Authorization date: 10/01/2002
Revision date: 08/22/2006
Print Date: 08/24/2006
Material Safety Data Sheet
IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING
Proteinase K, recombinant, PCR Grade (lyophilizate), 25 mg
Global material number:
Roche Applied Sciences
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Description 1: Bottle 1
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Principle routes of exposure:
Ingestion, inhalation, skin and/or eye contact.
Harmful by inhalation. Proteinase K may cause asthmatic attacks due to allergic sensitization of the
Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Substance may cause slight skin irritation. Proteinase K may cause allergic skin reaction.
Risk of serious damage to eyes.
Sensitization or Odor threshold:
Proteinase K may cause sensitization.
Medical conditions aggravated by
Persons with impaired respiratory function may be more susceptible to the effects of the substance.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Consult a physician. Move to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give
Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If skin irritation persists, call a physician.
Call a physician immediately. Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
Notes to physician:
5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
NFPA Ratings: Health= 2 Flammability= 0 Reactivity= 0 Special= S, I