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
Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
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- 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.