Material name: Amylase Reagent
Version #: 2
Issue Date: 06/01/12
Revision Date: 04/08/16
Supersedes Date: -
CAS #: Mixture
Kit Number: C244 series, inc. C244-01, V244-12
Product Use: For the IN VITRO quantitative measurement of amylase in serum and plasma
Corporate Headquarters: Catachem Inc
353 Christian Street Oxford, CT 06478
Emergency Phone Numbers: +1203-232-1979
Physical state: Liquid
Appearance: Dark green
Emergency overview: Health injuries are not known or expected under normal use
OSHA regulatory status: This product is not hazardous according to OSHA 29CFR 1910.1200.
Potential Health Effects
Routes of exposure: Skin contact. Eye contact.
Eyes: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Inhalation: In high concentrations, vapors may be irritating to the respiratory system.
Ingestion: May cause discomfort if swallowed.
Target organs: Eyes.
Chronic effects: No data available.
Signs and symptoms: Direct contact with skin and eyes may cause irritation.
Potential environmental effects: The product components are not classified as environmentally hazardous. However, this does not exclude the possibility that large or frequent spills can have a harmful or damaging effect on the environment.
The manufacturer lists no ingredients as hazardous according to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200.
First aid procedures
Notes to physician: Provide general supportive measures and treat symptomatically.
General advice: If you feel unwell, seek medical advice.
Flammable properties: This product is not flammable.
Protection of firefighters
Hazardous combustion products: None known.
Personal precautions: Keep unnecessary personnel away. Wear appropriate protective equipment and clothing during clean-up. Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing.
Environmental precautions: Do not allow to enter drains, sewers or watercourses.
Methods for containment: Absorb spillage with non-combustible, absorbent material.
Methods for cleaning up: Absorb spill with vermiculite or other inert material. Dispose of waste in accordance with all applicable federal, state, local and provincial environmental regulations, per Section 13.
Other information: Clean up in accordance with all applicable regulations.
Handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash thoroughly after handling. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. Handle and open container with care.
Storage: Store at 2-8°C (35-46°F). Store in a closed container away from incompatible materials.
Occupational exposure limits: No exposure limits noted for ingredient(s).
Exposure guidelines: Follow standard monitoring procedures.
Engineering controls: Provide adequate ventilation. Observe Occupational Exposure Limits and minimize the risk of inhalation of vapors. Provide easy access to water supply and eye wash facilities.
Personal protective equipment:
Appearance: Colorless liquid.
Physical state: Liquid.
Odor threshold: Not available.
pH: 6-7 @ ( 25°C)
Vapor pressure: Not available.
Vapor density: Not available.
Boiling point: Not available.
Melting point/Freezing point: Not applicable.
Solubility (water): Soluble.
Specific gravity: 1-1.1
Flash point: Not available.
Flammability limits in air, upper, % by volume: Not available.
Flammability limits in air, lower, % by volume: Not available.
Auto-ignition temperature: Not available.
Evaporation rate: Not available.
Chemical stability: Material is stable under normal conditions.
Conditions to avoid: No data available.
Incompatible materials: No data available.
Hazardous decomposition products: None known.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: Hazardous polymerization does not occur.
Sensitization: Not classified.
Acute effects: May cause discomfort if swallowed.
Local effects: Ingestion may cause irritation and nausea.
Chronic effects: No data available.
Carcinogenicity: Not classifiable as to carcinogenicity to humans.
Epidemiology: No epidemiological data is available for this product.
Mutagenicity: Not classified.
Reproductive effects: Not classified.
Symptoms and target organs: Direct contact with skin and eyes may cause irritation.
Further information: No other specific acute or chronic health impact noted.
Ectotoxicity: The product is not classified as environmentally hazardous. However, this does not exclude the possibility that large or frequent spills can have a harmful or damaging effect on the environment.
Environmental effects: An environmental hazard cannot be excluded in the event of unprofessional handling or disposal.
Persistence and degradability: No data is available on the degradability of this product.
Bioaccumulation / Accumulation: Not available.
Mobility in environmental media: The product is completely soluble in water.
Disposal instructions: Contaminated instruments and surfaces should be disinfected in accordance with your employer's chemical-specific and universal/standard precautions.
Waste from residues / unused products: Dispose in accordance with all applicable regulations.
Contaminated packaging: Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.
DOT: Not regulated as a hazardous material by DOT.
IATA: Not regulated as dangerous goods.
IMDG: Not regulated as dangerous goods.
TDG: Not regulated as dangerous goods.
US federal regulations: This product is not hazardous according to OSHA 29CFR 1910.1200. This mixture is a component of an in vitro diagnostic device regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
TSCA Section 12(b) Export Notification (40 CFR 707, Subpart. D): Not regulated.
Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112 Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) List: Not regulated.
CERCLA (Superfund) reportable quantity (lb.) (40 CFR 302.4): None
Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA)
Hazard categories: Immediate Hazard - No
Delayed Hazard - No
Fire Hazard - No
Pressure Hazard - No
Reactivity Hazard - No
Section 302 extremely No hazardous substance (40 CFR 355, Appendix A) Section 311/312 (40 CFR370): No
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) (21 CFR 1308.11-15): Not controlled Canadian regulations This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the CPR and the MSDS contains all the information required by the CPR.
WHMIS status Non-controlled
|Country(s) or Region||Inventory Name||On Inventory (Yes/No)|
|Austrailia||Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS)||Yes|
|Canada||Domestic Substances List (DSL)||Yes|
|Canada||Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL)||No|
|China||Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC)||Yes|
|Europe||European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances||Yes|
|Europe||European List of Notifed Chemical Substances (ELINCS)||No|
|Japan||Inventory of Existing and New Chemical Substances (ENCS)||Yes|
|Korea||Existing Chemicals List (ECL)||Yes|
|New Zealand||New Zealand Inventory||Yes|
|Philippines||Philippine Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS)||Yes|
|United States & Puerto Rico||Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)||Yes|
*A "yes" indicates this product complies with the inventory requirements administered by the governing country(s)
State regulations This product does not contain a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Mexico regulations: This safety data sheet was prepared in accordance with the Official Mexican Standard (NOM-018-STPS-2000).
Recommended restrictions: Use in accordance with supplier's recommendations.
Further information: HMIS® is a registered trade and service mark of the NPCA.
Disclaimer: 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.