Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1. Product and Company Identification
: SAF Fixative
: Other non-specified industry: Laboratory Reagent
: EMD Chemicals Inc.
P.O. Box 70
480 Democrat Road
Gibbstown, NJ 08027
856-423-6300 Technical Service
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 PM
In case of emergency
: 800-424-9300 CHEMTREC (USA)
613-996-6666 CANUTEC (Canada)
24 Hours/Day: 7 Days/Week
Section 2. Hazards Identification
: This material is considered hazardous by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR
CAUSES SKIN BURNS.
HARMFUL IF INHALED, ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN OR SWALLOWED.
MAY CAUSE SEVERE ALLERGIC SKIN REACTION.
CAUSES RESPIRATORY TRACT AND EYE IRRITATION.
SUSPECT CANCER HAZARD.
CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH MAY CAUSE CANCER..
CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANS:
MUCOUS MEMBRANES, RESPIRATORY TRACT, SKIN, EYE, LENS OR CORNEA, TEETH
WARNING: This product contains a chemical(s) known to the State of California to cause cancer.
Do not ingest. Do not get in eyes or on skin or clothing. Avoid breathing vapor or mist. Keep
container closed. Use only with adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling. Risk of
cancer depends on duration and level of exposure.
Routes of entry
: Dermal contact. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.
Potential acute health effects
: Irritating to eyes.
: Toxic in contact with skin. Corrosive to the skin. May cause sensitization by skin contact.
: Toxic by inhalation. Irritating to respiratory system.
: Toxic if swallowed. May cause burns to mouth, throat and stomach.
: Contains material which may cause cancer. Risk of cancer depends on duration and level of
: No known significant effects or critical hazards.