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Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification
Ampicillin Catalog Numbers:
6-(D(-)-alpha-Aminophenylacetamido)penicillanic acid; Ampicin;
1 Reagent Lane
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
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Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients
Appearance: white to off-white solid. Warning!
Causes eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation. May cause allergic respiratory
and skin reaction. Target Organs:
Respiratory system, eyes, skin. Potential Health Effects Eye:
Causes eye irritation. Skin:
Causes skin irritation. May cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction, which
becomes evident upon re-exposure to this material. May be harmful if absorbed through the
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be
harmful if swallowed. May cause serious or fatal hypersensitivity (anaphylactic) reactions in
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May cause allergic respiratory reaction. May
be harmful if inhaled. Chronic:
No information found.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally
lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid. Skin:
Immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing
contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash
clothing before reuse. Ingestion:
Do not induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk
or water. Get medical aid. Inhalation:
Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing,
give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid. Notes to Physician:
Treat symptomatically and supportively.
As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in
pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a
fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or
combustion. Extinguishing Media:
Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam. Flash Point:
Not applicable. Autoignition Temperature:
Not applicable. Explosion Limits, Lower:
Not available. Upper:
Not available. NFPA Rating:
(estimated) Health: 2; Flammability: 0; Instability: 0
Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8. Spills/Leaks:
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section.
Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before
reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid
contact with skin and eyes. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Storage:
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection
Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with
an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne
concentrations low. Exposure Limits
OSHA - Final PELs
OSHA Vacated PELs:
Ampicillin: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Personal Protective Equipment Eyes:
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by
OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing:
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure. Respirators:
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or
European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved
respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties
white to off-white Odor:
none reported pH:
Not available. Vapor Pressure:
Not applicable. Vapor Density:
Not available. Evaporation Rate:
Not applicable. Viscosity:
Not applicable. Boiling Point:
202 deg C Decomposition Temperature:
Not available. Solubility:
Very soluble in water. Specific Gravity/Density:
Not available. Molecular Formula:
C16H19N3O4S Molecular Weight:
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures. Conditions to Avoid:
High temperatures, incompatible materials, dust generation,
moisture. Incompatibilities with Other Materials:
Strong oxidizers. Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, oxides of
sulfur, carbon dioxide. Hazardous Polymerization:
Has not been reported.
69-53-4: XH8350000; XH8360000 LD50/LC50:
Oral, mouse: LD50 = >5 gm/kg;
Oral, mouse: LD50 = 15.2 gm/kg;
Oral, rat: LD50 = 10 gm/kg;
CAS# 69-53-4: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65. Epidemiology:
No information available. Teratogenicity:
No information found Reproductive Effects:
No information found Mutagenicity:
No information found Neurotoxicity:
No information found Other Studies:
No data available. No information available.
No information reported. Physical:
No information available. Other:
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. RCRA P-Series:
None listed. RCRA U-Series:
CAS# 69-53-4 is not listed on the TSCA inventory. It is for research and development
use only. Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List. Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule. Section 12b
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b. TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA. CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ. SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ. Section 313
No chemicals are reportable under Section 313. Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors. Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA. OSHA:
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA. STATE
CAS# 69-53-4 can be found on the following state right to know lists: New Jersey. California Prop 65
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.
European/International Regulations European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives Hazard Symbols:
R 36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
R 42/43 May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact.
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 pr
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
CAS# 69-53-4: No information available. Canada - DSL/NDSL
CAS# 69-53-4 is listed on Canada's DSL List. Canada - WHMIS
This product has a WHMIS classification of D2A, D2B.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled
Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those
regulations. Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
MSDS Creation Date:
11/17/2005 Revision #1 Date:
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