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)
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
ST 0.00006 mg/m3 [60-minute]
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Light-colored, free-flowing powders. [Note: A protein containing numerous amino acids.]
Molecular Weight
28,000 (approx)
Boiling Point
?
Melting Point
?
Solubility
?
Vapor Pressure
0 mmHg (approx)
Ionization Potential
NA
Specific Gravity
?
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
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
See also
Page last reviewed: November 29, 2018