Material Safety Data Sheet:
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
MSDS No.: 22
CultiSpher is based on a highly cross-linked pigskin gelatin matrix and is intended for
cultivation of mammalian cells. CultiSpher is supplied as a dry powder and must be
rehydrated before use. The beads are used for In Vitro Cell Culture.
HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS: Not Applicable
PHYSICAL DATA: White Powder
HEALTH HAZARDS:This product contains no hazardous material as defined by the
OSHA Hazards Communication Standard; however, in the event of a spill or accident
involving this material, good personal hygiene should be practiced.
FIRE AND EXPLISION HAZARD: CultiSpher will burn if ignited. Exposure to high
temperatures (above 200oC) for a longer time should be avoided. Protect CultiSpher
from naked flames, very hot surfaces and sparks.
REACTIVITY DATA: Stable
Hazardous polymerization will not occur
METHOD OF DISPOSAL: Spill or Leak Procedure:
Spill: Mop up & Dispose of in sink
W aste Disposal: Dispose of with normal laboratory trash, follow all Federal, State, and
SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION:
Respiratory Protection: Not required under normal product usage.
Ventilation: Not required under normal product usage.
Protective Gloves: Not required under normal product usage.
Other Protection Equipment: Not required under normal product usage.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS/COMMENTS: Store at 15o to 30o C
No preservatives are present in CultiSpher. Therefore, CultiSpher in rehydrated
condition may become microbiologically contaminated. It is important that CultiSpher in
rehydrated condition is handled with great hygienic care.
USE OF THIS PRODUCT IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOOD LABORATORY
PRACTICES SHOULD NOT RESULT IN EXPLOSIVE MIXTURES BEING FORMED.
THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS CORRECT TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE.
ALL MATERIALS AND MIXTURES MAY PRESENT UNKNOWN HAZARDS AND
SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION. THE