SILK SMART STICKS

SILK SMART STICKS
BioGuard® Maintain Silk Smart Sticks®
Version:
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Revision Date:
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Print Date:
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The recipient of this Safety Data Sheet is urged to study it carefully to become aware of hazards, if any, of the product involved. In the
interest of safety you should (1) notify your employees, agents and contractors of the information on this sheet,(2) furnish a copy to each of
your customers for the product, and (3) request your customers to inform their employees and customers as well.
SECTION 1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
Product name:
BioGuard® Maintain Silk Smart Sticks®
Product Use Description:
Recreational Water Product
Chemical nature:
Chlorinated Isocyanurates
EPA Registration Number:
EPA REG # 5185-400
Company:
Bio-Lab, Inc.
BioGuard
P.O. Box 300002
Lawrenceville, GA
30049-1002
Emergency telephone:
CHEMTREC (US Transportation) :
(800) 424-9300
(703) 527-3887
Poison Control Center (Medical) :
(877) 800-5553
For additional emergency telephone numbers see section 16 of the
Safety Data Sheet.
Customer Service:
(800) 859-7946
Prepared by:
Product Safety Department
(US) +1 866-430-2775
(EU) +44 (0) 1753.603.000
Email: [email protected]
SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Emergency Overview
DANGER!
Corrosive
Oxidizer
Causes severe eye damage.
Causes skin burns.
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
Form:
Cylinder shaped sticks
Colour:
blue
Odour:
Chlorine
OSHA Hazards:
THIS MATERIAL IS HAZARDOUS UNDER THE
CRITERIA OF THE FEDERAL OSHA HAZARD
COMMUNICATION STANDARD 29CFR 1910.1200.
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Harmful or fatal if swallowed.
May be fatal if inhaled.
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Avoid breathing dust or vapor.
Potential Health Effects
Primary Routes of Entry
:
Eye contact
Skin contact
Inhalation
Ingestion
Aggravated Medical Condition
:
Skin disorders
Respiratory disorders
Inhalation
:
May be fatal if inhaled.
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Skin
:
Causes skin burns.
On contact with moisture, this material readily hydrolyzes to acid which may
result in burns if not promptly removed.
Eyes
:
Causes severe eye damage.
Ingestion
:
Harmful or fatal if swallowed.
Chronic Exposure
:
None known.
SECTION 3.COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Hazardous components
Component
CAS-No.
Concentration
Trichloro-s-triazinetrione
Proprietary additive
87-90-1
93.9 %
<5%
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
First aid procedures
Inhalation
Skin contact
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
:
Remove to fresh air.
If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial
respiration, preferably mouth-to-mouth, if possible.
Call a POISON CENTRE or doctor/physician.
:
Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
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Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
Call a POISON CENTRE or doctor/physician.
Eye contact
:
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15
minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present, after 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.
Call a POISON CENTRE or doctor/physician.
Ingestion
:
Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow.
DO NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by a physician or poison
control center.
Do not give anything by mouth to a convulsing or unconscious person.
:
Probable mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.
Notes to physician
Treatment
SECTION 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
Flammable properties
Flash point
:
not applicable
Protective equipment and precautions for firefighters
Suitable extinguishing media
:
Flood with large volumes of water.
Unsuitable extinguishing
media
:
ABC powder
Dry powder
Risk of violent reaction.
Hazardous decomposition
products
:
Chlorine containing gases can be produced.
Further information
:
Do not let fire burn.
Specific hazards during fire
fighting
:
Under extreme heat (greater than 400F), this product will evolve noxious chlorine
containing gases.
Special protective equipment
for fire-fighters
:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Thoroughly decontaminate fire fighting equipment including all fire fighting wearing
apparel after the incident.
Further information
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
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NFPA Classification
:
Health Hazard: 3
Fire Hazard: 0
Reactivity Hazard: 1
Specific hazards: OX Class
1 Oxidizer.
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0
3
1
OX
Additional advice : Nitrogen trichloride can be generated slowly by the reaction of small quantities of water with a high
concentration of this product. Nitrogen trichloride can present an explosion hazard. Immediately after a fire has been
extinguished, check for wet or damp material. Any spilled material from burned or broken containers should be assumed
contaminated. Neutralize to a non-oxidizing material for safe disposal. Do not attempt to re-close broken containers, even
for movement to the disposal area. They should be left open to disperse any nitrogen trichloride that may form. Material
which appears undamaged except for being damp on the outside, should be opened and inspected immediately. If the
plastic liner (where applicable) of the container is damaged or the material is damp, the material should be chemically
treated if allowable, to a non-oxidizing material for safe disposal. Bulging containers require extreme care. Contact the fire
department.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Environmental precautions
:
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods for containment /
Methods for cleaning up
:
Using appropriate protective clothing and safety equipment, contain spilled
material.
Do not add water to spilled material.
Using clean dedicated equipment, sweep and scoop all spilled material,
contaminated soil, and other contaminated material and place into clean dry
containers for disposal.
Do not close containers containing wet or damp material. They should be left
open to disperse any hazardous gases that may form.
Additional advice
:
Do not use floor sweeping compounds to clean up spills.
Do not transport wet or damp material.
Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".
Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal or cleaning of
equipment.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling
Advice on safe handling
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
:
Strong oxidizing agent.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Avoid breathing dust.
Avoid breathing vapors.
Do not mix with other chemicals.
Mix only with water.
Never add water to this product.
Always add product to large quantities of water.
Use only clean and dry utensils.
Do not add this product to any dispensing devices containing remnants of any
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other product. Such use may cause a violent reaction leading to fire or
explosion.
Contamination with moisture, organic matter or other chemicals may start a
chemical reaction and generate heat, hazardous gas, possible fire and
explosion.
In case of contamination or decomposition, do not reseal container.
If possible, isolate container in open air or well ventilated area.
Flood with large volumes of water.
Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating,
drinking or using tobacco.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
Storage
Requirements for storage
areas and containers
:
Store in original container.
Temperature not to exceed 52 C (125F) for 24 hours.
Keep container closed when not in use.
Store in a cool, dry, well ventilated area away from heat or open flame.
Keep out of reach of children.
Keep away from animals.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Engineering measures
Engineering measures
:
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation
location.
Use with adequate ventilation.
Personal protective equipment
Eye protection
:
Safety glasses with side-shields
Hand protection
:
Wear rubber gloves.
Respiratory protection
:
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2
requirements must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a
respirator's use.
Hygiene measures
:
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance
Form
:
Cylinder shaped sticks
Colour
:
blue
Odour
:
Chlorine
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
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Safety data
Flash point
:
not applicable
pH
:
3.5
at
77 °F (25 °C)
1% Solution
Boiling point/boiling range
:
not applicable
Vapour pressure
:
Not Available
Density
:
0.88 - 0.96 g/cm3
Water solubility
:
1 g/l
at 77 °F (25 °C)
Relative vapour density
:
Not Available
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Conditions to avoid
:
High temperatures.
Poor ventilation.
Contamination
Moisture/high humidity.
Materials to avoid
:
Avoid contact with water on concentrated material in the container. Avoid
contact with easily oxidizable material; ammonia, urea, or similar nitrogen
containing compounds; inorganic reducing compounds; floor sweeping
compounds; calcium hypochlorite; other swimming pool/spa chemicals in their
concentrated form; alkalis. Avoid contact with all other chemicals.
Hazardous decomposition
products
:
Type: Hazardous decomposition products
Chlorine containing gases can be produced.
Thermal decomposition
:
225 - 230 °C (437 - 446 °F)
Hazardous reactions
:
Hazardous polymerisation does not occur.
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acute oral toxicity
:
LD50 rat male
Dose: 599 mg/kg
Acute dermal toxicity
:
rat
Dose: > 2,000 mg/kg
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Acute inhalation toxicity
:
This material in the form as sold is not expected to produce respiratory effects.
If ground or otherwise in a powdered form, effects similar to a corrosive substance may
occur.
May cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract with coughing, choking, pain and possibly
burns of the mucous membranes.
Skin irritation
:
Direct contact with wet material or moist skin may cause severe irritation, pain and possibly
burns.
Eye irritation
:
Causes severe eye damage.
Further information
(Product)
:
The toxicological data has been taken from products of similar composition.
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Additional ecological information
:
Toxic to fish.
Toxic to aquatic organisms.
Do not discharge effluent containing this product into lakes, streams, ponds or
estuaries, oceans, or other waters unless in accordance with the requirements
of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit and the
permitting authority has been notified in writing prior to discharge. Do not
discharge effluent containing this product to sewer systems without previously
notifying the local sewage treatment plant authority. For guidance contact your
State Water Board or Regional Office of the EPA.
Component:
Trichloro-s-triazinetrione
87-90-1
Toxicity to fish:
LC50
Species: Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout)
Dose: 0.24 mg/l
Exposure time: 96 h
Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates.:
LC50
Species: Daphnia magna (Water flea)
Dose: 0.21 mg/l
Exposure time: 48 h
Toxicity to algae:
EC50
Species: Algae
Dose: 655 mg/l
Exposure time: 96 h
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
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SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Further information
:
Dispose of waste material in compliance with all federal, state, and local
regulations.
If these wastes cannot be disposed of by use according to label instructions,
contact your Environmental Control Agency or the Hazardous Waste
Representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance. For
registered pesticides, contact your State Pesticide Agency.
Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with chemical or used
container.
Do not put product, spilled product, or filled or partially filled containers into
the trash or waste compactor.
Contact with incompatible materials could cause a reaction or fire.
Improper disposal of excess product, spray mixture or rinsate is a violation of
Federal Law.
Contaminated packaging
:
Do not re-use empty containers.
Rinse thoroughly before discarding in trash.
Offer rinsed packaging material to local recycling facilities.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT
UN-Number
Proper shipping name
Class
Packing group
:
:
:
:
2468
Trichloroisocyanuric acid, dry, mixture
5.1
II
IATA
UN-Number
Proper shipping name
Class
Packing group
:
:
:
:
2468
Trichloroisocyanuric acid, dry, mixture
5.1
II
IMDG
UN-Number
Proper shipping name
: 2468
: TRICHLOROISOCYANURIC ACID, DRY,
Class
Packing group
: 5.1
: II
MIXTURE
Not recommended for shipment by air
Limited Quantity exemption possible
ORM-D Consumer Commodity exemption possible
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
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SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
National regulatory information
OSHA Hazards
:
This material is hazardous under the criteria of the Federal OSHA Hazard
Communication Standard 29CFR 1910.1200.
SARA Hazard category
:
Acute Health Hazard
Reactivity Hazard
TSCA 8D
(Component)
:
US. Toxic substances control, title 15-commerce and trade, chapter 53subchapter i-control of toxic substances 2607, reporting and retention of
information.
Proprietary additive
TSCA 8AP
(Component)
<5%
US. Toxic substances control, title 15-commerce and trade, chapter 53subchapter i-control of toxic substances 2607(a).
Proprietary additive
US State Regulations
US MA RTK
(Component)
:
<5%
US. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health;
Massachusetts Right-to-know law,The Massachusetts Substance List,
105 CMR 670.000
Massachusetts hazardous substance
Trichloro-s-triazinetrione
US NJ RTK
(Component)
:
87-90-1
93.9
%
US. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection -; Bureau of
Hazardous Substances New Jersey Right to Know Law, Hazardous
Substance List [P.L. 1983, C. 315, NJSA 34:5A-1 et seq]
hazardous substance
Trichloro-s-triazinetrione
US PA RTK
(Component)
:
87-90-1
93.9
US. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Department of Labor and Industry;
Pennsylvania Code Title 34, Labor and Industry Chapter 323
hazardous substance
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
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87-90-1
93.9
%
The components of this product are reported in the following inventories:
TSCA
Additional advice :
FIFRA (Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act): This product is a registered pesticide.
SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION
Further information
NFPA Classification
:
Health Hazard: 3
Fire Hazard: 0
Reactivity Hazard: 1
Specific hazards: OX Class 1
Oxidizer.
0
3
1
OX
HMIS Classification
:
Health Hazard: 3
Flammability: 0
Physical and chemical hazards: 1
PPI:Ask supervisor or safety specialist for handling instructions
Other Emergency Phone Number
Latin America:
Brazil
All other countries
Mexico:
+52 113 711 91 44
+44 (0)208 762 8322
+52 555 004 87 63
The information provided in this Safety Data Sheet is correct to the best of our knowledge, information and belief at the date of its
publication. The information given is designed only as a guidance for safe handling, use, processing, storage, transportation, disposal and
release and is not to be considered a warranty or quality specification. The information relates only to the specific material designated and
may not be valid for such material used in combination with any other materials or in any process, unless specified in the text. Since the use
of this information and of these opinions and the conditions of use of this product are not within the control of the seller, it is the user's
obligation to determine the conditions of safe use of the products.
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500325
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