Pyrogallol

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Pyrogallol

Brand : WildPhoto Ltd

CAS-No. : 87-66-1

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture

Identified uses : Photographic use only

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company :

WildPhoto Ltd
Unit 15-16 Highlode Industrial Estate
Ramsey,
Cambridgeshire
PE26 2RB
UNITED KINGDOM

Telephone : +44 (0)1487 813447
E-mail address : info@wetplatesupplies.com

Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : +44 (0)1487 813447

Hazard identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]

Germ cell mutagenicity (Category 2)
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 4)
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4)
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 3)

Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC

Possible risk of irreversible effects.
Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.

Composition

Substances

Synonyms :

1,2,3-Trihydroxybenzene
Pyro
Pyrogallic acid
Piral

Formula : C6H6O3
Molecular Weight : 126.11 g/mol

First aid

Description of first aid measures
General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled

If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Cough, Shortness of breath, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Absorption into the body leads to the formation of methemoglobin which in sufficient concentration causes cyanosis. Onset may be delayed 2 to 4 hours or longer.

Fire fighting

Extinguishing media 
Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Carbon oxides

Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Handling

Precautions for safe handling

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Handle and store under inert gas.
Air and light sensitive.

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Wear respiratory protection.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Do not let product enter drains.
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust.
Sweep up and shovel.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reactivity No
Toxicology

Information on toxicological effects Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - mouse - 300 mg/kg

Skin corrosion/irritation

Skin - rabbit - Severe skin irritation - 24 h - Draize Test

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

Eyes - rabbit - Moderate eye irritation - 24 h - Draize Test

Respiratory or skin sensitization

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

In vitro tests showed mutagenic effects

Carcinogenicity

IARC:         No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

Reproductive toxicity

no data available

Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure

no data available

Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure

no data available

Aspiration hazard

no data available

Potential health effects

Inhalation Harmful if inhaled. Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Ingestion Toxic if swallowed.
Skin Harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin irritation.
Eyes Causes serious eye irritation.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure

Cough, Shortness of breath, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Absorption into the body leads to the formation of methemoglobin which in sufficient concentration causes cyanosis. Onset may be delayed 2 to 4 hours or longer.

Other

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. WildPhoto Ltd shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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Pyrogallol Wet Plate Supplies is a UK based store selling a range of supplies for alternative photographic processes, namely Wetplate collodion, Cyanotype, Gum bichromate, Kallitype, Van dyke and Pt/Pd. They also offer training and studio facilities for both wetplate and other alternative processes. In this section you can find our Pyrogallol