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JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL INC. (SUB OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON) -- 8758,NU GAUZE IODOFORM PKG ST AND UTERINE PKG ST,(SEE SUPPL) -- 6510-01-003-7696
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:8758,NU GAUZE IODOFORM PKG ST AND UTERINE PKG ST,(SEE SUPPL)
MSDS Date:04/01/1997
FSC:6510
NIIN:01-003-7696
Status Code:A
MSDS Number: CLHQF
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL INC. (SUB OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON)
Address:2500 ARBROOK BOULEVARD
City:ARLINGTON
State:TX
ZIP:76014
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-433-5170
Emergency Phone Num:(800) 433-5170
CAGE:52780
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER CO.
Address:410 GEORGE STREET
Box:City:NEW BRUNSWICK
State:NJ
ZIP:08901-2021
Country:US
Phone:732-422-5746
CAGE:32132
Company Name:JOHNSON & JOHNSON MEDICAL INC. (SUB OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON)
Address:2500 ARBROOK BOULEVARD
Box:City:ARLINGTON
State:TX
ZIP:76014
Country:US
Phone:800-433-5170
CAGE:52780

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

Ingred Name:GAUZE

Ingred Name:IODOFORM (TRIIODOMETHANE)
CAS:75-47-8
RTECS #:PB7000000
Minumum % Wt:2.5
Maxumum % Wt:8.6
ACGIH TLV:10 MG/M3;0.6 PPM

Ingred Name:FORMALDEHYDE
CAS:50-00-0
RTECS #:LP8925000
Minumum % Wt:.2
Maxumum % Wt:.6
OSHA PEL:1 PPM
OSHA STEL:2 PPM
EPA Rpt Qty:100 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:100 LBS

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

Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:YES    IARC:YES	  OSHA:YES
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:EYES: CONTACT WITH IODOFORM AND
    DILUTED FORMALDEHYDE SOLUTIONS MAY CAUSE IRRITATION AND
    LACRAMATION. SKIN: CONTACT WITH SKIN MAY CAUSE IRRITATION. IODOFORM
    IS READILY ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN. TOPICA L APPLICATION OF
    EXCESSIVE AMOUNTS OF IODOFORM MAY CAUSE DERMATITIS. INHALATION:
    CONTACT WITH DUST/VAPOR MAY CAUSE IRRITATION TO THE NASAL PASSAGES,
    THROAT AND RESPIRATORY SYSTEM. INGESTION: INGESTION  OF IODOFORM
    MAY CAUSE MALAISE, VOMITING, ANOREXIA, HEADACHE, TACHARDIA,
    HYPOTENSION, FEVER, ETC.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:FORMALDEHYDE IS AN ANIMAL CARCINOGEN AND
    CONSIDERED A POTENTIAL CARCINOGEN BY NTP, IARC. OSHA HAZARD
    STANDARD 1910.1200 REQUIRES CARCINOGENS OR SUSPECTED CARCINOGENS TO
    BE LISTED IF IN MIXTURES AT 0.1 % OR GREATER. FORMALDEHYDE CAN
    CAUSE SKIN AND RESPIRATORY SENSITIZATION, EYE AND THROAT
    IRRITATION. AT DILUTION IN PRODUCT, NO ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS
    EXPECTED.
Effects of Overexposure:EYES: IRRITATION AND LACRAMATION. SKIN:
    IRRITATION, DERMATITIS. INHALATION: IRRITATION OF NASAL PASSAGES,
    THROAT, AND RESPIRATORY SYSTEM. INGESTION: MALAISE, VOMITING,
    ANOREXIA, HEADACHE, TACHARDIA, H YPOTENSION, FEVER, ETC.

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

First Aid:EYES: FLUSH WITH PLENTY OF WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES.
    SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. SKIN: FLUSH  WITH PLENTY OF WATER.
    INHALATION: REMOVE TO FRESH AIR. IF BREATHING DIFFICULTIES OCCUR,
    SEEK MEDICAL ATTE NTION. INGESTION: SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION.

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

Extinguishing Media:WATER SPRAY, DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:NONE.

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

Spill Release Procedures:PLACE MATERIAL INTO CLEAN DRY CONTAINER AND
    COVER. REMOVE FROM AREA. FLUSH SPILL AREA WITH WATER.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:KEEP CONTAINERS CLOSED WHEN NOT IN
    USE.

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

Respiratory Protection:NONE REQUIRED WHERE ADEQUATE VENTILATION EXISTS.
Protective Gloves:IMPERVIOUS.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GLASSES ARE RECOMMENDED.
Other Protective Equipment:NONE
Supplemental Safety and Health
NU GAUZE IODOFORM PACKING STRIPS AND UTERINE PACKING STRIPS: PRODUCT
    CODE: MSDS COVERS ALL FOUR PART NUMBERS; 8755, 8756, 8757, 8758.

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

HCC:N1
Appearance and Odor:YELLOW-GREEN GAUSE STRIPS WITH IODOFORM AND
    FORMALDEHYDE. IODOFORM ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
Stability Condition to Avoid:STABLE AT AMBIENT TEMPERATURES, IODOFORM
    DECOMPOSES VIOLENTLY AT 400F. AVOID HEAT, FLAME, SHOCK, FRICTION.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:IODINE
Conditions to Avoid Polymerization:WILL NOT OCCUR.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:DISPOSE OF IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE
    LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.

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