SDS & Chemical Information

  • Outline hazard information

  • Recommend precautions for handling, storage, and disposal

     

Commonly used chemicals:


Chemical Name CAS No. Hazard Information Storage Information
A
Acetic Acid 64-19-17 Organic acid / Flammable, Corrosive Store in flammables or corrosives cabinet separated from inorganic acids and bases
Acetic Anhydride 108-24-7 Flammable  
Acetone 67-64-1 Flammable  Store in flammables cabinet
Agar / Agarose 9002-18-0 Irritant  
Ammonium Hydroxide 1336-21-6 Poisonous corrosive base Store in corrosives cabinet
B
Bleach 7681-52-9 Corrosive Store in corrosives cabinet
Boric Acid 10043-35-3 Irritant, poison store in corrosives cabinet
Bromophenol Blue 115-39-9 Possible irritant  
C
Chloroform 67-66-3 Carcinogen category 2A  
D
Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO)  67-68-5 Combustible, irritant  
dNTP   Not a hazardous substance  
E
EDTA (Ethylenediamine Tetraacetic Acid) 60-00-4  Irritant  
Ethanol, 200 Proof 64-17-5 Flammable Store in flammable cabinet. Do not store more than 4 gallons in lab.
Ethidium bromide  1239-45-8 Carcinogen category 2  Powder form must be handled in chemical fume hood or with respiratory protection
Ethyl Acetate 141-78-6 Flammable, irritant  Store in flammable cabinet.
F
Formaldehyde 50-00-0 Carcinogen category 2 Handle in chemical fume hood or with respiratory protection. Store in flammable cabinet
Formic Acid 64-18-6  Corrosive, combustible Store in corrosive cabinet with inorganic acids
G
Glycerol 56-81-5 Not a hazardous substance  
H
Hexane 110-54-3  Flammable, reproductive toxicity Category 2 Store in flammable cabinet.  Handle in chemical fume hood
Hexamethyldisilazane 999-97-3 Flammable, toxic Store in flammable cabinet
 4-hydroxy tamoxifen 68392-35-8 Reproductive toxicity category 2 Handle in chemical fume hood / biosafety cabinet
I
Isopropanol 67-63-0 Flammable Store in flammable cabinet
M
Magnesium Chloride 7786-30-3 Not a hazardous substance  
Methanol 67-56-1 Flammable Store in flammable cabinet
N
Nitric Acid 7697-37-2 Corrosive, inorganic acid Store in corrosive cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
O
o-Dianisidine dihydrochloride 20325-40-0 Carcinogen category 1B  
P
Petroleum Jelly 8009-03-8 Not a hazardous substance
Phenol 108-95-2 Toxic, reproductive toxicity category 2 Store in corrosive cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
Potassium Ferricyanide 13746-66-2 Irritant  
S
Sodium Carbonate (Soda Ash) 497-19-8 Irritant  
Sodium Chloride 7647-14-5 Not a hazardous substance
SDS (Sodium dodecyl sulfate) 151-21-3 Flammable
Sodium Hydroxide solid 1310-73-2 Corrosive  
Sucrose 57-50-1 Not a hazardous substance  
Sulfuric Acid 7664-93-9 Corrosive, inorganic acid Store in corrosive cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
T
Tamoxifen 10540-29-1 Carcinogen category 1 Use only in fume hood or with respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use
TEMED (Tetramethyl ethylenediamine) 110-18-9 Flammable Store in corrosive cabinet
tert Butylmethyl Ether 1634-04-4 Flammable Store in flammable cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
Toluene 108-88-3 Flammable Store in flammable cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
Tris Base 77-86-1 Not a hazardous substance  
Trypan Blue  72-57-1 Carcinogen category 1B  
U
Urea 57-13-6 Not a hazardous substance
W
Water 7732-18-5 Not a hazardous substance