Thermolysin

  • Thermosase
  • Thermolysin-like protease
  • Proteinase A Amano G
  • Bacillus thermoproteolyticus neutral proteinase
Description
White powder with fermentation odor.
Uses
Substance is used in studies of protein sequences.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9073-78-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-973-4

Properties.
Formula
Unspecified

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store container in a cool and dry place.
Protection
Impermeable gloves, such as latex gloves. Protecting glasses or eye shield. Overall or other normal workwear.
Respirators
Respirator approved for this type of dust and potential airborne concentrations such as full face mask.
Small spills/leaks
Spilled preparation should be removed immediately. Avoid formation of dust. Take up by mechanical means preferably by a vacuum cleaner equipped with a high efficiency filter. Flush remainder carefully to drain using copious amounts of water. Avoid splashing and high pressure washing (avoid formation of aerosols). Ensure sufficient ventilation. Wash contaminated clothing.
Stability
This material is stable under normal conditions of use.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water, foam, CO2.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Repeated inhalation of enzyme dust may induce sensitization and may cause allergic type reactions in sensitized individuals.
   Skin
Skin contact may cause an irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Rinse mouth and throat thoroughly with water. Drink water. Should irritation occur, seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure. If symptoms of irritation or sensitization occur (shortness of breath, wheezing or labored coughing), seek medical advice.
   Skin
Wash skin with plenty of water.
   Eyes
Rinse eyes with plenty of water.

Transport.