Pepsin

  • Lactated pepsin
Formula
Unspecified
Description
Light yellow powder.
Uses
Digestive enzyme of proteins.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9001-75-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-629-3
EC Index Number
647-008-00-6
EC Class
Irritant; Sensitising
R 36/37/38 42
S 22 24 26 36/37
RTECS
SC6132000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Merck
12,7289
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Solubility in water
20 g/L (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use with adequate ventilation.
Protection
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
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use. 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. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, alcohols, alkalis, tannin, heavy metal salts.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, 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. Can burn in a fire, releasing toxic vapors. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.

Health.
Poison_Class
F (Not subject to toxicity classification)
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause allergic reaction characterized by a rash.
   Inhalation
May cause asthmatic attacks due to allergic sensitization of the respiratory tract. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
HS Code
3507 90 90