BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC SUB OF CURTIN MATHESON -- HEMAQUIK II-WRIGHT-GIEMAS STAIN SOLUTION -- 6550-01-250-3540
=====================  Product Identification  =====================

Product ID:HEMAQUIK II-WRIGHT-GIEMAS STAIN SOLUTION
MSDS Date:01/29/1991
FSC:6550
NIIN:01-250-3540
MSDS Number: BMQPC
=== Responsible Party ===
Company Name:BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC SUB OF CURTIN MATHESON
Address:603 HERRON DR
Box:518
City:BRIDGEPORT
State:NJ
ZIP:08014-0518
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-542-0294/609-467-1813
Emergency Phone Num:800-542-0294/609-467-1813
CAGE:0B0Y1
=== Contractor Identification ===
Company Name:BIOCHEMICAL SCIENCES INC
Address:200 COMMODORE DRIVE
Box:City:SWEDESBORO
State:NJ
ZIP:08085
Country:US
Phone:800-524-0294
CAGE:0B0Y1

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

Ingred Name:METHYL ALCOHOL (METHANOL)  (SARA III)
CAS:67-56-1
RTECS #:PC1400000
Fraction by Wt: 99%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED
OSHA PEL:S,200PPM/250STEL
ACGIH TLV:S,200PPM/250STEL; 93
EPA Rpt Qty:5000 LBS
DOT Rpt Qty:5000 LBS

Ingred Name:GIEMSA STAIN
Fraction by Wt: 1.0%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED

Ingred Name:WRIGHT STAIN
CAS:68988-92-1
Fraction by Wt: 1.0%
Other REC Limits:NONE SPECIFIED

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

Routes of Entry: Inhalation:YES  Skin:YES  Ingestion:YES
Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO    IARC:NO	OSHA:NO
Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:INGESTION MAY CAUSE BLINDNESS.
Explanation of Carcinogenicity:THIS COMPOUND CONTAINS NO INGREDIENTS AT
    CONCENTRATIONS OF 0.1% OR GREATER THAT ARE CARCINOGENS OR SUSPECT
    CARCINOGENS.
Effects of Overexposure:EYE IRRITATION, DROWSINESS, NAUSEA.
Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure:NONE INDICATED.

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

First Aid:EYES-FLUSH WITH WATER, CONTACT PHYSICIAN. SKIN-WASH WITH SOAP
    AND WATER. INHALATION-REMOVE TO FRESH AIR, CONTACT A PHYSICIAN.
    INGESTION-INDUCE VOMITING, CONTACT A PHYSICIAN.

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

Flash Point Method:CC
Flash Point:52.0F,11.1C
Extinguishing Media:DRY CHEMICAL, CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER SPRAY OR FOAM.
Fire Fighting Procedures:NONE INDICATED.
Unusual Fire/Explosion Hazard:FLAMMABLE, KEEP FROM HEAT OR SPARKS.

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

Spill Release Procedures:MOP UP WITH PAPER TOWELS AND DISCARD.

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

Handling and Storage Precautions:STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE, AVOID HEAT
    AND FLAME.
Other Precautions:NONE

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

Ventilation:LOCAL EXHAUST VENTILATION.
Protective Gloves:GLOVES RECOMMENDED.
Eye Protection:SAFETY GOGGLES.
Other Protective Equipment:NONE INDICATED.
Work Hygienic Practices:NONE SPECIFIED BY MANUFACTURER.
Supplemental Safety and Health
NONE

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

HCC:F2
Boiling Pt:B.P. Text:148F,64C
Vapor Pres:97 MMHG
Vapor Density:1.11 AIR=1
Appearance and Odor:BLUE LIQUID; PUNGENT ODOR.

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

Stability Indicator/Materials to Avoid:YES
NONE INDICATED.
Stability Condition to Avoid:NONE INDICATED.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:NONE INDICATED.

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

Waste Disposal Methods:TO BE PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL CURRENT
    FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS.

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