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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS)
BOMAC Laboratories Limited urges recipient of this MSDS to study it carefully
to become aware of, and understand, the hazards associated with the product.
To promote safe handling, each recipient should notify its employees, agents and
others who will use this material and any other information regarding hazards or safety.
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Product Name: Glucalmax UN Number : Free
Other Names: N/A Dangerous Goods Class: N/A
Animal Remedies Board (ARB) Subsidiary Risk: N/A
Product Licence Number: 1441 HAZCHEM Code: N/A
Toxic Substances Schedule: N/A
Use: For the treatment of milk fever and milk fever complicated by acetonaemia and grass
staggers in cattle.
Physical Description: Clear, practically colourless liquid with no more than a slight odour.
Active Ingredients: Calcium Borogluconate CAS* 5743-34-0 250g/Litre
Dextrose CAS* 14431-43-7 250g/Litre
Magnesium Chloride CAS* 7786-30-3 80g/Litre
Manufacturer: BOMAC Laboratories Ltd
Cnr Wiri Station Road & Hobill Avenue
P O Box 76-369, Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: (09) 262-3169 Facsimile: (09) 262-3008
HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
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Swallowed: May cause vomiting and diarrhoea, an erythematous rash followed by desquamation,
and stimulation of the nervous system followed by depression.
Eye: May cause transient stinging or redness.
*CAS, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number
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Skin: Product is not considered to be a skin irritant.
Inhaled: No inhalation hazard identified from data found.
Swallowed: Induce vomiting. Seek medical advice.
Eye: Flush out with a gentle stream of clean water for 15 minutes. Seek medical advice if stinging
or redness persists.
Skin: Wash contact areas with water. Remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse.
Inhalation: Remove from further exposure. If unconsciousness occurs, seek immediate medical
attention. If breathing has stopped, use mouth to mouth resuscitation.
PRECAUTIONS FOR USE
Exposure Limits: Not established. Use only as directed.
Ventilation: No special ventilation is recommended under normal conditions of use. No special
respiratory protection equipment is recommended under normal conditions of use with sufficient
Personal Protection: Avoid eye and skin contact. Wear eye protection (face visor or goggles) if
accidental eye contact can occur. Observe good personal hygiene.
Flammability: Non flammable. Keep well away from heat and keep container closed when not in
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SAFE HANDLING INFORMATION
Storage and Transport:
Store below 25°C. Protect from light. Containers should always be kept closed in storage and
properly labelled. Store only in original containers.
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Spills and Disposal: Remove with liquid binding material (eg sand, sawdust, or diatomaceous
earth). Wash the residue from the contaminated area with water. Dispose of waste in compliance
with local waste disposal regulations. Small quantities and residues may be flushed into drains.
The product is non flammable. Use alcohol foam, CO
, dry powder, water or BCF fire
extinguishers. Use water sprays to cool fire exposed surfaces and any adjacent storage vessels.
Sheet Dated: 06 March 1996 Supersedes Sheet Dated: 15 October 1993
Dr Bruce Vautier B.V.Sc
Manager, Technical Services
BOMAC Laboratories Ltd
Cnr Wiri Station Road & Hobill Avenue
PO Box 76-369, Manukau City, Auckland,
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Phone: (09) 262-3169
Facsimile: (09) 262-3008
National Poisons Information Centre OR Contact your local Poisons
University of Otago, Medical School Information Centre for
PO Box 913 further advice.
Phone (03) 474 7000
The information in this data sheet is to the best of our knowledge, representative of the product.
As conditions of use are beyond the control of BOMAC Laboratories Ltd no legal responsibility is
accepted for the use of this information.