MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET SECTION 1 - IDENTIFICATION OF PRODUCT AND COMPANY Pfizer Inc Emergency telephone Pfizer Animal Health Hours of operation 235 East 42nd Street Telephone New York, NY 10017 Trade names Clavamox ® Tablets Product name Clavamox ® Tablets Therapeutic use Description
Amoxicillin tablets supplied in strip packs
SECTION 2 - COMPOSITION
Ingredient(s) indicated as hazardous have been assessed under standardsfor workplace safety. SECTION 3 - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Signal word WARNING! Statements of hazard MAY CAUSE SENSITIZATION BY INHALATION AND SKIN CONTACT. Eye effects
None known; however, direct contact with any foreign material may causeeye irritation. Skin effects
Allergic skin reactions might occur following direct contact with thismaterial. Inhalation effects
Not expected due to physical form. Repeated exposure to dust or mist mayproduce allergic reactions. Ingestion effects
May cause allergic reaction in penicillin-sensitive individuals. Known clinical effects
Individuals who are allergic to penicillin antibiotics might exhibit allergicreactions, possibly severe.
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This document has been prepared in accordance with standards forworkplace safety, which require the inclusion of all known hazards of theproduct or its ingredients regardless of the potential risk. Theprecautionary statements and warnings included may not apply in allcases. Your needs may vary depending upon the potential for exposure inyour workplace. SECTION 4 - FIRST AID MEASURES
Remove contaminated clothing and flush exposed area with water. Obtainmedical assistance if irritation occurs, which may be delayed.
Immediately flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritationoccurs or persists, get medical attention.
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Ifdiscomfort persists, get medical attention. Ingestion SECTION 5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES General hazard
This material is not expected to support combustion. Toxic or corrosivegases are expected during a fire or heating of this material.
Fire fighting instructions
Wear approved positive pressure, self-contained breathing apparatus andfull protective turn out gear. Move containers from fire area if possiblewithout increased personal risk. Dike area if possible to contain water forlater disposal.
Use carbon dioxide, dry chemical, or water spray. Flash point Hazardous combustion
Toxic or corrosive gases including oxides of carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur
are expected in fires involving this material. SECTION 6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Review Sections 3, 8 and 12 before proceeding with clean up. Small spill
Sweep spilled material into an approved container for disposal. Clean spillarea thoroughly. Prevent discharge to drains.
Contain the source of the spill or leak if it is safe to do so. Scoop or shovelspilled material into a labeled container for disposal. Clean spill areathoroughly. Prevent discharge to drains.
SECTION 7 - HANDLING AND STORAGE General handling
IF TABLETS OR CAPSULES ARE CRUSHED AND/OR BROKEN,AVOID BREATHING DUST AND AVOID CONTACT WITH EYES,SKIN AND CLOTHING. Storage conditions
Avoid prolonged storage at elevated temperatures (greater than roomtemperature, approximately 20 degrees C). Keep in tightly sealedcontainers in a well-ventilated area. SECTION 8 - EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION Ventilation
Good general ventilation should be sufficient to control airborne levels. Respiratory protection
Respirators are not required for normal use of this material. Eye protection
Not required under normal conditions of use. Wear safety glasses orgoggles if eye contact is possible.
Wear protective clothing with long sleeves to avoid routine skin contact. Wash hands and arms thoroughly after handling this material. Clean upspills immediately.
Wear protective gloves to avoid routine skin contact. SECTION 9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Physical form Molecular weight Molecular formula Boiling point Melting point Vapor pressure Water solubility Solvent solubility SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY Reactivity SECTION 10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY . continued Conditions to avoid
Direct sunlight, conditions that might generate heat and dispersion as adust cloud
Incompatibilities Hazardous decomposition products Hazardous polymerization SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGY INFORMATION Acute toxicity
Not determined for this mixture. May cause eye irritation based oncomponents.
Not determined for this mixture. Irritation may occur based on components. Inhalation
Not determined for this mixture. However, allergic reactions might occurbased on effects of amoxicillin.
Not determined for this mixture. The rat oral LD50 is expected to begreater than 2000 mg/kg based on toxicities of individual components andconcentrations present. Mutagenicity
This mixture is not expected to be mutagenic, based on effects of individual components.
Sensitization (allergic skin reaction) may occur, based on effects ofindividual components. Subchronic effects Chronic effects/ carcinogenicity Carcinogen status
None of the components of this formulation is listed as a carcinogen byIARC, NTP or OSHA.
Not determined for this mixture. Components in this mixture are unlikelyto produce reproductive effects in humans at levels encounteredoccupationally.
SECTION 11 - TOXICOLOGY INFORMATION . continued Teratogenicity
Not determined for this mixture. Components in this mixture are unlikelyto produce developmental effects in humans at levels encounteredoccupationally.
At increased risk from exposure Additional information
This mixture contains material that is a penicillin antibiotic. SECTION 12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION Environmental overview
Penicillins are susceptible to degradation by a number of microorganismsfound in wastewater treatment plants and the general environment. Resulting degradation products are readily mineralized by environmentalmicroorganisms.
SECTION 13 - DISPOSAL INFORMATION Disposal procedure
Collect for recycling or recovery, if possible. Observe all local andnational regulations when disposing of this material. Dispose of materialon site in a licensed chemical incinerator, if allowed by the incineratorpermit. If no on-site incinerator is available, dispose of material in alicensed commercial chemical incinerator. SECTION 14 - TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION SECTION 15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION EU Classification EU Labelling EU Label Pictogram(s) Risk phrases
R42 - May cause sensitisation by inhalation. R43 - May cause sensitization by skin contact. Safety phrases
S22 - Do not breathe dust. S24 - Avoid contact with skin. S36/37 - Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.
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This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria ofthe CPR and the MSDS contains all of the information required by theCPR. SECTION 16 - OTHER Disclaimer Pfizer Inc believes that the information contained in this Material Safety Data Sheet is accurate, and while it is provided in good faith, it is without a warranty of any kind, expressed or implied.
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