Effective Date: 01/07/2007

 Product 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
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=2  Fire=1  Reactivity=0

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1. Product Identification

 Synonyms:  Bacterial Nutrient Amendment
 CAS Number:  Not applicable to mixtures
 Chemical Formula:  Proprietary Mixture
 Formula ID Codes:  8103

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2. Composition/Information on Ingredients

 Chemical Name  CAS Number  OSHA PEL  ACGIH TLV   % Weight
Milk Whey Protein concentrates (dry)  NA   NDA   NDA  85 - 92
Disodium phosphate (DSP)  7558-79-4  15 mg/m3   10 mg/m3   5 - 10
 Monosodium phosphate (MSP)  7558-80-7   15 mg/m3   10 mg/m3    2 - 5

Ingredients not precisely identified are proprietary and/or non-hazardous. All chemical ingredients appear on the EPA TSCA inventory.

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3. Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview: Product should neither be inhaled NOR eaten by humans OR animals.

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: This product contains lactose, so those individuals intolerant to lactose may experience acute digestive discomfort DSP ingestion may result in abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shock, hypertension, slow pulse, cyanosis, coma and convulsions. MSP is used as a food additive with no adverse effects.
  • Inhalation: (Acute) Inhalation may cause throat irritation and coughing. (Chronic) No effects reported in humans.

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4. First Aid Measures

  • Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air
  • Ingestion: Wash mouth out with water or milk. Get medical aid for chemical ingredients.
  • Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing and footwear. Wash skin with soap and water for at least 15 minutes. Wash clothing before reuse.
  • Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
  • Note to Physician: Treat chemical exposure symptomatically and supportively.

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5. Fire Fighting Measures

 Flash Point:  > 200 F by PMCC

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: Strong oxidizers. Possible violent reaction with sodium hypochlorite.

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6. Accidental Release Measures

Soil spill: Dig a pit, pond, or lagoon holding area to contain liquid or solid material. Cover solids with a plastic sheet to prevent dissolving in rain or firefighting water. Water spill: Add suitable agent to neutralize spilled material to pH 7 then place into a chemical waste container. Wear approved respirator for nuisance dust during cleanup. US Regulations (CERCLA) require reporting spills and releases to soil, water and air in excess of reportable quantities. The toll free number for the US Coast Guard National Response Center is (800) 424-8802.

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7. Handling and Storage

 Store in cool dry place. Prevent skin and eye contact. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after use. Avoid creating dust. If dust level is extreme,see item 8 for respirator information. Keep container closed when not in use.

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8. Exposure Controls/ Personal Protection

  • Ventilation System: Good general ventilation is advisable
  • Personal Respirators (NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 Approved): Use respirator to screen out nuisance dust and fumes. The specific respirator selected must be based on contamination levels found in the workplace, must be based on the specific operation, must not exceed working limits of the respirator and must be jointly approved by NIOSH and MSHA. The following respirators are recommended based on information found in the physical data, toxicity, and health effects sections and are ranked in order from minimum to maximum respiratory protection: any dust and mist respirator; any air-purifying respirator with a dust and mist filter; any powered air-purifying respirator with a high-efficiency particulate filter; any type "c" supplied-air respirator operated in the pressure-demand or other positive pressure or continuous-flow mode; any self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Skin Protection: Long sleeved clothing and gloves, to prevent prolonged skin contact with this substance.
    Eye Protection: Safety glasses if dust is raised
  • 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: Off-white to brown powder to granular
  • Odor: Nil
  • Solubility in Water: 99%
  • Specific Gravity: NDA
  • pH: 6.7-7.7
  • % volatile by volume @ 21C (70F): 0
  • Boiling Point: NDA
  • Melting Point: NDA
  • Vapor Density (Air=1): NDA
  • Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): NDA
  • Evaporation Rate (Bu. Acetate=1): NDA

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10. Stability and Reactivity

  • Stability: Product is stable under normal temperature and pressures.
  • Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxides of sodium and phosphorus.
  • Hazardous Polymerization: will not occur.
  • Incompatibility: Caustics.
  • Conditions to Avoid: Exposure to strong acids, bromine trifluoride, iodine heptafluoride, potassium chlorate.

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11. Toxicological Information

  • Toxicological Data:
RTECS: CAS# 7558-79-4: WC450000/ CAS# 7558-80-7: WA1900000
LD50 /LC50: (individual raw material ingredients, reports taken from ingredient MSDS)
  • CAS# 7558-80-7: oral,rat, LD50 = 8290 mg/Kg, Draize test, eye, rabbit,150 mg = Mild
  • CAS# 7558-79-4: Oral rat LD50: 17 gm/kg. Skin rabbit, standard Draize, 500 mg/24H, mild. Eye rabbit, standard Draize, 500 mg/24H mild,
  • Carcinogenicity: Ingredients not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTR, or OSHA

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12. Ecological Information

Environmental Fate: . If diluted with water, this chemical is not expected to have a significant environmental impact beyond increasing eutrophication in water bodies. This product contributes 800,000 mg/Kg of COD, and 18,200 mg/Kg of soluble phosphate to a water body

Environmental Toxicity:  Phosphate nutrients can increase eutrophication of lakes, ponds, reservoirs and other waterways, so nutrient release should be minimized as much as possible, although COD delivered by this product will encourage heterotrophic bacteria in the water body to assimilate the included phosphate.

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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: Class 50: (NMFC item 68140, sub 5) "Fertilizer compound , NOI powder in pails or drums". Alken Bio-Nutrient 7

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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: Disodium phosphate - 5000 lbs. (50,000 lbs. of this product)
  • Clean Air Act: Ingredients of this product are NOT listed as a hazardous air pollutants (HAP) on CWA. This product does not contain any Class 1 or Class 2 ozone depletors, nor was it made with such chemicals.
  • Clean Water Act: None of the chemicals in this formula are listed as Priority Pollutants under CWA.
Section 302/304 Extremely Hazardous Substances: This product does not have an RQ or a TPQ,.
Section 311 Hazard Categorization: acute, chronic
Section 313 Toxic Chemicals: None
  • State Right-to-Know Lists: Ingredients not listed on the following RTK lists: California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, or Rhode Island.
  • Not subject to California Proposition 65 labeling requirement. No ingredients known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or reproductive harm
  • WGK (Water Danger/Protection): ) CAS# 7664-41-7: 2, CAS# 7732-18-5:1
  • Canadian DSL: All ingredients ARE listed on the Canadian DSL. Product approved for sale in Canada.
  • Canadian WHMIS Classification:
  • Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List: Iingredients do not appear on this list. 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.
  • IHT CODE: 0404.10.0500 "Whey protein concentrates, modified whey, without sweeteners added"

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16. Other Information

Reason for Revision: Routine review & 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.