Methyl Red – Identification of Product
Chemical Code: M7600
Chemical Name: Methyl Red
Chemical Grade: AR
Chemical Formula: C₁₅H₁₅N₃O₂
Chemical Weight: 269,30 g/mol
CAS No: 493-52-7
Chemical Synonyms: Acid Red 2, O-Methyl Red.
Methyl Red – Hazards Identification
REACH No: No Data Available
Supplemental Hazard Information: Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
Additional Hazard Information: This substance contains no components considered to be either persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bio-accumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.
Methyl Red – Composition of Chemical
Chemical Formula: C₁₅H₁₅N₃O₂
EC No 1272/2008: No Data Available
Methyl Red – First Aid Measures
General Advice: Obtain medical advice if feeling unwell.
If: Inhaled: If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
If: Skin Contact: Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
If: Eye Contac: Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If: Swallowed: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water.
Important Symptoms: No Data Available
Immediate Medical Attention: No Data Available
Methyl Red – Firefighting Measures
Extinguishing Media: Use Water spray, Alcohol-resistant foam, Dry chemical or Carbon Dioxide.
Hazards Arising: Combustible.
Carbon Oxides, Nitrogen Oxides
Advice for Firefighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
Info for Firefighting: No Data Available
Methyl Red – Accidental Release Measures
Personal Precautions: Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas.
Environmental Precautions: No special environmental precautions required.
Method for Containment: Sweep up and shovel.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
Methyl Red – Handling and Storage
Personal Precautions: Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
Environmental Precautions: Store in cool place.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Exposure Controls | Personal Protection
Derived No Effect Level (DNEL)
Workers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
No Data Available
Consumers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
No Data Available
Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC)
No Data Available
Engineering Controls: General industrial hygiene practice.
Eye/Face Protection: Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin Protection: Handle with gloves.
Gloves must be inspected prior to use.
Use proper glove removal technique (without touching gloves outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product.
Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.
Wash and dry hands.
The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.
Body Protection: Choose body protection in relation to its type, to the concentration and amount of dangerous substances, and to the specific work-place.
Respiratory Protection: Respiratory protection is not required. Where protection from nuisance levels of dusts are desired, use type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) dust masks. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: Dark Red powder or Violet crystals
Odour: No Data Available
Odour Threshold: No Data Available
pH: No Data Available
Melting Point: Melting point/range: 179 – 182 °C (lit).
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Flash Point: No Data Available
Evaporation: No Data Available
Flammability: No Data Available
Upper/Lower Flammability or Explosive Limits: No Data Available
Vapour pressure: No Data Available
Vapour density: No Data Available
Relative density: 0,989 g/cm3
Water solubility: Insoluble
Partition Coefficien: ca. Log Pow: 3,9
Auto-ignition Temperature: No Data Available
Decomposition Temperature: No Data Available
Viscosity: No Data Available
Explosive properties: No Data Available
Oxidizing properties: No Data Available
Other Safety Info: Bulk density ca.300 – 500 kg/m3
Stability and Reactivity
Reactivity: No Data Available
Chemical Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: No Data Available
Conditions to Avoid: No Data Available
Incompatible Materials: Strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. – Carbon Oxides, Nitrogen Oxides
Acute Toxicity: No Data Available
Skin Corrosion/Irritation: No Data Available
Serious Eye damage | Eye Irritation: No Data Available
Cell Mutagenicity: Laboratory experiments have shown mutagenic effects.
Carcinogenicity: This product is or contains a component that is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity based on its IARC, ACGIH, NTP, or EPA classification.
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
Reproductive toxicity: No Data Available
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single Exposure: No Data Available
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Repeated Exposure: No Data Available
Aspiration Hazard: No Data Available
Ecological Toxicity: Toxicity to fish:
LC50 – Gambusia affinis (Mosquito fish) – 7 mg/l – 96 h
Ecological Persistence and degradability: No Data Available
Bioaccumulative Potential: Due to the distribution coefficient n-octanol/water, accumulation in organisms is not expected
Mobility in Soil: No Data Available
Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment: This substance contains no components considered to be either persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bio-accumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.
Other Adverse Effect: No Data Available
Waste Treatment Methods: Product –
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contaminated packaging – Dispose of as unused product.
UN Number: ADR/RID: –
UN Shipping Hazard: ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods
IMDG: Not dangerous goods
IATA: Not dangerous goods
Transport Hazard Class: ADR/RID: –
Packaging Group: ADR/RID: –
Environmental Hazards: ADR/RID: no
IMDG Marine pollutant: no
Special Precautions: No Data Available
Safety, Health and environmental regulations: This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
Chemical Safety Assessment: For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out.
Additional Info: RTECS: DG8960000
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.
The information stated above is considered to be correct, but does not claim to be inclusive and shall only be used as a guideline. The information provided by this document is confirmed by our continuous updating of knowledge and adheres to the products appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the product’s
properties. RLS Chemicals and its Associates shall not be held accountable for any damage’s consequent of handling the above product.