Formaldehyde solution min. 37% GR for analysis stabilized with about

Merck KGaA

GHS05 GHS06 GHS07 GHS08
Health risk rating 5
Safety risk rating 1
Environmental risk rating 1

General Information

Revision date

2013-02-21

Product name

Formaldehyde solution min. 37% GR for analysis stabilized with about

REACH No

This

Emergency telephone

Please contact the regional company representation in your country

Company Information

company name

Merck KGaA

e-mail address of the competent person responsible for the Safety Data Sheet

prodsafe@merckgroup.com

GHS Information

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Codes

Hazard statements (CLP)

H301, H301+H311+H331, H311, H314, H317, H331, H335, H351, H370

Hazard statements

Code

Statements

H301

Toxic if swallowed

H301+H311+H331

Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled

H311

Toxic in contact with skin

H314

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage

H317

May cause an allergic skin reaction

H331

Toxic if inhaled

H335

May cause respiratory irritation

H351

Suspected of causing cancer

H370

Causes damage to organs

Precautionary statements

Code

Statements

P280

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P301+P330+P331

IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P302+P352

IF ON SKIN: wash with plenty of water.

P304+P340

IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.

P305+P351+P338

IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do - continue rinsing.

Section 2

CLP CLASSIFICATION

Acute toxicity, Category 3, Oral, H301 Acute toxicity, Category 3, Inhalation, H331 Acute toxicity, Category 3, Dermal, H311 Skin corrosion, Category 1B, H314 Skin sensitisation, Category 1, H317 Carcinogenicity, Category 2, H351 Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure, Category 1, H370 Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure, Category 3, H335 For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC) T Toxic R23/24/25 - 39/23/24/25 C Corrosive R34 Carc.Cat.3 Carcinogenic Category 3 R40 Sensitising R43 For the full text of the R-phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

2.2 Label elements

REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008) (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)

Signal word

Danger Danger

Hazard statements

H301 + H311 + H331 Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction. H335 May cause respiratory irritation. H351 Suspected of causing cancer. H370 Causes damage to organs. H301 + H311 + H331 Toxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction. H351 Suspected of causing cancer. H370 Causes damage to organs.

Prevention

P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.

Response

P301 + P330 + P331 IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. P302 + P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. P304 + P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. P309 + P310 IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Reduced labelling (≤125 ml)

Precautionary statements

P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection. P301 + P330 + P331 IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. P302 + P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. P304 + P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. P309 + P310 IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Contains

formaldehyde, methanol formaldehyde, methanol

Hazard pictograms

T Toxic

R-phrase(s)

23/24/25-34- Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. 39/23/24/25-40-43 Causes burns. Toxic: danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect. May cause sensitisation by skin contact.

S-phrase(s)

26-36/37/39-45 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. 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).

2.3 Other hazards

None known.

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