Ficin

  • Debricin
  • Ficus protease
  • Ficus proteinase
  • Higueroxyl delabarre
  • TL-367
Uses
Protein digestant.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9001-33-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-599-1
EC Index Number
647-006-00-5
36/37/38 42
22 24 26 36/37
RTECS
LK3675000
RTECS class
Natural Product
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.

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
Iron and iron salts. Copper, Copper alloys, 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.