SafeSorb - SDS

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

Date Prepared: March, 16, 2015

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1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY INDENTIFICATION

Product name: SafeSorb®
Recommended use: Additive
Restrictions on use: Use only for the purpose on the product label
Product dilution information: Not applicable
Supplier’s information: DiSorb Systems, Inc.
1800 W. Indiana Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. 19132 1-215-207-9010
1-866-287-6672
Issuing date: 03/16/2015
Emergency health information: Chemtrec 1-800-424-9300 or +1 703-527-3887 (collect calls accepted) — CCN725242

2. HAZARDS INDENTIFICATION

Product as SOLD Product AT USE DILUTION
Product is sold ready to use.
GHS Classification: Not classified.

GHS Label Element

Signal Word: No signal word.
Hazard Statements: No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Precautionary Statements

Prevention: Wash thoroughly after handling
Response: Get medical attention if symptoms appear.
Storage: No other specific measures identified.
Disposal: See section 13 for waste disposal information.
Other hazards: Handling and/or processing of this material may generate a dust which can cause mechanical irritation of the eyes, skin, nose and throat.

3. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substance/mixture: Mixture
Product AT USE DILUTION
Hazardous ingredients 
Concentration Range (%) 
CAS number 

Product is sold ready to use. 

Within the present knowledge of the supplier, this product does not contain any hazardous ingredients in quantities requiring reporting, in accordance with local regulations.

4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Product as SOLD Product AT USE DILUTION
Product is sold ready to use.
Eye contact: No known effect after eye contact.
Rinse with water for a few minutes.
Skin contact: No known effect after skin contact.
Rinse with water for a few minutes.
Inhalation: No special measures required.
Treat symptomatically.
Ingestion: Get medical attention if symptoms occur.
Protection of first-aiders: No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training.
Notes to physician: Treat symptomatically. Contact poison treatment specialist immediately if large quantities have been ingested or inhaled.

See toxicological information (section 11).

5. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

Suitable fire extinguishing media: Use dry chemical powder.
Specific hazards arising from the chemical: No specific fire or explosion hazard.
Hazardous thermal decomposition products: Decomposition products may include the following materials:
 - carbon dioxides
 - carbon monoxide
 - metal oxides/oxides
Specific fire fighting methods: Promptly isolate the scene by removing all persons from the vicinity of the incident if there is a fire. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training.
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: Fire-fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece operated in positive pressure mode.

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Product as SOLD Product AT USE DILUTION
Product is sold ready to use.
Personal precautions: Use personal protective equipment as required.
Environmental precautions: Avoid contact of large amounts of spilled material and runoff with soil and surface waterways.
Methods for cleaning up: Collect spillage. Use a water rinse for final clean-up.

7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Product as SOLD Product AT USE DILUTION
Product is sold ready to use.
Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling.
Storage: Keep out of reach of children. Store between the following temperatures: 0° and 35° C

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Control parameters

Ingredient name
None
Exposure limits
Product as SOLD Product AT USE DILUTION
Product is sold ready to use.
Appropriate engineering controls: Good general ventilation should be sufficient to control worker exposure to airborne contaminants.

Personal protection

Eye protection: No protective equipment is needed under normal use conditions.
Hand protection: No protective equipment is needed under normal use conditions.
Skin protection: No protective equipment is needed under normal use conditions.
Respiratory protection: A respirator is not needed under normal and intended conditions of product use.
Hygiene measures: Wash hands before eating, drinking or smoking.

9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Product as SOLD Product AT USE DILUTION
Product is sold ready to use.
Physical state: Powder
Color: White
Odor: Faint odor
pH: 6 to 7 (1%)
Flash point: > 100°C
Explosion limits: Not available
Flammability (solid, gas): Not available
Melting point: Not available
Boiling point: Not available
Evaporation rate (butyl acetate = 1): Not available
Vapor pressure: Not available
Vapor density: Not available
Relative density: Not available
Solubility: Not available
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water: Not available
Auto-ignition temperature: Not available
Decomposition temperature: Not available
Odor threshold: Not available
Viscosity: Kinematic (room temperature): 0 cm2 /s (0 cst)

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Product as SOLD
Stability: The product is stable.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous reactions will not occur.
Conditions to avoid: No specific data.
Materials to avoid: Extremely reactive or incompatible with the following materials: acids
Hazardous decomposition products: Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should not be produced.

11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Route of exposure: Skin contact, Eye contact, Ingestion
Product as SOLD Product AT USE DILUTION
Product is sold ready to use.

Symptoms

Eye contact: No specific data.
Skin contact: No specific data.
Inhalation: Adverse symptoms may include the following:
 - respiratory tract irritation
 - coughing
Ingestion: No specific data.

Acute toxicity

Eye contact: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Skin contact: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Inhalation:

Exposure to airborne concentrations above statutory or recommended exposure limits may cause irritation of the nose, throat and lungs.

Ingestion: No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Toxicity data

Product/ingredient name 

Not applicable.

Chronic toxicity

Carcinogenicity: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Mutagenicity: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Teratogenicity: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Developmental effects: No known significant effects or critical hazards.
Fertility effects: No known significant effects or critical hazards.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Product as SOLD
Ecotoxicity: No known significant effects or critical hazards.

Aquatic and terrestrial toxicity

Product/ingredient name Result Species Exposure
Not available.
Other adverse effects: No known significant effects or critical hazards.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Product as SOLD Product AT USE DILUTION
Product is sold ready to use.
Disposal methods: Diluted product can be flushed to sanitary sewer.
Discard empty container in trash.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Certain shipping modes or package sizes may have exceptions from the transport regulations.The classification provided may not reflect those exceptions and may not apply to all shipping modes or package sizes.

DOT:

DOT Classification: Not regulated.

IMDG/IMO:

IMDG/IMO Classification:
Not regulated.

For transport in bulk, see shipping documents for specific transportation information.

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Product as SOLD

U.S. Federal regulations

TSCA 8(b) inventory: All components are listed or exempted.
SARA 302/304/311/312 extremely hazardous substances: No listed substance
SARA 302/304 emergency planning and notification: No listed substance
SARA 313 Product name CAS number Concentration
Form R - Reporting requirements: No listed substance
California Prop 65 No listed substance

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Product as SOLD
NFPA: [See PDF]
HMIS III: [See PDF]
Issuing date: 03/16/2015
Prepared by: Regulatory Affairs 1-866-287-6672  

NOTICE TO READER: 

The above information is believed to be correct with respect to the formula used to manufacture the product in the country of origin. As data, standards, and regulations change, and conditions of use and handling are beyond our control, NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS MADE AS TO THE COMPLETENESS OR CONTINUING ACCURACY OF THIS INFORMATION.

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