BIOGUARD® MINERAL SPRINGS® BEGINNINGS

BIOGUARD® MINERAL SPRINGS® BEGINNINGS
BIOGUARD® MINERAL SPRINGS®
BEGINNINGS
Version:
1.0
Revision Date:
06/30/2008
Print Date:
09/15/2009
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® MINERAL SPRINGS® BEGINNINGS
Product Use Description:
Recreational Water Product
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
WARNING!
Causes eye irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
May be harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Avoid breathing dust.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500324
Form:
granules
Colour:
white
Odour:
odourless
OSHA Hazards:
THIS MATERIAL IS HAZARDOUS UNDER THE
CRITERIA OF THE FEDERAL OSHA HAZARD
COMMUNICATION STANDARD 29CFR 1910.1200.
FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY.
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Potential Health Effects
Primary Routes of Entry
:
Inhalation
Eye contact
Skin contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
:
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Skin
:
Causes skin irritation.
Eyes
:
Causes eye irritation.
Ingestion
:
May be harmful if swallowed.
Chronic Exposure
:
This product contains a boron compound. This boron compound when fed to
test animals at very high doses, has shown reproductive and developmental
toxicity. When this product is used according to label directions, the boron
compound in this product does not represent a practical risk to man.
SECTION 3.COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Hazardous components
Component
Trade secret 002
Sodium bisulfate
Organic acid 012
CAS-No.
Concentration
7681-38-1
< 10 %
<5%
1- 3%
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
First aid procedures
Inhalation
:
Remove to fresh air.
Give oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
Call a POISON CENTRE or doctor/physician.
Skin contact
:
Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
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.
Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by the poison control center or
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500324
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doctor.
Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow.
Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
SECTION 5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES
Flammable properties
Flash point
:
not applicable
Protective equipment and precautions for firefighters
Suitable extinguishing media
:
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the
surrounding environment.
Further information
:
There are no unusual fire and explosion hazards known.
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.
:
Health Hazard: 2
Fire Hazard: 0
Reactivity Hazard: 0
Further information
NFPA Classification
0
2
0
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Methods for containment /
Methods for cleaning up
:
Using appropriate protective clothing and safety equipment, contain 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.
Additional advice
:
Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500324
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SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Handling
Advice on safe handling
:
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Avoid breathing dust.
Do not mix with other chemicals.
Mix only with 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.
:
Store in original container.
For bags: Store dry product in its original unopened bag until use. For partially
used bags, fold over top of bag and secure with adhesive tape.
Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
Keep out of reach of children.
Keep away from animals.
Storage
Requirements for storage
areas and containers
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
Exposure Guidelines
Components with workplace control parameters
Components / CAS-No.
Value - Basis Update
Control
parameters
Further information
Trade secret 002
TWA ; ACGIH
2005-01-01
2 mg/m3
Trade secret 002
STEL ; ACGIH
2005-01-01
6 mg/m3
A4: The agent (mixture, or exposure circumstance) is not
classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans.
Inhalable fraction. See Appendix C, paragraph A. Inhalable
Particulate Mass TLVs (IPM-TLVs) for those materials that are
hazardous when deposited anywhere in the respiratory tract.
A4: The agent (mixture, or exposure circumstance) is not
classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans.
Inhalable fraction. See Appendix C, paragraph A. Inhalable
Particulate Mass TLVs (IPM-TLVs) for those materials that are
hazardous when deposited anywhere in the respiratory tract.
Engineering measures
Engineering measures
:
Use with adequate ventilation.
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation
location.
Personal protective equipment
Eye protection
:
Safety glasses with side-shields
Hand protection
:
Wear rubber gloves.
Respiratory protection
:
No personal respiratory protective equipment normally required.
If product is used in an area with poor ventilation and mist or vapor is expected, a
respirator that meets OSHA/ANSI standards may be required.
Hygiene measures
:
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500324
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SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance
Form
:
granules
Colour
:
white
Odour
:
odourless
Flash point
:
not applicable
pH
:
3.7
1% Solution
Melting point/range
:
Not Available
Vapour pressure
:
Not Available
Water solubility
:
soluble
Relative vapour density
:
Not Available
Safety data
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Conditions to avoid
:
Moisture/high humidity.
Poor ventilation.
High temperatures.
Contamination
Materials to avoid
:
Do not mix with other swimming pool/spa chemicals in their concentrated
forms.
Oxidizing agents
Strong mineral acids
Hazardous reactions
:
Hazardous polymerisation does not occur.
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500324
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Skin irritation
:
Causes skin irritation.
Eye irritation
:
Causes eye irritation.
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SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Additional ecological information
:
May be toxic to fish.
May be toxic to aquatic organisms.
Do not contaminate surface water.
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Further information
:
Dispose of waste material in compliance with all federal, state, and local
regulations.
Contaminated packaging
:
Do not re-use empty containers.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
DOT
Not dangerous goods
TDG
Not dangerous goods
IATA
Not dangerous goods
IMDG
Not dangerous goods
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500324
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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., For research use only.
SARA Hazard category
:
Acute Health Hazard
US. EPA CERCLA
(Product)
:
US. EPA CERCLA Hazardous Substances (40 CFR 302)
Listed
US NJ RTK
(Component)
:
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]
special health hazard substance, special health hazard, corrosive
Sodium bisulfate
7681-38-1
<5%
The components of this product are reported in the following inventories:
TSCA
Additional advice :
FIFRA (Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act): This product is not a registered pesticide.
SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION
Further information
MSDS Number: BIOG_4500324
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:
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Health Hazard: 2
Fire Hazard: 0
Reactivity Hazard: 0
0
2
HMIS Classification
:
0
Health Hazard: 2
Flammability: 0
Physical and chemical hazards: 0
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_4500324
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