BIO-ZYME

Nature's Way of Helping Your Lakes

Technical Data

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET


SECTION 1: NAME & HARZARD SUMMARY

Material Name: Bio-Zyme

SECTION 2: HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENT: Viable Bacteria Cultures

CAS #: N/A

Percentage: 100%

TLV(ACGIH): N/A

SECTION 3: PHYSICAL DATA

BOILING POINT: N/A

SLOUBILITY IN WATER: moderate- contains viable bacteria

VAPOR PRESSURE (mmHg @ 20 C): No data

VAPOR DENSITY (AIR =1): No data

Bulk Density: approximately 0.66-0.77 Gm/cm3

pH: 7.8- 8.0

APPERANCE AND ODOR: free flowing, tan- brown, yeast-like odor

SECTION 4: FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA

Flash Point (And Method): N/A

Extinguishing Media: Water

Auto-ignition Temp.: No Data

Auto-Ignition Temp: No data

Special Fire Fighting Protective Equipment: None

Flammable Limits (STP): No data

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None Known.

SECTION 5: REACTIVITY DATA

Stability: Stable under Normal Conditions.

Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Strong Acids Or Alkali Compounds May Inactivate Biological Cultures.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: None

Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur

SECTION 6: HEALTH HAZARD ASSESSMENTS

General: Limited Toxicity Data Are Available on this Specific Product; this Health Hazard Assessment is based on the Results of Screening Tests.

Ingestion: No Effect If lngested in Small Amounts. Relative to Other Materials a Single Dose of this Product is Rarely Toxic by Ingestion. Irritation of the Mouth, Pharynx, Esophagus and Stomach Can Develop Following Ingestion.

Eye Contact: This Material May Cause Eye irritation. Organisms Used Are Non pathogenic But Can Cause Infection When in Contact with Open Wounds. These Organisms Are Susceptible to Many Commonly-used Antibiotics.

Skin Contact: Slight Redness on Hands and Forearms lf Individual Has a History of Dermal Allergic Reaction. Dermatitis and Skin Sensitization Can Develop After Repeated And/or Prolonged Contact with Human Skin.

Skin Absorption: Systemically Toxic Concentrations Will Probably Not Be Absorbed Through the Skin in Man.

Inhalation: Product May Produce Nuisance Dust Which Will irritate Respiratory

Other Effects of Overexposure: None known

 

WHMIS (CANADA) Classification: Class D, Division 2, Subdivision B (Eye lrritant) Class D, Division 3

WHMIS Label Symbol: Toxic symbol & Hazardous

TDG Classification: Not regulated

 

FIRST AID PROGEDURES:

Skin: Remove contaminated clothing and footwear. Wash material off the skin with plenty of soap and water. Wash clothing and footwear before reuse.

Eyes: immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and have eyes examined and treated by medical personnel.

Inhalation: remove victim to fresh air

SECTION 7: SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: Wear approved respirator for nuisance dust during cleanup. For small spills flush to waste treatment sewer (product is biodegradable). For large spills contain and collect for reuse.

Disposal method: Disposal of this product or its residues must be in accordance with all local, Provincial and Federal requirements.

SECTION 8: SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION

TLV or Suggested Control Value: No TLV assigned to this mixture. Control of exposure to below the TLV for=2 0the ingredients (see Section 2) will be sufficient. Minimize exposure in accordance with good hygiene practice. Avoid handling which would create large amounts of dust. Use approved respirator for nuisance dust. To maintain shelf life, avoid prolonged exposure to high or low temperatures and humidity. The ACGIH TLV's shown in SECTION 2 are also OSHA PEL's (Permissible Exposure Limits). Respiratory

Protection (Specify Type): lf needed, use OSHA-NIOSH approved respirator for nuisance dust.

Ventilation: General mechanical ventilation.

Protective Clothing: Take all precautions to prevent skin contact. Long sleeve clothing.

Other Protective Equipment: Eyewash station in work area.

Eye Protection: Safety glasses recommended if used in manner that creates dust

SECTION 9: SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS OR OTHER COMMENTS

Precautions to be taken in handling or storing: Prevent skin and eye contact. Avoid creating dust. Use approved respiratory gear.