Material Safety Data Sheet
Tris Glycine SDS 10X Powder

ACC# 45458
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification

MSDS Name: Tris Glycine SDS 10X Powder
Catalog Numbers: BP1342-1
Tris-Glycine-Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Powder
Company Identification:

              Fisher Scientific
              1 Reagent Lane
              Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
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Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
56-40-6 Glycine 82.3 200-272-2
77-86-1 Tris (hydroxymethyl) aminomethane 17.1 201-064-4
151-21-3 Sodium lauryl sulfate <1 205-788-1

Section 3 - Hazards Identification


Appearance: white solid.
Caution! May cause eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation.
Target Organs: None known.

Potential Health Effects
Eye: May cause eye irritation.
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Inhalation: Low hazard for usual industrial handling. Inhalation of a mist of this material may cause respiratory tract irritation.
Chronic: No information found.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures

Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin: Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures

General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion.
Extinguishing Media: Use alcohol foam, carbon dioxide, or water spray when fighting fires involving this material.
Flash Point: Not available.
Autoignition Temperature: Not available.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Upper: Not available.
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 1; Flammability: 0; Instability: 0

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Clean up spills immediately, observing precautions in the Protective Equipment section. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage

Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection

Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
Glycine none listed none listed none listed
Tris (hydroxymethyl) aminomethane none listed none listed none listed
Sodium lauryl sulfate none listed none listed none listed

OSHA Vacated PELs: Glycine: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Tris (hydroxymethyl) aminomethane: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical. Sodium lauryl sulfate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Use a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator if exposure limits are exceeded or if irritation or other symptoms are experienced.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State: Solid
Appearance: white
Odor: none reported
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:Not available.
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: Soluble in water.
Specific Gravity/Density:Not available.
Molecular Formula:Mixture
Molecular Weight:Not available.

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials, dust generation.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen bromide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information

CAS# 56-40-6: MB7600000      
CAS# 77-86-1: TY2900000      
CAS# 151-21-3: WT1050000
CAS# 56-40-6:
     Oral, mouse: LD50 = 4920 mg/kg;
     Oral, rat: LD50 = 7930 mg/kg;

CAS# 77-86-1:
     Oral, rat: LD50 = 5900 mg/kg;

CAS# 151-21-3:
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 100 mg/24H Moderate;
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 250 ug Mild;
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 2 mg;
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 10 mg Moderate;
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 50 mg/24H Severe;
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 25 mg/24H Moderate;
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 250 mg/24H Moderate;
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 10 mg/24H;
     Draize test, rabbit, skin: 50 mg/24H Mild;
     Inhalation, rat: LC50 = >3900 mg/m3/1H;
     Oral, rat: LD50 = 1288 mg/kg;

CAS# 56-40-6: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
CAS# 77-86-1: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.
CAS# 151-21-3: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No information found
Teratogenicity: No information found
Reproductive Effects: No information found
Mutagenicity: No information found
Neurotoxicity: No information found
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity: No data available. No information available.
Environmental: No information found.
Physical: No information found.
Other: No information available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

Shipping Name: Not regulated. Not regulated.
Hazard Class:
UN Number:
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Section 15 - Regulatory Information


     CAS# 56-40-6 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
     CAS# 77-86-1 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
     CAS# 151-21-3 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
     CAS # 77-86-1: immediate.
     CAS # 151-21-3: immediate.
Section 313      No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
     This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
     CAS# 56-40-6 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
     CAS# 77-86-1 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
     CAS# 151-21-3 is not present on state lists from CA, PA, MN, MA, FL, or NJ.

California Prop 65

California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
      Not available.
Risk Phrases:

Safety Phrases:

     S 22 Do not breathe dust.
     S 24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 56-40-6: 0
     CAS# 77-86-1: 1
     CAS# 151-21-3: 2
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 56-40-6 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
     CAS# 77-86-1 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
     CAS# 151-21-3 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     not available.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List
     CAS# 151-21-3 is listed on the Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List.

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 7/15/1999
Revision #5 Date: 10/29/2007

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