POSISTAC 60 GROWTH PROMOTANT AND ANTICOCCIDIAL FEED PREMIX

Australia - English - APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority)

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Active ingredient:
SALINOMYCIN SODIUM
Available from:
PHIBRO ANIMAL HEALTH PTY LIMITED
Pharmaceutical form:
ORAL POWDER, PRE-MIX
Composition:
SALINOMYCIN SODIUM ANTIPROTOZOAL Active 60.0 g/kg
Units in package:
25kg
Class:
VM - Veterinary Medicine
Therapeutic group:
CATTLE - FEEDLOT | PIG GROWER | POULTRY BROILERS (MEAT FOR HUMAN CONSUM) | PULLET - REPLACEMENT | BEEF | BOVINE | CHICKENS | CHO
Therapeutic area:
ANTIBIOTIC + NUTRITIONAL
Therapeutic indications:
COCCIDIOSIS | PROMOTE ANIMAL GROWTH | EIMERIA ACERVULINA | EIMERIA BRUNETTI | EIMERIA MAXIMA | EIMERIA MIVATI | EIMERIA NECATRIX | EIMERIA TENELLA | FEED CONVERSION | FINISHING | GROWTH PROMOTION | GROWTH RATE | LIVEWEIGHT GAIN
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 6; Withholding period: WHP: Meat: NIL. Eggs: DO NOT USE durin g laying or within 7 days of laying whe re eggs are to be used for human consum ption or processing. Do not use in ani mals producing milk for human consumpti on.; Host/pest details: CATTLE - FEEDLOT: [PROMOTE ANIMAL GROWTH]; PIG GROWER: [PROMOTE ANIMAL GROWTH]; POULTRY BROILERS (MEAT FOR HUMAN CONSUM): [COCCIDIOSIS]; PULLET - REPLACEMENT: [COCCIDIOSIS]; Poison schedule: 6; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: CATTLE - FEEDLOT: [PROMOTE ANIMAL GROWTH]; PIG GROWER: [PROMOTE ANIMAL GROWTH]; POULTRY BROILERS (MEAT FOR HUMAN CONSUM): [COCCIDIOSIS]; PULLET - REPLACEMENT: [COCCIDIOSIS];
Authorization status:
Cancelled
Authorization number:
50235
Authorization date:
2015-07-01

Product Name: Posistac60

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This revisionissued: January, 2012

MATERIALSAFETY DATA SHEET

Issued by:Phibro AnimalHealthPtyLtd Phone: (02)9896 4666

Section 1 - Identification ofThe Material and Supplier

Phibro Animal HealthPtyLtd Phone: 02 9896 4666

Unit 4, 129 Magowar Rd Fax 02 9896 4544

Girraween, NSW 2145 After hours: 0418 213 734

Chemicalnature: Salinomycin sodium in a suitable carrier.

Trade Name: Posistac 60

Product Use: Forthe control coccidiosisin chickens.

CreationDate: February, 2007

Thisversionissued: January, 2012and is valid for 5 years from this date.

Section 2 - Hazards Identification

Statementof Hazardous Nature

This product is classified as:Xn, Harmful. Hazardous according to the criteria of SWA.

Not a Dangerous Good according to theAustralian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code.

Risk Phrases:R22.Harmful if swallowed.

Safety Phrases:S20, S22, S25. When using, do not eat or drink.Do not breathe dust. Avoidcontactwith eyes.

SUSMP Classification:S6

ADG Classification:None allocated.Not a DangerousGood under the ADG Code.

UN Number:None allocated

Emergency Overview

PhysicalDescription&colour: Off-white to buff coloured powder.

Odour:Mild odour.

Major Health Hazards:harmful if swallowed. Asignificant ingredientis an antibiotic. Anyperson with a history of

allergies to this class of substancesshould avoid all contactwith this product as it may causesensitisation.

Potential Health Effects

Inhalation:

Short termexposure:Available data indicates that this product isnot harmful. However product may bemildly

irritating, although unlikely to cause anything more thanmild transient discomfort.

Long Termexposure:No data for health effectsassociatedwith long term inhalation.

Skin Contact:

Short termexposure:Available data indicates that this product isnot harmful. Itshould present no hazards in

normal use. In addition product is unlikelyto cause any discomfort in normal use.

Long Termexposure:No data for health effectsassociatedwith long term skin exposure.

Eye Contact:

Short termexposure:This product may be mildly irritating to eyes, butis unlikely to causeanything more than

mild discomfortwhich should disappear once product is removed.

Long Termexposure:No data for health effectsassociatedwith long term eye exposure.

Ingestion:

Short termexposure:Significant oral exposure isconsideredto be unlikely. Available data shows thatthis product

is harmful, but symptoms are not available. However, thisproduct may be mildly irritating to mucous membranes but

is unlikely tocause anything more thanmild transientdiscomfort.

Long Termexposure:No data for health effectsassociatedwith long term ingestion.

Carcinogen Status:

SWA:No significant ingredient is classified as carcinogenic by SWA.

NTP:No significant ingredient is classified as carcinogenic by NTP.

IARC:No significant ingredient is classified as carcinogenic by IARC.

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Section 3 - Composition/Information on Ingredients

Ingredients CAS No Conc,% TWA (mg/m 3 ) STEL (mg/m 3 )

Salinomycin sodium 53003-10-4 6 not set not set

Other non hazardous ingredients secret to 100 not set not set

This is a commercial productwhose exact ratio of components may vary slightly. Minor quantities of other non

hazardous ingredients arealso possible.

TheSWATWAexposure value isthe averageairborne concentration of a particular substancewhencalculated over a normal 8 hourworkingday

fora5day working week. The STEL(Short TermExposureLimit)isan exposure value that maybeequalled (but should not be exceeded) forno

longer than 15minutes and should not be repeated more than4 timesper day.There should be at least 60 minutes between successive exposures

at theSTEL.Theterm"peak "is usedwhen theTWAlimit, because of the rapid action of the substance, should never be exceeded, even briefly.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures

General Information:

You should call The Poisons Information Centre if you feel that you may have been poisoned, burned orirritated by

this product. The number is13 1126 fromanywhere in Australia(0800 764 766 inNewZealand) and is available at all

times. Have this MSDSwith youwhen you call.

Inhalation:First aid is not generally required. If in doubt, contacta Poisons Information Centre or a doctor.

SkinContact:Gently brush away excess solids.Irritation is unlikely.However,if irritation does occur, flushwith

lukewarm, gently flowingwater for 5 minutes or until chemical is removed.

EyeContact:Quickly and gently brush particles fromeyes. Noeffects expected. If irritation does occur, flush

contaminatedeye(s)with lukewarm, gently flowingwater for5 minutes or until the product isremoved. Obtain medical

advice if irritation becomespainful or lasts more than a fewminutes. Take special careif exposed personiswearing

contact lenses.

Ingestion:If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting. Wash mouthwithwater and contact a Poisons Information

Centre, or calla doctor.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures

FireandExplosionHazards: Thereis no risk ofan explosionfrom this product under normal circumstances if it is

involved in a fire.

Fire decomposition productsfrom this product may be toxicif inhaled. Take appropriate protective measures.

Extinguishing Media:Preferred extinguishing media are carbondioxide, dry chemical, foam,water fog.

FireFighting:If a significant quantity of this product is involved in a fire, call the fire brigade.

Flashpoint:Combustible solid.

Upper Flammability Limit:No data.

Lower Flammability Limit:No data.

Autoignitiontemperature:No data.

Flammability Class:Combustible solid.

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

Accidental release:In the event of a major spill, prevent spillage from entering drains orwater courses. As a

minimum,wear overalls, goggles and gloves. Suitable materials for protectiveclothing include rubber, PVC. Eye/face

protective equipment should comprise asa minimum, protective glasses and, preferably, goggles. Ifthere isa

significant chance that dusts are likely tobuild up in cleanup area, werecommend that you use a suitable Dust Mask.

Use a P1 mask, designed for use against mechanically generatedparticles eg silica & asbestos.

Stop leak if safe to do so,and contain spill. Sweep up andshovelor collect recoverable product into labelled

containers for recycling or salvage, anddispose of promptly. Consider vacuuming if appropriate. Recyclecontainers

wherever possible after careful cleaning.After spills,washarea preventing runoff from entering drains. If asignificant

quantity of material enters drains, advise emergency services. This material maybe suitable for approved landfill.

Ensure legality of disposalby consulting regulations prior to disposal. Thoroughly launder protective clothingbefore

storage orre-use. Advise laundry of nature of contaminationwhen sending contaminated clothing to laundry.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage

Handling:Keep exposureto this product to a minimum, and minimise the quantities kept inwork areas.Check

Section 8 of this MSDS fordetails ofpersonal protective measures,and make sure that those measures arefollowed.

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The measures detailed belowunder "Storage"should be followedduring handling in order to minimise risks to

persons using the product in theworkplace. Also, avoid contact or contamination of productwith incompatible

materials listed in Section 10.

Storage:This product is a Scheduled Poison. Observe all relevantregulations regarding sale, transport and storage

of this schedule of poison.Store in the closed original container ina dry, cool, well-ventilated area out of direct

sunlight. Make sure that the product does not come into contactwith substances listed under"Incompatibilities" in

Section 10. Check packaging - there may be further storage instructions on the label.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls and Personal Protection

The following Australian Standardswill provide general advice regarding safety clothing and equipment:

Respiratory equipment:AS/NZS 1715, Protective Gloves:AS 2161,OccupationalProtective Clothing: AS/NZS 4501

set 2008, Industrial Eye Protection:AS1336andAS/NZS 1337, Occupational Protective Footwear:AS/NZS2210.

SWA Exposure Limits TWA (mg/m 3 ) STEL (mg/m 3 )

Exposure limits have not been established by SWA for any of the significant ingredients in this product.

The ADI for Salinomycin sodium is set at 0.01mg/kg/day.The correspondingNOEL is set at 1mg/kg/day. ADI means

Acceptable Daily Intake and NOEL meansNo-observable-effect-level. Values taken from Australian ADI List, Sept

2011.

No special equipment is usually neededwhen occasionallyhandlingsmall quantities. The following instructions are

for bulk handling orwhere regular exposure in an occupational setting occurswithout proper containment systems.

Ventilation:Nospecial ventilation requirements arenormally necessary for this product. However makesure that

thework environment remains clean and that dusts are minimised.

EyeProtection:Eye protection is notnormally necessarywhenthis product is being used.However, if in doubt,

wear suitable protective glasses or goggles.

SkinProtection:The information at hand indicatesthat this productis not harmful and that normally no special skin

protection is necessary. However,wesuggest that you routinely avoid contactwith all chemical products and that you

wear suitable gloves (preferably elbow-length) whenskin contact is likely.

Protective MaterialTypes:Wesuggest that protective clothing be made from the following materials: rubber,

PVC.

Respirator:If there is a significantchance that dusts are likely tobuild upin the area where this product is being

used,werecommendthat youuse a suitable Dust Mask.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties:

PhysicalDescription&colour:Off-white to buff coloured powder.

Odour:Mild odour.

BoilingPoint:Not applicable.

Freezing/MeltingPoint: Decomposes before melting.

Volatiles:No data.

Vapour Pressure: Negligible at normal ambient temperatures.

Vapour Density:No data.

SpecificGravity:No data.

WaterSolubility: Insoluble (carrier) - active ingredient is soluble.

pH:No data.

Volatility: Negligible at normal ambient temperatures.

Odour Threshold:No data.

Evaporation Rate:No data.

Coeff Oil/water distribution: No data

Autoignitiontemp:No data.

Section 10 - Stabilityand Reactivity

Reactivity:This product is unlikely to react or decompose undernormal storage conditions. However, if you have

any doubts, contact the supplier foradvice on shelf life properties.

ConditionstoAvoid:Store in the closed original container in a dry, cool,well-ventilated area out of direct sunlight.

Incompatibilities:water, acids,strong oxidising agents.

FireDecomposition:Carbondioxide,and if combustion is incomplete, carbonmonoxide and smoke. Nitrogenand

its compounds, and undersome circumstances, oxides ofnitrogen. Occasionally hydrogen cyanide gas inreducing

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atmospheres. Oxides of sulfur (sulfurdioxide is a respiratory hazard)and othersulfurcompounds. Mostwillhave a

foul odour. Water. Carbonmonoxide poisoning producesheadache, weakness, nausea,dizziness, confusion,

dimness of vision, disturbance of judgment,and unconsciousness followed by coma and death.

Polymerisation:This productwill notundergo polymerisation reactions.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information

Local Effects:

Target Organs: There is no data to hand indicating any particulartarget organs.

Classification of Hazardous Ingredients

Ingredient Risk Phrases

No ingredientmentioned inthe HSIS Database is present in this product at hazardous concentrations.

Salinomycin:LD

Oral,Rat 50mg/kg LD

Dermal, Rat = 1030mg/kg

Section 12 - Ecological Information

Insufficient data to be sure of status.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Disposal:There are manypieces of legislation coveringwaste disposal and theydiffer in each state and territory, so

each user must refer to lawsoperating intheir area. In some areas, certainwastesmustbe tracked. The Hierarchy of

Controls seems to be common - the usershould investigate: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle and only if all else fails

should disposal be considered. Note thatproperties of a product may change in use, so thatthe following suggestions

may not always be appropriate. The following may help you inproperly addressing this matter for this product. You

should not attempt to reclaim or recycle this product. We suggest that, subject to the regulations in your area, this

product should be disposedin landfill.

Section 14 - Transport Information

ADG Code:This product is not classified as a Dangerous Good.No special transport conditions are necessary

unless required by other regulations.

Section 15 - RegulatoryInformation

AICS:All of the significant ingredients inthis formulation are compliantwith NICNAS regulations.

The following ingredients: Salinomycin sodium, arementioned in the SUSMP.

Section 16 - Other Information

This MSDS contains onlysafety-related information. For other data see product literature.

Acronyms:

ADG Code Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail, 7th Edition

AICS Australian Inventory ofChemical Substances

SWA Safe Work Australia, formerly ASCC and NOHSC

CAS number Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number

Hazchem Number Emergency action code of numbers andlettersthat provide information to emergency

services especially firefighters

IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer

NOS Not otherwisespecified

NTP National Toxicology Program (USA)

R-PhraseRisk Phrase

SUSMP Standard for the Uniform Scheduling ofMedicines & Poisons

UN Number United Nations Number

THISMSDSSUMMARISESOURBEST KNOWLEDGEOFTHEHEALTH AND SAFETYHAZARDINFORMATION OFTHEPRODUCTAND

HOWTO SAFELYHANDLEAND USE THE PRODUCTINTHEWORKPLACE.EACHUSERMUSTREVIEWTHISMSDSINTHE CONTEXT OF

HOWTHEPRODUCTWILLBEHANDLED AND USEDIN THEWORKPLACE.

IFCLARIFICATION ORFURTHERINFORMATIONISNEEDEDTOENSURETHATAN APPROPRIATERISKASSESSMENTCAN BEMADE,

THE USERSHOULDCONTACTTHISCOMPANY SOWECANATTEMPT TO OBTAIN ADDITIONALINFORMATIONFROMOUR SUPPLIERS

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OURRESPONSIBILITYFORPRODUCTSSOLDISSUBJECTTOOURSTANDARDTERMSANDCONDITIONS,ACOPYOFWHICHISSENT

TOOURCUSTOMERSANDISALSOAVAILABLEONREQUEST.

Please read all labels carefully before using product.

This MSDSispreparedinaccord withtheSWAdocument“National Code ofPractice forthe Preparation of

Material Safety Data Sheets”2nd Edition[NOHSC:2011(2003)]

Copyright ©Kilford & Kilford Pty Ltd, January, 2012.

http://www.kilford.com.au/ Phone (02)9251 4532

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