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					                                   PIT AND FISSURE SEALANT MATERIALS
                                 HANDLING AND CONTAMINATION PROTOCOL
The following is a synopsis of the hazards associated with improper handling and contamination of the dental materials associated
with pit and fissure sealants. The entire description is included in the MSDS sheet for Ultra-Etch and Ultra-Etch AB, Prima Dry, and
UltraSeal XT plus:

Ultra-Etch and Ultra-Etch AB

 Composition         Hazard                        Treatment                                   Protection                Toxicity
Phosphoric acid   Irritates      Contact instructor immediately via another             Operator Protection           Short Term
                  eyes and       student.                                                                             Exposure
                  skin (hands)                                                          Eyes: Wear protective
                                 Operator Treatment                                     eyewear.                      Eyes: Severe
                                                                                                                      irritation
                                 Eyes: If splashes into eyes, flush immediately with    Gloves: Handle material
                                 water at eye wash station. Seek medical attention      carefully; use dispensing     Skin: May cause
                                 immediately.                                           syringe.                      irritation

                                 Gloves: If contacts gloves, can get through to skin.   Skin: Handle material         Ingestion:
                                 Remove gloves immediately and wash hands               carefully; using dispensing   Possible
                                 immediately.                                           syringe. Wear long sleeve     irritation
                                                                                        surgical gown.
                                 Skin: If contacts skin, wash with soap and water                                     Long Term
                                 immediately.                                           Patient Protection            Exposure

                                 Patient Treatment                                      Eyes: Same                    Eyes: Damage

                                 Eyes: Same                                             Tissues: Patient instructed   Skin: Mild
                                                                                        to remain still; operator     irritation
                                 Tissues in oral cavity: Irrigate with water            handles material carefully.
                                 immediately and oral evacuate.                                                       Ingestion:
                                                                                        Ingestion: Use dispensing     Irrigation
                                 Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Give large          syringe; keep away from
                                 amounts of water or milk. Take an antacid. Call a      throat and dispense small
                                 physician.                                             amounts.
Prima Dry

 Composition       Hazard                     Treatment                                  Protection                 Toxicity
Ethyl alcohol   Ingested in   Operator Treatment                                  Operator Protection            Short Term
                large                                                                                            Exposure
                volume can    Eye: Flush with lots of water.                      Eyes: Wear protective
                be toxic                                                          eyewear.                       Eyes: Irritation
                              Skin: Wash with soap and water.
                                                                                  Gloves: Handle material        Long Term
                              Patient Treatment                                   carefully.                     Exposure

                              Eyes: Same                                          Skin: Handle material          Eyes: Irritation
                                                                                  carefully. Wear long sleeve
                              Tissues in oral cavity: Irrigate with water         surgical gown.                 Ingestion:
                              immediately and oral evacuate.                                                     Irritation
                                                                                  Patient Protection             (burning of
                              Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Give large                                      throat)
                              amounts of water or milk. Take an antacid. Call a   Eyes: Same
                              physician.
                                                                                  Tissues: Patient instructed
                                                                                  to remain still; operator
                                                                                  handles materials carefully.

                                                                                  Ingestion: Keep away from
                                                                                  throat and dispense small
                                                                                  amounts.
UltraSeal XT plus

 Composition      Hazard                          Treatment                                Protection                Toxicity
Bis GMA         May cause     Operator Treatment                                    Operator Protection           Short Term
                sensitization                                                                                     Exposure
                              Eyes: Flush with lots of water. Call a physician if   Eyes: Wear protective
                              needed.                                               eyewear.                      Eyes: Slight
                                                                                                                  irritation
                               Skin: Wash with soap and water.                      Gloves: Handle material
                                                                                    carefully.                    Skin: Slight
                               Patient Treatment                                                                  irritation
                                                                                    Skin: Handle material
                               Eyes: Same treatment                                 carefully. Wear long sleeve   Long Term
                                                                                    surgical gown.                Exposure
                               Tissues in oral cavity: Irrigate with water
                               immediately and oral evacuate.                       Patient Protection            Eyes: Slight
                                                                                                                  irritation
                               Ingestion: If large amounts, induce vomiting. Call   Eyes: Same
                               a physician.                                                                       Skin: Low
                                                                                    Tissues: Patient instructed   possibility of
                                                                                    to remain still; operator     sensitization
                                                                                    handles material carefully.   upon prolonged
                                                                                                                  exposure.
                                                                                    Ingestion: Keep away from
                                                                                    throat and dispense small
                                                                                    amounts.

				
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