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Bio-Peat MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Essentially Similar to OSHA-20 Form U.S. Dept. of Labor

Manufactured by:

T&J Enterprises
2328 W. Providence Ave
Spokane, WA   99205

Phone: 888-769-3878

 
 
SECTION I.                              IDENTIFICATION OF PRODUCT

Product Name:
   BIO-PEAT 

Chemical Synonyms:   ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIC BLACK PEAT

Chemical Family:   ORGANIC BLACK PEAT
   

SECTION II.                                         INGREDIENTS

Appearance & Odor:
Black, has earthy odor. Boiling/Melting Point: N/A

Solubility in H20: Not soluble, loose pH 3-6 s.u.

Vapor Pressure & Vapor Density: N/A Evaporation Rate: N/A

SECTION III.                                    PHYSICAL DATA

Hazardous Components:
None.

Other Components: Respirable particulate (dust) 

Nuisance Particulate:
(peat) 10 mg/m3

Natural Peat: N/A 88-94%

Water: 7732-18-5 12-6%

NFPA/HMIS: Health 0  Reactivity 0  Fire 1  Specific Hazard 0
 

SECTION IV.                     FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA

Flash Point & Method Used:
N/A Lower Flammable Limits in Air % by volume: N/A

Auto Ignition Temperature: 500ºF 260°C Auto Extinguishing Method: Any

Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Standard Fire: Caution, burning may continue inside bag after surface fire is out. Break bag to separate pile to assure that the fire is extinguished. The thermal decomposition products are those commonly observed with natural products such as wood or vegetable matter. Dry Bio-Peat may wick petroleum-based products to an open flame.

SECTION V.                                     HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Stability:
Stable    Conditions & Materials to Avoid: None Known

Hazardous Polymerization: N/A    Conditions to Avoid: None Known

Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: Thermal decomposition releases CO, CO2, Hydrocarbons
  

SECTION VI.                                      REACTIVITY DATA

Inhalation:
May cause slight irritation with very high concentrations.

Ingestion: No known hazard    Eyes: Dust particles may cause minor eye irritation

Skin: No known hazard    Toxic data: Established as non-toxic

Emergency & First Aid Procedures: If inhaled, provide fresh air. If eye irritation occurs, flush with water. Keep open wounds covered and clean. Wash with soap and water. NOTICE TO PHYSICIAN: Symptomatic treatment .
 

SECTION VII.                      SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

Ventilation:
Adequate ventilation should be available to keep dust concentrations below exposure limits.

Respiratory Protection: A NIOSH or MSHA approved respirator should be worn when dust standards are exceeded.

Skin Protection: Protective clothing is not necessary, but may be required to handle absorbed hydrocarbons.

Eye Protection: Safety glasses with side shields are recommended.

Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: Normal work clothing.

Work Hygienic Practices: Open wounds should be kept clean and suitably protected.

Other: Washing facilities should be available.
  

SECTION VIII.                   SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION

Emergency Action:
Sweep up and containerize if unused.

Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled: Use methods to clean spill which avoid creating airborne dust. Remove for disposal or incorporation into soil or garden.

Waste Disposal Method: According to EPA 40 CFR 261.3, waste in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.

SECTION IX.                               SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

DISCLAIMER:
The information contained in all printed material is provided without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Information is provided solely for consideration, investigation, and verification by the recipients; users should consider this information only as a supplement to other information gathered by or made available to them. Users should make independent determinations of the suitability and completeness of all information from all sources to assure proper use and disposal of these materials for the safety and health of personnel and the environment, and for full regulatory compliance. The hazard information contained in the Material Safety Data Sheet (“MSDS”) and elsewhere is not a substitute for risk assessment under actual conditions of use. Users have the responsibility to be and keep currently informed on chemical hazard information, to design and update their own programs, and to comply with all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding safety, occupational health, right to know, environmental protection, and any other related legislation.
   
 

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