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General Description

Synonyms: Bromelin; Ananase; Extranase; Inflamen; Traumanase

OSHA IMIS Code Number: B106

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 9001-00-7

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: EF8575000; 21228

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

Protein-digesting and milk-clotting enzymes found in pineapple fruit juice and stem tissue. Enzymes are distinquished as fruit bromelain and stem bromelain.
molecular weight: Approx. 33,000
Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Filter, 0.2 micron
    maximum volume: 480 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 2 L/min
    current analytical method: Immunoradiometric Assay
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated
    note: Before sampling, OSHA personnel are to contact SLTC Chromatography Team for instructions.
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