Material Safety Data SheetMSDS-09588-0-001ERev.:CIDEX OPA SolutionProduct:Issue Date: 6-28-051. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND THECOMPANY/UNDERTAKINGSupplier:Advanced Sterilization Products33 Technology DriveIrvine, CA 92618Customer service telephone:Emergency telephone number:Product name:Synonyms:1-800-755-59001-877-208-6653 24 hrsCIDEX OPA SolutionNone2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTSThe ingredients at their given percentages in this product are not considered hazardous to your health.Componentsortho-Phthalaldehyde(1,2 – benzenedicarboxaldehyde)CAS NumberWeight %643-79-8 1J&J - OEL Data J&J - OEL Data J&J - OEL Data(TWA - 8 hr)(STEL):(Ceiling LimitValue):Not Determined Not Determined Not DeterminedJ&J - PBOELNot Determined3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATIONEmergency overview:May cause eye, skin and respiratory irritation.May elicit an allergic reaction.CIDEX OPA Solution has been reported to cause anaphylactic-like reactions inbladder cancer patients undergoing repeated cystoscopy.CIDEX OPA Solution should not be used to reprocess instruments for patients thathave shown previous sensitivity to this solution or any of its ingredients.Properties affecting health:May cause sensitization by repeated skin contact.Principle routes of exposure:Oral:Eye contact:Skin contact:Ingestion:Not anticipated to be a significant route of occupational exposure.May cause eye irritation and redness.May cause skin irritation. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.Exposure to skin may cause temporary staining.Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.Exposure can irritate and discolor the tissues of the mouth, esophagus and othertissues of the digestive tract.Company: ADVANCED STERLIZATION PRODUCTSProduct name: CIDEX OPA SolutionProduct code: ASPOPACO-12305-2Page 1 of 7

Inhalation:Hazard information:Target organ effects:Reproductive effects:Mutagenic effects:Sensitization:May cause irritation, including but not limited to discharge, coughing, wheezingtightness of chest and throat, difficulty breathing and stinging sensation in nose andthroat, tingling of mouth and lips, headache, lose of smell and dry mouth. Symptomsare temporary and reversible.NoneNot a reproductive effector.Not mutagenic in the Ames assay.May cause sensitization.Carcinogenicity rating:Componentsortho-Phthalaldehyde(1,2 – benzenedicarboxaldehyde)CAS NumberJ & J:NTP:IARC:643-79-8Not DeterminedNot DeterminedNot DeterminedCaliforniaProposition 65 List:Not DeterminedSigns and symptoms:None.Medical conditionsaggravated by exposure:Inhalation of vapor may cause asthma-like symptoms (chest discomfort andtightness, difficulty with breathing) as well as aggravate pre-existing asthma.4. FIRST AID MEASURESEye contact:In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15minutes and seek medical attention.Ingestion:Do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth followed by drinking a large quantity of waterInhalation:Move to fresh air immediately. If experiencing difficulty breathing, seek medicalattention.Skin contact:Wash contaminated areas thoroughly with soap and water.Remove contaminated clothing and wash before re-use.Seek medical attention if irritation develops or persists.Protection of first-aiders:None.Notes to physician:Probable damage to the mucosa from oral exposure may contraindicate the use ofgastric lavage.Company: ADVANCED STERLIZATION PRODUCTSProduct name: CIDEX OPA SolutionProduct code: ASPOPACO-12305-2Page 2 of 7

5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURESNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableHealth: 1 flammability: 0 reactivity: 0Flash point ( F):Flash point ( C):Autoignition temperature:Flammable limits in air - lower (%):NFPA rating:HMIS/ NFPA rating and classification:Fire fighting information:Use any extinguishing agent which is suitable for thesurrounding fireSuitable extinguishing media:Extinguishing media which must not be used forsafety reasons:NoneSpecific methods:NoneSpecial protective equipment for firefighters:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting ifnecessary.Hazardous combustion products:NoneExplosivity:NoneExplosion limits:lower:upper:NoneNone6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURESPersonal precautions:Wear eye and skin protection while handling material for clean-up.Avoid breathing vapors and/or mists.Environmental precautions:Do not wash down sewers or waterways.Methods for cleaning up:If required, neutralize by sprinkling approximately 25 grams of glycine (CAS# 56-406) powder per gallon of CIDEX OPA Solution spill. Thoroughly blend the glycine intothe spill using mop or other tools. Allow 5 minutes contact for neutralization.Pick up and transfer to properly labeled containers. Allow neutralization to continuefor 1 hour and then dispose of in accordance with all applicable federal, state, andlocal regulations.Clean contaminated surface thoroughly.Company: ADVANCED STERLIZATION PRODUCTSProduct name: CIDEX OPA SolutionProduct code: ASPOPACO-12305-2Page 3 of 7

7. HANDLING AND STORAGEHandling:Use in well ventilated area and use with appropriate exhaustventilation, for example a minimum of 10 air exchanges perhour or as defined by state and local regulations.Wear appropriate personal protection. Avoid contact withskin, eyes and clothing. Remove contaminated clothing andlaunder before reuse.Technical measures/precautions:Safe handling advice:Storage:This product should be stored between 59 F (15 C) and86 F (30 C)Keep containers tightly closed.Avoid contact with strong acids and bases. Keep fromcontact with oxidizing materials.Technical measures/storage conditions:Incompatible products:8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTIONEngineering controls:Ensure adequate ventilation.Eye protection:Eye protection recommended.Hand protection:Chemical resistant gloves recommended.Skin and body protectionWear suitable protective clothing.Respiratory protection:None required.Other/general protection:None required.9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIESAppearance:Physical state:Color:pH:Odor:Boiling temperature (ºF):Boiling temperature (ºC):Freezing point/range (ºC):Freezing point/range (ºF):Specific gravity:Evaporation rate:Water solubility:Clear liquidLiquidLight blue7.2-7.8Slight Odor2121000321.0003g/ccsimilar to watersoluble10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITYChemical stability:Stable under recommended storage conditions.Hazardous polymerization:Hazardous polymerization does not occur.Hazardous decomposition products:Unknown on product.Company: ADVANCED STERLIZATION PRODUCTSProduct name: CIDEX OPA SolutionProduct code: ASPOPACO-12305-2Page 4 of 7

Materials to avoid:Strong acids and strong bases.Stay away from strong oxidizing agents.Conditions to avoid:Extremes of temperature and direct sunlight.11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATIONAcute toxicityLD50/oral/rat (mg/kg) LD50 Dermal Rabbit (mg/kg): 5000 mg/kg 2000 mg/kgLocal effectsOral:Eye irritationSkin irritation:Inhalation:Non-toxicMay cause eye irritation.May cause skin irritation.Unknown on product.Chronic toxicityOral:Inhalation:Unknown on product.Unknown on product.Dermal:Subchronic toxicityOral:Dermal:Unknown on product.Oral administration of o-phthalaldehyde to rats for 90 days resulted in a NOEL of5mg/kg/day.Unknown on product.Specific effectsCorrosive effects:Sensitization:Target organ effects:Mutagenic effects:Not corrosive.May elicit an allergic reaction.NoneNot mutagenic in Ames test.Reproductive effects:Developmental effects:Unknown on product.Oral administration of o-phthalaldehyde to pregnant rats indicated that at maternallynon-toxic doses (less than 10 mg/kg/day) there was no developmental effect.Carcinogenic effects:Unknown on product.12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATIONEcotoxicity:Ecotoxicity effects:Aquatic toxicity effects:Unknown on this product.This product is harmful to aquatic organisms.Mobility:Persistence / degradability:Bioaccumulation:Degradation:Unknown on product.Unknown on product.Unknown on product.Unknown on product.13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONSCompany: ADVANCED STERLIZATION PRODUCTSProduct name: CIDEX OPA SolutionProduct code: ASPOPACO-12305-2Page 5 of 7

Waste from residues / unused products:Waste disposal must be in accordance with appropriate US,Federal, State and International regulations. This product, ifunaltered by use, may be disposed of by treatment at apermitted facility or as advised by your local hazardouswaste regulatory authority.This product is not a hazardous waste as defined by EPAdefinitions.Contaminated packaging:Do not re-use empty containersMethods for cleaning up:If required, neutralize by sprinkling approximately 25 gramsof glycine (CAS # 56-40-6) powder per gallon of CIDEX OPASolution spill. Thoroughly blend the glycine into the spillusing mop or other tools. Allow 5 minutes contact forneutralization. Pick up and transfer to properly labeledcontainers. Allow neutralization to continue for 1 hour andthen dispose of in accordance with all applicable federal,state, and local regulations.Clean contaminated surface thoroughly.14. TRANSPORT INFORMATIONDOT:DOT UN-No:DOT shipping name:Hazard class:Subsidiary risk (hazard class):Packing group:DOT reportable quantity (lbs):Not applicableNot regulatedNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableIMO/IMDG:Hazard class:IMDG page:IMDG-labels:Packing group:MFAG table No.:Proper shipping name:UN/Id No.:Not applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot regulatedNot applicableADR/RID:Hazard class/packing group:Item:ADR/RID-labels:UN/Id No.:Proper shipping name:TREM-card:Not applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableNot regulatedNot applicableIATA/ICAO:Hazard class:Packing group:Proper shipping name:ID/UN No.:IATA - label:ERG #Not applicableNot applicableNot regulatedNot applicableNot applicableNot applicableTDG (Canada):Status:Packing group:Not applicableNot applicableCompany: ADVANCED STERLIZATION PRODUCTSProduct name: CIDEX OPA SolutionProduct code: ASPOPACO-12305-2Page 6 of 7

15. REGULATORY INFORMATIONSARA (311, 312) hazard class:Immediate health:Delayed health:Fire:Sudden Release ofPressure Hazard:Reactivity:NoneNoneNoneNoneNoneTSCA inventory list:Listed under TSCA: YesWHMIS:WHMIS trade secret:WHMIS hazard class:NoneNoneCanada DSL inventory list:Listed on DSL: YesNotes: Superfund Amendments and the Reauthorization Act.CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensations and Liability Act.FIFRA Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide ActTSCA Toxic Substance Control ActWHMIS Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information SystemThis product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) andthe MSDS contains all of the information required by the CPR.16. OTHER INFORMATIONThis data sheet contains changes from the previous version in section(s):NoneAdditional adviceNoneLiterary Reference:NoneMSDS format:North American Format - U.S. and CanadaThis Material Safety Data Sheet was prepared in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR1910.1200.Disclaimer:The information and recommendations contained herein are based upon tests believed to be reliable. However, Johnsonand Johnson does not guarantee their accuracy or completeness NOR SHALL ANY OF THIS INFORMATIONCONSTITUTE A WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE SAFETY OF THE GOODS, THEMERCHANTABILITY OF THE GOODS, OR THE FITNESS OF THE GOODS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.Adjustment to conform to actual conditions of usage maybe required. Johnson and Johnson assumes no responsibilityfor results obtained or for incidental or consequential damages, including lost profits arising from the use of these data.No warranty against infringement of any patent, copyright or trademark is made or implied.End of Safety Data SheetCompany: ADVANCED STERLIZATION PRODUCTSProduct name: CIDEX OPA SolutionProduct code: ASPOPACO-12305-2Page 7 of 7