Effective Date: 03/20/2007

 Product Information Bulletin

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 Material Safety Data Sheet
 Manufacturer's Name: Alken-Murray Corporation
 Manufacturer's Address: P.O. Box 400, New Hyde Park, New York 11040
  T: 540-636-1236 Fax: 540-636-1770

 Manufacturer's Cage Code: 2A384

(Commercial And Government Entity identification code assigned by the USA Federal Government to vendors. Please DO NOT confuse this code with the product ID code, found on the top right corner and Section 1 of Alken-Murray MSDS

 For chemical emergency - spill, leak, fire or accident - call CHEMTREC - day or night - (800) 424-9300 or outside the USA (703) 527-3887

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NFPA Hazard Ratings:

0=Minimal, 1=Slight, 2=Moderate, 3=Serious, 4=Severe

 Health=1  Fire=0  Reactivity=0

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Canadian WHMIS Classification D 2 B

All ingredients on Canadian DSL and USA TSCA lists

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1. Product Identification

 Synonyms:  None
 CAS Number:  Not applicable to mixtures
 Chemical Formula: Mixture of plant extracts and non-pathogenic Bacillus endospores, chemically stabilized
 Formula ID Codes:  7119

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 2. Composition/Information on Ingredients

 Chemical Name  CAS Number   OSHA PEL  ACGIH TLV  % Weight
 Water  7732-18-5  NDA  NDA  60 - 75
Yucca schidigera leaf extract 223749-05-1  NDA  NDA  10 - 15
Glycerine  56-81-5  15 mg/M3  10 mg/M3  8 - 15
Cocomidopropyl betaine  61789-40-0  NDA  NDA  3 - 5
 Aloe vera barbedensis leaf extract  8001-97-6  NDA  NDA  1 - 5
Oxygenated organic/inorganic salts sol.  Proprietary  NDA  NDA  1 - 2
 Coconut oil monoethanolamide  68140-00-1  NDA  NDA  1 - 2
Viable bacterial cultures  NA  NDA   NDA  1
 1,2 benzisothiazolin-3-one   2634-33-5  NDA  NDA  < 1
 Sodium hydroxide    1310-73-2  2 mg/M3  2 mg/M3   < 1
 Dipropylene glycol  25265-71-8  NDA  NDA   < 1
 Tetrasodium EDTA  64-02-8  NDA  NDA   < 1
 Methyl anthranilate  134-20-3  NDA  NDA   < 1
Silicone oil - in water emulsion  63148-62-9  NDA  NDA   < 1

Ingredients not precisely identified are proprietary and/or non-hazardous per 29 CFR 1910-10 and/or represent less than 1%. All chemical ingredients appear on the EPA TSCA inventory.

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3. Hazards Identification

 3. Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview: The microorganisms used in this product are BioSafety Class 1 microorganisms, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control as unlikely to cause disease in healthy humans or animals. However, persons with compromised immune systems should avoid contact with open wounds and/or breathing dust or mist from manufacturing processes. These organisms are susceptible to many commonly used antibiotics, and Alken-Murray is willing to supply antibiotic sensitivity information to any doctor or import health authority requesting it. Because surfactants are included, primary skin irritation under 29CFR 1910.1200 is considered possible, as is true of many shampoos that contain the same surfactants. Although bacterial cultures included in this product were grown in a sterile aqueous medium containing a variety of nutrients, including corn syrup solids, digests of soybean and/or skim milk, glucose or other sugars, vegetable oils, including olive oil, yeast extract, mineral salts, etc., the concentrations of these residual nutrients are believed to be below levels capable of triggering irritation.
Potential Health Effects:
  • Signs and Symptoms of Acute Overexposure: Eye, skin irritation
  • Signs and Symptoms of Chronic overexposure: Dermatitis and skin sensitization
  • Medical Conditions Generally Aggravated by Exposure: Allergies, dermatitis.
  • Ingestion: May result in abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting.


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4. First Aid Measures

  • Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air. Aid in breathing, if necessary. Seek medical attention if breathing does not return to normal.
  • Ingestion: Give victim water or milk to drink to dilute the product. Induce vomiting only if advised by physician or poison control center.
  • Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing and footwear. Wash skin with soap and water. Wash clothing before reuse. Apply cortisone cream if allergic reaction occurs.
  • Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
  • Note to Physician: If patient's immune system is compromised, request antibiotic sensitivity chart from Alken-Murray Corporation by e-mail:

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5. Fire Fighting Measures

 Flash Point: NA

Flammability Limits: NA

Autoignition temp: NA

Fire Extinguishing Media: Water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical

Special Fire-Fighting Information: None

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None

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6. Accidental Release Measures

For small spills, flush to waste treatment sewer (product is biodegradable). For large spills, contain and collect for reuse.

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7. Handling and Storage

 Store in cool dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Avoid storage of product above 110 degrees F and keep from freezing. Keep out of direct sunlight.

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8. Exposure Controls/ Personal Protection

  • Ventilation System: Good general ventilation is advisable
  • Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved): if needed, use respirator to screen out nuisance dust
  • Skin Protection: Long sleeved clothing
  • Eye Protection: Safety glasses if mist is formed indoors.
  • Other Control Measures: Minimize exposure in accordance with good hygiene practice. Avoid handling which would create large amounts of dust.

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9. Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance and Color: Dark brown liquid. suspension
  • Odor: Sweet, earthy
  • Solubility in Water: 99%
  • Specific Gravity: 1.051 @ 20 deg.C
  • Bulk density: NDA
  • pH: 6.0 to 7.0
  • % volatile by volume @ 21C (70F): Nil
  • Boiling Point: 212 degrees F, 100 degrees C
  • Melting Point: 32 degrees F
  • Vapor Density (Air=1): =water
  • Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): =water
  • Evaporation Rate (Bu. Acetate=1): =water

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10. Stability and Reactivity

  • Stability: Product is stable.
  • Hazardous Decomposition Products: None
  • Hazardous Polymerization: will not occur.
  • Incompatibility: Acids, alkalies, other toxic materials may inactivate biological cultures.
  • Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible substances

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11. Toxicological Information

  • Toxicological Data:
RTECS: CAS 7732-18-5: ZC0110000 / CAS#223749-05-1:NDA / CAS# 56-81-5: MA8050000 / CAS# 61789-40-0: 1007217CB / CAS# 8001-97-6: BC8055000 / CAS#68140-00-1: NDA / Bacterial cultures: 1003657BA / CAS 2634-33-5: 1004600BE/ CAS 1310-73-2: WB4900000/ CAS 25265-71-8: UB8765000/ CAS 64-02-8: AH5075000/ CAS# 134-20-3: CB3325000/ CAS# 63148-62-9: VW3380000

LD50/LC50 Individual Ingredients -.CAS# 7732-18-5: LD50= >90 mL/Kg / CAS# 223749-05-1 (Yucca schidigera) - Oral, mouse, LC50 of a 70% solution = > 5000 mg/kg/ CAS# 56-81-5: Oral, rat LD50 = 12,600 mg/Kg; Oral, mouse LD50 = > 4090 mg/kg / CAS# 61789-40-0: Oral, mouse LD50 = 4900 mg/Kg; Dermal,albino rabbif LD50 = > 2000 mg/Kg /CAS# 8001-97-6: Oral, rat LD50 = > 16g/Kg / CAS# 68140-00-1:Oral, rat LD50 = 1200 mg/Kg / CAS# 1310-73-2: skin, rabbit: 500 mg/24H severe; eye rabbit: 50 ug/24H severe / CAS 25265-71-8 eye-rabbit 510 mg skin-rabbit 500 mg/24H MLD; LD50 oral rat 14850 mg/kg; LD50 oral guinea pig 17600 mg/kg / CAS# 2634-33-5, oral, rat LD50 = 20 g/Kg /CAS# 64-02-8: Oral, rat LD50 = > 1,000 mg/Kg; Oral, rabbit, LD50 = > 2,000 mg/Kg /CAS# 134-20-3: Oral, rat LD50 =:3000 mg/kg, Oral, mouse LD50 = 3900 mg/kg, Oral LD50 Guinea pig: 2780 mg/kg; 24 hour skin rabbit: moderate / CAS# 63148-62-9: Oral, rat: LD50 = >24 gm/kg
  • Carcinogenicity: Ingredients not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTR, or OSHA

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12. Ecological Information

  • Environmental Fate: This product is not likely to bio-concentrate, if mixed with water. This product released directly or indirectly into the environment is not expected to have a significant impact.
    Environmental Toxicity: This material has a low potential to affect aquatic organisms, secondary waste treatment microorganisms, and the growth of some plants. 5 ppm of Yucca schidigera is toxic to fish. Aquatic application prescribed is 50% of this dose, so the product should be safe when applied as prescribed.
  • Biodegradability: Plant extracts (Yucca schidigera, Aloe vera, Cocomidopropyl betaine, Cocomide MEA & Glycerine) are easily biodegraded within 28 days.

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13. Disposal Considerations

  RCRA Hazard Class (if discarded): .Neat, unused product is not considered a hazardous waste, according to RCRA regulations 40 CFR 261. . For proper disposal of used materials, an assessment must be completed to determine the proper waste management options permissible under applicable rules, regulations and/or laws governing client's location. Use until less than 1 inch remains in the container, triple rinse with clean water, and pour rinse water to sewer. Then remove or deface product label to avoid confusion if pail or drum is later refilled. Clean, empty containers should be recycled or disposed of through an approved waste management facility.

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14. Transportation Information

  • DOT Proper Shipping Name: Not regulated as hazardous by DOT
  • DOT Hazard Class: None
  • DOT Label: The proper shipping name for UNREGULATED SHIPMENT via DOT and TDG is as follows: "Class 55 (Item 048580, sub 3): "Cleaning or washing compound NOI, liquid, in drums or pails"

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15. Regulatory Information

  • TSCA: (40CFR 710) All chemical ingredients are listed on the TSCA 8(b) inventory. None of the ingredients are on the Health and Safety Reporting List, are under Chemical Test rule, are listed under TSCA Section 12B, or have a SNUR under TSCA
  • CERCLA Reportable Quantity: Hazardous ingredients are all below de minimus concentrations under US 40 CFR 117.302

    Section 302/304 Extremely Hazardous Substances: Hazardous ingredients are all below de minimus concentrations

    Section 311 Hazard Categorization: Acute, chronic

    Section 313 Toxic Chemicals: This material contains sodium hydroxide (CAS 1310-73-2) which is subject to reporting requirements of Section 313 or Sara Title III and 40 CFR Part 373. 1,000 lb Final RQ (454 Kg). Product has NEUTRAL PH, cancelling reporting requirements.

  • Clean WaterAct: Ingredients not listed as hazardous pollutants under CWA.
  • Clean Air Act: Ingredients not listed as hazardous pollutants under CAA
  • OSHA: None of the ingredients are considered Extremely Hazardous by OSHA.
  • STATE RIGHT-TO-KNOW LAWS: Dipropylene glycol (< 1%), CAS# 25265-71-8 IS found on the Pennsylvania RTK list. Glycerine (2.5%), CAS# 56-81-5 IS found on the following RTK lists: Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Massachusetts & Rhode Island. Sodium hydroxide, CAS#1310-73-2, comprising < 1% of this product can be found on the following RTK lists: California, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota & Massachusetts. Other ingredients NOT listed on California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island or Tennessee.
  • Not subject to California Proposition 65 labeling requirements
  • Canadian WHMIS Class D2B. (Other toxic effects - for surfactants & imported LIVE microbial cultures). CAS# 1310-73-2 & 64-02-8 (combined at < 1%) normally add a "Class E" to products containing them, but the neutral pH of THIS product exempts it from this addition.
  • Canadian DSL: All ingredients listed. Approved for sale in Canada
  • Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List: Sodium hydroxide, CAS 1310-73-2, comprising < 1% of this product IS listed on the CIDL, but other ingredients are "NOT CONTROLLED". . This MSDS has been prepared according to the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) and the MSDS contains all of the information required by the CPR.
  • TDG Classification: This product is not subject to "hazardous goods" descriptions and transport surcharges.
  • IHT Code: 3002.90.5150 "Bacteria/microbial cultures for environmental defense

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16. Other Information

Reason for Revision: Routine review and revision

Alken-Murray Corporation provides the information contained herein in good faith, in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Alken-Murray warrants that this product is of merchantable quality. The implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose is limited to the extent the products are used for the purpose or uses described on the product's label or in any written instructions or materials distributed to the buyer by Alken-Murray and is hereby disclaimed should buyer use the products in a manner inconsistent with this uses or purposes described therein. In no event shall Alken-Murray be liable for any consequential, exemplary, or incidental damages incurred by buyer even if it has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

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