SAFETY DATA SHEET
Bromophenol Blue
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Bromophenol Blue
Other Names:
Tetrabromophenol-sulfonthalein, Tetrabromophenoltetrabromosulfonenephthalein, BPB
Product Number(s):
C087, C0871, C0875
CAS Number:
115-39-9
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use. Indicator dye.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
Not a hazardous substance.
Label Elements
Signal Words
None
Hazard Statement(s)
NON‐HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE. NON‐DANGEROUS GOODS.
Precautionary Statement(s)
Not available.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
May cause respiratory tract irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Ingestion:
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Eyes:
May cause eye irritation.
Skin:
May cause skin irritation.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Bromophenol Blue
115-39-9
99%
Not a hazardous substance.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give water to rinse mouth. NEVER give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Inhalation
Remove to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Skin Contact
If contact, flush skin with plenty of soap & water.
Eye Contact
Flush eyes with plenty of water as a precaution.
Other Information
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Small Fire
Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or alcohol-resistant foam. Special hazards; Carbon, Sulphur oxides. Hydrogen bromide gas,
Large Fire
Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or alcohol-resistant foam. Special hazards; Carbon, Sulphur oxides. Hydrogen bromide gas,
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
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.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use proper PPE as indicated in Section 8.
Environmental precautions
Not available.
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
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.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Conditions for safe storage
Store in closed container in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Material
TWA ppm
TWA mg/m3
STEL ppm
STEL mg/m3
Bromophenol Blue
-
-
-
-
Engineering controls
Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
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 EN166.
Skin protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. 0.11mm nitrile.
Body protection
Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respiratory protection
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Brownish-pink to pink powder
Odour
Odorless.
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
Not available.
Density
Not available.
Boiling Point
Not available.
Melting Point
273°C - lit
Solubility
Not available.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not available.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not available.
Ignition Temperature
Not available.
Formula
C19H10Br4O5S
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No further relevant information available.
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents, strong reducing agents, strong acid, strong bases.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No further relevant information available.
Eye contact
No further relevant information available.
Skin contact
No further relevant information available.
Ingestion
No further relevant information available.
Inhalation
No further relevant information available.
Toxicity and irritation
Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
No further relevant information available.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
No further relevant information available.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
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.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
None.
Proper shipping name
Not regulated.
Transport hazard class
Void
Packing group
None.
Environmental hazard
No information avaliable.
Special precautions for users
Not regulated.
Additional information
Not regulated.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No information available.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
15 June 2016
Comments
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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