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Ross Environmental
Material Safety Data Sheet


MSDS- 29.JUNE-2003 Revised 3rd February 2016

"Ross Eliminator Absorbent"


1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT/COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Material Identification

Product Use: Absorbent for organic spillages e.g. Oil, diesel, petrol, gloss paint and a range of organic chemicals.

Company Identification
DISTRIBUTOR

Ross Environmental Products Ltd,
Unit 1B, Cursley Distribution Park
Cursley Lane
Shenstone,
Kidderminster.
DY10 4DX.

PHONE NUMBERS
01562 752400 Tel/Fax
01562 752299 Sales
Web Site www.rossenvironmental.co.uk


2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Components
CAS No
EINECS No
PERCENTAGE
 
Cotton husk hair
N/A
N/A
>85
Pecan Pith
N/A
N/A
<15
Nutrients
N/A
N/A
<0.5
 
Microbial Cultures    
Arthrobacter globiformis    
Bacillus licheniformis    
Bacillus magaterium    
Bacillus subtilis Total less than 0.5%


3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Fine dust, which is a nasal irritant.


Potential Health Effects:

EYE: May cause irritation.

SKIN: May cause irritation.

INGESTION: May cause nausea or diarrhea.

INHALATION: May cause nose and throat irritation.

CHRONIC (CANCER) INFORMATION: None of the components of this material are listed by IARC, NTP, OSHA, or ACGIH as carcinogens.

 


4. FIRST AID MEASURES

First Aid:

INHALATION: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give
artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a
physician.

SKIN OR EYE CONTACT: In case of eye contact, immediately wash eye with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation develops.

INGESTION: Immediately give two glasses of water and induce vomiting. Seek medical attention. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

 


5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Combustible.

Extinguishing Media: Water spray, Dry Chemical, Foam, CO2.


6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Safeguards (Personnel): NOTE: Review FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES and HANDLING PERSONNEL) sections before proceeding with clean-up. Use appropriate PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT during clean-up.

Sweep up.


7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling (Personnel): Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.

Storage: Store away from heat. Keep container closed.


8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Engineering Controls: Use ventilation that is adequate to keep employee exposure to airborne concentrations below exposure limits.

Personal Protective Equipment: Have available and wear as appropriate: gloves, dust mask, safety glasses and apron.

Exposure Guidelines
Exposure Limits

PEL(OSHA) : Particulates (Not Otherwise Classified) 15 mg/m3, 8 Hr. TWA, total dust 5 mg/m3, 8 Hr. TWA, respirable dust

 


9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Physical Data

Specific Gravity: 1.3
Matrix Density : 1.59
Bulk Density (Dry): 0.77 g/cc
Color : tan
Form : particles
pH : 3.0 - 4.0


10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Chemical Stability: Stable.

Incompatibility with Other Materials: Incompatible with strong oxidizers.

Decomposition: Occurs with strong heat.

Polymerization: Polymerization will not occur.


11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Mixture not tested but based on components, may cause irritation to skin and eyes. Ingestion may cause nausea or diarrhea. Ingredients may upset allergies or cause respiratory illness.

Inhalation may cause nose and throat irritation.

None of the components of this material are listed by IARC, NTP, OSHA, or ACGIH as carcinogens.


12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Biodegradable.


13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS


Waste Disposal: Biodegradable material. Non Hazardous. Land Fill.


14. TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Display labels - none required.


15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Not classified as hazardous to users or for transport.

U.S. Federal Regulations

CERCLA and SARA regulations (40 CFR 355, 370 and 372): Does not contain any

chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of SARA 313.

TSCA Inventory Status : Reported/Included.

STATE RIGHT-TO-KNOW LAWS

No substances on the state hazardous substances list, for the states
indicated below, are used in the manufacture of products on this Material
Safety Data Sheet, with the exceptions indicated. While we do not
specifically analyze these products, or the raw materials used in their
manufacture, for substances on various state hazardous substances lists, to
the best of our knowledge the products on this Material Safety Data Sheet
contain no such substances except for those specifically listed below:

WARNING: SUBSTANCES KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE CANCER:
None known.

WARNING: SUBSTANCES KNOWN TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS
OR OTHER REPRODUCTIVE HARM: None known.


This information is furnished gratuitously, independent of any sale, and for your independent verification. Although we believe the data to be correct as of this date as the date indicated, we make no representation as to its accuracy and such information may not be valid when product is used in any process or combined with other materials. No REPRESENTATION(S), GAURANTEE(S), OR WARRANTY, either EXPRESSED, IMPLIED, or of any NATURE, is made with respect to the product or data provided.

MSDS prepared by R & R Chemicals Ltd.
Dated 29 June 2003 Revision status 0.