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SDS & Chemical Information

Outline hazard information

  • Recommend precautions for handling, storage, and disposal

Commonly Used Chemicals

Chemical NameCAS No.Hazard InformationStorage Information
A
Acetic Acid64-19-17Organic acid / Flammable, CorrosiveStore in flammables or corrosives cabinet separated from inorganic acids and bases
Acetic Anhydride108-24-7Flammable
Acetone67-64-1FlammableStore in flammables cabinet
Agar / Agarose9002-18-0Irritant
Ammonium Hydroxide1336-21-6Poisonous corrosive baseStore in corrosives cabinet
B
Bleach7681-52-9CorrosiveStore in corrosives cabinet
Boric Acid10043-35-3Irritant, poisonstore in corrosives cabinet
Bromophenol Blue115-39-9Possible irritant
C
Chloroform67-66-3Carcinogen category 2A
D
Dimethyl Sulfoxide(DMSO)67-68-5Combustible, irritant
dNTPNot a hazardous substance
E
EDTA (Ethylenediamine Tetraacetic Acid)60-00-4Irritant
Ethanol, 200 Proof64-17-5FlammableStore in flammable cabinet. Do not store more than 4 gallons in lab.
Ethidium bromide1239-45-8Carcinogen category 2Powder form must be handled in chemical fume hood or with respiratory protection
Ethyl Acetate141-78-6Flammable, irritantStore in flammable cabinet.
F
Formaldehyde50-00-0Carcinogen category 2Handle in chemical fume hood or with respiratory protection. Store in flammable cabinet
Formic Acid64-18-6Corrosive, combustibleStore in corrosive cabinet with inorganic acids
G
Glycerol56-81-5Not a hazardous substance
H
Hexane110-54-3Flammable, reproductive toxicity Category 2Store in flammable cabinet. Handle in chemical fume hood
Hexamethyldisilazane999-97-3Flammable, toxicStore in flammable cabinet
4-hydroxy tamoxifen68392-35-8Reproductive toxicity category 2Handle in chemical fume hood / biosafety cabinet
I
Isopropanol67-63-0FlammableStore in flammable cabinet
M
Magnesium Chloride7786-30-3Not a hazardous substance
Methanol67-56-1FlammableStore in flammable cabinet
N
Nitric Acid7697-37-2Corrosive, inorganic acidStore in corrosive cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
O
o-Dianisidine dihydrochloride20325-40-0Carcinogen category 1B
P
Petroleum Jelly8009-03-08Not a hazardous substance
Phenol108-95-2Toxic, reproductive toxicity category 2Store in corrosive cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
Potassium Ferricyanide13746-66-2Irritant
S
Sodium Carbonate(Soda Ash)497-19-8Irritant
Sodium Chloride7647-14-5Not a hazardous substance
SDS (Sodium dodecyl sulfate)151-21-3Flammable
Sodium Hydroxidesolid1310-73-2Corrosive
Sucrose57-50-1Not a hazardous substance
Sulfuric Acid7664-93-9Corrosive, inorganic acidStore in corrosive cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
T
Tamoxifen10540-29-1Carcinogen category 1Use only in fume hood or with respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use
TEMED (Tetramethyl ethylenediamine)110-18-9FlammableStore in corrosive cabinet
tert Butylmethyl Ether1634-04-04FlammableStore in flammable cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
Toluene108-88-3FlammableStore in flammable cabinet, handle in chemical fume hood
Tris Base77-86-1Not a hazardous substance
Trypan Blue72-57-1Carcinogen category 1B
U
Urea57-13-6Not a hazardous substance
W
Water7732-18-5Not a hazardous substance
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