Chymotrypsin

  • Alpapsin
  • Catarase
  • Chymotrypsin A
  • Chymotrypsin B
  • Kimopsin
  • Quimotrase
Description
Odorless, white to yellowish-white, crystalline or amorphous powder.
Uses
Digestive enzyme, medication.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9004-07-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-671-2
36/37/38 42
22 24 26 36/37
RTECS
GC3050000
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
13,2282
Beilstein/Gmelin
8390542
Beilstein Reference
-
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula mass
25000+
Melting point, °C
127
Solubility in water
Freely soluble (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store at -20 C
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nature of decomposition products not known.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. May cause sensitization by inhalation.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.
HS Code
3507 90 90