane, DMSO, Methanol. Slightly soluble in water
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
StabilityThis material is stable if stored as directed
Conditions to AvoidExcess heat, incompatible materials, strong oxidizers
IncompatiblesReactive with oxidizing agents, acids, alkalis.
Hazardous polymerizationWill not occur
Section 11 - Toxicological Information
Health HazardsMutation Data: DNA adduct: 3 Ámol/L, lymphocyte, mammal: DNA inhibition: 1.23 Ámol/L
CarcinogenicityNot listed by NTP, IARC or OSHA
Section 12 - Ecological Data
Ecotoxicological Information: None Available
Section 13 - Disposal Considerations
Appropriate method of disposal of substance or preparationContact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber. Observe all federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
Section 14 - Transport Information
Section 15-Regulatory Information
US TSCANot listed
EEC Risk, Safety Statements
  • Caution: substance not yet fully tested.
  • R 45 May cause cancer. R 46 May cause heritable genetic damage.
  • R 61 May cause harm to the unborn child.
  • R S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
  • S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
  • S 36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
Section 16 -Other Information
DisclaimerFor R&D use only. Not for drug, household or other uses


For R&D use only. Not for drug, household or other uses. For use only by trained personnel.

The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. The burden of safe use of this material rests entirely with the user. Fermentek shall not be held liable or any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.


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