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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS)
BROMIDE CALIBRATOR, CONTROLS & LINEARITY CHECK SET
C424-20, C424-21, C424-22, C424-0L
 
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: Bromide salts, Bovine Serum and stabilizer
 
PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
 
pH: 7-8
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
Stability: Stable
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Avoid strong oxidants
 
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.
 
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 regulations.
Precautions for Handling and Storage: Store in a dry place at 2-8 C. Wash well after handling.
 
 
 
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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.