Safety Data Sheet

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION:
Trade name: K252a
Product Number: K-2151
Manufacturer/Supplier:
LC Laboratories
165 New Boston Street
Woburn, MA 01801 USA
1-781-937-0777 Fax: 1-781-938-5420

SECTION 2. HAZARD(S) IDENTIFICATION:
Hazard Description: Irritant
May be harmful if swallowed or inhaled
Causes eye and skin irritation
Skin reactions may include erythema (redness), flaking/scaling, crusting, swelling, vesiculation/pustulation (blister/pustule formation), and erosion/ulceration
Signal Word: Warning
GHS Hazard Statements:
H303 - May be harmful if swallowed
H315 - Causes skin irritation
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation
H333 - May be harmful if inhaled
H335 - May cause respiratory irritation
GHS Precautionary Statements:
P261 - Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray
P280 - Wear protective gloves/eye protection/face protection
P302 + P352 - IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water
P304 + P340 - IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
P305 + P351 + P338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
P332 + P313 - If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention
P337 + P313 - If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention

SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS:
Chemical Name: (9S,10R,12R)-2,3,9,10,11,12-hexahydro-10-hydroxy-9-methyl-1-oxo-9,12-Epoxy-1H-diindolo[1,2,3-fg:3',2',1'-kl]pyrrolo[3,4-i][1,6]benzodiazocine-10-carboxylic acid methyl ester
Synonyms: Antibiotic K 252a, Antibiotic SF 2370, K-252a, SF 2370
Hazardous Ingredient: K252a
CAS Registry Number: 99533-80-9
Molecular Weight: 467.47
Molecular Formula: C27H21N3O5

SECTION 4. FIRST-AID MEASURES:
After Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air; if breathing is difficult, give oxygen; if breathing stops, give artificial respiration
After skin contact: flush with copious amounts of water; remove contaminated clothing and shoes; call a physician
After eye contact: check for and remove contact lenses; flush with copious amounts of water; assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers; call a physician
After swallowing: if swallowed, wash out mouth with copious amounts of water; call a physician

SECTION 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES:
Suitable extinguishing agents: water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or foam
Protective equipment: wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes
Unusual fire hazard: may emit toxic fumes under fire conditions such as carbon monoxide, etc.

SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES:
Person-related safety precautions: cordon off area of spill; wear self-contained breathing apparatus, protective clothing and heavy rubber gloves
Measures for cleaning/collecting: absorb solutions with finely- powdered liquid-binding material (diatomite, universal binders); decontaminate surfaces and equipment by scrubbing with alcohol; dispose of contaminated material according to Section 13

SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE:
Information for safe handling: avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing; material may be an irritant
Storage: store solid and solutions at -20 ºC

SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION:
Personal protective equipment as follows:
Breathing equipment: NIOSH/MSHA-approved respirator
Protection of hands: chemical-resistant rubber gloves
Eye protection: chemical safety goggles

SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:
Form: crystalline solid; granular or powder
Color: white to off-white
Odor: none
Melting point/Melting range: 233-260 ºC (decomposed)
Danger of explosion: none
Solubility in / Miscibility with water: not soluble
Solvent content: none
Organic solvents: soluble in DMSO at 100 mg/mL; poorly soluble in ethanol

SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY:
Stability: stable if stored as directed; avoid strong oxidizing agents
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: protect from light and heat
Dangerous products of decomposition: thermal decomposition may produce toxic gases such as carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides

SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
RTECS #: KC6500000
Acute toxicity: intraperitoneal toxicity (LD): >300 mg/kg (mouse)
Primary irritant effect:
On the skin: causes skin irritation; may be harmful if absorbed through the skin
On the eye: causes eye irritation
Inhalation: may be harmful if inhaled; may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract
Ingestion: may be harmful if swallowed

SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
General notes: no data available
Treat as potentially toxic if released into the environment

SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS:
Dispose of in accordance with prevailing country, federal, state and local 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 class:
Proper shipping name: none
Non-Hazardous for transport: this substance is considered to be non-hazardous for transport

SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION:
Code letter and hazard designation of product:
Xi: Irritant
EU Risk And Safety phrases:
S22: Do not breathe dust
S24/25: Avoid contact with skin and eyes
S26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S36/37: Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves
R36/38: Irritating to eyes and skin

SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION:
The above information is believed to be correct based on our present knowledge but does not purport to be complete. For research use only by trained personnel. The burden of safe use of this material rests entirely with the user. LC Laboratories disclaims all liability
Revision Date:  February 1, 2015