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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
ALT (SGPT) REAGENT
H164-0A&B; C164-0A&B; V165-12, V164-0A
 
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: L-alanine, microbial enzymes, coenzyme, buffer, alpha-ketoglutarate
 
PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
 
Boiling Point:  N/A
Specific Gravity:  N/A
Appearance and Odor: White, odorless powder. Soluble in water.
 
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
 
Extinguishing Media: CO2, water spray or foam.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Wear protective clothing.
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, material consists of organic component, may ignite.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: CO2, CO, NO2
 
HEALTH HAZARD DATA
 
Effects of Overexposure:   May cause irritation if inhaled or absorbed into skin, toxic by oral ingestion.
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 induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
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 mask
 
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 manner.
Waste Disposal Methods: Dispose waste according to local, state and federal regulation.
Precautions for Handling and Storage: Store at 2-8˚C. Wear laboratory coats or approved clothing.
 
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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.