353 Christian Street, Suite 2
Oxford, CT 06478
Phone: (203) 262-0330
Fax: (203) 262-9836
MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION AND INFORMATION
Components: Water, Buffer Solution, Salts, Nitrobluetetrazolium and Surfactant
PHYSICAL CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Boiling Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: = 1-1.1
Appearance and Odor: Yellow, clear liquid
Solubility: Very soluble in water
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Extinguishing Media: Water
Special Fire Fighting Procedure: Any means suitable for extinguishing fire.
Unusual Fire Explosion Hazards: Not considered to be an explosion hazard. Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
REACTIVITY HAZARD DATA
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Avoid contact with metals and acids.
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS
Nitrogen oxides: Toxic fumes of CO and CO2
Additional Information: Azide reacts with many heavy metals such as lead, copper and mercury.
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 and 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. If inhaled, remove to fresh air, if ingested, drink water and induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately.
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: Use self-contained breathing apparatus and 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 2-8ºC. Wash well after handling.
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.