Material Safety Data Sheet
Date Printed: 19/OCT/2004
Date Updated: 20/MAR/2004
According to 91/155/EEC
1 - Product and Company Information
Product Name ACETYLTHIOCHOLINE CHLORIDE
Product Number A5626
Company Sigma-Aldrich Pty, Ltd
Unit 2, 14 Anella Avenue
Castle Hill NSW 1765
Technical Phone # +61 2 9841 0555
Fax +61 2 9841 0500
Emergency Phone # +61 2 9841 0566
2 - Composition/Information on Ingredients
Product Name CAS # EC no Annex I
ACETYLTHIOCHOLINE CHLORIDE 6050-81-3 227-953-7 None
Molecular Weight 197.7 AMU
Synonyms Acetylthiocholine chloride *
chlorid * (2-Mercaptoethyl)trimethylammonium
3 - Hazards Identification
4 - First Aid Measures
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult,
call a physician.
AFTER SKIN CONTACT
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for
at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
Call a physician.
AFTER EYE CONTACT
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of
water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by
separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is
conscious. Call a physician.
5 - Fire Fighting Measures
Suitable: Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or
Specific Hazard(s): Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing
to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
6 - Accidental Release Measures
PROCEDURE(S) OF PERSONAL PRECAUTION(S)
Wear protective equipment.
METHODS FOR CLEANING UP
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid
raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material
pickup is complete.
7 - Handling and Storage
Directions for Safe Handling: Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact
with eyes, skin, and clothing.
Conditions of Storage: Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry
Store at -20掳C
8 - Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Special Protective Measures: Wear appropriate government approved
respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other
9 - Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance Physical State: Solid
Property Value At Temperature or Pressure
BP/BP Range N/A
MP/MP Range N/A
Flash Point N/A
Autoignition Temp N/A
Oxidizing Properties N/A
Explosive Properties N/A
Explosion Limits N/A
Vapor Pressure N/A
Partition Coefficient N/A
Vapor Density N/A
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Saturated Vapor Conc. N/A
Evaporation Rate N/A
Bulk Density N/A
Decomposition Temp. N/A
Solvent Content N/A
Water Content N/A
Surface Tension N/A
Miscellaneous Data N/A
10 - Stability and Reactivity
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide,
Nitrogen oxides, Sulfur oxides.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur
11 - Toxicological Information
RTECS NUMBER: BR6954000
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE
Multiple Routes: May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or
skin absorption. May cause irritation.
CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE
The toxicological properties have not been thoroughly
12 - Ecological Information
No data available.
13 - Disposal Considerations
Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn
in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and
scrubber. Observe all federal, state, and local environmental
14 - Transport Information
Non-hazardous for road transport.
Non-hazardous for sea transport.
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Non-hazardous for air transport.
15 - Regulatory Information
16 - Other Information
The above information is believed to be correct but does not
purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The
information in this document is based on the present state of our
knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to
appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any
guarantee of the properties of the product. Sigma-Aldrich Inc.,
shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or
from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice
or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale.
Copyright 2004 Sigma-Aldrich Co. License granted to make unlimited
paper copies for internal use only.
For R&D use only. Not for drug, household or other uses.
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