Bromelain

  • Ananase
  • Bromelains
  • Bromelin
  • E.C. 3.4.4.24
  • Plant protease concentrate
Formula
Unspecified
Description
Yellow powder.
Uses
Tenderizing meat, chill-proofing beer, production of protein hydrolyzates.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9001-00-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-572-4
EC Index Number
647-005-00-X
EC Class
Irritant; Sensitising
R 36/37/38 42
S 22 24 26 36/37
RTECS
EF8575000
RTECS class
Drug
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Melting point, °C
234 - 235
Solubility in water
Soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a dry area. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Poison_Class
F (Not subject to toxicity classification)
Exposure effects
Repeated exposure may cause sensitization dermatitis. Repeated exposure may cause allergic respiratory reaction (asthma).
   Ingestion
Low hazard for usual industrial handling. May cause nausea and vomiting.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
3507 90 90