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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS)
PLASMA FREE HEMOGLOBIN SUBSTRATE REAGENT
C464-01, C462-01; C464-0A
 
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: Water, Dimethyl Sulfoxide, 3’,3’, 5’,5’ Tetramethyl Benzidine, buffer and stabilizers.
 
PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
pH:  ≥4.0
Boiling Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: N/A
Appearance and Odor: Clear, Strong odor, liquid.
 
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Combustible
Extinguishing Media: Water
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Any means suitable for extinguishing fire.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Not considered to be an explosion hazard. Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
 
REACTIVITY HAZARD DATA
Stability: Stable 
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Keep out of contact with bases, amines, metals and reducing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Toxic fumes of CO, CO2, and sulfur oxides. Corrosive.
 
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Effects of Overexposure: Readily absorbed through skin. Causes irritation if inhaled, ingested, or absorbed on to skin.
Target Organs: eyes, 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. Assure adequate flushing of eyes by separating eyelids with fingers. Call a physician. If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If ingested drink large amounts of water or milk. 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 and self contained breathing apparatus.
 
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE/SPILL/LEAK PROCEDURES
If Material is Spilled or Released: Mix with sodium bicarbonate and wash thoroughly with strong soap solution.
Waste Disposal Methods: Dispose of waste according to local, state, and federal regulation.
Precautions for Handling and Storage: Store at 2-8 °C, isolated from flammable material and away from heat or light. 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.
 
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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS)
PLASMA FREE HEMOGLOBIN ACTIVATOR REAGENT
C464-02; C462-02; C464-0A
 
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: Water, Diluted hydrogen peroxide and stabilizer
 
PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
 
pH: N/A
Boiling Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: 1.0
Appearance and Odor: Clear, liquid.
 
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
 
Extinguishing Media: Water
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Any means suitable for extinguishing fire.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Not considered to be an explosion hazard. Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
 
REACTIVITY HAZARD DATA
 
Stability: Stable 
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Keep out of contact with bases, amines, metals and reducing agents.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Toxic fumes of CO, CO2, and sulfur oxides. Corrosive.
 
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. Assure adequate flushing of eyes by separating eyelids with fingers. Call a physician. If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If ingested drink large amounts of water or milk. 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 and self-contained breathing apparatus
 
PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING AND USE/SPILL/LEAK PROCEDURES
If Material is Spilled or Released: Mix with sodium bicarbonate and wash thoroughly with strong soap solution.
Waste Disposal Methods: Dispose of waste according to local, state, and federal regulation.
Precautions for Handling and Storage: Store at 2-8 °C, isolated from flammable material and away from heat or light. 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.