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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Cryo Embedding Medium
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
PELCO® Cryo-embedding Compound
Other Names:
N/A
Product Number(s):
IA011
CAS Number:
-
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory chemicals.
Company Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
Emergency Contact Details
ProSciTech Pty Ltd
11 Carlton Street
KIRWAN QLD 4817
Australia

(07) 4773 9444
www.proscitech.com
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Classification of the substance or mixture
Not classified.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
None.
Precautionary Statement(s)
No further relevant information available.
Primary route(s) of entry
Ingestion, Inhalation of mist. Skin or eye contact.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Inhalation of mists may cause minor respiratory irritation.
Ingestion:
Swallowing may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
Eyes:
May cause mild irritation.
Skin:
Prolonged contact may cause mild discomfort.
Environment
No further relevant information available.
3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Name
CAS No.
Content (w/w)
Classification
Polyvinyl Alcohol (9002-89-5)
-
10.24%
-
Polyethylene glycol (NA)
-
4.26%
-
Non-reactive ingredient (ND)
-
85.50%
-
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Ingestion
If the patient is conscious, wash out mouth with water and have the patient drink a glass of water or milk to dilute the material. Transport to the hospital for care.
Inhalation
The patient should be transported away from exposure and brought to fresh air. If not breathing, administer artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Transport to the hospital for care.
Skin Contact
Contaminated clothing should be removed immediately. The affected body areas should be flushed with a solution of soap and water for a period of approximately 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation develops.
Eye Contact
Flush eyes immediately with water for at least 15 minutes with eyes open and eyelids raised. Transport to hospital for further medical attention.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable extinguishing equipment
Water fog, regular foam, dry chemicals, or carbon dioxide
HAZCHEM
Not available.
Special protective equipment and precautions for fire fighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus with full body protection.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Dispose of waste according to Federal, State and Local Regulations.
Environmental precautions
Methods and materials for containment and clean up
Contain spill. Absorb using suitable media.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid breathing mists. Storage: Store in a cool, well-ventilated area. All electrical equipment in storage and/or handling areas should be installed in accordance with applicable requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC).
Conditions for safe storage
Storage temperature: Room Temperature.
Storage Pressure: NA
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
Ventilation required: Not normally required. General mechanical or local exhaust should be used to maintain low exposure levels.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
Use appropriate chemical splash goggles.
Skin protection
Use appropriate laboratory work clothing.
Body protection
Use appropriate resistant gloves.
Respiratory protection
Not normally required. General mechanical or local exhaust should be used to maintain low exposure levels. Avoid prolonged periods of directly breathing vapours. In absence of proper environmental controls, the use of a NIOSH/OSHA respirator is recommended. Respirator use should comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Viscous, clear to pale yellow liquid.
Odour
Slight alcohol odour
pH
Not determined.
Vapour Pressure
Not determined.
Density
Not determined.
Boiling Point
Not determined.
Melting Point
Not determined.
Solubility
Not determined.
Specific Gravity of Density
Not determined.
Flash Point
Greater than 450° F
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not determined.
Ignition Temperature
Not determined.
Formula
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Not determined.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Chemical stability
Stable.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Oxides of carbon. Asphyxiants.
Conditions to avoid
Not determined.
Incompatible materials
??Avoid contact with strong oxidising agents.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
Not determined.
Eye contact
Not determined.
Skin contact
Not determined.
Ingestion
Not determined.
Inhalation
Not determined.
Toxicity and irritation
Prolonged contact may cause mild discomfort.Carcinogenicity: Components are not listed as a carcinogen or suspected carcinogens.This product does not contain any compounds listed by NTP or IARC or regulated by OSHA as a carcinogen.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
Not determined.
Persistence and degradability
Not determined.
Bioaccumulative potential
Not determined.
Other adverse effects
No further relevant information available.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
RCRA 40 CFR 261 Classification: Not determined.
Federal, State and local laws governing disposal of materials can differ. Ensure proper disposal compliance with proper authorities before disposal.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
ADG label required
HAZCHEM
Not available.

UN Number
None.
Proper shipping name
Not regulated.
Transport hazard class
Void
Packing group
None.
Environmental hazard
This is not a marine pollutant.
Special precautions for users
Not applicable.
Additional information
Not regulated.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
Not regulated.
Other Information
No further information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
6 April 2016
Comments
This information is based on our present knowledge. However, this shall not constitute a guarantee for any specific product features and shall not establish a legally valid contractual relationship.
This Safety Data Sheet (SDS) has been prepared in compliance with the Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice February 2016. It is the user's responsibility to determine the suitability of this information for adoption of necessary safety precautions. The information published in this SDS has been compiled from the publications listed in Section 16: to the best of our ability and knowledge these publications are considered accurate. We reserve the right to revise Safety Data Sheets as new information becomes available. Copies may be made for non-profit use.

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