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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Section 1 Company and Product Identification
Doc. ID 447650-75 AD
Revised (day/month/year) 05/09/2000
Beckman Coulter, Inc.
4300 Harbor Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92834-3100, U.S.A.
Emergency Phone No.
Refer to attached list, Document ID: 472050, for local distributor and
emergency phone numbers.
Section 2 Composition and Information on Ingredients
Section 3 Hazards Identification
Colorless; Clear; Liquid;
Nonflammable aqueous solution.
Does not meet EU, OSHA or WHMIS criteria for hazardous materials.
Sodium azide forms explosive compounds with heavy metals. This product
contains concentrations of azide <0.1% (w/w) which with repeated contact
with lead and copper commonly found in plumbing drains may result in the
build up of shock sensitive compounds.
This product does not meet EU, OSHA or WHMIS criteria for hazardous
Section 4 First Aid Measures
If product is inhaled, move exposed individual to fresh air. If individual is not
breathing, begin artificial respiration immediately and obtain medical attention.
If product is splashed in eyes, wash eyes gently under running water for 15
minutes or longer, making sure that the eyelids are held open. If pain or
irritation occur, obtain medical attention.
In case of skin contact, wash area with soap and water. Rinse well with
If product is swallowed, call physician or poison control center for most
current information. Never induce vomiting or give liquids to someone who
is unconscious or cannot swallow.
2000 Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Global MSDS – English
MSDS # 447650-75 AD
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Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures