There are only three items shipped by the NVSL that require a material safety data sheet (MSDS) as specified in the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1910.1200). Tuberculosis sampling kits distributed by the NVSL contain a 10% formalin solution (neutral buffered, pH 7) and a 6% sodium tetraborate decahydrate solution. Dry ice is sometimes used to ship biological materials.
We also provide the following MSDS for the ingredients of Tris-buffered tryptose (TBTB) broth:
Click here for the MSDS for Brain Heart Infusion (BHI) media (BD Diagnostics).
Call 515-337-5555 if you have questions regarding a chemical hazard or about material safety data sheets for materials you receive from the NVSL.