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DMA CAT. NO.: 1252 MANUFACTURER: DATA MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, INC. 845 AVENUE "G" EAST ARLINGTON, TX 76011 817/640-0965 October 1993 ----------------------------------------------------------IDENTITY ----------------------------------------------------------PRODUCT NAME CAT. NO. ----------------------------------------------------------Calcium Reagent Set - Calcium Color Reagent 1250 ----------------------------------------------------------HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS ----------------------------------------------------------Under OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) a chemical mixture is considered hazardous if it contains 1.0% or more of a hazardous compound or 0.1% or more of a carcinogen. Since this product contains a hazardous material in excess of these amounts, precautions adequate for the pure forms of the material are presented in this Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). PRINCIPLE HAZARDOUS COMPONENT(S): ----------------------------------------------------------Chemical Name CAS No. Concentration ----------------------------------------------------------Calcium Color Reagent Cat. No.: 1252 Hydrochloric Acid 7647-01-0 1.65% ----------------------------------------------------------PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Physical/Fire/Explosive Data ----------------------------------------------------------HYDROCHLORIC ACID: BOILING POINT: 230 deg F SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 1.189 MELTING POINT: NA FLASH POINT: NA UNUSUAL HAZARDS: Concentrated hydrochloric acid will react with water or steam to produce toxic and corrosive fumes. EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Suitable for surrounding fire. SPECIAL FIRE-FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing. ----------------------------------------------------------REACTIVITY DATA ----------------------------------------------------------CALCIUM COLOR REAGENT (contains Hydrochloric Acid): STABILITY: Stable INCOMPATIBILITY: None HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur ----------------------------------------------------------HEALTH HAZARD DATA ----------------------------------------------------------1. HYDROCHLORIC ACID: THRESHOLD LIMIT: TWA CEILING: 5.0 ppm STEL CEILING: 7.5 ppm LD50 (oral-rabbit): 900 mg/kg CARCINOGEN: No SIGNS/SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE AND TARGET ORGANS: Contact with the eyes or skin may cause irritation. If large quantities are ingested, corrosion of mucous membranes, esophagus, stomach; dysphagia, nausea, vomiting, intense thirst, and diarrhea may occur. If large quantities are inhaled, coughing, choking, inflammation and ulceration of respiratory tract may occur.

----------------------------------------------------------EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES ----------------------------------------------------------1. INHALATION: Provide fresh air. Restore or support breathing. Keep victim warm and quiet. Call a physician if warranted. 2. EYES: Flush eyes including under the eyelids with water for 15 minutes. Get immediate medical attention. 3. SKIN: Flush skin with water for 15 minutes. Wash affected area thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Get medical attention if irritation develops or persists. 4. INGESTION: Drink large quantities of water or milk. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Contact a physician or Poison Control Center. ----------------------------------------------------------SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------------------RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: None Required VENTILATION: General PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Yes LAB COAT: Yes EYE PROTECTION: Yes. Provide eyewash station and safety shower. DO NOT PIPETTE BY MOUTH. Normal laboratory precautions are recommended. ----------------------------------------------------------SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS AND SPILL/LEAK PROCEDURES ----------------------------------------------------------SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Do not bring the reagent to an acidic pH; hazardous cyanide-containing fumes may occur as a result. SPILL RESPONSE: Ventilate area. Eliminate ignition sources. Absorb with non-reactive absorbent. After absorption, scoop up into a container for proper disposal. Wash area clean after all material is picked up. WASTE DISPOSAL: Comply with all Federal, State, and Local regulations. ----------------------------------------------------------REGULATORY INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------------------The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) requires notification to the National Response Center of release of hazardous substances in quantities equal to or greater than the reportable quantities (RQ) in 40CFR 302.4. Components present in this product which could require reporting under the statute are: ----------------------------------------------------------Chemical Name CAS No. Concentration ----------------------------------------------------------Hydrochloric Acid 7647-01-0 1.65% Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA), section 313 reporting requirements also apply to this product. Hydrochloric Acid 7647-01-0 1.65% Under the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations governing transportation of hazardous materials found in 49CFR, Subchapter C, components(s) contained in this kit are corrosive. ----------------------------------------------------------The information published in this Material Safety Data Sheet has been compiled from experience and data presented in various technical publications. This information should be used as a guide together with other information gathered by the user in the overall evaluation of suitability for use.

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----------------------------------------------------------MS#: 1252.10.93 October 12, 1993 ----------------------------------------------------------DISCLAIMER OF EXPRESSED AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES: Although reasonable care has been taken in the preparation of this document, we extend no warranties and make no representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained therein, and assume no responsibility regarding the suitability of this information for the user's intended purposes or for the consequences of its use. Each individual should make a determination as to the suitability of the information for their particular purpose(s). A request has been made to the manufacturer to approve the contents of this material safety data sheet. Upon receipt a new MSDS will be made available. ----------------------------------------------------------COMPAS Code: 19270080


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