Manufactured for NovoNordisk by
Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc.
300 Northfield Road
Bedford, OH 44146
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Telephone: (800) 562-4797
-or- (440) 232-3320
Section I - IDENTITY
Common/Trade Name: GlucaGen® 1mg/lyophilized
Chemical Names: Peptide C153H225N43O49S
Synonyms: Glucagen (rDNA origin) for Injection
BEN VENUE LABORATORIES, INC.
300 NORTHFIELD ROAD
BEDFORD, OH 44146
Emergency Telephone Number:
Chemtrec: 1(800) 424-9300
Telephone Number for Info.:
(440) 232-3320 or (800) 562-4797
Medical Emergency: Professional Services: 1(800) 521-5169
September 30, 1999
December 18, 2001
July 20, 2004
July 16, 2007
Section II - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS/COMPOSITION INFORMATION
% CAS# OSHA PEL ACGIH TLV
Glucagen (rDNA origin)
Glucagen is a sterile parenteral injectable drug presented as a powder cake. It must be reconstituted with
Sterile Water for Injection prior to administration.
Section III - HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Routes of Entry: Glucagen may be absorbed through inhalation of aerosols and skin contact.
Exposure is not expected under normal use.
Health Hazard (Acute & Chronic): Glucagen is a drug used to treat severe hypoglycemia (low blood
sugar) in diabetic patients treated with insulin. Product affects the gastrointestinal system and liver.
IARC Monographs? NONE
OSHA Regulated? NO
Signs & Symptoms of Exposure: Product is an antihypoglycemic agent and acts to slow gastro-
intestinal activity. Signs/sy