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Material Safety Data Sheet MANUCOLÒ DH MCLDHP FMC BioPolymer This MSDS has been prepared to meet U.S. OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR And Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information

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Material Safety Data Sheet MANUCOLÒ DH MCLDHP FMC BioPolymer This MSDS has been prepared to meet U.S. OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29 CFR And Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) requirements. 1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION Product name Synyms MANUCOLÒ DH MCLDHP Sodium alginate: Algin (INCI name), alginic acid, sodium salt Recommended use: Manufacturer FMC BioPolymer 1735 Market Street Philadelphia, PA (800) Foodstuff application. Emergency telephone number (207) (FMC Plant - Rockland, ME) (303) (Medical - U.S. - Call Collect) For leak, fire, spill, or accident emergencies, call: (800) (CHEMTREC - U.S.A. & Canada) (703) (CHEMTREC - all other countries) 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Emergency Overview Dry or powdered ingredients are combustible. Dispersal of finely divided dust from products into air may form mixtures that are ignitable and explosive. Minimize airborne dust generation and eliminate sources of ignition Powder becomes slippery when wet. Appearance Physical state Odor free flowing powder solid almost odorless odorless Eyes May cause slight irritation. Skin Non-irritating to the skin. Inhalation May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Aspiration or inhalation of alginates could cause chemical pneumonitis. Ingestion Potential for aspiration if swallowed. Chronic effects None kwn. Page 1 / 7 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Non-Hazardous Chemical Name Sodium alginate CAS-No FIRST AID MEASURES Eye contact Skin contact Inhalation Ingestion Flush eyes with water as a precaution. Get medical attention if irritation develops and persists. Wash with water and soap as a precaution. Remove person to fresh air. If signs/symptoms continue, get medical attention. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Drink plenty of water. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary Aspiration or inhalation of this product could cause chemical pneumonitis. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive. 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES Suitable extinguishing media Specific hazards arising from the chemical Protective equipment and precautions for firefighters Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Dry or powdered ingredients are combustible. Dispersal of finely divided dust from products into air may form mixtures that are ignitable and explosive. Minimize airborne dust generation and eliminate sources of ignition. As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent) and full protective gear. NFPA Health Hazard 0 Flammability 1 Stability 0 Special Hazards - 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Personal precautions Methods for containment Methods for cleaning up Powder becomes slippery when wet. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing dust. For personal protection see section 8. Maintain good housekeeping practices to avoid accumulation of settled dust, especially on overhead surfaces. Sweep or vacuum up spillage and return to container. Washdown water is t recommended. Page 2 / 7 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE Handling Storage Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing dust. Ensure adequate ventilation. Keep tightly closed in a dry and cool place. To maintain product quality, do t store in heat or direct sunlight. 8. Exposure controls/personal protection Exposure guidelines This product does t contain any hazardous materials with occupational exposure limits established by the region specific regulatory bodies. Occupational exposure controls Engineering measures Use with local exhaust ventilation. Personal Protective Equipment General Information Respiratory protection Eye/face protection Skin and body protection Hand protection If the product is used in mixtures, it is recommended that you contact the appropriate protective equipment suppliers. In case of insufficient ventilation wear suitable respiratory equipment. Local nuisance dust standards apply. Safety glasses No special precautions required. No special precautions required. Hygiene measures When using, do t eat, drink or smoke. Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday. Wash hands with water as a precaution. Regular cleaning of equipment, work area and clothing is recommended. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Page 3 / 7 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Appearance Color Physical state Odor Odor Threshold ph Melting Point/Range Freezing point Boiling Point/Range Flash Point Evaporation rate Autoignition Temperature Vapor pressure Vapor density Density Specific Gravity Bulk density Water solubility Percent volatile Partition coefficient: Viscosity Oxidizing properties free flowing powder White to yellowish brown solid almost odorless odorless (1% aqueous solution) t determined No information available Slowly soluble, forming a viscous, colloidal solution 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY Stability Conditions to avoid Materials to avoid Hazardous decomposition products Hazardous polymerization Hazardous reactions Stable under rmal conditions. Heat. Humid air. Dust formation. Strong oxidizing agents. None under rmal use. Hazardous polymerization does t occur. None under rmal processing. Page 4 / 7 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Acute Toxicity Ingestion of large quantities may cause intestinal obstruction Aspiration or inhalation could cause chemical pneumonitis. Skin contact Eye contact Inhalation Ingestion Does t pose a potential of skin irritation and sensitization. Non-irritating (rabbit). Non-irritating (rabbit). May cause irritation of respiratory tract. Low order of toxicity based on components. Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal discomfort including nausea, vomiting and diarrhea if large amounts are ingested. LD50 Oral 5000 mg/kg (Rat) LC50 Inhalation: 4.72 mg/l (1-hr) (Rat) Chemical Name Sodium alginate LD50 Oral LD50 Dermal LC50 Inhalation 5 g/kg ( Rat ) 2,000 mg/kg (rabbit) 4.72 mg/l (1 h) (rat) Chronic Toxicity Chronic Toxicity None kwn. Carcigenicity Contains ingredient listed as a carcigen. Sensitization Mutagenicity Reproductive toxicity Developmental Toxicity Teratogenicity Target Organ Effects Did t cause sensitization on laboratory animals: guinea pig. None ted in chronic animal studies. 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Ecotoxicity The environmental impact of this product has t been fully investigated. Not expected to have significant environmental effects. Persistence and degradability Bioaccumulation Mobility Other adverse effects Product is biodegradable None kwn 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Waste disposal methods This material, as supplied, is t a hazardous waste according to Federal regulations (40 CFR 261). This material could become a hazardous waste if it is mixed with or otherwise comes in contact with a hazardous waste, if chemical additions are made to this material, or if the material is processed or otherwise altered. Consult 40 CFR 261 to determine whether the altered material is a hazardous waste. Consult the appropriate state, regional, or local regulations for additional requirements. Contaminated packaging Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal. Page 5 / 7 14. Transport information DOT TDG ICAO/IATA IMDG/IMO t regulated t regulated t regulated t regulated 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION International Inventories Chemical Name Sodium alginate TSCA Inventory (United States of America) DSL (Canada) EINECS/E LINCS (Europe) ENCS (Japan) IECSC (China) KECL (Korea) PICCS (Philippines ) AICS (Australia) - X - X X X X X NZIoC (New Zealand) X U.S. Federal Regulations SARA 313 Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA). This product does t contain any chemicals which are subject to the reporting requirements of the Act and Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 372. SARA 311/312 Hazard Categories Acute Health Hazard Chronic Health Hazard Fire Hazard Sudden Release of Pressure Hazard Reactive Hazard CERCLA This material, as supplied, does t contain any substances regulated as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) (40 CFR 302) or the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) (40 CFR 355). There may be specific reporting requirements at the local, regional, or state level pertaining to releases of this material. International Regulations Mexico - Grade Minimum risk, Grade 0 Canada This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CPR. WHMIS Hazard Class Non-controlled Page 6 / 7 16. OTHER INFORMATION HMIS Health Hazard 0 Flammability 1 Stability 0 Special precautions - NFPA/HMIS Ratings Legend Severe = 4; Serious = 3; Moderate = 2; Slight = 1; Minimal = 0 Reason for revision: Disclaimer FMC Corporation believes that the information and recommendations contained herein (including data and statements) are accurate as of the date hereof. NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE CONCERNING THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN. The information provided herein relates only to the specified product designated and may t be applicable where such product is used in combination with any other materials or in any process. Further, since the conditions and methods of use are beyond the control of FMC Corporation, FMC corporation expressly disclaims any and all liability as to any results obtained or arising from any use of the products or reliance on such information. Prepared By MANUCOL and FMC BioPolymer Logo - Trademarks of FMC Corporation 2013 FMC Corporation. All Rights Reserved. End of Material Safety Data Sheet Page 7 / 7
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