MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETIn compliance with Regulation (EC) n° 1907/2006 (REACH)MycoPlex Page 1/6Version 1 Date: 2010-11-021. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PRODUCT AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING1.1 Identification of the Substance or Preparation: MycoPlex1.2 Intended use of the Substance/Preparation: Microbial media amendment1.3 Company/Undertaking Identification: NOVOZYMES BIOLOGICALS FRANCE S.A.Parc des GrillonsBâtiment 660 Route de Sartrouville78230 LE PECQFRANCETel: +33 (0)1 30 15 28 40Fax: +33 (0)1 30 15 15 45Ordersnzb@novozymes.com1.4 Emergency Telephone Number: +33 (0)1 30 15 28 40 (work hours)2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATIONMost Important Hazards:The preparation is not classified as dangerous according to the criteria laid down inCouncil Directives 67/548/EEC (Annex VI of Directive 2001/59/EC) and1999/45/EC.Most Important AdverseHuman Effects:None identifiedEnvironmental hazardThe preparation is not classified as dangerous for environment dangerous according tothe criteria laid down in Council Directives 67/548/EEC (Annex VI of Directive2001/59/EC) and 1999/45/EC.3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTSChemical/trade name Quantity % Symbols R phrase CAS No. EINECS,ELINCSPotassium sulphate
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETIn compliance with Regulation (EC) n° 1907/2006 (REACH)MycoPlex Page 2/6Version 1 Date: 2010-11-024. FIRST-AID MEASURESExposure by inhalation:Remove victim to fresh air. Seek medical attention if symptoms occur.Exposure by skin and Skin - Wash affected area thoroughly with water. Seek medical attention if irritationeye contact:developsEyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water and seek medical attention if irritationdevelops.Exposure by ingestion:Do not induce vomiting. Drink fluids to dilute.5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURESSuitable Extinguishing Media:Water, foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide extinguishers may be used.Extinguishing media not to be used:NoneSpecific Exposure Hazards :be evolved.If the substance is involved in a fire, oxides of carbon and nitrogen mayProtective Equipment for firefighters :Classical full protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatusshould be worn.6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURESPersonal Precautions:Evacuate personnel from immediate vicinity. Wear appropriate protective clothing(goggles, gloves, and a half mask). Refer to section 8.Environmental Precautions:It is not anticipated to be hazardous for environment.Methods for Cleaning Up:Contain and collect material; store in a suitable container until proper disposal canbe arranged. Wear appropriate protective equipment..7. HANDLING AND STORAGE7.1 Handling:Precautions:Technical Measures:Specific Requirements:The substance should be handled under conditions of good occupational safety andhygiene and in accordance with any local regulations in order to avoid unnecessaryexposure.The use of gloves is recommended to reduce exposure to the preparation.None.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETIn compliance with Regulation (EC) n° 1907/2006 (REACH)MycoPlex Page 3/6Version 1 Date: 2010-11-027.2 Storage:Specific design forStorage rooms or vessels: NoneIncompatible Materials: Strong acids or alkali compounds may inactivate biological cultures. Strongoxidising agents. Do not store in metallic containersConditions of Storage:Quantity Limits:Packaging Materials:Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. Keep containers tightly closed when notin use. Avoid freezing temperatures and above 45 °C to preserve biologicalstability.NoneEmpty packaging can be recycled or reused.8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION8.1 Exposure limit valueVME 8h dusts =10 mg/m3 (particles of a diameter < 100µ) and 5 mg/m3 (particle of a diameter < 5µ)8.2 Professional exposure controlEngineering Measures:Specific Control Parameters:NoneNonePersonal Protective Equipment: The provision of personal protective equipment should be decided uponby the user as part of a formal exposure risk assessment.Respiratory Protection:Hand Protection:Eye Protection:Skin Protection:If operating conditions create high airborne concentrations of thismaterial, the use of a half mask to a minimum standard of EN405FFA1P1 is recommended.In case of prolonged contact with skin wear latex or PVC protectivegloves to a Standard EN374 (class 3; breaking time > 480 min).Care should be used to prevent eye exposure. Wear goggles as classifiedin BS2092 or EN166.In case exposure to skin is anticipated due to the application mode of thematerial it is recommended to cover any skin wounds and abrasions and towear protective clothing as classified NF EN 13982-1(Type 5)
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETIn compliance with Regulation (EC) n° 1907/2006 (REACH)MycoPlex Page 4/6Version 1 Date: 2010-11-029. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIESPhysical state:Coarse granulesColourDark BrownOdour:slight ammonia odourpH :not applicableBoiling Point/Boiling Range: not applicableMelting Point/Melting Range: decomposes > 200°CFlash Point:Not applicableFlammability (Solid, Gas): Not determinedAutoflammability:Not determinedExplosive Properties:Predicted not explosive based on chemical structureOxidising Properties:Not determinedVapour Pressure:Not applicableBulk Density: 0.8 g/mL at 20°C+/- 2°CSolubility - Water solubility: minimal- Fat solubility: Not determinedPartition coefficient n-octanol/water: Not determinedOther Data:None available10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITYConditions to Avoid: Excessive temperature variations, below 0°C or above 45 °CMaterials to Avoid:Strong acids or alkali compounds may inactivate biological cultures and strongoxidising agents.Hazardous Decomposition Products:None anticipated11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION11.1 Acute toxic effects11.1.1 Ingestion, LD50 Rat oral (mg/kg): Not determined11.1.2 Inhalation, LC50 Rat inhalation (mg/l/4h): Not determined11.1.3 Skin, LD50 Rat dermal (mg/kg) Not determined11.2 Local effects11.2.1 Skin irritation Not determined11.2.2 Eye irritation Not determined11.3 Sensitization11.3.1 By skin contact Not determinedThe classification proposal is established based on data available on the active ingredients.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETIn compliance with Regulation (EC) n° 1907/2006 (REACH)MycoPlex Page 5/6Version 1 Date: 2010-11-0212. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATIONMobility:This preparation will disperse rapidly in water. Therefore it is likely to distribute to theaqueous environment.Biodegradability:The preparation is expected to biodegrade rapidly. However no information on anaerobicbiodegradation is available.Accumulation:Not anticipated to bioaccumulate and hence, biomagnification is not likely.Ecotoxicity:The preparation is not anticipated to pose any environmental hazardNo data on toxicity specifically to soil organisms, plants and terrestrial animals areavailable.Other adverse effects:There is no ozone depletion, photochemical ozone creation or global warming potential.Adverse effects in the sewage treatment plant are not anticipated.13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONSWaste from Residues:Dispose of by incineration, landfill or to drain in accordance with local regulations.Contaminated Packaging: Dispose of by incineration or landfill in accordance with local regulations.Empty packaging can be recycled or reused.14. TRANSPORT INFORMATIONInternational Regulations Land:Inland waterways:Sea:Air:Not applicable.Not applicable.Not applicable.Not applicable.UN classification number: NoneLocal Regulations:Any relevant local regulations concerning transport should be observed.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETIn compliance with Regulation (EC) n° 1907/2006 (REACH)MycoPlex Page 6/6Version 1 Date: 2010-11-0215. REGULATORY INFORMATIONEC Regulations:The preparation is not classified as "dangerous" according to the criteria of Council Directives67/548/EEC (Annex VI of Directive 2001/59/EC) and 1999/45/EC.Classification proposalSymbols:NoneR-phrases:NoneS-phrases: S2 Keep out of reach of childrenMicrobial classificationAll the bacteria contained in this formulation are of groups 1 according to Directive 2000/54/EC (on the protection ofworkers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work). Microorganisms from group 1are unlikely to cause ahuman disease.When handling the product, precautions described in Annex VI of Directive 2000/54/EC have to be taken intoconsideration in order to make a risk assessment.Local Regulations:Any relevant local regulations should be observed.16. OTHER INFORMATIONR phrasesR22R 36/37/38Harmful by ingestionIrritating to eyes, respiratory system and skinSourcesDetailed composition,SDS of ingredients.ECB website http://ecb.jrc.it/classification-labelling/search-classlab/ChemExpertwebsite: http://www.chemexper.com/index.shtml?main=http://www.chemexper.com/search/cas/3844-45-9.htmlMiscellaneaousLEV: Local Exhaust VentilationThe information contained is based on our knowledge of the product at the date of publishing. It applies to the product assuch . In case of formulation or mixture make sure no new danger appear. Users are advised of possible additional dangerwhen the product is used in applications for which it is not intended to.Version 1 – 2010-11-02