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SAFETY DATA SHEET

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Revision Date 06.06.2013 Version 7.9

SECTION 1. Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking


1.1 Product identifier
Catalogue No. 117927
Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 -
0.010 - 0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™

As-1
REACH Registration Number This product is a mixture. REACH Registration Number see section 3.

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses Reagent for analysis
For additional information on uses please refer to the Merck Chemicals
portal (www.merck-chemicals.com).

1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet


Company Merck KGaA * 64271 Darmstadt * Germany * Phone:+49 6151 72-0
Responsible Department EQ-RS * e-mail: prodsafe@merckgroup.com

1.4 Emergency telephone Please contact the regional company representation in your country.
number

SECTION 2. Hazards identification


2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)

Chronic aquatic toxicity, Category 2, H411


For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

Classification (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)


N Dangerous for the environment R51/53
For the full text of the R-phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

2.2 Label elements


Labelling (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)
Hazard pictograms

Hazard statements
H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

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Catalogue No. 117927


Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-1

Precautionary statements
Prevention
P273 Avoid release to the environment.

Reduced labelling (≤125 ml)


Hazard pictograms

Labelling (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)


Symbol(s) N Dangerous for the environment

R-phrase(s) 51/53 Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse


effects in the aquatic environment.
S-phrase(s) 61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special
instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Reduced labelling (≤125 ml)
Symbol(s) N Dangerous for the environment

R-phrase(s) 52/53 Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in
the aquatic environment.

2.3 Other hazards


None known.

SECTION 3. Composition/information on ingredients


Chemical nature Aqueous solution
3.1 Substance
not applicable

3.2 Mixture

Hazardous components (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)


Chemical Name (Concentration)
CAS-No. Registration number Classification
Potassium permanganate (>= 1 % - < 2,5 % )
7722-64-7 *) Oxidising solid, Category 2, H272
Acute toxicity, Category 4, H302
Acute aquatic toxicity, Category 1, H400
Chronic aquatic toxicity, Category 1, H410
M-Factor: 10
*) A registration number is not available for this substance as the substance or its use are exempted from registration according to Article
2 REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, the annual tonnage does not require a registration or the registration is envisaged for a later
registration deadline.

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.
Hazardous components (1999/45/EC)
Chemical Name (Concentration)
CAS-No. Classification

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Catalogue No. 117927


Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-1

Potassium permanganate (>= 1 % - < 2,5 % )


7722-64-7 O, Oxidising; R8
Xn, Harmful; R22
N, Dangerous for the environment; R50-53
M-Factor: 10
For the full text of the R-phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

SECTION 4. First aid measures


4.1 Description of first aid measures
After inhalation: fresh air.
After skin contact: wash off with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing.
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water.
After swallowing: make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult doctor if feeling unwell.

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
We have no description of any toxic symptoms.

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No information available.

SECTION 5. Firefighting measures


5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding
environment.
Unsuitable extinguishing media
For this substance/mixture no limitations of extinguishing agents are given.

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture


Not combustible.

5.3 Advice for firefighters


Special protective equipment for firefighters
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information
Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

SECTION 6. Accidental release measures


6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel: Do not breathe vapours, aerosols. Evacuate the danger
area, observe emergency procedures, consult an expert.
Advice for emergency responders: Protective equipment see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions


Do not empty into drains.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-1

Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills.


Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10).
Take up with liquid-absorbent material (e.g. Chemizorb® ). Dispose of properly. Clean up
affected area.

6.4 Reference to other sections


Indications about waste treatment see section 13.

SECTION 7. Handling and storage


7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling
Observe label precautions.
Hygiene measures
Change contaminated clothing. Wash hands after working with substance.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities


Storage conditions
Tightly closed.
Store at +15°C to +25°C.
The data applies to the entire pack.

7.3 Specific end use(s)


Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated.

SECTION 8. Exposure controls/personal protection


8.1 Control parameters

8.2 Exposure controls

Engineering measures
Technical measures and appropriate working operations should be given priority over the use of
personal protective equipment.

See section 7.1.

Individual protection measures


Protective clothing needs to be selected specifically for the workplace, depending on
concentrations and quantities of the hazardous substances handled. The chemical resistance of
the protective equipment should be enquired at the respective supplier.
Eye/face protection
Safety glasses
Hand protection
full contact:
Glove material: Nitrile rubber
Glove thickness: 0,11 mm
Break through time: > 480 min
splash contact:
Glove material: Nitrile rubber

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Catalogue No. 117927


Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-1

Glove thickness: 0,11 mm


Break through time: > 480 min
The protective gloves to be used must comply with the specifications of EC Directive
89/686/EEC and the related standard EN374, for example KCL 741 Dermatril® L (full contact),
KCL 741 Dermatril® L (splash contact).
This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet<(>,<)> supplied
by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under
conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved
gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).
Respiratory protection
required when vapours/aerosols are generated.

Environmental exposure controls


Do not empty into drains.

SECTION 9. Physical and chemical properties


9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Form liquid

Colour dark violet

Odour No strong odour known.

Odour Threshold No information available.

pH No information available.

Melting point No information available.

Boiling point No information available.

Flash point No information available.

Evapouration rate No information available.

Flammability (solid, gas) No information available.

Lower explosion limit No information available.

Upper explosion limit No information available.

Vapour pressure No information available.

Relative vapour density No information available.

Relative density No information available.

Water solubility at 20 °C
soluble

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Catalogue No. 117927


Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-1

Partition coefficient: n- No information available.


octanol/water
Auto-ignition temperature No information available.

Decomposition temperature No information available.

Viscosity, dynamic No information available.

Explosive properties No information available.

Oxidizing properties No information available.

9.2 Other data


none

SECTION 10. Stability and reactivity


10.1 Reactivity
See section 10.3

10.2 Chemical stability


The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) .

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions


Violent reactions possible with:
The generally known reaction partners of water.

10.4 Conditions to avoid


no information available

10.5 Incompatible materials


no information available

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products


no information available

SECTION 11. Toxicological information


11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Mixture
Acute oral toxicity
Acute toxicity estimate: 30.242 mg/kg
Calculation method

Acute inhalation toxicity


This information is not available.
Acute dermal toxicity
This information is not available.
Skin irritation
This information is not available.

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Catalogue No. 117927


Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-1

Eye irritation
This information is not available.
Sensitisation
This information is not available.
Germ cell mutagenicity
This information is not available.
Carcinogenicity
This information is not available.
Reproductive toxicity
This information is not available.
Teratogenicity
This information is not available.
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
This information is not available.
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
This information is not available.
Aspiration hazard
This information is not available.

11.2 Further information


Quantitative data on the toxicity of this product are not available.
Further toxicological data:
Hazardous properties cannot be excluded, but are relatively improbable due to the low
concentration of the dissolved substance(s).
Other information
Manganese compounds are generally only very slightly absorbable via the gastrointestinal tract.
Further data:
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Components

Potassium permanganate
Acute oral toxicity
LDLO human: 100 mg/kg (IUCLID)
LD50 rat: 750 mg/kg (RTECS)
Symptoms: If ingested, severe burns of the mouth and throat, as well as a danger of perforation of the oesophagus
and the stomach., Nausea, Vomiting

Carcinogenicity
No indication of carcinogenic activity.

SECTION 12. Ecological information


Mixture
12.1 Toxicity
No information available.
12.2 Persistence and degradability
No information available.
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
No information available.
12.4 Mobility in soil
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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
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No information available.
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted.
12.6 Other adverse effects
Additional ecological information
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Components
Potassium permanganate
Toxicity to fish
LC50 Ictalurus catus (catfish): 0,1 mg/l; 96 h (ECOTOX Database)

Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates


EC50 Daphnia magna (Water flea): 0,056 mg/l; 48 h (ECOTOX Database)

Biodegradability

The methods for determining the biological degradability are not applicable to inorganic substances.

M-Factor
10

SECTION 13. Disposal considerations


Waste treatment methods
See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and containers, or
contact us there if you have further questions.

14. Transport information


Land transport (ADR/RID)
14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --
14.6 Special precautions for yes
user
Tunnel restriction code E

Inland waterway transport (ADN)


Not relevant

Air transport (IATA)


14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-1

14.6 Special precautions for no


user

Sea transport (IMDG)


14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --
14.6 Special precautions for yes
user
EmS F-A S-P

14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code
Not relevant

THIS TRANSPORT DATA APPLIES TO THE ENTIRE PACK!

SECTION 15. Regulatory information


15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
EU regulations
Major Accident Hazard 96/82/EC
Legislation Dangerous for the environment
9b
Quantity 1: 200 t
Quantity 2: 500 t
Occupational restrictions Take note of Dir 94/33/EC on the protection of young people at
work.

Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on substances that not regulated


deplete the ozone layer

Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European not regulated


Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on
persistent organic pollutants and amending
Directive 79/117/EEC

Regulation (EC) No 689/2008 concerning the export not regulated


and import of dangerous chemicals

Substances of very high concern (SVHC) This product does not contain substances
of very high concern above the respective
regulatory limit (> 0.1 % (w/w) Regulation
(EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH), Article 57).
National legislation
Storage class 10 - 13
The data applies to the entire pack.

15.2 Chemical Safety Assessment

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
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For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out.

SECTION 16. Other information


Full text of H-Statements referred to under sections 2 and 3.
H272 May intensify fire; oxidiser.
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Full text of R-phrases referred to under sections 2 and 3
R8 Contact with combustible material may cause fire.
R22 Harmful if swallowed.
R50 Very toxic to aquatic organisms.
R51/53 Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects
in the aquatic environment.
R53 May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Training advice
Provide adequate information, instruction and training for operators.

Key or legend to abbreviations and acronyms used in the safety data sheet
Used abbreviations and acronyms can be looked up at www.wikipedia.org.

Regional representation
This information is given on the authorised Safety Data Sheet for your country.

The information contained herein is based on the present state of our knowledge. It characterises the product with regard to the
appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent a guarantee of any properties of the product.

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SECTION 1. Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking


1.1 Product identifier
Catalogue No. 117927
Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 -
0.010 - 0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™

As-2
REACH Registration Number A registration number is not available for this substance as the
substance or its use are exempted from registration according to
Article 2 REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, the annual tonnage
does not require a registration or the registration is envisaged for a
later registration deadline.

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses Reagent for analysis
For additional information on uses please refer to the Merck Chemicals
portal (www.merck-chemicals.com).

1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet


Company Merck KGaA * 64271 Darmstadt * Germany * Phone:+49 6151 72-0
Responsible Department EQ-RS * e-mail: prodsafe@merckgroup.com

1.4 Emergency telephone Please contact the regional company representation in your country.
number

SECTION 2. Hazards identification


2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)

Acute toxicity, Category 4, Oral, H302


Eye irritation, Category 2, H319
For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

Classification (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)


Xn Harmful R22
Xi Irritant R36
For the full text of the R-phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

2.2 Label elements


Labelling (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)
Hazard pictograms

Signal word
Warning

Hazard statements
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary statements
Prevention
P260 Do not breathe dust.
P262 Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Response
P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact
lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Reduced labelling (≤125 ml)


Hazard pictograms

Signal word
Warning

CAS-No. 141-82-2

Labelling (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)


Symbol(s) Xn Harmful

R-phrase(s) 22-36 Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to eyes.


S-phrase(s) 22-24 Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with skin.
EC-No. 205-503-0
Reduced labelling (≤125 ml)
Symbol(s) Xn Harmful

R-phrase(s) 22 Harmful if swallowed.

2.3 Other hazards


None known.

SECTION 3. Composition/information on ingredients


3.1 Substance

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

Formula CH₂(COOH)₂ C₃H₄O₄ (Hill)


CAS-No. 141-82-2
EC-No. 205-503-0
Molar mass 104,06 g/mol

Hazardous components (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)


Chemical Name (Concentration)
CAS-No. Registration number Classification
Malonic acid (<= 100 % )
141-82-2 *)
Acute toxicity, Category 4, H302
Acute toxicity, Category 4, H332
Eye irritation, Category 2, H319

*) A registration number is not available for this substance as the substance or its use are exempted from registration according to Article
2 REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, the annual tonnage does not require a registration or the registration is envisaged for a later
registration deadline.

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.
Hazardous components (1999/45/EC)
Chemical Name (Concentration)
CAS-No. Classification
Malonic acid (<= 100 % )
141-82-2 Xn, Harmful; R22
Xi, Irritant; R36

For the full text of the R-phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.
3.2 Mixture
not applicable

SECTION 4. First aid measures


4.1 Description of first aid measures
After inhalation: fresh air.
After skin contact: wash off with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing.
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water. Immediately call in ophthalmologist.
After swallowing: immediately make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult a
physician.

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
irritant effects

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No information available.

SECTION 5. Firefighting measures


5.1 Extinguishing media

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

Suitable extinguishing media


Water, Carbon dioxide (CO2), Foam, Dry powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media
For this substance/mixture no limitations of extinguishing agents are given.

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture


Combustible material, Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.
Forms explosive mixtures with air on intense heating.
Development of hazardous combustion gases or vapours possible in the event of fire.

5.3 Advice for firefighters


Special protective equipment for firefighters
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information
Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

SECTION 6. Accidental release measures


6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel: Avoid substance contact. Avoid inhalation of dusts. Ensure
adequate ventilation. Evacuate the danger area, observe emergency procedures, consult an
expert.
Advice for emergency responders: Protective equipment see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions


Do not empty into drains.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up


Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills.
Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10).
Take up dry. Dispose of properly. Clean up affected area. Avoid generation of dusts.

6.4 Reference to other sections


Indications about waste treatment see section 13.

SECTION 7. Handling and storage


7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling
Observe label precautions.
Hygiene measures
Immediately change contaminated clothing. Apply preventive skin protection. Wash hands and
face after working with substance.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities


Storage conditions
Tightly closed.
Store at +15°C to +25°C.
The data applies to the entire pack.

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

7.3 Specific end use(s)


Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated.

SECTION 8. Exposure controls/personal protection


8.1 Control parameters

8.2 Exposure controls

Engineering measures
Technical measures and appropriate working operations should be given priority over the use of
personal protective equipment.

See section 7.1.

Individual protection measures


Protective clothing needs to be selected specifically for the workplace, depending on
concentrations and quantities of the hazardous substances handled. The chemical resistance of
the protective equipment should be enquired at the respective supplier.
Eye/face protection
Safety glasses
Hand protection
full contact:
Glove material: Nitrile rubber
Glove thickness: 0,11 mm
Break through time: > 480 min
splash contact:
Glove material: Nitrile rubber
Glove thickness: 0,11 mm
Break through time: > 480 min
The protective gloves to be used must comply with the specifications of EC Directive
89/686/EEC and the related standard EN374, for example KCL 741 Dermatril® L (full contact),
KCL 741 Dermatril® L (splash contact).
The breakthrough times stated above were determined by KCL in laboratory tests acc. to EN374
with samples of the recommended glove types.
This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet<(>,<)> supplied
by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under
conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved
gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).
Other protective equipment
protective clothing
Respiratory protection
required when dusts are generated.
Recommended Filter type: Filter P 2 (acc. to DIN 3181) for solid and liquid particles of harmful
substances
The entrepeneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective
devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer. These measures have to be
properly documented.

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

Environmental exposure controls


Do not empty into drains.

SECTION 9. Physical and chemical properties


9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Form solid

Colour white

Odour odourless

Odour Threshold No information available.

pH No information available.

Melting point 132 - 135 °C

Boiling point/boiling range (decomposition)

Flash point 157 °C


Method: c.c.

Evapouration rate No information available.

Flammability (solid, gas) No information available.

Lower explosion limit No information available.

Upper explosion limit No information available.

Vapour pressure 0,002 hPa


at 25 °C

Relative vapour density No information available.

Relative density No information available.

Water solubility 1.390 g/l


at 22 °C

Partition coefficient: n- log Pow: -0,81


octanol/water (experimental)
(Lit.) Bioaccumulation is not expected.

Auto-ignition temperature No information available.

Decomposition temperature > 140 °C

Viscosity, dynamic No information available.

Explosive properties No information available.

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Catalogue No. 117927


Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

Oxidizing properties No information available.

9.2 Other data


Bulk density ca.950 kg/m³

SECTION 10. Stability and reactivity


10.1 Reactivity
has a corrosive effect
Forms explosive mixtures with air on intense heating.
The following applies in general to flammable organic substances and mixtures: in
correspondingly fine distribution, when whirled up a dust explosion potential may generally be
assumed.

10.2 Chemical stability


sensitive to moisture

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions


Violent reactions possible with:
alkalines, Strong oxidizing agents

10.4 Conditions to avoid


Strong heating.
A range from approx. 15 Kelvin below the flash point is to be rated as critical.

10.5 Incompatible materials


Aluminium, Iron

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products


no information available

SECTION 11. Toxicological information


11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Acute oral toxicity
LD50 rat: 1.310 mg/kg (RTECS)
Symptoms: Irritations of mucous membranes in the mouth, pharynx, oesophagus and
gastrointestinal tract.
absorption

Acute inhalation toxicity


LC50 rat: > 8,9 mg/l; 1 h (RTECS)
Symptoms: mucosal irritations
Acute dermal toxicity
This information is not available.
Skin irritation
slight irritation

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

Eye irritation
rabbit
Result: Eye irritation
(RTECS)
Causes serious eye irritation.
Sensitisation
This information is not available.
Germ cell mutagenicity
Genotoxicity in vitro
Ames test
Salmonella typhimurium
Result: negative
(National Toxicology Program)
Carcinogenicity
This information is not available.
Reproductive toxicity
This information is not available.
Teratogenicity
This information is not available.
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
This information is not available.
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
This information is not available.
Aspiration hazard
This information is not available.

11.2 Further information


Other dangerous properties can not be excluded.
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

SECTION 12. Ecological information

12.1 Toxicity
Toxicity to fish
LC50 Lepomis macrochirus (Bluegill sunfish): 150 mg/l; 24 h (ECOTOX Database)
Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates
EC50 Daphnia magna (Water flea): 275 mg/l; 48 h (ECOTOX Database)
12.2 Persistence and degradability
No information available.
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water
log Pow: -0,81
(experimental)
(Lit.) Bioaccumulation is not expected.
12.4 Mobility in soil
No information available.
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted.
12.6 Other adverse effects
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0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

Additional ecological information


Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

SECTION 13. Disposal considerations


Waste treatment methods
See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and containers, or
contact us there if you have further questions.

14. Transport information


Land transport (ADR/RID)
14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --
14.6 Special precautions for yes
user
Tunnel restriction code E

Inland waterway transport (ADN)


Not relevant

Air transport (IATA)


14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --
14.6 Special precautions for no
user

Sea transport (IMDG)


14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --
14.6 Special precautions for yes
user
EmS F-A S-P

14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code
Not relevant

THIS TRANSPORT DATA APPLIES TO THE ENTIRE PACK!

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0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

SECTION 15. Regulatory information


15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
EU regulations
Major Accident Hazard 96/82/EC
Legislation Directive 96/82/EC does not apply
Occupational restrictions Take note of Dir 94/33/EC on the protection of young people at
work. Take note of Dir 92/85/EEC on the safety and health at work
of pregnant workers.

Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on substances that not regulated


deplete the ozone layer

Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European not regulated


Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on
persistent organic pollutants and amending
Directive 79/117/EEC

Regulation (EC) No 689/2008 concerning the export not regulated


and import of dangerous chemicals

Substances of very high concern (SVHC) This product does not contain substances
of very high concern above the respective
regulatory limit (> 0.1 % (w/w) Regulation
(EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH), Article 57).
National legislation
Storage class 10 - 13
The data applies to the entire pack.

15.2 Chemical Safety Assessment


For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out.

SECTION 16. Other information


Full text of H-Statements referred to under sections 2 and 3.
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H332 Harmful if inhaled.
Full text of R-phrases referred to under sections 2 and 3
R22 Harmful if swallowed.
R36 Irritating to eyes.

Training advice
Provide adequate information, instruction and training for operators.

Key or legend to abbreviations and acronyms used in the safety data sheet
Used abbreviations and acronyms can be looked up at www.wikipedia.org.

Regional representation
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Catalogue No. 117927


Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-2

This information is given on the authorised Safety Data Sheet for your country.

The information contained herein is based on the present state of our knowledge. It characterises the product with regard to the
appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent a guarantee of any properties of the product.

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Revision Date 06.06.2013 Version 7.9

SECTION 1. Identification of the substance/mixture and of the company/undertaking


1.1 Product identifier
Catalogue No. 117927
Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 -
0.010 - 0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™

As-3
REACH Registration Number This product is a mixture. REACH Registration Number see section 3.

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Identified uses Reagent for analysis
For additional information on uses please refer to the Merck Chemicals
portal (www.merck-chemicals.com).

1.3 Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet


Company Merck KGaA * 64271 Darmstadt * Germany * Phone:+49 6151 72-0
Responsible Department EQ-RS * e-mail: prodsafe@merckgroup.com

1.4 Emergency telephone Please contact the regional company representation in your country.
number

SECTION 2. Hazards identification


2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)

Acute aquatic toxicity, Category 1, H400


Chronic aquatic toxicity, Category 1, H410
For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

Classification (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)


N Dangerous for the environment R50/53
For the full text of the R-phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

2.2 Label elements


Labelling (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)
Hazard pictograms

Signal word
Warning
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Hazard statements
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary statements
Prevention
P273 Avoid release to the environment.

Reduced labelling (≤125 ml)


Hazard pictograms

Signal word
Warning

Labelling (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)


Symbol(s) N Dangerous for the environment

R-phrase(s) 50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term


adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S-phrase(s) 61 Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special
instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Reduced labelling (≤125 ml)
Symbol(s) N Dangerous for the environment

2.3 Other hazards


None known.

SECTION 3. Composition/information on ingredients


Chemical nature Mixture of inorganic compounds
3.1 Substance
not applicable

3.2 Mixture

Hazardous components (REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008)


Chemical Name (Concentration)
CAS-No. Registration number Classification
zinc powder, zinc dust stabilized (>= 25 % - < 50 % )
7440-66-6 *)
Acute aquatic toxicity, Category 1, H400
Chronic aquatic toxicity, Category 1, H410

Sodium tungstate (>= 1 % - < 10 % )


13472-45-2 *) Acute toxicity, Category 4, H302

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-3

*) A registration number is not available for this substance as the substance or its use are exempted from registration according to Article
2 REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, the annual tonnage does not require a registration or the registration is envisaged for a later
registration deadline.

For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.
Hazardous components (1999/45/EC)
Chemical Name (Concentration)
CAS-No. Classification
zinc powder, zinc dust stabilized (>= 25 % - < 50 % )
7440-66-6 N, Dangerous for the environment; R50/53

Sodium tungstate (>= 1 % - < 10 % )


13472-45-2 Xn, Harmful; R22

For the full text of the R-phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

SECTION 4. First aid measures


4.1 Description of first aid measures
After inhalation: fresh air.
After skin contact: wash off with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing.
After eye contact: rinse out with plenty of water.
After swallowing: immediately make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult a
physician.

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
We have no description of any toxic symptoms.

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No information available.

SECTION 5. Firefighting measures


5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Carbon dioxide (CO2), Dry powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media
Water, Foam

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture


Mixture with combustible ingredients.
Risk of dust explosion.
May not get in touch with:
Water
Caution! in contact with water product releases:
Hydrogen

5.3 Advice for firefighters


Special protective equipment for firefighters
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-3

Further information
Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

SECTION 6. Accidental release measures


6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel: Avoid inhalation of dusts. Evacuate the danger area,
observe emergency procedures, consult an expert.
Advice for emergency responders: Protective equipment see section 8.

6.2 Environmental precautions


Do not empty into drains.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up


Cover drains. Collect, bind, and pump off spills.
Observe possible material restrictions (see sections 7 and 10).
Take up dry. Dispose of properly. Clean up affected area. Avoid generation of dusts.

6.4 Reference to other sections


Indications about waste treatment see section 13.

SECTION 7. Handling and storage


7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling
Keep workplace dry. Do not allow product to come into contact with water.
Observe label precautions.
Hygiene measures
Change contaminated clothing. Wash hands after working with substance.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities


Storage conditions
Tightly closed.
Store at +15°C to +25°C.
The data applies to the entire pack.

7.3 Specific end use(s)


Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated.

SECTION 8. Exposure controls/personal protection


8.1 Control parameters

8.2 Exposure controls

Engineering measures
Technical measures and appropriate working operations should be given priority over the use of
personal protective equipment.

See section 7.1.

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-3

Individual protection measures


Protective clothing needs to be selected specifically for the workplace, depending on
concentrations and quantities of the hazardous substances handled. The chemical resistance of
the protective equipment should be enquired at the respective supplier.
Eye/face protection
Safety glasses
Hand protection
full contact:
Glove material: Nitrile rubber
Glove thickness: 0,11 mm
Break through time: > 480 min
splash contact:
Glove material: Nitrile rubber
Glove thickness: 0,11 mm
Break through time: > 480 min
The protective gloves to be used must comply with the specifications of EC Directive
89/686/EEC and the related standard EN374, for example KCL 741 Dermatril® L (full contact),
KCL 741 Dermatril® L (splash contact).
This recommendation applies only to the product stated in the safety data sheet<(>,<)> supplied
by us and for the designated use. When dissolving in or mixing with other substances and under
conditions deviating from those stated in EN374 please contact the supplier of CE-approved
gloves (e.g. KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, Internet: www.kcl.de).
Respiratory protection
required when dusts are generated.
Recommended Filter type: Filter P 1 (acc. to DIN 3181) for solid particles of inert substances
The entrepeneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective
devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer. These measures have to be
properly documented.

Environmental exposure controls


Do not empty into drains.

SECTION 9. Physical and chemical properties


9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Form solid

Colour grey

Odour odourless

Odour Threshold No information available.

pH No information available.

Melting point No information available.

Boiling point No information available.

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-3

Flash point No information available.

Evapouration rate No information available.

Flammability (solid, gas) No information available.

Lower explosion limit No information available.

Upper explosion limit No information available.

Vapour pressure No information available.

Relative vapour density No information available.

Relative density No information available.

Water solubility partly soluble, (reaction)

Partition coefficient: n- No information available.


octanol/water
Auto-ignition temperature No information available.

Decomposition temperature No information available.

Viscosity, dynamic No information available.

Explosive properties No information available.

Oxidizing properties No information available.

9.2 Other data


Bulk density ca.800 - 1.000 kg/m³

SECTION 10. Stability and reactivity


10.1 Reactivity
Risk of dust explosion.

10.2 Chemical stability


The product is chemically stable under standard ambient conditions (room temperature) .

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions


the constituents may react with:
Alkali metals, alkali hydroxides, Arsenic oxides, Chlorine, Fluorine, sulfur, carbon disulfide,
selenium, halogen-halogen compounds, acids
Risk of explosion with:
Water, (generation of hydrogen)
ammonium compounds, azides, chlorates, metal catalysts, Nitric acid, hydroxylamine, hydrazine
and derivatives, Halogenated hydrocarbon
iodine, with

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0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-3

Water

10.4 Conditions to avoid


Exposure to moisture.

10.5 Incompatible materials


no information available

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products


no information available

SECTION 11. Toxicological information


11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Mixture
Acute oral toxicity
Acute toxicity estimate: 34.009 mg/kg
Calculation method

Acute inhalation toxicity


This information is not available.
Acute dermal toxicity
This information is not available.
Skin irritation
This information is not available.
Eye irritation
This information is not available.
Sensitisation
This information is not available.
Germ cell mutagenicity
This information is not available.
Carcinogenicity
This information is not available.
Reproductive toxicity
This information is not available.
Teratogenicity
This information is not available.
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
This information is not available.
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
This information is not available.
Aspiration hazard
This information is not available.

11.2 Further information


Quantitative data on the toxicity of this product are not available.
Further toxicological data:
Hazardous properties cannot be excluded but are unlikely when the product is handled
appropriately.

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-3

Further data:
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Components

zinc powder, zinc dust stabilized


Germ cell mutagenicity
Genotoxicity in vitro
Ames test
Salmonella typhimurium
Result: negative
(Lit.)

Carcinogenicity
No indication of carcinogenic activity. (IUCLID)

Reproductive toxicity
No impairment of reproductive performance suspected. (IUCLID)

Teratogenicity
No indication of teratogenic properties. (IUCLID)

Sodium tungstate
Acute oral toxicity
Acute toxicity estimate: 500,1 mg/kg
Expert judgement

SECTION 12. Ecological information


Mixture
12.1 Toxicity
No information available.
12.2 Persistence and degradability
No information available.
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
No information available.
12.4 Mobility in soil
No information available.
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted.
12.6 Other adverse effects
Additional ecological information
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Components
zinc powder, zinc dust stabilized
Biodegradability

The methods for determining the biological degradability are not applicable to inorganic substances.

Sodium tungstate
No information available.

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0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
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SECTION 13. Disposal considerations


Waste treatment methods
See www.retrologistik.com for processes regarding the return of chemicals and containers, or
contact us there if you have further questions.

14. Transport information


Land transport (ADR/RID)
14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --
14.6 Special precautions for yes
user
Tunnel restriction code E

Inland waterway transport (ADN)


Not relevant

Air transport (IATA)


14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --
14.6 Special precautions for no
user

Sea transport (IMDG)


14.1 UN number UN 3316
14.2 Proper shipping name CHEMICAL KIT
14.3 Class 9
14.4 Packing group III
14.5 Environmentally hazardous --
14.6 Special precautions for yes
user
EmS F-A S-P

14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code
Not relevant

THIS TRANSPORT DATA APPLIES TO THE ENTIRE PACK!

SECTION 15. Regulatory information


15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-3

EU regulations
Major Accident Hazard 96/82/EC
Legislation Dangerous for the environment
9a
Quantity 1: 100 t
Quantity 2: 200 t
Occupational restrictions Take note of Dir 94/33/EC on the protection of young people at
work.

Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on substances that not regulated


deplete the ozone layer

Regulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European not regulated


Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on
persistent organic pollutants and amending
Directive 79/117/EEC

Regulation (EC) No 689/2008 concerning the export not regulated


and import of dangerous chemicals

Substances of very high concern (SVHC) This product does not contain substances
of very high concern above the respective
regulatory limit (> 0.1 % (w/w) Regulation
(EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH), Article 57).
National legislation
Storage class 10 - 13
The data applies to the entire pack.

15.2 Chemical Safety Assessment


For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out.

SECTION 16. Other information


Full text of H-Statements referred to under sections 2 and 3.
H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Full text of R-phrases referred to under sections 2 and 3
R22 Harmful if swallowed.
R50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse
effects in the aquatic environment.

Training advice
Provide adequate information, instruction and training for operators.

Key or legend to abbreviations and acronyms used in the safety data sheet
Used abbreviations and acronyms can be looked up at www.wikipedia.org.

Regional representation

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Product name Arsenic Test Method: colorimetric with test strips and reagent 0.005 - 0.010 -
0.025 - 0.05 - 0.10 - 0.25 - 0.50 mg/l As MQuant™
As-3

This information is given on the authorised Safety Data Sheet for your country.

The information contained herein is based on the present state of our knowledge. It characterises the product with regard to the
appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent a guarantee of any properties of the product.

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