Date of issue: December 2008 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET: Metrin Solution STATEMENT OF HAZARDOUS NATURE: Hazardous according to criteria of Worksafe Australia. MANUFACTURER COMPANY DETAILS: Bomac Pty Ltd Address
15/36 Leighton Place Hornsby NSW 2077 Australia Telephone Number
61 (0)2 9987 4922 Emergency Telephone Number
61 (0)2 9987 4188
IDENTIFICATION Product Name Metrin Solution Other Names Metrin, Metronidazole, Flagyl U.N. Number No UN number allocated Dangerous Goods Class and Subsidiary Risk No class and subsidiary risk allocated Hazchem Code No Hazchem code allocated Poisons Schedule Schedule 4 Packaging 50mL amber glass vial with rubber plug and aluminium cap, labelled Use FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT ONLY. For the treatment of protozoal and anaerobic bacterial infections due to susceptible organisms in horses, dogs, cats and birds. Date of issue: December 2008 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET: Metrin Solution PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION AND PROPERTIES: Appearance and Odour Solubility in Water
Clear, colourless to pale yellow solution.
Boiling Point Melting Point
Vapour Pressure Specific Gravity
Flash Point Flammability Limits Other Properties Not applicable INGREDIENTS: Chemical Entity CAS Number Proportion HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
HEALTH EFFECTS: Acute Exposure:
Metronidazole is used in human therapeutics ait dose rates of 400 – 800mg three times daily for 5 – 10 days. The concentration of metronidazole in Metrin Solution is 5mg/mL, and it is presented in a 50mL vial (ie total of 250mg metronidazole per vial). Human toxicosis resulting from exposure to Metrin is extremely unlikely. Adverse effects of metronidazole are generally dose related, and may include gastrointestinal disturbances and headaches. Higher doses may cause peripheral neuropathies, ataxia and seizures.
Swallowed Metronidazole is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Eye May cause irritation. Skin May irritate skin abrasions. Date of issue: December 2008 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET: Metrin Solution Inhaled No effects reported. Chronic Exposure: May cause adverse effects as detailed above. Effects generally subside when metronidazole source is removed. FIRST AID: Wash off any productcontacting skin using soap and water. Swallowed No specific first aid required for ingestion of small doses of metronidazole. Eye If in eyes, hold eyes open, flood with water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical assistance if required. Skin If skin contact occurs remove contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Inhaled No specific requirements. First Aid Facilities No specific first aid facilities required.
ADVICE TO DOCTOR Treat symptomatically as required. ______________________________________________________________________________________ PRECAUTIONS FOR USE Exposure Standards No exposure standard allocated Engineering Controls Not applicable Personal Protection Avoid spraying or splashing of the preparation. Avoid inhalation of aerosol spray or vapour of the preparation. Avoid eating, drinking or smoking in area of product or during handling of product. Avoid contamination of work area. Flammability Not flammable under conditions of use. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SAFE HANDLING INFORMATION ______________________________________________________________________________________
Date of issue: December 2008 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET: Metrin Solution Storage and Transport Store below 30°C (Room Temperature). Protect from light. Spills and Disposal Clean up spilled material with absorbent. Flush contaminated area with water and detergent. Dispose of waste in accordance with local, state or federal laws. Fire/Explosion Hazards This material is not considered a fire hazard. Use standard fire fighting techniques to extinguish fires involving this material. Use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or foam. ______________________________________________________________________________________ OTHER INFORMATION ______________________________________________________________________________________ Contact Point Production Manager
Telephone: 61 (0)2 9987 4922 Australian Poisons Information Centre: 13 11 26 (24 hour service) Police, Fire Brigade or Ambulance: 000 New Zealand Poisons Information Centre: 0800 764 766 (24 hour service) New Zealand Emergency Services: 111
GUÍA PARA LAS FAMILIAS: ORIENTACIONES PARA CONOCER Y ATENDER AL ALUMNADO CON ALTAS CAPACIDADES Equipo de trabajo que ha elaborado este documento Coordinación y dirección CEFERINO ARTILES HERNÁNDEZ JULIO ÁLVAREZ MEJÍAS JUAN E. JIMÉNEZ GONZÁLEZ Redacción PILAR ALONSO MATOS REMEDIOS GUZMÁN ROSQUETE LAUREANO VICENTE CABRERA Colaboración MARCOS CÁMARA BARROSO JOSÉ CASTRO SÁNC
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