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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
FRUCTOSAMINE CALIBRATOR AND CONTROLS
C414-40, C414-41, C414-42 (Liquid-based)
 
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: Buffered aqueous liquid containing additional protein and chemical components.
 
PHYSICAL/CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
 
pH: 7-8
Boiling Point: N/A
Specific Gravity: 1.0-1.1
Appearance and Odor: Visually clear to dark yellow liquid; odorless
Solubility: N/A
 
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, materials consisting of organic components.
 
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.
 
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
 
This product contains components derived from human source material which has been tested and found to be NON-REACTIVE for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV I, HIV 2) antibody, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HbsAg), and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). However, this product and all patient samples should be handled following universal precautions and treated as though capable of transmitting infectious disease. This product also contains purified Bovine serum albumin. This product and all patient samples must be disposed of according to the local, state and national laws of the country in which the product is used.
 
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