MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Revised or Reviewed: March 2, 2007
SURGICAL INSTRUMENT STAIN REMOVER (REF 3-740)
Used for removing stains and tarnish from surgical instruments.
Section 1- Product and Company Information
Manufactured for: Miltex, Inc; 589 Davies Drive, York, PA 17402
Information: 717-840-9335, 717-840-9347 (fax)
Chemical Name & Synonyms: Citric acid containing mixture
Chemical Formula: Proprietary
Section 2 – Composition/ Information on Ingredients
The product is composed of less than 15% citric acid (CAS # 77-92-9) and greater than 75% pumice
(CAS # 1332-09-8).
Section 3 - Health Identification
Over exposure may cause skin and eye irritation. Inhalation of dust may irritate nose, throat, and
respiratory tract. A Threshold Limit Value (TLV) has not been established for the material.
Primary Route(s) of Entry: Ingestion, Eye, and Skin.
Carcinogen: NTP Program- No
IARC Program- No
OSHA Program- No
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: None known.
HMIS Ratings: Health = 1; Flammability = 0; Reactivity = 0
NFPA Ratings: Health = 1; Flammability = 0; Reactivity = 0
Section 4 - First Aid Measures
Eyes: Flush with tepid water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention as soon as possible.
Skin: Flush with tepid water for at least 15 minutes.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water or milk. Do not give anything to an
unconscious or convulsing person. Seek medical attention.
Inhalation: If any ill effects are noticed, remove person to fresh air. Seek medical attention as
Section 5 – Fire Fighting Measures
Flash Point (Test Method): Not applicable.
Flammable Limits- LEL: Not applicable
UEL: Not applicable
Extinguishing Media: As appropriate for the primary cause of the fire.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None known.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None known.
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Section 6 - Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical State: Powder