Penicillinase

  • b-Lactamase I
  • Ampicillinase
  • Carbenicillinase
  • Exopenicillinase
  • Penicillin b-lactamase
  • Class I b-lactamase
Description
Powder.
Uses
Substance is used in culture media to antagonize antibacterial activity of penicillin.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9001-74-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-628-8
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Unspecified

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at 0 C.
Protection
PVC or other plastic material gloves. Protective clothing. Safety glasses with side-shields.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb and/or contain spill with inert material. Place in appropriate container.
Stability
Stable underr recommended storage conditions.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing, spontaneously flammable materials, air, moisture.
Decomposition
Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating gases and vapors.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Dry chemical, CO2, water spray or alcohol foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH approved and full protective gear.
Combustion products
Irritating fumes.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Chronic exposure may cause nausea and vomiting. Higher exposure causes headache, dizziness, tiredness and unconsciousness.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation of respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause allergic skin reaction.
   Eyes
Avoid contact with eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
   Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Call physician.
   Skin
Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Seek medical advice.
   Eyes
Flush with plenty of water and contact physician.

Transport.