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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Product Name LEVEL 1
DOC ID 465990-75 AD issued (day/month/year) 05/03/7999
Beckman Coulter, Inc. 4300 Harbor Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92834-3100, U.S.A.
Distributor and Emergency Phone No.
Refer to attached list, Document ID: 472050, for local distributor and emergency phone numbers.
Section 2 Composition and Information on Ingredients
Hazardous Ingredients: None
Product Hazard Classifications
US OSHA: Not applicable
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minutes. Then gently wash skin with soap and water; rinse well. If product contacted broken skin, soak the wound area with a 1 : l O dilution of fresh household bleach for 10 minutes. Rinse with water to remove residual bleach. (Remove contaminated clothing and disinfect with a 1 : l O dilution of fresh household bleach.) Obtain medical attention. Ingestion
If ingested, wash out mouth with water. Call a physician.
Flash Point Flammable Limits Autoignition Temp. Extinguishing Media Special Fire and Explosion Hazards Hazardous Combustion Products Protective Equipment for Firefighters
Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Use extinguishing media suitable for surrounding fire. No special hazards determined. Due to the nature and volume of this product, the type and amount of combustion products are negligible. Self-contained breathing apparatus is recommended for firefighters.
Section 6 Accidential Release Measures
Personal Precautions Spill and Leak Procedures
Use universal precautions during clean up procedures. As a precautionary measure, treat spilled material with a 1:10 bleach/water solution. Absorb liquid and place in container suitable for disposal. Avoid generation of aerosols during clean up. Comply with applicable waste disposal regulations. Contain spill to prevent migration.
This product should be handled as though capable of transmitting infectious diseases. Universal precautions should be followed when using this product. Keep away from incompatible material. To maintain efficacy, store according to the instructions in the product labeling.
None established None established None established
Control LEVEL 1
Use in well ventilated area.
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Engineering Controls Respiratory Protection
Under normal conditions, the use of this product should not require respiratory protection. If overexposure should occur and ventilation is not adequate to maintain airborne concentrations at acceptable levels, the use of respiratory protection should be evaluated by a qualified professional. Safety glasses or chemical goggles should be worn to prevent eye contact. Impervious gloves, such as latex or equivalent, should be worn to prevent skin contact.
Eye Protection Skin Protection
Color Transparency Odor Odor Threshold PH Boiling Point Melting Point
Colorless Transparent Odorless
Not applicable 6.2
Not available 1.006 @20"C
I I I
Specific Gravity Vapor Pressure Vapor Density Evaporation Rate Coefficient of Water/Oil Distribution Percent VolatiIes
I I I
Not available Not available
Solubility Water Organic Miscible
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures. Hazardous Incompatibilities Sodium azide forms explosive compounds with heavy metals. Repeated contact of low concentrations of azide with lead and copper commonly found in plumbing drains may result in the build up of shock sensitive compounds. Metals and metallic compounds When stored as labeled, no known hazardous decomposition products are formed during the shelf-life of this product. Keep away from incompatible material.
Hazardous Decomposition Products Conditions to Avoid
Rmmonia/Alcohol Control LEVEL 1
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Toxicity Data for Hazardous Ingredients Primary Routes of Exposure Not applicable
Common routes of entry include inhalation, ingestion and eye/skin contact. Specific paths of concern for potentially infectious materials are skin puncture, contact with broken skin, contact with mucous membranes and inhalation of aerosolized material. This product contains material of animal origin and should be considered as potentially capable of transmitting infectious diseases. Effects are similar to those for acute exposure. No specific symptoms identified. No ingredients in this product are listed as carcinogens by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, OSHA or 67/548/EEC Annex I. None identified. None identified.
Potential Effects of Acute Exposure Potential Effects of Chronic Exposure Symptoms of Overexposure Carcinogenicity Other Effects Conditions Aggravated by Exposure
Ecotoxicity Biodegradability Mobility
No information available. No information available. No information available.
Section 13 Disposal Considerations
in compliance with federal, state and local regulations. If unsure of the applicable requirements, contact the authorities for information. Sodium azide preservative may form explosive compounds in metal drain lines. See NIOSH Bulletin: Explosive Azide Hazard (8/16/76).
US Federal and State Regulations
SARA 313 CERCLA RG’s, 40 CFR 302.4 Sodium Azide is subject to reporting requirements of Section 313, Title Ill of SARA. Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic is listed. Sodium Azide is listed.
\mmonia/Alcohol >ontrol -EVEL 1
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California Proposition 65
Ethyl Alcohol has been identified by the State of Californiato cause reproductive harm. The State of California has adopted a regulation which requires a warning be given to individuals who may be exposed to chemicals identified by the State to cause cancer or reproductive harm. Accordingly, Beckman Coulter advises you of the following warning: WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. Ethyl Alcohol is listed. Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic is listed. Ammonium Sulfate is listed. Sodium Azide is listed. Ethyl Alcohol is listed. Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic is listed. Ammonium Sulfate is listed. Sodium Azide is listed. Ethyl Alcohol is listed. Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic is listed. Ammonium Sulfate is listed.
New Jersey Dept. of Health RTK List
EU Dangerous Ingredients
This product is exempt from WHMIS label and MSDS requirements.
PTN: Ingredients on Ingredient Disclosure List: Ingredients with unknown toxicological properties:
Not applicable Ethyl Alcohol Ammonium Sulfate Sodium Azide Product is exempt
For further information, please contact your local Beckman Coulter representative.
WHILE BECKMAN COULTER, INC. BELIEVES THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS VALID AND ACCURATE, BECKMAN COULTER MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO ITS VALIDITY. ACCURACY, OR CURRENCY. BECKMAN COULTER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR OTHERWISE RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY FOR USE OF EITHER THIS INFORMATION OR MATERIALS TO WHICH IT APPLIES. DISPOSAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MAY BE SUBJECT TO LOCAL LAWS OR REGULATIONS.
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