Pharmavantage MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET FEXOFENADINE HYDROCHLORIDE Date Updated: 02/08/2005 Section 1 - Product and Company Information Product Name FEXOFENADINE HYDROCHLORIDE Manufacturer: Excel Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd Emergency Phone: +86-10-85271798 Fax: +86-10-85271100 Section 2 - Composition/Information on Ingredient Substance Name FEXOFENADINE HYDROCHLORIDE CAS #83799-24-0 Formula C32H39NO4 Other names: Terfenadine hydrochloride Section 3 - Hazards Identification EMERGENCY OVERVIEW Caution: Avoid contact and inhalation. HMIS RATING HEALTH: 1 FLAMMABILITY: 0 REACTIVITY: 0 NFPA RATING HEALTH: 1 FLAMMABILITY: 0 REACTIVITY: 0 For additional information on toxicity, please refer to Section 11. Section 4 - First Aid Measures ORAL EXPOSURE If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician. INHALATION EXPOSURE If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician. DERMAL EXPOSURE In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. EYE EXPOSURE 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. Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures FLASH POINT N/A AUTOIGNITION TEMP N/A FLAMMABILITY N/A EXTINGUISHING MEDIA Suitable: Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. FIREFIGHTING Protective Equipment: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. Specific Hazard(s): Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures PROCEDURE(S) OF PERSONAL PRECAUTION(S) Exercise appropriate precautions to minimize direct contact with skin or eyes and prevent inhalation of dust. 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. Section 7 - Handling and Storage HANDLING User Exposure: Avoid inhalation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. STORAGE Suitable: Keep tightly closed. Store at -20°C Section 8 - Exposure Controls / PPE ENGINEERING CONTROLS Safety shower and eye bath. Mechanical exhaust required. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Respiratory: Wear dust mask. Hand: Protective gloves. Eye: Chemical safety goggles. GENERAL HYGIENE MEASURES Wash thoroughly after handling. Section 9 - Physical/Chemical Properties Appearance Physical State: Solid Property Value At Temperature or Pressure Molecular Weight 501.72 AMU pH N/A BP/BP Range N/A MP/MP Range N/A Freezing Point N/A Vapor Pressure N/A Vapor Density N/A Saturated Vapor Conc. N/A SG/Density N/A Bulk Density N/A Odor Threshold N/A Volatile% N/A VOC Content N/A Water Content N/A Solvent Content N/A Evaporation Rate N/A Viscosity N/A Surface Tension N/A Partition Coefficient N/A Decomposition Temp. N/A Flash Point N/A Explosion Limits N/A Flammability N/A Autoignition Temp N/A Refractive Index N/A Optical Rotation N/A Miscellaneous Data N/A
Solubility N/A N/A = not available Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity STABILITY Stable: Stable. Materials to Avoid: Strong oxidizing agents. HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS Hazardous Decomposition Products: Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides. HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur Section 11 - Toxicological Information ROUTE OF EXPOSURE Skin Contact: May cause skin irritation. Skin Absorption: May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. Eye Contact: May cause eye irritation. Inhalation: May be harmful if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Ingestion: May be harmful if swallowed. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and Section 12 - Ecological Information No data available. Section 13 - Disposal Considerations APPROPRIATE METHOD OF DISPOSAL OF SUBSTANCE OR PREPARATION Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. 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 regulations. Section 14 - Transport Information DOT Proper Shipping Name: None Non-Hazardous for Transport: This substance is considered to be non-hazardous for transport. IATA Non-Hazardous for Air Transport: Non-hazardous for air transport. Section 15 - Regulatory Information US CLASSIFICATION AND LABEL TEXT US Statements: Caution: Avoid contact and inhalation. UNITED STATES REGULATORY INFORMATION SARA LISTED: No CANADA REGULATORY INFORMATION WHMIS Classification: This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the CPR, and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CPR. DSL: No NDSL: No WARRANTY 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. Excel Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd. shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.
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