Guanidinium thiocyanate for biochemistry

Merck KGaA

GHS05 GHS07
Health risk rating 3
Safety risk rating 4
Environmental risk rating 3

General Information

Revision date

2021-02-24

Product name

Guanidinium thiocyanate for biochemistry

CAS No.

593-84-0

REACH No

01-2120735072-65-XXXX

1.2.1. Relevant identified uses

Biochemical research/analysis

Emergency telephone

+(44)-870-8200418 (CHEMTREC (GB

Company Information

company name

Merck KGaA

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

TechnicalService@merckgroup.com

GHS Information

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Codes

Hazard statements (CLP)

H302, H302+H312+H332, H312, H314, H318, H332, H412

Hazard statements

Code

Statements

H302

Harmful if swallowed

H302+H312+H332

Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled

H312

Harmful in contact with skin

H314

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage

H318

Causes serious eye damage

H332

Harmful if inhaled

H412

Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

Code

Statements

P260

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.

P273

Avoid release to the environment.

P280

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

P303+P361+P353

IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off Immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse SKIN with water [or shower].

P305+P351+P338

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

EUH-statements

Code

Statements

EUH032

Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas

Section 2

CLP CLASSIFICATION

Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), H302 Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4), H332 Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 4), H312 Skin corrosion (Sub-category 1C), H314 Serious eye damage (Category 1), H318 Long-term (chronic) aquatic hazard (Category 3), H412 For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

2.2 Label elements

Labelling according Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

Signal word

Danger Danger

Hazard statements

H302 + H312 + H332 Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled. H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary statements

P260 Do not breathe dusts or mists. P273 Avoid release to the environment. P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection. P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water. P304 + P340 + P310 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor. P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. P260 Do not breathe dusts or mists. P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection. P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water. P304 + P340 + P310 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor. P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Supplemental label elements

EUH032 Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas. Reduced Labeling (<= 125 ml) EUH032 Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.

2.3 Other hazards

This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

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