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UPJOHN CO THE -- ATGAM STERILE SOLUTION -- 6505-01-238-5601
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ATGAM STERILE SOLUTION
MSDS Date:06/30/1994
FSC:6505
NIIN:01-238-5601
MSDS Number: BWXVR
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:UPJOHN CO THE
Address:7171 PORTAGE RD
City:KALAMAZOO
State:MI
ZIP:49001-0199
Country:US
Info Phone Num:616-385-7358
Emergency Phone Num:616-323-7555(D)/616-323-5122(24 HR)
CAGE:GO374
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:PHARMACIA & UPJOHN
Address:7171 PORTAGE RD
Box:City:KALAMAZOO
State:MI
ZIP:49001-0199
Country:US
Phone:616-833-5122/616-833-7555
CAGE:93703
Company Name:UPJOHN CO THE
Address:7171 PORTAGE RD
City:KALAMAZOO
State:MI
ZIP:49001-0199
Country:US
Phone:616-323-7555
CAGE:GO374

=============  Composition/Information on Ingredients  =============

Ingred Name:WATER
CAS:7732-18-5
RTECS #:ZC0110000
Fraction by Wt: 93%

Ingred Name:ANTI-HUMAN THYMOCYTE EQUINE GAMMA GLOBULIN
Fraction by Wt: 5%

Ingred Name:GLYCINE; AMINOACETIC ACID; GLYCOLIXIR; HAMPSHIRE GLYCINE
CAS:56-40-6
RTECS #:MB7600000
Fraction by Wt: <2%

Ingred Name:THIMEROSAL, ETHYLMERCURITHIOSALICYCIC ACID, SODIUM SOLUTION
CAS:54-64-8
RTECS #:OV8400000
Fraction by Wt: 0.01%
OSHA PEL:0.01 MG/CUM
ACGIH TLV:0.1 MG/CUM

=====================  Hazards Identification  =====================

LD50 LC50 Mixture:ORAL LD50(RAT): 7,930 MG/KG (GLYCINE)
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:NO  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:A SYSTEMIC REACTION SUCH AS ANY
    GENERALIZED RASH, TACHYCARDIA, DYSPNEA, HYPOTENSION/ANAPHYLAXIS MAY
    BE SEEN FOLLOWING EXPOSURE TO EQUINE ANTIBODY & ANTIGENIC PROTEINS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NONE
Effects of Overexposure:A SYSTEMIC REACTION SUCH AS ANY GENERALIZED
    RASH, TACHYCARDIA, DYSPNEA, HYPOTENSION/ANAPHYLAXIS MAY BE SEEN
    FOLLOWING EXPOSURE TO EQUINE ANTIBODY & ANTIGENIC PROTEINS.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:PRIOR EXPOSURE & SENSITIVITY TO
    EQUINE GAMMA GLOBULIN PROTEINS.

=======================  First Aid Measures  =======================

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH W/WATER FOR 15 MINS. SKIN: WASH W/SOAP & WATER.
    INHALATION: REMOVE FROM EXPOSURE. OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION IN ALL
    CASES.

=====================  Fire Fighting Measures  =====================

Flash Point:NONFLAMMABLE
Extinguishing Media:WATER, CO2/DRY CHEMICAL
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS &
    FULLY BODY PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE

==================  Accidental Release Measures  ==================

Spill Release Procedures:PROVIDE VENTILATION & PERSONAL PROTECTION TO
    PREVENT OVEREXPOSURE. KEEP PRODUCT OUT OF DRAINS; PREVENT ENTRY TO
    SURFACE WATER, GROUNDWATER & SOIL. SMALL: ABSORB W/PAPER
    TOWEL/APPROPRIATE MEDIA. LARGE:  VACUUM/SCOOP & PLACE IN A SUITABLE
    CONTAINER.

======================	Handling and Storage  ======================

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE & PROTECT
    FROM LIGHT. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Other Precautions:AVOID CONTACT W/SKIN, EYES & CLOTHING.

=============  Exposure Controls/Personal Protection  =============

Respiratory Protection:NOT REQUIRED.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST.
Protective Gloves:RUBBER
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES W/SIDE SHIELDS.
Other Protective Equipment:PROTECTIVE COVERING FOR EXPOSED AREAS OF
    SKIN.
Work Hygienic Practices:REMOVE/LAUNDER CONTAMINATED CLOTHING BEFORE
    REUSE. WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
ATGAM STERILE SOLUTION IS A HUMAN DRUG USED IN IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE
    THERAPY.

==================  Physical/Chemical Properties  ==================

Solubility in Water:COMPLETE
Appearance and Odor:CLEAR LIQUID IN 5-ML AMPULE

=================  Stability and Reactivity Data  =================

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
NONE
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE

====================  Disposal Considerations  ====================

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF BY INCINERATION IN ACCORDANCE
    W/LOCAL, STATE & FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

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