Pyruvate decarboxylase

  • a-Keto acid decarboxylase
  • a-Carboxylase

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9001-04-1
Merck
12,8204

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed. Store away from heat. Store at 2-8 C.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Spilled material should be carefully wiped up or moistened with water and removed.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish with 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.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause irritation. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption. Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause allergic reactions in certain sensitive individuals.

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 breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.