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Material safety data sheet (revised)

Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Effective Date: 3/15/11 Supersedes: None Page 1 of 9 Section 1: CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
PRODUCT:
Product Name:
Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
Product Code(s): AB46395
NDC No(s): 24208-463-25 (2.5 mL)
Intended Use: Pharmaceutical product used for glaucoma
Chemical Family: Mixture

COMPANY IDENTIFICATION:
Bausch & Lomb, Incorporated
1400 N. Goodman Street
Rochester, New York 14609
For
Information:

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER:
24-Hour Emergency:
1-800-535-5053

Section 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

CLASSIFICATION:


LABELING:
Pictograms:
(None required)

Signal Word:
Warning

Hazard

Statements: Avoid inhalation of mists. May cause eye irritation in sensitive individuals.


Precautionary
Use only in accordance with label instructions and supplied prescribing information.
Statements: Avoid
Keep out of reach of children.
PRECAUTIONS:

Caution! Pharmacologically Active

Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution should be used with caution in patients with a history of intraocular inflammation (iritis/uveitis) and should generally not be used in patients with active intraocular inflammation. Refer to product prescribing information.
Do Not Use:
If there exists hypersensitivity to any ingredient in this product.
Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION (cont.)

WARNING: Contact lenses should be removed prior to administration of Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, and
may be reinserted 15 minutes after administration.
WARNING: Keep out of reach of children.

Use only in accordance with product prescribing information.
POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS
EYE:

May cause eye irritation in sensitive individuals.
SKIN:

Not expected to cause skin irritation.
INGESTION:
May cause gastrointestinal irritation or other disturbances.

INHALATION:
Unlikely to be hazardous when used as directed. However, if actively concentrated and inhaled, it may cause respiratory
tract irritation.
CHRONIC HEALTH EFFECTS
May cause nausea, abdominal discomfort, dizziness, headache, fatigue, sweating, change in eye color, change in eyelash
color, and change in eyelid color.
CARCINOGENICITY:
NTP:
No component of this product, present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1%, is identified as a known or

IARC: No component of this product, present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1%, is identified as a known or

OSHA:
No component of this product, present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1%, is identified as a known or

MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY OVER EXPOSURE:

This product should not be used in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to latanoprost, benzalkonium chloride
or any other ingredients in this product. Refer to the product insert for additional information.
Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 3: COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Identity
Concentration, % W/W
EINECS / ELINCS #
Section 4: FIRST AID MEASURES

EYES:
If discomfort or irritation develops, immediately discontinue product use and contact your eye care professional. For
accidental or non-therapeutic applications, flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical
attention.

SKIN:
Immediately wash skin with soap and flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes while removing
contaminated clothing. Wash clothing separately before reuse. Seek medical attention.
INGESTION:
If this product is swallowed, CALL PHYSICIAN OR POISON CONTROL CENTER FOR MOST CURRENT
INFORMATION. If professional advice is not available, do not induce vomiting. Never induce vomiting or give diluents
(milk or water) to someone who is unconscious, having convulsions, or unable to swallow. If victim is convulsing, maintain
an open airway and obtain medical attention immediately. Provide product prescribing information.

INHALATION:
No inhalation exposure expected with this formulation under normal conditions of use. If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If
breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Contact a physician immediately.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AGGRAVATED BY EXPOSURE:
For guidance, refer to the product insert.
Section 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FLAMMABLE PROPERTIES:
Flash Point:


Method:
NA
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:
Water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam for surrounding fire.
Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES (cont.)

HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS:
Emits hazardous products of combustion.

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS:
As in any fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective gear.
Section 6: ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS:

Wear suitable protective eyewear, clothing, respiratory protection, rubber boots and rubber gloves.
Evacuate immediate area. Ensure adequate ventilation. Refer to Section 8.
ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS:
Prevent spilled material from entering storm sewers or drains, waterways, and contact with soil.

METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR CONTAINMENT AND CLEANING UP:
Ventilate area. Contain spilled product. For small spills, add suitable absorbent material. Scoop up and place in an
appropriate liquid-tight container equipped with a tight cover for disposal. For large spills, dike spilled material or
otherwise contain material to ensure runoff does not reach a waterway. Place spilled material in an appropriate, liquid-
tight container equipped with a tight cover for disposal. Minimize contact of spilled material with soils to prevent runoff to
surface waterways.
Dispose of in accordance with Section 13.
Section 7: HANDLING AND STORAGE

HANDLING:
Use only in accordance with product literature. Wash thoroughly with warm water and soap after handling.

STORAGE:
Protect from light. Store product as directed by product packaging.
Shelf Life: Expiration date is listed on each package. Keep out of reach of children.

Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 8: EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION

CONTROL PARAMETERS:


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS / GUIDELINES
OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV NIOSH REL
IRELAND HSE
COMPONENT NAME
TWA /STEL TWA /STEL TWA /STEL
TWA /STEL TWA /STEL
NOTE: Limits/standards shown for guidance only. Follow applicable regulations. * Total Dust ** Respirable Fraction N/E: Not Established ACGIH: American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists NIOSH: National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health I: Measured as inhalable fraction of the aerosol
ENGINEERING CONTROLS:
Not required during normal clinical use. Local exhaust ventilation should be provided when handling bulk product.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION:
Not required during normal clinical use.
Where risk assessment shows that air-purifying respirators are appropriate, a NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU) -certified air-
purifying respirator equipped with HEPA and organic vapor cartridges may be permissible under certain circumstances
where airborne concentrations are expected to exceed exposure limits, when adequate oxygen is present and as a
backup to engineering controls. Use a positive pressure air-supplied respirator if there is any potential for an uncontrolled
release or any other circumstances where air purifying respirators may not provide adequate protection.

SKIN PROTECTION:
Not required during normal clinical use. Wash thoroughly with warm water and soap after handling. Impervious chemical
resistant gloves and appropriate protective clothing are recommended when directly handling bulk product.

EYE PROTECTION:
Not required during normal clinical use. Appropriate eye protection is required when handling bulk product.
ADDITIONAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING & EQUIPMENT:

No special recommendations during normal clinical use.
Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 9: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Physical State:
Odor Threshold:
pH-Value:
Melting Point:
Freezing Point:
Initial Boiling Point:
Flash Point:
Evaporation Rate:
Flammability:
Explosion Limits:
Vapor Pressure:
Vapor Density:
Specific Gravity (H2O=1):
Solubility:
Very soluble in acetonitrile and freely soluble in acetone, ethanol, ethyl acetate, isopropanol, methanol and octanol. Practically insoluble in water. Partition Coefficient:
Auto-Ignition Temperature:
Decomposition Temperature:
Osmolality:
Viscosity:
Section 10: STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

GENERAL:
Stable

CONDITIONS TO AVOID:
Extreme heat or cold.

INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS:
Keep away from strong oxidizing materials. Avoid exposure to or contact with extreme temperatures, light, and any
identified incompatible chemicals.

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION:
Will not occur.

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS:

When exposed to extreme temperatures, this material may generate carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen
oxides.


Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

ACTIVE INGREDIENT(S):

RTECS No.:
MJ9669550
Latanoprost
Toxicity Data:

Mode of action:

Latanoprost is a prostanoid selective FP receptor agonist that is believed to reduce the intraocular pressure (IOP)
by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor. Studies in animals and man suggest that the main mechanism of
action is increased uveoscleral outflow.
Chronic Toxicity:
Apart from ocular irritation and conjunctival or episcleral hyperemia, the ocular effects of latanoprost administered
at high doses are not known. Intravenous administration of large doses of latanoprost in monkeys has been
associated with transient bronchoconstriction; however, in 11 patients with bronchial asthma treated with
latanoprost, bronchoconstriction was not induced. Intravenous infusion of up to 3 µg/kg in healthy volunteers
produced mean plasma concentrations 200 times higher than during clinical treatment and no adverse reactions
were observed. Intravenous dosages of 5.5 to 10 µg/kg caused abdominal pain, dizziness, fatigue, hot flushes,
nausea and sweating.
Teratogenicity:
Latanoprost (Xalatan) is a prostaglandin F2-alpha analog used in the treatment of intraocular hypertension.
Preclinical studies reported by the manufacturer (Pharmacia Corporation, Peapack NJ) indicate that 25% of
rabbits treated during pregnancy with 80 times the human dose had no viable fetuses at term. The highest rabbit
dose at which there were no adverse embryo effects was 15 times the human dose. No other information was
presented on reproductive or lactation effects. Prostaglandin F2-alpha has abortifacient and luteolytic effects and
it is not surprising that the analog would show adverse effects at high dose.

Reproduction Toxicology:

See Teratogenicity above. Impaired fertility demonstrated in dogs. Not listed as a developmental toxicant by The
State of California, as of June 9, 2006.

Mutagenicity:
Latanoprost is not mutagenic in bacteria, mouse lymphoma or in mouse micronucleus tests (Prod Info Xalatan(R),
Latanoprost, 1999).


Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION (cont.)

INACTIVE INGREDIENT(S):

RTECS No.:
VZ4725000
Sodium Chloride
Toxicity Data:
RTECS No.:
WC4500000
Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic
Toxicity Data:
RTECS No.:
BO3150000
Benzalkonium Chloride
Toxicity Data:

NOTE:
Only selected Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) data is presented
here. See actual entry in RTECS for complete information.
Section 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

No data is available on the environmental impact of this product. Avoid release to the environment.
Section 13: DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

All disposal methods must be in compliance with all Federal, State/Provincial and local laws and regulations. Regulations
may vary in different locations. Waste characterizations and compliance with applicable laws are the responsibility solely
of the waste generator.
Section 14: TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Canadian DG
UN / ID Number:
Shipping Name:
Hazard Class:
Package Group:
There are no unreasonable risks (health, safety, or property), that this product would pose when transported in commerce. Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution, 0.005%
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 15: REGULATORY INFORMATION

OSHA HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD (29 CFR 1910.1200):
Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution is considered non-hazardous under the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s
Hazard Communication Standard.
TOXIC SUBSTANCE CONTROL ACT (TSCA):

CAS# 7647-14-5 is listed on the TSCA Inventory.
CAS# 7558-79-4 is listed on the TSCA Inventory.
CAS# 7732-18-5 is listed on the TSCA Inventory.
REACH:


PR: Pre-Registerd
NR: Not Registered
SVHC: Substance of Very High Concern
SIN: Substitute It Now

SARA TITLE III (Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act):

SECTION 302 (Extremely Hazardous Substances): NA
SECTION 311/312 (HAZARD CATEGORIES): NA
SECTION 313 (Toxic Chemicals): NA

CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65:

This product contains no listed substances known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other
reproductive harm, at levels that would require a warning under the statute.
Section 16: OTHER INFORMATION

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate. However, neither Bausch & Lomb
Incorporated nor any of its subsidiaries assumes any liability whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of the
information contained herein. Final determination of suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. All
materials may present unknown hazards and should be used with caution. Although certain hazards are described
herein, we cannot guarantee that these are the only hazards which exist. NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS OR OTHERWISE IS MADE. In no event shall Bausch & Lomb Incorporated nor any of

sidiaries be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages.

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