BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC SUB OF CURTIN MATHESON -- WRIGHT STAIN PACK I -- 6550-01-161-5032
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:WRIGHT STAIN PACK I
MSDS Date:01/30/1991
FSC:6550
NIIN:01-161-5032
MSDS Number: BPFKK
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC SUB OF CURTIN MATHESON
Address:603 HERRON DR
Box:518
City:BRIDGEPORT
State:NJ
ZIP:08014-0518
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-524-0294
Emergency Phone Num:800-524-0294
CAGE:0B0Y1
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC
Address:200 COMMODORE DRIVE
Box:City:SWEDESBORO
State:NJ
ZIP:08085
Country:US
Phone:800-524-0294
CAGE:0B0Y1
Company Name:CURTIN MATHESON SCIENTIFIC INC
Address:9999 VETERANS MEMORIAL DR
Box:1546
City:HOUSTON
State:TX
ZIP:77038-2499
Country:US
Phone:713-820-9898
CAGE:15481

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

Ingred Name:METHYL ALCOHOL (METHANOL) (SARA III)
CAS:67-56-1
RTECS #:PC1400000
Fraction by Wt: 99%
OSHA PEL:S,200PPM/250STEL
ACGIH TLV:S,200PPM/250STEL; 93
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:WRIGHT STAIN
Fraction by Wt: 1%

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

LD50 LC50 Mixture:ORAL/5628MG/KG(RAT)IPR/9540MG/KG(RAT)
Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:AIRBORNE EXPOSURE LIMIT OF 200 PPM. 
    MAY CAUSE STUPOR AND BLINDNESS IF INGESTED OR ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN
    DUE TO METHANOL CONTENT.  CAUSES EYE IRRITATION.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NO INDICATORS PROVIDED BY MANUFACTURER.
Effects of Overexposure:INHALE:VAPORS MAY CAUSE HEADACHE,NAUSEA,
    DIZZINESS,FATIGUE AND WEAKNESS IN ARMS & LEGS. INGEST:MAY CAUSE
    NAUSEA, VOMITING,BLINDNESS,MAY BE FATAL.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

First Aid:INGEST:IF CONSCIOUS,IMMED INDUCE VOMITING. EYES:IN CASE OF
    CONTACT IMMED FLUSH EYES W/PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MIN.
    SKIN:FLUSH SKIN WITH SOAP AND WATER. REMOVE VICTIM OF EXPOSURE TO
    FRESH AIR.

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

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:=11.1C, 52.F
================================ 52 ================================

Extinguishing Media:USE ALCOHOL FOAM, DRY CHEMICAL OR CARBON DIOXIDE.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR PROPER PROT EQUIP & SCBA W/FULL FACEPIECE
    OPERATED IN POSITIVE PRESS MODE.MOVE CONTR FROM FIRE AREA IF CAN BE
    DONE W/O RISK.USE WATER TO KEEP CONTR COOL.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:GIVES OFF FLAMMABLE VAPORS.VAPORS MAY
    FORM EXPLO MIX W/AIR.CLOSED CONTR EXPOS TO HEAT MAY EXPLODE.
    CONTACT W/STRONG OXIDIZERS MAY CAUSE FIRE.	KEEP FROM HEAT.

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

Spill Release Procedures:AVOID IGNITION SOURCES.  MOP UP WITH PAPER
    TOWELS AND DISCARD.  WASTE RAGS MAY BE CONSIDERED HAZARDOUS WASTE.
Neutralizing Agent:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL DRY PLACE AWAY FROM
    IGNITION SOURCES.
Other Precautions:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Respiratory Protection:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST.
Protective Gloves:RUBBER GLOVES
Eye Protection:GOGGLES AND SHIELD
Other Protective Equipment:LAB COAT AND APRON ARE A GOOD IDEA. 
    MATERIAL CAN STAIN CLOTHING.
Work Hygienic Practices:WASH THOROUGHLY AFTER HANDLING.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

HCC:F2
Boiling Pt:=64.4C, 148.F
Vapor Pres:97
Vapor Density:1.11 AIR=1
Appearance and Odor:DARK BLUE LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC PUNGENT
    ALCOHOL ODOR
Percent Volatiles by Volume:99

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:HEAT, FLAME, AND OTHER SOURCES OF
    IGNITION.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:TAKE UP W/SAND OR OTHER NON-COMBUST ABSORBENT
    MATL & PLACE INTO CONTR FOR LATER DISPOSAL. DISPOSE IN ACCORD W/ALL
    FED, STATE AND LOCAL REGS.	MAY BE CONSIDERED HAZARDOUS WASTE.

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