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Subtilisins

Synonyms & Trade Names
Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus subtilis BPN, Bacillus subtilis Carlsburg, Proteolytic enzymes, Subtilisin BPN, Subtilisin Carlsburg [Note: Commercial proteolytic enzymes are used in laundry detergents.]
CAS No.
1395-21-7 (BPN)
9014-01-1 (Carlsburg)
RTECS No.
CO9450000 (BPN)
CO9550000 (Carlsburg)
DOT ID & Guide
 
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: ST 0.00006 mg/m3 [60-minute]
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Light-colored, free-flowing powders. [Note: A protein containing numerous amino acids.]
MW:
28,000 (approx)
BP:
?
MLT: ?
Sol:
?
VP:
0 mmHg (approx)
IP:
NA
Sp.Gr:
?
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; resp sensitization (enzyme asthma): sweating, headache, chest pain, flu-like symptoms, cough, breathlessness, wheezing
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION
 
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