Material Safety Data Sheet | CounterTrace
Section 1 – Chemical Product and Company Identification
MSDS Name: CounterTrace DNA Loading Standard
Catalog Numbers: NUC-40-1000, NUC-40-10000, NUC-40-T
Synonyms: CounterTrace standard, CounterTrace II standard
Nucleics Pty Ltd
29 John St
Woollahra NSW 2025
For information call: +61 3 9016 9373
For emergencies call: +61 3 9016 9373
Section 2 – COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Section 3 – Hazards Identification
Appearance: colorless liquid.
Caution! May cause eye and skin irritation. May cause respiratory and digestive tract irritation.
Target Organs: None known.
Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause mild eye irritation.
Skin: May cause irritation and/or dermatitis.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: No information
Section 4 – First Aid Measures
Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
Skin: Get medical aid immediately. Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Section 5 – Fire Fighting Measures
General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear.
Flash Point: Not applicable
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Lower: Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 1; Flammability: 0; Instability: 0
Section 6 – Accidental Release Measures
General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. vermiculite, sand or earth), then place in suitable container. Avoid runoff into storm sewers and ditches which lead to waterways. Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section.
Section 7 – Handling and Storage
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Store at -20 deg C. Store in a tightly closed container.
Section 8 – Exposure Controls, Personal Protection
Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
|Chemical Name||ACGIH||NIOSH||OSHA-Final PELs|
|Synthetic DNA||none listed||none listed||none listed|
OSHA Vacated PELs: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA’s eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.
Section 9 – Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical State: Liquid
Odor: Not available.
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: >100 deg C
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available
Boiling Point: 100 deg C
Freezing/Melting Point: 0 deg C
Decomposition Temperature: Not available.
Molecular Formula: Not available.
Molecular Weight: Not available.
Section 10 – Stability and Reactivity
Chemical Stability: Stable.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Acids.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Irritating and toxic fumes and gases.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Section 11 – Toxicological Information
RTECS#: Not available.
CAS#: Not available.
LD50/LC50: Not available.
Carcinogenicity: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
Epidemiology: No data available.
Teratogenicity: No data available.
Reproductive Effects: No data available.
Mutagenicity: No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No data available.
Section 12 – Ecological Information
No information available.
Section 13 – Disposal Considerations
Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 – Transport Information
US DOT Canada TDG
Shipping Name: Not regulated as a hazardous material. No information available.
Section 15 – Regulatory Information
Synthetic DNA is not listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
CAS # 8042-47-5: immediate.
Section 313 No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
Is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California Prop 65
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.
European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols: Not available.
Safety Phrases:S 24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
WGK (Water Danger/Protection)
No information available.
Canada – DSL/NDSL
None of the chemicals in this product are listed on the DSL or NDSL list.
Canada – WHMIS
WHMIS: Not available.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
Section 16 – Additional Information
MSDS Creation Date: 9/5/02
Revision #1 Date: 19/1/06
The information above is believed to be accurate and represents the best information currently available to us. However, we make no warranty of merchantability or any other warranty, express or implied, with respect to such information, and we assume no liability resulting from its use. Users should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information for their particular purposes. In no event shall Nucleics be liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any third party or for lost profits or any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, howsoever arising, even if Nucleics has been advised of the possibility of such damages.