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Section 1. Product and Company Information
Name: Zearalenone
CAS Number: 17924-92-4
Synonyms Compound F-2; 14,16-Dihydroxy-3-methyl-7-oxo-trans-benzoxacyclotetradec-11-en-1-one; FES; F-2 Toxin; Fusarium toxin; Mycotoxin F2; (-)-Zearalenone; (s)-Zearalenone; (10s)-Zearalenone, [S-(E)]-3,4,5,6,9,10-hexahydro-14,16-dihydroxy-3-methyl-1H-2-benzoxacyclotetradecin-1,7(8H)-dione
Catalog Code: Zearalenone
Company Identification Fermentek ltd, See page footer for contact details
Section 2. Composition/Information on Ingredient
EINECS/ELINCS 241-864-0
Chemical Formula: C18H22O5
Chemical Class:
RTECS DM2550000
TSCA PRESENT
Section 3. Hazards Identification
EMERGENCY OVERVIEW Harmful: possible risk of irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed., May cause irritation to the eyes, skin and respiratory system., Toxic by intravenous and intramuscular routes.
Principle routes of exposure SKIN
Inhalation Irritating to respiratory system possible risk of irreversible effects through inhalation

Ingestion Irritating to mouth, throat and stomach

Harmful: possible risk of irreversible effects if swallowed
Eye contact Contact with eyes may cause irritation
ANSI Classification Irritant - eye, skin, respiratory
Acute Health Effects To the best of our knowledge, the toxicological properties of this compound have not been fully investigated. Exercise appropriate precautions to prevent opportunities for inhalation, and to prevent direct contact with skin and eyes. All uncharacterized chemicals should be treated as suspected toxins.
Chronic Health Effects unknown
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,
Extinguishing Media Carbon Dioxide, Dry chemical powder, polymer foam, water spray
Special Firefighting Procedures Use self-contained breathingapparatus 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 Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Waste Disposal Method Observe all Federal, State and Local regulations concerning the disposal of this product.
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 room temperature / 4oC / -18oC / protect from light
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 powder
Molecular Weight 318.4
Solubility DMSO, Ethanol
Formula C18H22O5
Melting point/range: 161-162C
Section 10. Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability This material is stable if stored as directed
Conditions to Avoid Excess heat, incompatible materials, strong oxidizers
Incompatibles Not Available
Hazardous polymerization Will not occur
Section 11 - Toxicological Information
RTECS#: DM2550000
Acute toxicity: none known
Primary irritant effect A primary irritant.
Carcinogenic effects: Possible carcinogen
Reproductive toxicity: Experiments have shown reproductive toxicity effects on laboratory animals
Local effects: Symptoms of overexposure may beheadache, dizziness, tiredness, nausea and vomiting
Specific effects: May include moderate to severe erythema (redness) and moderate edema (raised skin), nausea, vomiting, headache
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. Do not re-use empty containers
Section 14 - Transport Information
Non-Hazardous for transport This substance is considered to be non-hazardous for transport
US DOT Not regulated
Methods for cleaning up: Soak up with inert absorbent material.
Section 16 - Other Information
Disclaimer For R&D use only. Not for drug, household or other uses
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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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