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Section 1. Product and Company Information
Name: Gliotoxin from Gladiocladium fimbriatum
CAS Number: 67-99-2
Catalog Code: GLT
Company Identification Fermentek ltd, See page footer for contact details
Section 2. Composition/Information on Ingredient
EINECS/ELINCS Not listed
Chemical Formula: C13H14N2O4S2
Chemical Class:
RTECS KB4725000
TSCA NA
Section 3. Hazards Identification
Emergency overview Toxic if swallowed
Section 4. First Aid Measures
Eye Contact Check for and remove contact lenses. Flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes separating eyelids. Seek medical attention immediately.
Skin Contact Wash with soap and water for 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Seek medical attention immediately
Inhalation Remove 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.
Ingestion Remove 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 products CO, CO2, NO,NO2, SO2, SO3...
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 Procedures Wearing 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 Equipment For 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
General Use 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
Appearance white to yellow powder
Molecular Weight 326.4
Solubility DMF, pyridine, chloroform, ethanol.
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability This material is stable if stored as directed
Conditions to AvoidExcess heat, incompatible materials, strong oxidizers
Incompatibles Reactive with oxidizing agents, acids, alkalis.
Hazardous polymerization Will not occur
Section 11 - Toxicological Information
RTECS#: KB4725000
Route of exposure
Skin Contact May cause skin irritation
Skin Absorption May be harmful if absorbed through the skin
Eye Contact May cause eye irritation
Inhalation May be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
Ingestion Toxic if swallowed
Toxicity information Oral, Mouse, LD50= 67 mg/kg
Section 12 - Ecological Data
Ecotoxicological Information: None Available
Section 13 - Disposal Considerations
Appropriate method of disposal of substance or preparation

Contact 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
US DOT Proper Shipping Name: Toxins, extracted from living sources Shipping Name: Toxins, extracted from living sources, solid, n.o.s. UN#: 3462 Class: 6.1 Packing Group: Packing Group III Hazard Label: Toxic substances.
IATA Proper Shipping Name: Toxins, extracted from living, sources, solid, n.o.s. IATA UN Number: 3462 Hazard Class: 6.1 Packing Group: III
Section 15-Regulatory Information
EU additional classification Symbol of Danger: T. Indication of Danger: Toxic.

R: 25: Risk Statements: Toxic if swallowed.

S: 36/37/39-45: Safety Statements: Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, and eye/face protection. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).

US classification and label text Indication of Danger Toxic.

Risk Statements: Toxic if swallowed

Safety Statements: In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice

immediately (show the label where possible). Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, and eye/face protection.

United States regulatory information SARA NOT LISTED
Canada regulatory information WHMIS Classification: This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the CPR, and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CPR.
Section 16 -Other Information
Disclaimer For R&D use only. Not for drug, household or other uses
Warranty

DISCLAIMER

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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