MANUFACTURER & DISTRIBUTOR                                   SEPT 1, 1998
MATERIAL DATA SAFETY SHEET
AMBICIN® L (RECOMBINANT LYSOSTAPHIN)


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AMBI PRODUCTS LLC
49 LISMORE ROAD
LAWRENCE, NY 11559, USA
TEL 516-239-3401
FAX 516-371-0229
E-MAIL AMBI@OPTONLINE.NET
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Chemical name: Lysostaphin
Trade name: AMBICIN L
Chemical Family: Enzyme (Protein antibacterial)
DOT Hazard Class: None
DOT Shipping Name: AMBICIN L
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HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS                                   None Established
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PHSYICAL DATA
Appearance: Amorphous off-white powder
Odor: None
Solubility: > 15 mg/ml in 20 mM Na acetate pH 4.5
Isoelectric Point 10.4 - 11.4
Boiling Point (F): None
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): None
Vapor Density (air=1): None
Evaporation Rate: None
Specific Gravity: Variable
Percent Volatile by Volume: None
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FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD
Flash Point: None
Flammable Limits: Chars on Heating. EEC Method A10
Extinguishing Media: Water
Special Fire Fighting Procedure: None
Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazard: None
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HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Max. tolerated oral dose, rats: > 2 g/Kg
Threshold Limit Value: None Established
Effect of Overexposure: Possible Irritation of eyes and throat
Emergency First Aid: Bathe eyes with cold water
Repeatedly rinse mouth with cold water
Note: This substance does not contain any known carcinogens
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REACTIVITY DATA
Stability: Stable when kept dry and stored at not more than 40°F in the absence of direct sunlight. Unstable when exposed to elevated temperature, direct sunlight for long periods, or when allowed to become damp.
Incompatibility: Strong acids or bases and oxidizing agents
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None established
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SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES
Spill Response: Wash spillage with copious amounts of water
Waste Disposal: Treat as for non-hazardous laboratory chemicals, as required by regulations
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SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
Wearing of goggles, nose and mouth masks, and disposable gloves is recommended when weighing and dispensing this substance.
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SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Handle aseptically. Otherwise follow precautions in previous sections.
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The information provided in this Material Safety Data Sheet is for your guidance and is based upon information and tests believed to be reliable. AMBI PRODUCTS LLC makes no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of the data and shall not be liable for any damages. The data are offered solely for your consideration, investigation and verification. The information should not be confused with either state, municipal, or insurance requirements, or with national safety codes and no warranties are made. Any use of the data and information must be determined by the user to be in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.