SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. Identification of the Substance and Company
Verify Biological Monitoring Kit
for the STERIS PROCESS™
Product No. LCB002 and LCB018
NFPA 704 HAZARD RATING:
MSDS No. S204
Prepared by: M. Ebers
Date Created: June 21, 2006 Date Revised: April 11, 2007 Date Reviewed: NA
STERIS Corporation, P. O. Box 147, St. Louis, MO 63166, US
Emergency Telephone No.1-314-535-1395 (STERIS); 1-800-424-9300 (CHEMTREC)
Telephone Number for Information: 1-800-548-4873 (Customer Service-Healthcare Products)
STERIS Limited, STERIS House, Jays Close, Viables, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 4AX, UK
Emergency Phone No: +44 (0) 1895 622639
Product/Technical Information Phone No: +44 (0) 1256 840400
These products are NOT hazardous products according to the OSHA Hazard Communication
Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200. The Biological Monitoring Kit utilizes spores of Bacillus
stearothermophilus, ATCC 7953.
FIRST AID MEASURES:
In the case of accidental exposure, take the following precautionary measures:
Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention if
Skin: Immediately wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops.
Ingestion: Give water to drink and get medical advice.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention for any breathing difficulty.
BIOLOGICAL MONITORING KIT HANDLING AND DISPOSAL:
Handling and Storage Precautions: 2-24°C, 30-80% relative humidity away from sterilizing
agents; do not expose to excessive heat.
Waste Disposal Methods: Culture media showing growth and expired indicators: before
discarding, treat as appropriate for standard microbiological waste, non-pathogenic species, e.g.,
steam autoclave at 121°C for not less than 30 minutes; incinerate or use other suitable means.
Media showing no growth and expired culture media: vials can be discarded as standard waste.