01 - Identification of the substance / Preparation and company
Identification of the manufacturer
976 13 Slovenská Ľupča 566
Identification of the product
1.1. Commercial product name: L-Cystine
02 - COMPOSITION / Information on ingredients
2.1. Chemical characterization (substance):
Chemical characteristics: L-Cystine
03 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
3.1. Critical hazards to man and environment:
04 - FIRST-AID MEASURES
4.1. General information: -
4.2. After inhalation:
In case of dust formation: minor irritation of mucous membranes (nose, throat, eyes).
4.3. After contact with the skin:
Wash with plenty of water or soap and water; immediately remove all contaminated clothing. Seek medical advice in case of continuous irritation.
4.4. After contact with the eyes:
Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Seek medical advice in case of continuous irritation.
4.5. After swallowing:
Drink plenty of water. In cases of sickness seek medical advice (show label if possible).
05 - FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
5.1. Suitable extinguishing media:
Water spray jet, extinguishing powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
5.2. Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons:
5.3. Special exposure hazards arising from the substance or preparation itself, combustion products, resulting gases:
Hazardous combustion products: nitric gases, sulfur dioxide.
5.4. Special protective equipment for fire fighting:
Use respiratory protection independent of recirculated air.
06 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
6.1. Personal precautions:
Wear personal protective suit (see section 8.3.). Avoid dust formation. Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
6.2. Environmental precautions:
Cover any spilled material in accordance with regulations to prevent dispersal by wind. Observe local bye-laws.
6.3. Methods for cleaning up:
Absorb mechanically and dispose of according to regulations.
07 - HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling:
Ensure adequate ventilation. Do not mix with alkalis, strong acids, oxidizing agents.
Precautions against fire and explosion:
Fine dust may form explosive mixture with air. Avoid sources of ignition like open flames, welding pearls, hot surfaces etc.
Conditions for storage rooms and vessels:
Do not store in containers made of aluminum or other light metals.
Advice for storage of incompatible materials:
Further information for storage:
Store in a dry and cool place.
08 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
8.1. Further information for system design and engineering measures:
Observe information in section 7.
8.2. Associate substances with specific control parameters such as limit values
8.3. Personal protection equipment
General protection and hygiene measures:
Do not eat, drink or smoke when handling. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Do not breathe dust.
When dust formation fine dust mask without protection rating.
Protective gloves recommended.
09 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Form: solid - powder
9.2. Safety parameters
Melting point: > 240 °C
Boiling point: not applicable
Flash point: not applicable
Ignition temperature: not established
Lower explosion point: no data at hand
Upper explosion point: no data at hand
Bulk density: approx. 300 kg/m3
Solubility in water: < 1 g/l at 20 °C
pH-value: not established
Viscosity: not applicable
9.3. Further information
10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
10.0. General information:
Reacts with strong oxidation agents.
10.1. Conditions to avoid:
10.2. Materials to avoid:
10.3. Hazardous decomposition products:
11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
11.0. General information:
Product not investigated. According to our present state of knowledge no damaging effect expected when treated in accordance with standard industrial practices and local regulations where applicable.
11.1. Acute toxicity:
12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
12.1. Information on elimination (persistence and degradability)
No data known.
12.2. Behaviour in environmental compartiments
No harmful effects expected.
12.3. Ecotoxicological effects
No likelihood of damaging effect on water organisms.
Effects in sewage treatment plants (bacteria toxicity: respiration -/reproduction inhibition):
According to present experience, no adverse effects on water purification plants.
12.4. Further ecological information
Product not investigated. Do not introduce into waters and into soil.
13 - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose of according to regulations by incineration in a special waste incinerator. Small quantities may be disposed of in a domestic waste incinerator. Observe local bye-laws.
13.2. Contaminated packaging
Completely discharge containers (no tear drops, no powder rest, scraped carefully). Containers may be recycled or re-used. Observe local/national bye-laws. Containers which cannot be cleaned should be disposed as the relevant material.
Recommended cleaning agent:
14 - Transport information
The product has not dangerous properties. It can be transported by Road, Rail, Sea and Air
without special transport regulations.
Land transport : RID/AIR :
UN - No. :
Sea transport : IMDG - Code :
Air transport : ICAO - TI / IATA - DGR :
UN/ID - No. :
15 - Regulatory information
Labelling according to EC - Directives :
Hazard symbols : -
R - phrases : none
S - phrases : S 7/8
16 - Other information
Data sheet completed by QC/QA Department
The information contained herein is based on the present state of our knowledge and does not therefore certain properties.
Recipients of our product must take responsibility for observing existing laws and regulations.