Immuno Histo Mount

1 – Identification of the substance / preparation and of the company / undertaking

Product Name

Immuno Histo Mount

Supplier Identification

Abcam plc
330 Cambridge Science Park
Tel: +44 (0)1223 696000
Fax: +44 (0)1223 215 215

Abcam Inc
1 Kendall Square, Ste 341
Cambridge, MA 02139-1517
Tel: (617)225-2272 or 888-77-ABCAM (22226) (US toll free)
Fax: (866) 739-9884 or (866) 457-9616 (both US toll free)


2 – Composition / information on hazardous ingredients


Chemical Name

% Conc



Classification (pure ingredient)

Class. (Kit)

Immuno Histo Mount

Sodium Azide





Xn N R28

Proprietary plastic




Not Hazardous


other proprietary components




Not Hazardous






Not Hazardous



3 – Hazards Identification

Classification of Product

Xn: Harmful

R22 – Harmful if swallowed

R32 – Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas

R52/53 – Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment

4 – First aid measures

General advice

Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

Eye Contact

Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid if necessary.

Skin contact

Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if necessary.


Remove person from exposure and into fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult give oxygen. Get medical aid if necessary.


Do NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with water and seek medical aid if necessary.


5 – Fire fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media

Dry chemical powder, do not use water

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

If necessary wear self-contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting.

Special risks

Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions


6 – Accidental release measures

Personal precautions

Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Wear appropriate protective clothing.

Environmental precautions

Clean up spills properly.  Do not allow to enter drains.


Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal


7 – Handling and Storage

Precautions for safe handling

Avoid inhalation. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.  Normal measures for fire prevention.

Conditions for safe storage

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.

Special requirements

Observe specific storage instructions for product.


8 – Exposure controls/ Personal Protection

Respiratory Protection

Respirator selection must be based upon known or anticipated exposure levels, the hazards of the product and safe working limits of the selected respirator.

Hand protection

The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.

Eye Protection

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166

Hygiene measures

Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.


9 – Physical and chemical properties.


Liquid or lyophilised




10- Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability

Stable under recommended storage conditions

Hazardous decomposition products

None known


11 – Toxicological Information

Potential health effects




May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory tract irritation.



Harmful if swallowed.



May cause skin irritation.



May cause eye irritation


12 – Ecological Information

Ecotoxicological effects

No data available

Other adverse effects

May be harmful to aquatic life in very low concentrations


13 – Disposal Considerations


Observe all federal, state and local environmental regulations. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. Dissolve or mix the material with a combustible solvent and burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber.

Contaminated packaging

Dispose of as unused product.


14 – Transport information


Not dangerous goods


Not dangerous goods


Not dangerous goods


15 – Regulatory Information

Classification and labelling according to EU Directives


Xn: Harmful


22 – Harmful if swallowed
32 -  Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
50/53 -  Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.


28 -  After contact with skin, with immediately with plenty of water.
60 – The material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

16 – Other Information


ADR/RID = European Agreement of Dangerous Goods by Road/Rail; CAS# = Chemical Abstract Service number; EC# = EC number (EINECS or ELINCS); EEC = European Economic Community; EU= European Union; IATA= International Air Transport Association.

MSDS revised



Disclaimer: The information contained in the Material Safety Datasheet is believed to be accurate but it is the responsibility of the user or supplier to determine the applicability of these data to the formulation of necessary safety precautions.

Abcam shall not be held responsible for any damage resulting from the use of the above product or the information contained in this material safety datasheet.