PRONTO-FOR CALVES ORAL ELECTROLYTE RE-HYDRATION THERAPY FOR SCOURING CALVES

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

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Active ingredient:
GLUCOSE MONOHYDRATE; SODIUM BICARBONATE; SODIUM CHLORIDE
Available from:
DASCO PROPRIETARY LIMITED
INN (International Name):
dextrose monohydrate(850g/kg)+sodium chloride(67g/kg) + others
Pharmaceutical form:
ORAL POWDER, PRE-MIX
Composition:
GLUCOSE MONOHYDRATE CARBOHYDRATE Active 85.0 g; SODIUM BICARBONATE MINERAL-SODIUM-SALT Active 4.5 g; SODIUM CHLORIDE MINERAL-SODIUM-SALT Active 6.7 g
Units in package:
10kg; 20kg; 2kg; 5kg
Class:
VP - Veterinary Pesticide
Therapeutic group:
CALF | BEEF CALF | BOVINE | CALF - PODDY | CALF - PREWEANING | CALF - SUCKER | DAIRY CALF | NEONATAL CALF
Therapeutic area:
NUTRITION & METABOLISM
Therapeutic indications:
ELECTROLYTE REPLACEMENT | REHYDRATION | SUPPLEMENT ENERGY NEEDS
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 0; Withholding period: WHP:Nil; Host/pest details: CALF: [ELECTROLYTE REPLACEMENT, REHYDRATION, SUPPLEMENT ENERGY NEEDS]; Poison schedule: 0; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: CALF: [ELECTROLYTE REPLACEMENT, REHYDRATION, SUPPLEMENT ENERGY NEEDS]; An electrolyte rehydration therapy for calves that provides an oral treatment which temporarily replaces the normal diet.
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
52866
Authorization date:
2020-07-01

MSDS Pronto for Calves September 2009 Page 1 of 7

Section 1: Identification of the Material and Supplier

Product Name: Pronto for Calves

Other Names:

Electrolyte mixture.

Proper shipping name (ADG Code):

None assigned.

Recommended use:

As an oral electrolyte re-hydration therapy for

scouring calves. Use as directed on the product label.

Supplier: DASCO Pty. Ltd.,

ABN: 14 004 581 113

24 - 26 Helen Street, HEIDELBERG HEIGHTS VIC 3081

Tel: (03) 9459 7004

(business hours)

Fax: (03) 9459 9200

Emergency Phone Numbers:

Transport/Fire Emergency:

000

(Emergency services)

Medical Emergency:

131126

(Poisons Information Centre)

Section 2: Hazards Identification

Not classified as hazardous according to criteria of Worksafe

Australia.

Non-dangerous goods.

Risk Phrases:

None assigned.

Safety Phrases:

None assigned.

Section 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients

Ingredients:

Dextrose monohydrate (d-glucose) [5996-10-1] > 60 %

Other ingredients deemed not to be hazardous to 100 %

MSDS Pronto for Calves September 2009 Page 2 of 7

Section 4: First Aid Measures

For advice, contact a Poisons Information Centre (Phone 131 126) or a doctor.

Swallowed: If swallowed, do NOT induce vomiting.

Skin: If skin or hair contact occurs, remove contaminated

clothing and flush skin and hair with running water.

Eyes: If in eyes, hold eyelids apart and flush the eye

continuously with running water. Continue flushing

until advised to stop by the Poisons Information

Center or a doctor, or for at least 15 minutes.

Inhaled: Remove from exposure.

First Aid facilities:

Recommended: Eye wash. Hand wash basin.

Advice to Doctor:

Product is an electrolyte mixture containing a high proportion of

glucose. Contact Poisons Information Centre.

Aggravated medical conditions:

No data found.

Section 5: Fire Fighting Measures

HAZCHEM Code:

None assigned.

Evacuate:

Extinguishant:

Water.

Risk of violent reaction or explosion:

Possible risk of dust explosion.

Products of combustion:

Black smoke, oxides of carbon.

Protective Equipment:

Breathing apparatus and protective

gloves for fire only.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Emergency Procedures:

Contain.

For large spills:

Contain spillage using sand or earth. Transfer both liquids and

solids to suitable container. Treat residues as for small

spillages.

For small spills:

If local regulations permit, mop up with plenty of water and run

to waste, diluting greatly with running water. Otherwise transfer

to suitable container and arrange removal by disposals company.

Wash site of spillage with water.

MSDS Pronto for Calves September 2009 Page 3 of 7

Section 7: Handling and Storage

Precautions for safe handling:

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Keep away from oxidising agents.

Conditions for safe storage:

Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated place, out of reach of

children. Store in original container. Keep container tightly

closed and out of direct sunlight. Keep away from oxidising

agents. Protect from physical damage. Clean up all spills and

splashes promptly; avoid secondary accidents.

Incompatibles:

Moisture, oxidising agents, strong mineral acids, strong caustic

alkalis.

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

National Exposure Standards:

ES-TWA:

None assigned by NOHSC, but see:

Nuisance dusts 10 mg/m³

ES-STEL:

None assigned.

ES-PEAK:

None assigned.

Notations:

None.

Biological Limit Values:

No data found.

Engineering Controls:

Ensure adequate ventilation (same as outdoors) when using.

If handling industrial quantities, or if dust risk exists,

consider local mechanical exhaust/extraction to keep airborne

contamination as low as possible.

Personal Protective Equipment:

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid breathing dust. Personal

protection to be selected from those recommended below, as

appropriate to mode of use, quantity handled and degree of

hazard:-

Normal Use:

Eye/face protection

Gloves, rubber or plastic.

Industrial Quantities:

Dust mask

Face shield or safety glasses

Gloves, rubber or plastic

Plastic apron, sleeves and boots

Impervious overalls.

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Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance: Off-white powder with an orange tinge.

Odour: Almost odourless.

pH: Slightly acidic.

Vapour Pressure: None.

Vapour Density: Not applicable.

Boiling Point: No data.

Melting Point: No data.

Volatiles: None.

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC): None.

Evaporation Rate: Not applicable.

Solubilities: Soluble in water, with effervescence.

Specific Gravity/Density: No data.

Flash Point: No data.

Flammable Limits: No data.

Dust Explosion: Possible risk of dust explosion if allowed to

form a dust cloud.

Auto-ignition Temperature: No data found.

Other Information:

Dissolves in water generating carbon dioxide, a simple asphyxiant,

and forming an orange solution. May react with strong oxidising

agents, strong mineral acids, strong caustic alkalis.

Spillages will be slippery when wet.

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability:

Stable under normal conditions, if kept dry.

Conditions to Avoid:

Incompatible materials, dusty conditions.

Incompatible Materials:

Moisture, oxidising agents, mineral acids,

caustic alkalis.

Hazardous Decomposition Products:

Carbon dioxide.

Hazardous Reactions:

Contact with water, or acids, will generate

carbon dioxide.

Contact with strong oxidising agents may cause

fire.

Contact with concentrated nitric or sulphuric

acid may cause fire and generate noxious

fumes.

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Section 11: Toxicological Information

Health Effects:

No data available for the mixture. Information presented

relates to individual ingredients.

Acute: Swallowed:

Sweet, slightly salty taste. Large doses may

cause gastric disturbances, nausea, vomiting

and diarrhoea. Very large quantities may

lead to electrolyte imbalances, cyanosis,

diabetic coma and possible death.

Skin:

May cause slight irritation.

Eyes:

May be irritating to eyes.

Inhaled:

Dust will be irritating to the respiratory

system.

Chronic:

Repeated skin or eye exposure may lead to irritation.

Inhalation over-exposure may cause cough and respiratory

irritation.

Large doses of d-glucose taken during pregnancy have been

associated with birth defects in humans.

(1)

LD50:

d-Glucose 25,800 mg/kg oral, rat.

LDLo:

d-Glucose 20,000 mg/kg oral, rabbit.

Section 12: Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity:

May be harmful to aquatic organisms

if locally concentrated.

Persistence and degradability:

No data.

Mobility:

Readily transported by water.

Environmental Fate:

No data.

Bioaccumulative potential:

Not expected to bioaccumulate.

Other adverse environmental effects:

No data.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

The generator of any wastes from this product is responsible for its proper

classification, transport and disposal.

Consult appropriate local and State regulations.

Disposal methods and containers:

Avoid disposal to natural waters or the environment.

Special precautions for landfill or incineration:

May not be suitable for incineration.

May not be suitable for some landfill sites.

MSDS Pronto for Calves September 2009 Page 6 of 7

Section 14: Transport Information

UN Number:

None assigned.

UN Proper shipping name:

None assigned.

Class and subsidiary risk:

None assigned.

Packaging group:

None assigned.

Special precautions for user:

Contain spillages.

Protect from moisture.

HAZCHEM Code:

None assigned.

Material for export:

Not regulated.

Section 15: Regulatory Information

Poisons (SUSDP):

Not a scheduled poison.

Dangerous Goods:

Carcinogen: Australia IARC NTP RTECS

No. No. No. No.

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act:

This product is registered with the Australian Pesticides and

Veterinary Medicines Authority

(APVMA)

Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS):

Listed.

Other National/International Regulations:

No data found.

MSDS Pronto for Calves September 2009 Page 7 of 7

Section 16: Other information

Date of MSDS update:

September 2009

Complete review and re-write of all sections.

Abbreviations:

NOHSC - National Occupational Health and Safety Commission.

ACGIH - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.

MAK - Maximum workplace concentration - Germany,

maximale Arbeitsplatzkonzentration

IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer (France).

NTP - National Toxicology Program (USA).

RTECS - Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances.

Literature references:

(1)

New England Journal of Medicine.

(Massachusetts Medical Soc., 10 Shattuck St., Boston,

MA 02115) v.315, p.989, 1986.

Available Sources of Data:

National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material Safety Data

Sheets 2nd Edition [2011(2003)] - NOHSC.

Australian Dangerous Goods Code.

Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Drugs and Poisons - AHMAC.

Exposure Standards for Atmospheric Contaminants in the

Occupational Environment [1003]- NOHSC.

List of Designated Hazardous Substances [10005] - NOHSC.

Merck Index - Merck Inc.

Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials - Lewis.

Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens - Sittig.

Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards - Bretherick.

Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary - Wiley Interscience.

AUSREG's Chemical Data Package for PCs - AUSREG Consultancy.

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