A1CNow Sample Treatment Buffer Safety Data Sheet

SAFETY DATA SHEET

PS-003631 Rev. 0

SECTION 1, IDENTIFICATION

Product Name(s): A1CNow Sample Treatment Buffer
Product Number(s): Component of 3021, 3024, 3030, 3037, 3038, 3054, 3026, 3028, 3050,
3049, 3052, 3053, 3055, 3056; see SDS PS003632.
Manufacturer Information:
Polymer Technology Systems
4600 Anson Blvd
Whitestown, IN 46075 USA
+1.317.870.5610
www.ptsdiagnostics.com
Recommended use: In vitro diagnostic reagent
Restrictions on use: Use only as directed in product labeling

SECTION 2, HAZARD(S) IDENTIFICATION

Man: May cause eye/skin irritation
Environment: None determined.
EU Classification (1999/45/EC): Not applicable.
EU Risk and Safety Phrases: None

SECTION 3, COMPOSITION/ INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

CAS-No./EINESCS-No. 


None
None

Chemical Name


 Detergent (Proprietary)
 No hazardous
components >1%,
>0.1% carcinogen

Amount


2%
1%

EU Classification
(67/548/EEC):

 Xi, R36/37/38
Xi, R36/37/38

See Section 16 for further information on EU Classification.

SECTION 4, FIRST-AID MEASURES

Emergency First Aid Procedures: Call a physician immediately. Arrange for transport to the
nearest Emergency Room (ER).
While awaiting the physician or transport to the ER:
Inhalation: If possible, move patient to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Ingestion: If the patient is conscious, rinse out mouth with water and have the patient drink a glass of water or milk to dilute the material. Transport to hospital for further medical attention.
Skin Contact: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water removing all contaminated clothes and shoes. Get medical attention if irritation persists.
Eye Contact: In case of eye contact immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for
at least 15-20 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation persists.

SECTION 5, FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing Media: Use whatever is required for the surrounding areas.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: It is always best to wear a self-contained breathing
apparatus.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None determined.

SECTION 6, ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: Take up with absorbent material
and place in a suitable container. Wipe up area with a damp paper towel and discard.

SECTION 7, HANDLING AND STORAGE

Store at temperatures and conditions as indicated on the product label. Avoid contact with
the eyes, skin and clothing.

SECTION 8, EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Chemical Name                                                                                                                  Exposure Limit(s)
Detergent                                                                                                                             None established

Ventilation: Use general room ventilation.
Respiratory Equipment: None required.
Protective Gloves: Avoid contact with skin.
Eye Protection: Avoid contact with eyes.
Other Protective Equipment/Clothing: Not required.

SECTION 9, PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance and odor: Liquid, yellow-orange, odorless.
pH: 7.5
Specific Gravity (H20=1): ~1
Boiling Point (F): N/D
Melting Point (F): N/A
Vapor Pressure: N/D
Evaporation Rate: N/D
Solubility in Water: Soluble
Flash Point (Method Used): None
Flammable Limits:
LEL: N/A UEL: N/A
N/A = Not Applicable. N/D = Not Determined.

SECTION 10, STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Stability: Stable
Conditions to Avoid: None determined.
Substances to Avoid: None determined.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None determined.
Harzardous Polymerization: Will Not Occur.

SECTION 11, TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Chronic Effects of Overexposure: None currently known.
Carcinogen or Suspected Carcinogen: None of the components are listed as a carcinogen or
suspected carcinogen.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: None currently known.
Acute Toxicity:
Inhalation: Inhalation of mists may cause minor respiratory irritation.
Ingestion: Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea and vomiting and other
adverse effects.
Skin Contact: Contact may cause irritation, particularly on prolonged contact.
Eye Contact: Contact may cause irritation, particularly on prolonged contact.
Acute Toxicity Values: No data available.

SECTION 12, ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Ecological effects of this mixture have not been determined.

SECTION 13, DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Primary Container Type: The product container is plastic.
Waste Disposal Method: Each disposal facility must determine proper disposal methods to
comply with Local, State and Federal Environmental Regulations.

SECTION 14, TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Proper Shipping Name: Not regulated
Technical Name: N/A
UN Number: N/A
Hazard Class and Packaging Group: N/A
Label(s): N/A
Packing Instruction (Passenger Aircraft): N/A
Packing Instruction (Cargo Aircraft): N/A
Unit Volume: Not determined
Primary Container Type: The product container is plastic.
Sales Unit: 1 kit

SECTION 15, REGULATORY INFORMATION

Canadian WHMIS Classification: Medical Devices are Exempt from WHMIS
EU Classification (1999/45/EC): Not applicable
EU Risk and Safety Phrases: None

SECTION 16, OTHER INFORMATION

Date Prepared: 5/27/2014
Revision Number: 1
Reason for Revision: N/A
EU Classes and Risk Phrases for Reference (See Sections 2 and 3):
Xi – Irritant
R36/37/38 – Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.

The opinions expressed herein are those of qualified experts within Polymer Technology Systems, Inc.
We believe that the information contained herein is current as of the date of this Safety Data Sheet.
Since the use of this information and these opinions and the conditions of use of the product are not
within the control of Polymer Technology Systems, Inc., it is the users’ obligation to assure safe use of
the product.

Polymer Technology Systems 
4600 Anson Blvd
Whitestown, IN 46075 USA 
+1.317.870.5610
www.ptsdiagnostics.com

Regulated by: 
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200
USA/EC Directive