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Number AL-118

Polybrene®
Product No. 107689

(1,5-dimethyl-1,5-diazaundecamethylene
polymethobromide, hexadimethrine bromide)

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Appearance:

Off-white crystals or powder

Handling:

Polybrene may cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes. Use in a chemical fume hood. Wear safety goggles and rubber gloves.

Emergency Procedures:

Fire
May liberate acidic gases on burning. Extinguish with water spray, foam, carbon dioxide, or dry powder.

Spill
Wear safety goggles and rubber gloves. Mix the material with dry caustic, sweep up, wrap in paper, and burn in an incinerator. Flush area well with water.

Skin Contact
Wash with copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing.

Eye Contact
Wash with copious amounts of water. Consult a physician.

Ingestion
Assume highly toxic if ingested. May cause lesions of the adrenal cortex. Induce vomiting. Consult a physician

Waste Disposal:

Mix the material with dry sodium bicarbonate, wrap in paper, and burn in an incinerator. Observe all Federal, state, and local regulations.

Storage:

Keep well closed. Extremely hygroscopic. Store in a cool dry place.



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