Magnesium Chloride (25 mM MgCl2)

Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)

1. Identification of the substance and of the company

Product nameMagnesium Chloride (25 mM MgCl2)
Catalog NumberMC-1
Supplier InformationBento Bioworks Ltd
5 Hancock Road
London, E3 3DA
United Kingdom
Emergency telephone number
Within the USA & Canada: 1-800-424-9300
Outside the USA & Canada: 1-703-741-5970

2. Hazards identification

Classification of the substance or mixture
According to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 (EU-GHS/CLP)
The product contains no substances which are considered to be hazardous to health at their given concentration.

3. Composition / information on ingredients

Hazardous ingredients according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Not applicable.

4. First aid measures

If inhaledMove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, consult a doctor.
If swallowedDo not induce vomiting without medical advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
In case of skin contactWash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. If irritation develops, get medical attention.
In case of eye contactFlush eyes with water immediately as a precaution. If irritation persists, get medical attention.
Notes to physicianTreat symptomatically.

5. Firefighting measures

Extinguishing mediaDry chemical, CO2, water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
Special hazardsNot applicable.
Firefighting precautionsWear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

6. Accidental release measures

Personal precautionsEnsure adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Use personal protection equipment.
Environmental precautionsAvoid discharge into drains and waterways whenever possible.
Methods for cleaning upSoak up with inert absorbent material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).

7. Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handlingNo special precautions required.
Conditions for safe storageLabel and store at –20ºC.
Specific end use(s)For research and educational use only.

8. Exposure controls/personal protection

Personal protective equipment
Respiratory ProtectionNot required.
Hand ProtectionProtective gloves.
Eye ProtectionProtective safety glasses.
Skin and Body ProtectionAppropriate protective clothing.
Hygiene MeasuresHandle in accordance with good safety practice. Do not eat, drink or smoke when handling this product. Wash thoroughly after handling.

9. Physical and chemical properties

AppearanceColourless liquid
OdourNot defined
pH value 7.0 – 7.5
Boiling pointUndetermined
Melting pointUndetermined
Flash pointNot applicable
AutoignitionNot applicable
Explosion hazardNot applicable
Vapour pressureNo information available
Relative densityNo information available
Water solubilityEasily soluble
Other dataNo other data

10. Stability and reactivity

Chemical stabilityStable under normal conditions.
Hazardous reactionsHazardous reaction has not been reported.
Conditions to avoidNone, if used according to specifications.
Incompatible materialsStrong oxidizing agents, acids and alkali.
Hazardous decompositionNo known hazardous decomposition products.

11. Toxicological information

Routes of Exposure
Acute toxicityWhen used and handled according to specifications, the product does not have any harmful effects in our experience.
Irritation and corrosionNo data available
SensitisationProlonged or repeated exposure may cause allergic reactions in certain sensitive individuals.
Chronic exposureNo data available
Exposure SymptomsNo data available
Potential Health Effects
InhalationMay be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
SkinMay cause skin irritation.
EyesMay cause eye irritation.
IngestionNo information available.

12. Ecological information 

EcotoxicityThis product is slightly hazardous for water. Do not allow product to reach ground water, water courses, or sewage systems
AccumulationDoes not accumulate.
MobilityNo information available.
Further informationNo information available.

13. Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methodsObserve all federal, state, and local environmental regulations.

14. Transport information

ADR/RID/ICAO/IATA classThis substance is considered to be non-hazardous for transport.

15. Regulatory information

EU GuidelinesThis product is not subject to identification regulations under EU Directives and the Ordinance on Hazardous Materials.
US Federal RegulationsThis product is not subject to regulations under US Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and SARA 302/313/311/312.

16. Other Information

This information is based on available knowledge and shall be used only as a guide. All materials and mixtures may present unknown hazards and should be used with caution.

This shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship. Bento Bioworks Ltd is not held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above mentioned products.