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ALPHA-TEC SYSTEMS, INC. -- ATS PARA-SET 10% NEUTRAL FORMALIN COLLECTION/TRANSPORT SYSTE -- -
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:ATS PARA-SET 10% NEUTRAL FORMALIN COLLECTION/TRANSPORT SYSTE
MSDS Date:11/26/1997
FSC:NIIN:Submitter:N EN
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CKLNK
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:ALPHA-TEC SYSTEMS, INC.
Address:12019 NE 99TH ST., STE. 1780
City:VANCOUVER
State:WA
ZIP:98682
Country:US
Info Phone Num:360-260-2779
Emergency Phone Num:360-260-2779
CAGE:63721
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:ALPHA-TEC SYSTEMS, INC.
Address:12019 NE 99TH ST., STE. 1780
Box:City:VANCOUVER
State:WA
ZIP:98682
Country:US
Phone:360-260-2779
CAGE:63721

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

Ingred Name:FORMALDEHYDE, DILUTE (3.7% FORMALDEHYDE) (MFR. CAS #:
    50-00-0)
CAS:50-00-0
RTECS #:LP8925000

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:YES
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:ACUTE: MAY BE FATAL IF SWALLOWED,
    INHALED, OR ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN.  CAUSES SEVERE EYE AND SKIN
    IRRITATION. THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE: N/A.  CHRONIC: NOT PROVIDED BY
    MANUFACTURER .
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:FORMALDEHYDE: IARC GROUP 2A, VOLUME 62,
    PAGE 217, 1995;  NTP KNOWN HUMAN CARCINOGEN, 8TH ANNUAL REPORT ON
    CARCINOGENS, 1998;	OSHA REGULATED, 29 CFR 1910.1048.
Effects of Overexposure:MAY BE FATAL IF SWALLOWED, INHALED OR ABSORBED
    THROUGH THE SKIN. CAUSES SEVERE EYE & SKIN IRRITATION.

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

First Aid:IN CASE OF CONTACT, IMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH WATER FOR AT
    LEAST 15 MINUTES. SKIN SHOULD BE WASHED WITH WARM WATER & SOAP. IF
    INHALED, MOVE TO WELL-VENTILATED AREA. IF SWALLOWED, AND,  IF
    CONCIOUS,  GIVE PLENTY OF MILK  OR WATER. CALL A PHYSICIAN
    IMMEDIATELY.

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

Flash Point:=56.1C, 133.F
Extinguishing Media:CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICAL OR ALCOHOL FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:WEAR SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS &
    PROTECTIVE CLOTHING TO PREVENT CONTACT WITH SKIN & EYES.  USE NIOSH
    APPROVED SCBA AND FULL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT .
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:EMITS TOXIC FUMES.

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

Spill Release Procedures:WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, MASK, SAFETY GOGGLES
    & CHEMICAL-RESISTANT GLOVES. USE ABSORBENT MATERIAL TO TAKE UP
    MATERIAL. FLUSH AREA WITH WATER AND DRY AFFECTED AREA IMMEDIATELY.
    DISPOSE OF ABSORBENT MA TERIAL PROPERLY.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:HANDLING:  WASH HANDS THOROUGHLY AFTER
    USE. STORAGE: STORE TIGHTLY-CAPPED AT ROOM TEMPERATURE.
Other Precautions:ORDINARY GENERAL VENTILATION IS USUALLY SUFFICIENT.
    AS PART OF GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICES FOR HANDLING BIOLOGICAL WASTE,
    PROTECTIVE CLOTHING SUCH AS GLOVES AND SAFETY GOGGLES ARE
    RECOMMENDED.

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

Respiratory Protection:A NIOSH APPROVED RESPIRATOR APPROPRIATE FOR THE
    EXPOSURE OF CONCERN .
Ventilation:ORDINARY GENERAL VENTILATION IS USUALLY SUFFICIENT.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS GLOVES .
Eye Protection:ANSI APPROVED CHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES .
Other Protective Equipment:EYEWASH AND	DELUGE SHOWER MEETING ANSI
    DESIGN CRITERIA .
Supplemental Safety and Health
CHEMICAL NAME: 10% NEUTRAL FORMALIN.

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

Appearance and Odor:CLEAR, COLORLESS LIQUID WITH A PUNGENT ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
DO NOT EXPOSE TO OXIDIZING AGENTS.
Stability Condition to Avoid:PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO AIR. AVOID HEAT.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:FLAMMABLE & TOXIC LIQUID.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSAL MUST BE PERFORMED IN COMPLIANCE WITH
    STANDARD LIQUID LABORATORY BIOLOGICAL WASTE PROTOCOLS AND WITH ALL
    CURRENT LOCAL, STATE & FEDERAL REGULATIONS.

=======================  Other Information  =======================

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