Yellow crystalline powder. Odorless.
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Hazards and Protection.
Store away from incompatible substances in a cool, dry location. Prevent exposure to light.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear impervious protective gloves and clothing, splash proof, dust resistant safety goggles.
Any NIOSH/MSHA approved dust-mist respirator, air purifying respirator with high-efficiency particulate filter, powdered air purifying respirator with a dust-mist filter.
Sweep up and place in a suitable, clean, dry container for later disposal. Do not flush into sewer. Keep unnecessary people away.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Oxides of carbon and nitrogen.
Use dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray, regular foam to extinguish fire.
Material may burn but does not ignite readily.
Headache, papilledema and benign intracranial hypertension have been reported. Maternal ingestion of tetracyclines during pregnancy may cause tooth discoloration, enamel defects, and other congenital anomalies. <br>Hepatotoxicity, pancreatitis, and renal failure may occur in pregnant women following ingestion of tetracyclines during pregnancy.
Nausea, vomiting, epigastric burning, and abdominal discomfort have been noted. Tetracycline and doxycycline have been implicated in causing esophageal ulceration, but this is thought to be uncommon.
Allergic reaction, anaphylatic reactions, profuse rhinorrea, sensitization.
Skin hyperpigmentation has been reported.
If vomiting occurs, keep head lower than hips to prevent aspiration.
remove to fresh air. If breathing has stopped, give CPR. Keep warm.
Wash with soap and water for 15 - 20 minutes.
Immediately wash with larg amounts of water or normal saline for 15-20 minutes.