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Material Safety Data Sheet

Glucan 300® Beta-1, 3-D glucan

Transfer Point, Inc.

Phone Number: 803-407-3955

BetaExpress, Inc.

Phone Number: 877-202-9938
Fax Number: 607-785-5391

107 Skye Island Drive
Endicott, New York 13760

A. Product Identification

Synonyms: Dried Yeast Extract
Chemical Name: Beta-1, 3-D glucan (poly glucans)
Chemical Family: Carbohydrates (Polysaccharides)
Chemical Formula: Not Applicable
CAS Reg. No.: Not Applicable

Product and/or Components Entered on EPA’s TSCA Inventory: NO

This product is not listed in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory of commercial chemicals, but is regulated by laws and regulations other than those under TSCA, or agencies other than EPA as directed by the U.S. Congress in Section 3B of TSCA.

B. Hazardous Components

Ingredients CAS % OSHA ACGIH
Number By Wt. PEL TLV

This product does not meet the definition of a hazardous material given in 29 CFR Part 1910.1200 (OSHA). Information on this form is furnished as a customer service.

C. Personal Protection Information

Ventiliation: Use Adequate ventilation
Respiratory Protection: Not generally required but protection is
recommended to maintain the microbial purity of the product.
Eye Protection: Goggles if airborne dust concentrations are excessive.
Skin Protection: Not generally required but protection is
recommended to maintain the microbial purity of
the product.

NOTE: Personal protection information shown in Section C is based upon
general information as to normal uses and conditions. Where special or unusual uses or conditions exist, it is suggested that the expert assistance of an industrial hygienist or other qualified be sought.

D. Handling and Storage Precautions

Avoid inhalation and skin and eye contact. Wear protective equipment and/or garments described in Section C if exposure conditions warrant. Wash hands after handling.

This product should be stored in a dry, well-ventilated area. To avoid contamination all containers should be kept sealed until the time of use. When using the product, it is recommended to use the entire container to reduce the possibility of contamination.

E. Reactivity Data

Stability: Stable
Conditions to Avoid: Not Applicable
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Not Established
Hazardous Polymerization: Will Not Occur
Conditions to Avoid: Not Applicable
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Not established

F. Health Hazard Data

Treat Dust as a
Nuisance Particulate: Respirable Fraction Total Dust
OSHA PEL 5 mg / m3 15 mg / m3
ACGIH TLV NE 10 mg / m3
Acute Effects of Overexposure:
Eye: Particulate may cause mechanical irritation
Skin: Repeated contact may cause irritation
Inhalation: May cause irritation to mucous membranes of nose,
throat, and lungs.
Ingestion: Consumption of this product in any manner other
than its intended use may result in toxicity.

Subchronic and Chronic Effects of Overexposure:
No known applicable information

Other Health Effects:
Proteinacious material has not been demonstrated to cause allergic reactions by skin contact or inhalation.

F. Health Hazard Data cont.

Health Hazard Categories:
Animal Human Animal Human

Known Carcinogen: ______ ______ Toxic: ______ ______

Suspect Carcinogen: ______ ______ Corrosive: ______ ______

Mutagen: ______ ______ Irritant: ______ ______

Teraton: ______ ______ Target Organ Toxin: ______ ______

Allergic Sensitizer: ______ ______ Highly Toxic: ______ ______

*Specify no known applicable information

First Aid and Emergency Procedures:
Eye: Flush eyes with water
Skin: Wash with soap and water. If irritation develops,
seek medical attention.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure. If irritation develops, seek
medical attention.
Ingestion: Discontinue use or consumption. If a change in
medical condition should occur, seek medical
assistance.

G. Physical Data

Appearance: Tan Powder
Odor: Mild
Boiling Point: Not Applicable
Vapor Pressure: Not Applicable
Vapor Density (Air = 1): Not Applicable
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
Specific Gravity (H20 = 1): Not Applicable
Percent Volatile by Volume: Not Applicable
Evaporation Rate (Butyl Acetate = 1): Not Applicable
Viscosity: Not Applicable

H. Fire and Explosion Data

Flash Point (Method Used): Not Applicable
Flammable Limits: LEL – Not Established
(% by Volume in Air): UEL – Not Established
Fire Extinguishing Media: Dry chemical, foam, water, or carbon dioxide (C02)
Special Fire Procedures: Not Applicable
Fire and Explosion Hazards: High Concentration of finely powdered material
may be explosive.

I. Spill, Leak, and Disposal Procedures

Precautions Required if Material is Released or Spilled:

Wear protective equipment and/or garments described in Section C if exposure conditions warrant. If concentrations of finely divided powder in air are high, eliminate all ignition sources. Wet down, if possible, and sweep or vacuum up.

Waste Disposal (Insure Conformity with all Applicable Disposal Regulations):
Incinerate or otherwise manage in permitted waste management facility. May also be flushed down conventional sewer system.

J. DOT Transportation

Shipping Name: Not Applicable
Hazard Class: Not Applicable
ID Number: Not Applicable
Marking: Not Applicable
Label: Not Applicable
Placard: Not Applicable
Hazardous Substance / RQ: Not Applicable
Shipping Description: Not Applicable
Packaging References: Not Applicable

K. RCRA Classification

UNADULTERATED Product as a waste

Not Applicable

L. Protection Required for Work on Contaminated Equipment

Contact immediate supervisor for specific instructions before work is initiated. Wear protective equipment and/or garments described in Section C if exposure conditions warrant.

M. Hazard Classification

This product meets the following hazard definition(s) as
defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Communication
Standard (29 CFR Section 1910, 1200):

Combustible Liquid Explosive
Compressed Gas Health Hazard (Section F)
Flammable Gas Organic Peroxide
Flammable Liquid Oxidizer
Flammable Solid Pyrophoric
Flammable Aerosol Unstable
Water Reactive
X Based on information presently available, this product does not
meet any of the hazard definitions of 29 CFR Section 1910.1200.

N. Additional Comments

As of the preparation date, this product did not contain a chemical or chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 and 40 CFR Part 372.

Glucan 300® Beta-1, 3-D glucan is a spray dried extract of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

BetaExpress Inc. believes that the information contained herein (including data and statements) is accurate of the date hereof. NO WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS MADE AS CONCERNS THIS INFORMATION HEREIN PROVIDED. The information provided herein relates only to the specific product designated and may not be valid where such product is used in combination with any other materials or in an process. Further, since the conditions and methods of use of the product and information referred to herein are beyond the control of BetaExpress Inc (references to BetaExpress Inc including its divisions, affiliates, and subsidiaries) BetaExpress Inc expressly disclaims any and all liability as to any results obtained or arising from any use of the product or such information. No statement, made herein shall be constructed as a permission or recommendation for the use of any product in a manner that might infringe existing patents.

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