Effective Date: 03/29/2007

 Product Bulletin

purple divider line, portable toilet treatment formulas

 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


 NFPA Hazard Ratings:

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

 Health=1  Fire=0  Reactivity=0


Canadian WHMIS Classification D 2 B

All ingredients on Canadian DSL and USA TSCA lists

1. Product Identification

 Synonyms:  Portable Toilet Odor Control
 CAS Number:  Not applicable to mixtures
 Chemical Formula:  Proprietary Mixture
 Formula ID Codes:  10100

 2. Composition/Information on Ingredients

 Chemical Name  CAS Number   OSHA PEL  ACGIH TLV  % Weight
 Water  7732-18-5   NDA   NDA  75 - 88
 Oxygenated organic/inorganic salts solution  Proprietary   NDA   NDA  4 - 6
Aloe vera, barbadensis Miller gel leaf extract  8001-97-6   NDA   NDA  2 - 5
 Yucca schidigera leaf extract  223749-05-1   NDA    NDA  2 - 4
 *Royal Blue polymer dye  Proprietary  NDA  NDA   1 - 3
Sodium laureth sulfate  9004-82-4  NDA  NDA  1 - 2
  Viable bacterial cultures  NA  NDA  NDA  1
 Cocomidopropyl betaine  61789-40-0  NDA  NDA   < 1
Coconut oil monoethanolamine 68140-00-1  NDA  NDA  < 1 
 Black Cherry Burst Fragrance  Proprietary  NDA  NDA   < 1
Glycerine  56-81-5   5 mg/M3 10 mg/M3   < 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
 *Hydroquinone  123-31-9 .2 mg/M3   .2 mg/M3 .< 0.01

*Hydroquinone represents <3% of the blue polymer dye and is thus included as an ingredient.

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.

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: No effect if ingested 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.

4. First Aid Measures

  • Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air
  • Ingestion: Give victim water or milk to drink to dilute the product. Get medical advice..
  • Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing and footwear. Wash skin with soap and water. Wash clothing before reuse.
  • 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:


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

6. Accidental Release Measures

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

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.

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.

9. Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance and Color: Dark Blue, slightly turbid liquid.
  • Odor: "Black Cherry Burst" fragrance added
  • Solubility in Water: 99%
  • Specific Gravity: 1.033 @ 15 deg. C
  • Bulk density: NDA
  • pH:  6.8 - 7.3
  • % 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

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

11. Toxicological Information

  • Toxicological Data:
RTECS: CAS# 8001-97-6: BC8055000/ CAS#223749-05-1:NDA/ CAS 7732-18-5: ZC0110000 / CAS# 9004-82-4: WB7499000 / CAS# 56-81-5: MA8050000 / CAS# 61789-40-0: 1007217CB / CAS#68140-00-1: NDA / Bacterial cultures: 1003657BA / Fragrance: 1002064FR / CAS# 134-20-3: CB3325000/ CAS 64-02-8: AH5075000 / CAS 1310-73-2: WB4900000 / CAS 2634-33-5: 1004600BE / CAS 25265-71-8: UB8765000/ CAS# 134-20-3: CB3325000 / CAS# 123-31-9: MX3500000
 LC50/LD50 - Individual Ingredients (data from raw material MSDS)
CAS# 7732-18-5: LD50= >90 mL/Kg
CAS# 8001-97-6: Oral, rat LD50 = > 16g/Kg
CAS# 223749-05-1- Oral toxicity (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
Royal Blue polymer dye: Oral, rat LD50 = >5,000 mg/Kg,
CAS# 68140-00-1:Oral, rat LD50 = 1200 mg/Kg
CAS# 64-02-8: acute, oral, rat LD50 = 3030 mg/Kg; acute, dermal, rabbit LD50 =5,000 mg/Kg
CAS 1310-73-2: skin, rabbit: 500 mg/24H severe; eye rabbit: 50 ug/24H severe.
CAS# 2634-33-5, oral, rat LD50 = 20 g/Kg
CAS# 25265-71-8: oral, rat LD50 = 14850 mg/Kg; skin, rabbit, LD50 = > 20 mL/Kg.
CAS# 134-20-3: Oral, rat LD50 = 2910 mg/kg, Oral, mouse LD50 = 3900 mg/kg, Oral LD50 Guinea pig: 2780 mg/kg; 24 hour skin rabbit: moderate
CAS# 123-31-9: Oral, rat LD50 = 8470 mg/Kg; Oral, mouse LD50 = 245 mg/Kg
Dermal & Eye Irritation Tests for Proprietary "Oxygenated organic/inorganic salts Solution" - sold as ALKEN® 896 BIOSTIMULANT
Acute dermal irritation study New Zealand white rabbits: A 20% solutionm (5 ml "Oxygenated organic/inorganic salts Solution" + 20 mL sterile, distilled water) was applied to intact & abraded skin one one side, with sterile water applied to intact & abraded skin on other side of same animals to serve as controls.
Acute dermal irritation New Zealand white rabbits: PI = 0.0, Toxicity level IV
Acute eye irritation: A 20% solution (5 ml "Oxygenated organic/inorganic salts Solution" + 20 mL sterile, water) was introduced to one eye, while untreated eye was observed as a "control". Eyes were examined and graded at 24, 48 and 72 hours post treatment..
Acute eye irritation, :New Zealand white rabbits: PI=0.0, Toxicity IV
Bacteria in this product: Acute oral toxicity: Rats LD50 = > 5 grams/kg, no toxicity symptoms, no weight loss
Acute dermal toxicity: LD50 = > 5050 mg/Kg
Acute dermal irritation albino rabbits: PI = 0.0, Toxicity level IV
Acute eye irritation: PI=0.0, Toxicity IV
Acute Inhalation, Rats LC50= >2.43 mg/L.
  • Carcinogenicity:
ACGIH-A3 Hydroquinone, CAS# 123-31-9 "confirmed animal carcinogen". Not listed on IARC, NIOSH, OSHA or NTP
Other ingredients are NOT found on any lists published by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP or OSHA

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. Ammonia: Fish toxicity - 1600 µg/L 96 hour LC50 (mortality) common jollytail. Coconut-based surfactants including CAS 6178-40-0, CAS 68140-00-1 and CAS 9004-80-4 present low volatility and an aquatic LC50 of 0.2 to 59 mg/L and since the included bacteria use them as a food source, minimal environmental impact is expected. Low volatility, water soluble formula.

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 beyond typically preventing fish from trapping air bubbles under their gills.

Aquatic Ecotoxicity of Individual Ingredients: CAS# 2634-33-1, 1,2 benzisothiazolin-3-one (<1%) is VERY toxic to aquatic organisms (Fish, LC50, 4 days exposure = 1.0 - 3.3 ppm. Crustaceans (Daphnia magna) EC50 immobilization = 2 days exposure 0.85 ppm. CAS# 123-31-9, Hydroxyquinone (<0.1%): Rainbow Trout LC50 = 0.097 mg/L; 96H, Fathead Minnow LC50 = 0.1 - 0.18 mg/L, 96H, Hydroxyquinone will biodegrade easily.

Biodegradability: CAS# 2634-33-1, 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one (<1%) will biodegrade by 81.9% within 20 days. All three coconut-based surfactants are easily biodegraded, when tested using OECD protocol. Although present as a trace amount, the naturally high BOD of this chemical will shorten bioremediation time needed, as it binds with soil and humified compounds with natural negative charges. For further details on OECD protocol, see "OECD Guidelines for Testing Chemicals", 1981, ISBN 92-64-12221-

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. Disinfect container with a 1% sodium hypochlorite solution, triple rinse with clean water, pouring 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.

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".

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: None

    Section 302/304 Extremely Hazardous Substances: None

    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). This ingredient represents less than 1% of final product formula, which has a neutral pH, thereby avoiding ALL issues that could lead to the need for a reporting incident. At less than 1% of finished formula, a total weight of 1,000 lbs sodium hydroxide would be included in 100,000 lbs of liquid product with NEUTRAL pH.

  • Clean Water Act: This product contains no ingredients that CWA lists on its "Hazardous Substances", "Priority Pollutant" or "Toxic Pollutant" lists.
  • Clean Air Act: ONLY CAS# 123-31-9, Hydroquinone IS 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.
  • OSHA: Sodium hydroxide, CAS# 1310-73-2, is 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 & CAS# 27176-87-0 (<1%) ARE found on the following RTK lists: Pennsylvania, Minnesota & Massachussetts. Sodium hydroxide, CAS#1310-73-2, comprising < 1% of this product and Hydroquinone, CAS#123- 31-9, comprising <0.01% of this product can be found on the following RTK lists: California, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota & Massachusetts. Other ingredients are not listed on any of the following RTK lists: Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island or Tennessee.ingredients NOT listed on the following RTK lists: California,
  • CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 LABEL REQUIRED:  This product contains <0.01% of Hydroquinone (CAS# 123-31-9), a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects and/or reproductive harm.
  • Canadian WHMIS Classification: Class D2B. (Other toxic effects - for surfactants & imported LIVE microbial cultures). CAS# 27176-87-0, 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. Product Approved for sale in Canada.
  • Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List: Sodium hydroxide, CAS 1310-73-2, comprising < 1% of this product and Hydroquinone, CAS# 123-31-9, comprising < 0.01% of this product ARE listed on the CID, 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.

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.

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