Material Safety Data Sheet EcoGrit Concentrate

1. IDENTIIFICATION, SUPPLIER & CONTACT NUMBERS

Product Name: EcoGrit Concentrate

Product Type: De-icer/Anti-icer/Anti-Corrosion

Supplier: EcoGrit.

Contact Number for technical information: 0800 193 6466

 

2. COMPOSITION & PROCESS

EcoGrit Concentrate is produced by mixing sodium chloride with evaporated co-products from the sugar, starch, cereal carbohydrate processing and distillation industries.

 

3. APPEARANCE & SMELL

Dark brown granule with a non-pungent smell.

 

4. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

– Inhalation: Not Applicable

– Skin contact: None under normal ambient conditions

– Eye contact: None under normal conditions

– Ingestion: None under normal conditions

 

5. FIRST AID MEASURES

– Skin: May cause slight irritation, wash area with soap and water

– Eyes: May cause irritation, flood eye with water

 

6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions: None under normal conditions

Environmental precautions: Biodegradable, increases BOD and COD – See 14

 

7. STORAGE CONDITIONS

Non or anti-corrosive: Store in dry area. Avoid microbiological or dilution with water

 

8. TRANSPORT CONSIDERATIONS

Not considered hazardous or dangerous for conveyance

 

9. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

– Personal protection: None under normal conditions

– Respiratory protection: Not Applicable

– Eye protection: Safety glasses may be desirable when emptying containers or drums

– Hand protection: Not required, rubber gloves advised

 

10. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Physical state and 25°C: Fine Granule

Colour: Very Dark Brown

Odour: Earthy, non-pungent

Initial boiling point (°C): >100

Freezing point (°C): <minus 30

Density at 25°C (kg/m3): About 1275, S.G. = 1.275

Vapour pressure (hPa): Not applicable

Viscosity (cps) at 20°C: About 30

Solubility in water (% weight): Forms infinite aqueous solution

pH value as-is: About 7-8

Flashpoint (°C): Not applicable

Auto-ignition temperature (°C): Not applicable

Explosion limits (lower) (kg/m3): Not applicable

Thermal decomposition (°C): Begins about 100

 

11. STABILITY & REACTIVITY

Hazardous decomposition products: Burning can produce CO2 and water, N compounds

Materials to avoid: Strong acids and alkalis, oxidizing agents

 

12. MICROBIOLOGICAL STABILITY

Stable unless diluted with >5% water when yeast, mould and some harmless

bacteria (e.g Lactobacillus spp.) growth may occur in warm temperatures.

Pathogens will not grow, indeed are killed.

 

13. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute toxicity: None, non-toxic

Chronic toxicity: None

 

14. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

No significant environmental hazard or adverse effect from human or animal

exposure resulting from accidental release of this material is anticipated. Its components are used in food and feed and there is no LD50.

– COD (mgO2/g): About 350

– BOD (mgO2/g): About 335 (the Environment Agency)

 

15. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Disposal: See section 6

 

16. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Not applicable

 

17. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Symbol(s): None

R and or S phrases: None

 

18. OTHER INFORMATION

Recommended uses: As an Anti-icer, De-icer and Anti-corrosion liquid

  

The contents and format of this MSDS are in accordance with EC Commission

Directive 91/155/EC, as amended by Directive 93/112/EC.

 

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

The information in the MSDS was obtained from sources, which we believe to be reliable. However, the

information is provided without any warranty, express or implied, regarding its correctness. The

conditions or methods of handling, storage, use or disposal of the product are beyond our control and

may be beyond our knowledge. For this, and other reasons, we do not assume responsibility and expressly disclaim liability for loss, damage or expense arising out of or in any way connected with the

handling, storage, use or disposal of the product.

 

This MSDS was prepared and is to be used only for this product. If the product is

used as a component in another product, this MSDS information may not be applicable.

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