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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

1.IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND COMPANY /UNDERTAKING

Name: Anagel Ultrasound Gel
Aqueous Ultrasound Transmission Gel

Product code: UGEL250 / UGEL5000

Uses: Transmission medium for ultrasound diagnosis and therapy.

Supplied By:
Ana Wiz Ltd
Units 5-6, Chiltern Works
Chiltern Drive
Surbiton
Surrey
KT5 8LS

Tel: 0845 6016644
Fax: 0845 6016688

2. COMPOSTION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Aqua, Vinyl Polymer, Monopropylene Glycol, Benzyl Alcohol, 5-Chloro-2-Methyl-4-Isothiazolin-3-one, 2-Methyl-4-Isothiazolin-3-on, Isothiazolin-3-on, Triethanolamine


3. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION

HMIS NFPA KEY
Health 0 0 0-minimal 3-serious
Flammability 0 0 1-slight 4-severe
Reactivity 0 0 2-moderate


4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Eye Contact: Flush eyes with a large quantity of water for 15 minutes. If irritation continues, seek medical attention.
Skin Contact: If skin becomes irritated, wash area thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation continues, seek medical attention


Inhalation (Breathing): No first aid expected to be required. Not an inhalation hazard.
Ingestion (Swallowing): No first aid expected to be required. If difficulties arise, contact a physician

5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Appearance and Odor: Colourless, viscous gel
Flash Point (Method Used): >200° F
Flammable Limits: Not Applicable
LEL: Not Applicable
UEL: Not Applicable
Extinguishing Media: Water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, alcohol foam
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: NA
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

It is extremely slippery. It should be washed, swept, or squeegeed from floor using wet mops. Oxidizing agents, such as household bleach, can be used to eliminate the slippery character. Outside, spills should be covered with sand, dirt, gravel or calcium chloride.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Keep product containers closed when not in use. Avoid spills and clean them up immediately when they occur. Product is very slippery

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Respiratory Protection: Normal ventilation adequate.
Protective Gloves: For repeated or prolonged skin contact, the use of impermeable gloves is recommended to prevent drying and possible irritation.
Eye Protection: Not normally required.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES (Not a Specification)

Appearance and Odor: Colourless, viscous gel
Boiling Point: > 200° F
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.): Not Available
Vapor Density (AIR = 1): Not Available
Specific Gravity (H2O = 1): 1.033
Melting Point: Not Applicable
Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1): Not Available
Solubility in Water: Soluble

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Unstable: No
Stable: Yes
Conditions to Avoid: NA
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Strong oxidizers, acids and alkalis


Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, toxic products of combustion.
Hazardous Polymerization
May Occur: No
Will Not Occur: Yes
Conditions to Avoid: NA

11. HEALTH HAZARD / TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Eye Contact: Direct eye contact may cause eye irritation. This irritation is minimal and expected to be transient.
Skin Contact: This product has low skin irritation potential. There is no dermal toxicity hazard.
Inhalation (Breathing): No inhalation hazard expected with water vapor. Isopropanol has good warning properties at low vapor concentrations. At high concentration (>800 ppm), isopropanol may induce mild narcosis, usually transient.
Ingestion (Swallowing): Based on ingredients, LD50 (rat) is estimated to be well over 50 g/kg.
Carcinogenic Status: This substance has not been identified as a carcinogen or probable carcinogen by NTP, IARC or OSHA, nor have any of its components

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
N/A

13. DISPOSAL
Disposable should be in accordance with local, State or National legislation.

14. TRANSPORTATION

ADR Not Restricted
RID Not Restricted
ADNR Not Restricted
IMGD Not Restricted
IATA Not Restricted

15. OTHER INFORMATION

This data sheet was compiled using external data from our supplier's and independent laboratories. This safety data sheet contains all the necessary information to conduct a COSHH assessment. This document in its own right does NOT constitute the users own assessment of workplace risk as required by Health and safety legislation.
The information given in this safety data sheet is given in good faith and to the best of our knowledge is correct. No liability is accepted for any loss or damage arising directly from the use of the company's products or from the use of the information given in this safety data sheet, In particular, financial or economical loss unless required by law.

Emergency Tel: 0845 6016644
Issue Date: February 2007