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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Carbon dioxide (Bicarbonate) reagent
C204 & C202 series
H204-05; H204-06
V204-12
 
Manufacturers Identification
 
CATACHEM, INC.
353 Christian Street, Suite 2
Oxford, CT 06478
Phone: (203) 262-0330 
Fax: (203) 262-9836
Email: catachem@catacheminc.com
 
MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION AND INFORMATION
Components: Buffer Salts, microbial enzyme.
PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
pH : 7.8-8.2
Boiling Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: N/A
Appearance and Odor: White Powder, odorless
 
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Extinguishing Media: Any media suitable for extinguishing supporting fire.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Not considered to be a fire hazard.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Not considered to be a fire hazard. Not considered being an explosion hazard.
 
REACTIVITY HAZARD DATA
Stability: Stable 
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Avoid strong oxidants, material consists of organic components which may ignite.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: C02, C0, and N02. Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
 
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Effects of Overexposure: May cause irritation if inhaled, ingested or absorbed into skin. 
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. If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If ingested induce vomiting. Call a physician.
Emergency First Aid Procedures: Seek medical assistance for further treatment, observation and support if necessary. 
 
CONTROL AND PROTECTIVE MEASURES
Eye Protection: protective glasses
Protective Gloves: rubber or latex
Ventilation to be used: local exhaust
Other Protective Clothing and Equipment: lab coat
 
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE/SPILL/LEAK PROCEDURES
If Material is Spilled or Released: Flush to sewer if allowed or collect and dispose in approved landfill.
Waste Disposal Methods: Dispose waste according to local, state and federal regulation.
Precautions for Handling and Storage: Store at 2 - 8˚C.
 
The above information is believed to be correct, but does not purport to be all inclusive and should be used only as a guide. Catachem Inc. 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