Effective Date: 10/16/02
Material Safety Data Sheet
• Section 1 – Product and Company Information
rjt™, Rapid Johne’s Test
56 Evergreen Dr.
Portland, ME 04103
• Section 2 – Composition of Product
Plates: Agarose Gel
<1% Buffer Salts
<1% Sodium Azide (preservative)
Clarified Bacterial Sonicate
• Section 3 – Health Hazard Data
Agarose Gel: No data available for the formulation. Sodium Azide may be toxic by ingestion or
absorption through the skin.
Bovine Serum: Potential irritant to eyes and skin, and may be harmful if ingested. Complete
toxicological properties have yet to be determined.
Clarified Bacterial Sonicate: Potential irritant to eyes and skin, and may be harmful if ingested.
Complete toxicological properties have yet to be determined.
• Section 4 – First Aid Guidelines
Oral Exposure: If swallowed, rinse mouth with plenty of water. Call a physician.
Inhalation Exposure: If inhaled, evacuate to fresh air. If there is a breathing difficulty, call a physician.
Dermal Exposure: If contact occurs, wash skin with plenty of soap and water.
Eye Exposure: If contact occurs, flush eyes with copious amounts of water for a minimum of 15 minutes.
Separate eyelids to assure adequate flushing. Call a physician.
• Section 5 – Fire Fighting Measures
Extinguishing Media Suitable:
• Section 6 – Accidental Release Measures
Adorn gloves, safety goggles, and protective clothing.
Clean Up Procedures:
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Absorb into toweling or other absorbent
material. Place in a bio