SDS

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SAFETY DATA SHEET
Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound
1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Identifiers
Product Name:
Tissue-Tek® O.C.T. Compound
Other Names:
OCT (Optimal Cutting Temperature) Compound
Product Number(s):
IA018
CAS Number:
-
Recommended use of the chemical and restriction on use
Laboratory use.
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
None determined.
Label Elements
Signal Words
Warning
Hazard Statement(s)
Not available.
Precautionary Statement(s)
Not available.
Primary route(s) of entry
Not available.
Human Health
Inhalation:
Not available.
Ingestion:
Not available.
Eyes:
Not available.
Skin:
Not available.
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
25322-68-3
4.26 %
-
Non-reactive ingredient
-
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
Not available.
Environmental precautions
Not available.
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.
Conditions for safe 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).
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Standards
Engineering controls
No information available.
Personal protective equipment
Eye and face protection
No information available.
Skin protection
No information available.
Body protection
No information available.
Respiratory protection
Not available.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
General information
Appearance
Viscous, clear to pale yellow
Odour
Slight alcohol odour.
pH
Not available.
Vapour Pressure
Not available.
Density
Not available.
Boiling Point
Not determined.
Melting Point
Not available.
Solubility
Soluble
Specific Gravity of Density
Not available.
Flash Point
Not available.
Flammable (Explosive) Limits
Not available.
Ignition Temperature
Not available.
Formula
Not available.
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Reactivity
No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions of use.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Will not occur.
Conditions to avoid
No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials
Avoid contact with strong oxidising agents.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute effects
No chronic effects of overexposure are currently known.
Eye contact
May cause mild irritation.
Skin contact
Prolonged contact may cause mild discomfort.
Ingestion
Swallowing may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
Inhalation
Inhalation of mists may cause minor respiratory irritation,
Toxicity and irritation
No chronic effects of overexposure are currently known.
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Ecotoxicity
Ecological effects of this mixture have not been determined.
Persistence and degradability
No further relevant information available.
Bioaccumulative potential
No further relevant information available.
Other adverse effects
No further relevant information available.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
General information
Dispose of in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
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
No
Special precautions for users
No information available.
Additional information
No information available.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Poisons Schedule Number
No information available.
Other Information
No further relevant information available.
16. OTHER INFORMATION
SDS preparation date
10 November 2017
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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