L-CYSTINE

01 - Identification of the substance / Preparation and company

 Identification of the manufacturer

                                                     BIOTIKA a.s.

                                                     976 13 Slovenská Ľupča 566

                                                     SLOVAK  REPUBLIC

                                                     Tel.: 00421/48/4368100

                                                     Fax: 00421/48/4187062

 Identification of the product

1.1. Commercial product name:       L-Cystine

 

                                                     

02 - COMPOSITION / Information on ingredients

2.1. Chemical characterization (substance):     

       CAS-No.:                               56-89-3

       Chemical characteristics:        L-Cystine

       EC-No.:                                  200-296-3

 

03 - HAZARDS  IDENTIFICATION

3.1. Critical hazards to man and environment:

       R-Phrase:                                -

       Description:                            -

                                                      

 

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:

       None known.

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

7.1. Handling      

       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.

 

7.2. Storage

       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

       TLV values:

      

CAS-No.

Material

Type

mg/m3

ppm

E/A

fibre/m3

 

 

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.

       Respiratory protection:

       When dust formation fine dust mask without protection rating.

       Hand protection:

       Protective gloves recommended.

       Eye protection:

       Protective goggles.

 

 

09 - PHYSICAL  AND  CHEMICAL  PROPERTIES

9.1. Appearance

       Form:                                      solid - powder

       Colour:                                   white

       Odour:                                    characteristic

 

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:                          

          None known.

10.2. Materials to avoid:

          Oxidizing agent.

10.3. Hazardous decomposition products:

          None known.

 

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:                                   

          Further information:

          -

 

 

12 - ECOLOGICAL  INFORMATION

12.1. Information on elimination (persistence and degradability)

          Further information:

          No data known.

 

12.2. Behaviour in environmental compartiments

          Further information:

          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

          General  information:

          Product not investigated. Do not introduce into waters and into soil.

 

 

13 - DISPOSAL  CONSIDERATIONS

13.1. Material

          Recommendation:

          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

          Recommendation:

          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:

          Water.

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 :

                          MFAG :

                          EmS :

 

Air transport : ICAO - TI  / IATA - DGR :

                         UN/ID - No. :

                         PAX :

                         CAO :

 

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

 

 

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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.