Safety data sheet
According to EC Directive 91/155/EEC
1. Identification of the substance/preparation and of the company/undertaking
Identification of the product
Catalogue No.: 159302
Product name: Sodium chloride Reag. Ph Eur

Manufacturer/supplier identification
Company: Merck Ltd.
9th Floor, Monterey Tower, 2170 New Petchburi Road, Bangkapi, Huaykwang, Bangkok 10320
Tel: (662) 308 - 0218

2. Composition/information on ingredients
CAS-No.: 7647-14-5 EC-Index-No.: -
Molar mass: 58.44 EINECS-No.: 231-598-3
Molecular formula: ClNa

3. Hazards identification
According to the evaluative data available, a classification according to categories of danger as specified in Directive 67/548/EEC and laid down in the legislation of the country concerned is not required.

4. First aid measures

After eye contact: rinse out with water.
After swallowing (large amounts): consult doctor if feeling unwell.

5. Fire-fighting measures
Suitable extinguishing media:
In adaption to materials stored in the immediate neighbourhood.

Special risks:

Other information:

6. Accidental release measures
Procedures for cleaning / absorption:
Take up dry. Forward for disposal. Rinse away remainder with plenty of water.

7. Handling and storage
No further requirements.

Tightly closed. Dry.

8. Exposure controls/personal protection
Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection: not required
Eye protection: required
Hand protection: not required
Industrial hygiene: Wash hands after working with substance.

9. Physical and chemical properties
Form: solid
Colour: white
Odour: odourless
pH value
at 50 g/l water (20 C) 5 - 8
Melting temperature 800 C
Boiling temperature 1461 C
Ignition temperature not available
Flash point not available
Explosion limits lower not available
upper not available
Density (20 C) 2.16 g/cm3
Solubility in water (20 C) 360 g/l

10. Stability and reactivity
no information available

11. Toxicological information
Acute toxicity
LD50 (oral, rat): 3000 mg/kg

Further toxicological information

After eye contact: Irritations.
After swallowing of large amounts: nausea , vomiting

Further data
No toxic effects are to be expected when the product is handled appropriately.

12. Ecological information
Ecotoxic effects:
No special data.

Further ecologic data:
No ecological problems are to be expected when the product is handled and used with due care and attention.

13. Disposal considerations
There are no uniform EC Regulations for the disposal of chemicals or residues. Chemical residues generally count as special waste. The disposal of the latter is regulated in the EC member countries through corresponding laws and regulations. We recommend that you contact either the authorities in charge or approved waste disposal companies which will advise you on how to dispose of special waste.

Disposal in compliance with official regulations. Handle contaminated packaging in the same way as the substance itself. If not officially specified differently, non-contaminated packaging may be treated like household waste or recycled.

14. Transport information
Not subject to transport regulations.

15. Regulatory information
Labelling according to EC Directives
R-phrases: ---
S-phrases: ---

German regulations
Water pollution class 0 (generally nonpolluting substance)

16. Other information
Reason for alteration
Change in supplement to physical/chemical parameters.