1. ldentification Product identifier: MicroSorb SC-W 
    Other means of identification: Tan or Beige Powder, Slight Petroleum Odor, Tastes like sugar

    Recommended Use: Bioremediation of hydrocarbons, sewage and industrial waste, fats, oils and grease, 
    opportunistics (algae, E.coli, etc.)

    Recommended restrictions: None known. Workers (and your customers or users in the case of resale) should be
    informed of the potential presence of respirable dust. Appropriate training in the proper use and handling of this material should be provided as required under applicable regulations.

    Company name: MicroSorb Envirommental Products, Inc
    Address: 111 Summer Street, Scituate, MA 02066 USA
    Telephone: 781-378-2698
    Website: http://www.microsorb.com
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Emergency phone number: 508-878-7859

  2. Hazard(s) identification

    This product contains food grade sugar.
    The microbes are considered Class 1 and have not been connected to any safety issues

    Physical hazards: Can be slippery when wet
    Health hazards: Not classified
    Environmental hazards: Not classified
    OSHA Not classified
    defined hazards: Label None
    elements Hazard : None
    symbol: The substance does not meet the criteria for classification
    Signal word:
    Hazard statement: Observe good industrial hygiene practices
    Precautionary: Wash hands after handling
    statement Prevention: Keep dry and store away from incompatible materials
    Response: Dispose of waste and residues in accordance with local authority requirements
    Hazard(s) not otherwise classified (HN OC): None known
    Supplemental information: Not applicable

  3. Composition/information on ingredients

    Chemical ·name Sucrose, sugar, D( + )Saccharose Mixed microbe population
    Common name & synonyms: Sugar
    CAS number:  57-50-1   95%
    NONE >=5%

  4. First-aid measures

    Inhalation: No specific first aid measures noted.
    Eye contact: Can be irritating. No specific first aid measures noted. Flush thoroughly with water. If irritation occurs, get medical assistance.
    Ingestion: No specific first aid measures noted. Rinse mouth thoroughly. Get medical attention if any discomfort occurs. Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed: Dust in the eyes will cause irritation. Flush with water. Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed: Provide supportive measures and treat symptomatically.
    General information: No hazards which require special first aid measures. Provide general supportive measures and treat symptomatically.

  5. Fire-fighting measures

    Suitable extinguishing media: Water fog.
    Unsuitable extinguishing media: Not applicable. Supports combustion poorly
    Specific hazards arising from the chemical: The dust generated by the transportation and handling of sugar is an explosive hazard; measures must be taken to avoid the creation of fugitive dust and to abate any dust created.
    Special protective equipment and precautions for firefighters: Material can be slippery when wet.
    Fire fighting equipment/instructions: In the event of fire, cool with water spray. Material can be slippery when wet.
    Specific methods: Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out
    General fire hazards: Dust is an explosion hazard. This material may be a secondary fuel to an existing fire.

  6. Accidental release measures
    Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Keep unnecessary personnel away. Materialcan be slippery when wet. No special precautions are necessary beyond normal good hygiene practices. See Section 8 for additional personal protection advice when handling this product.
    Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up: If sweeping of a contaminated area is necessary use a dust suppressant agent which does not react with the product. Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal. Collect dust using a vacuum cleaner equipped with HEPA filter. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid the generation of dusts during clean-up. Following product recovery, flush area with water. For waste disposal, see section 13 of the SOS. Collect powder
    using special dust vacuum cleaner with particle filter or carefully sweep into closed container.
    Environmental precautions: Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. No special environmental precautions required.

  7. Exposure controls and personal protection: None

    Handling and storage
    Precautions for safe handling: Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Remove ignition sources. Provide appropriate
    exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. A void breathing dust. Practice good housekeeping.

    5 mg/m3
    15 mg/m3
    50 mppcf
    15 mppcf
    Respirable fraction.
    Total dust
    Total dust Respirable

    Biological limit values: No biological exposure limits noted for the ingredient(s).
    Appropriate engineering controls: Ventilation should be sufficient to effectively remove and prevent buildup of any dusts
    or fumes that may be generated during handling.
    Eye/face protection: Use tight fitting goggles if dust is generated. Wear dust-resistant safety goggles where there is danger of eye contact.
    Skin protection: No protection is ordinarily required under normal conditions of use
    Hand protection: Wear gloves to prevent drying
    Other: Normal work clothing (long sleeved shirts and long pants) is recommended.
    Respiratory protection: Use a NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator if there is a risk of exposure to dust/fume at levels exceeding the exposure limits.
    Thermal hazards: Avoid temperatures above 160F; heat, flames, ignition sources, and incompatibles.
    General hygiene considerations: Always observe good personal hygiene measures, such as washing after handling the material and before eating, drinking, and/or smoking. Use good industrial hygiene practices in handling this material.

  9. Physical and chemical properties
    Appearance: Physical state: Fine powder
    Color: Light brown, beige
    Odor: Slight oil smell
    Melting Point >365F, Flash Point== NIA, Flammable Limits== NIA LEL dust 20g/m3, UEL dust 15 Kg/m3
    Boiling Point NIA
    Specific Gravity l.587
    Vapor Pressure (mm Hg.) 5.lSE-17
    Vapor Density (Air== 1) NIA
    Evaporation Rate NI A
    Solubility in Water 2.07 grams per gram water at 77F

  10. Stability and Reactivity:
    Stable under ordinary conditions.
    Avoid temperatures above 120F; heat, flames, ignition sources.
    Avoid strong caustics and acids

  11. Toxicological Information: Non-toxic

  12. Ecological Information: Microbes
    LCS0  Rat .5.27mg/L, 4 hour OECD 436
    LDSO Rat .2,000 mg/Kg OECD 425

  13. Disposal Considerations: Beneficial to sanitary sewers and septic systems. Consult local

  14. Transport Information: Not regulated as dangerous goods

  15. Regulatory Information- US Federal Regulations
    CERCLA Hazardous Substance List; Not listed SARA 1986; Not listed

    Hazard Categories
    Immediate Hazard - Dust may be explosive.
    Delayed Hazard - Dust may be explosive
    Fire Hazard - Ignition Temperature of dust cloud 662F