353 Christian Street, Suite 2
Oxford, CT 06478
Phone: (203) 262-0330
Fax: (203) 262-9836
MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION AND INFORMATION
Components: Liquid bovine serum, Sodium azide, and additional chemical components.
Boiling Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: 1.0-1.1
Appearance and Odor: Water-colored to amber, visually clear to opalescent liquid.
Solubility: Very soluble in water
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Extinguishing Media: Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Wear protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes. No toxic waste in run-off
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Not considered to be an explosion hazard. Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
REACTIVITY HAZARD DATA
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Avoid strong oxidants, material consist of organic components.
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
First Aid Procedures: In case of contact with skin or eyes, remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash affected area with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing of eyes by separating eyelids with fingers. Call a physician immediately.
Emergency First Aid Procedures: Seek medical assistance for further treatment, observation and support if necessary
Threshold Limit Value of Product-Mixture: Not Determined.
Effects of Overexposure: Not Determined.
Carcinogen or Suspected Carcinogen: Not listed by NTP, ARC, or regulated as carcinogen by OSHA in 29 CFR 1910.
Exposure Effects: Inhalation of fumes should not be a problem. Skin contact is not known to be irritating. Eye contact is not known to be irritating.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
These products contain components derived from animal source. These products and all patient samples should be handled following universal precautions and treated as though capable of transmitting infectious disease. These products and all patient samples must be disposed of according to all applicable local, state, and national laws.
CONTROL AND PROTECTIVE MEASURES
Eye Protection: protective glasses
Protective Gloves: rubber or latex
Ventilation to be used: local exhaust
Other Protective Clothing and Equipment: Use self-contained breathing apparatus, lab coat.
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE/SPILL/LEAK PROCEDURES
If Material Is Spilled Or Released: Ventilate area. Contain and remove liquid when possible.
Waste Disposal Methods: Do not flush to sewer. Dispose of waste according to local, state, and federal regulation.
Precautions for Handling and Storage: Store in a dry place at 2-8 °C, wash well after handling.
The above information is believed to be correct, but does not purport to be all-inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. Catachem shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. For technical assistance please call 203-262-0330.