Material Safety Data Sheet
Science Stuff, Inc.
1104 Newport Ave
Austin, TX 78753
Phone (512) 837-6020
Chemtrec 800-424-9300
24 Hour Emergency Assistance
Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C1775 
Hazard Rating:
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Formaldehyde, 37%  Laboratory Grade
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
C.A.SCAS# 50-00-0
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Formaldehyde, 37%  CAS# 50-00-0 100% V/V OSHA TWA 0.75 ppm(0.9mg/m), STEL 2 ppm(2.5mg/m) 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Keep away from heat and ignition sources. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Keep away from heat and ignition sources. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapors. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep container closed.

FIRST AID: SKIN: Wash exposed area with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: If swallowed, induce vomiting immediately after giving two glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Carbon Dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam
Fire/Explosion Hazards:Thermal decomposition produces highly toxic fumes.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Use water spray to cool fire exposed containers. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and proper clothing to prevent contact with skin & clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Absorb spill with inert material, then place in a chemical waste container. Ventilate and wash spill site. Dispose of in a manner consistent with federal, local law.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool dry well ventilated area out of direct sunlight. Keep away from heat and flame. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:NIOSH Approved Gloves
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Goggles and Face Shield
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:-118CSpecific Gravity1.08
Boiling Point:-3F Percent Volatile by Volume:>99
Vapor Pressure:6.3 mm Hg @ 70C Evaporation Rate:Information not available
Vapor Density: 1.03 Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: Soluble Auto ignition Temperature: Information not available
Appearance and Odor: Clear liquid, strong odor Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: 7%
Flash Point: 56C Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: 73%
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
Materials to Avoid:
None known
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Toxic fumes of: Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Toxic! Carcinogen! Flammable! Conditions aggravated/target organs: Persons with preexisting skin, eye or respiratory conditions may be more susceptible. Acute: May be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Irritation or burns to skin, eyes, mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May cause allergic reactions, coughing, chest pains, pulmonary edema, GI tract disturbance. Effects may be delayed. Chronic: Carcinogen. Dermatitis, eye damage. 
DOT Classification: Formaldehyde Solution, 3, UN1198, PG III
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0.2Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

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