For detailed safety, handling and toxicology information see the corresponding material safety data sheets, which are available upon request!
With life-time dermal exposure to the substance in mice, QUAB 151 caused tumors of the skin, the lungs and the mammary glands. Skin sensitization has been observed in animal tests and in humans. In the animal test with the rat (28 days) repeated exposure (oral) caused damage to the kidneys.
The MAK List 1995 of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) [German Research Community] has listed glycidyltrimethylammonium chloride (QUAB 151) in Group III A2, Carcinogenic Substances. The substance also carries the annotation H (danger of absorption through the skin) and S (danger of sensitization).
Certain handling measures are required based on the toxicological properties (see section entitled "Toxicology"). At a minimum, these measures include:
Avoid all contact with eyes, skin and mucous membranes.
Use appropriate protection measures and personal protective equipment (eye, body and hand protection)!
Do not reuse disposable gloves (PE).
After contamination, change gloves immediately to prevent accidental contact of product with skin, mucous membranes or clothing.
Do not contact with alkalis.
We recommend to request and follow the QUAB safety instructions. QUAB personnel will conduct safety trainings at customer's facility upon request