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Material Safety Data Sheet Part No : MSDS-25325-00

Rev No: 2.0


Title: ReaFix Fixative Solution Effective date : 23-Mar-09

Material Safety Data Sheet


Section 1: Chemical Identification
ReaFix Fixative solution (5% Formaldehyde solution)

Section 2: Composition
5% Formaldehyde in Phosphate Buffer saline

Section 3: Hazardous Identification


Contains Formaldehyde.

Section 4: First Aid measures


Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Wash thoroughly after handling. If eye or
skin contact occurs, wash affected area with water for fifteen minutes and seek
medical advice. Formaldehyde can be toxic and allergenic.

Section 5: Fire fighting measures


Non flammable. Use appropriate foam extinguisher in case of fire emergency.

Section 6: Accidental release measures


Collect and dispose of all waste in accordance with applicable loss.

Section 7: Handling and storage


Store at room temperature. Protect material from long term exposure to light.
May be exposed to light for short periods of time.

Section 8: Exposure controls and personal protection


Wear appropriate gloves, protective clothing and follow a safe laboratory
practices.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical properties


Form – Liquid form
Odour– Pungent odour.
pH– Neutral

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Material Safety Data Sheet Part No : MSDS-25325-00
Rev No: 2.0
Title: ReaFix Fixative Solution Effective date : 23-Mar-09

Section 10: Physical and Chemical properties


Boiling point – Not determined
Melting point – Not determined

Section 11: Stability and Reactivity


Thermal decomposition – No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Dangerous reactions – No dangerous reactions identified.
Dangerous products of decomposition – No dangerous decomposition products
identified.

Section 12: Toxicological information


Toxicity – Very toxic by inhalation, ingestion and through skin absorption.
Carcinogenicity –Probable human carcinogen.

Section 13: Ecological information.


Do not allow the product to reach ground water or sewage system.

Section 14: Disposal considerations


Consult local, state regulations for proper disposal.

Section 15: Transport information


As per IATA regulations, this is not listed in the Regulation IR manual. It is
“Non- dangerous”.

Section 16: Other information


Not applicable.

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