EM-1 Material Safety Data Sheet

Health and Safety is a major concern for responsible people so it is good to know that EM 1 Effective micro-organisms are perfectly safe. The Health and Safety Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is reproduced below. Click here for a PDF

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (1)

Effective Microorganisms EM 1

PREPARED: 12/15/97
PRODUCT NAME: EM 1
PRODUCED BY:

EM Production B.V.
Industriestraat 1 b
8391 AG Noordwolde
0031 (0)561 433115
SECTION I – PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

GENERAL OR GENERIC NAME: Liquid Microbial Inoculant
HAZARD RATING: HEALTH: 0 Normal Material
FIRE: 0 Will not burn
REACTIVITY: 0 Stable

SECTION II – HAZARDOUS IINGREDIENTS

If present, carcinogens and chemicals subject to reporting are identified in this section:
INGREDIENTS %(By Volume) Note
No hazardous ingredients present; not hazardous to humans, animals or plants.

SECTION III – PHYSICAL DATA

BOILING POINT: >100 oC SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 1.007
VAPOR PRESSURE: N/D SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Complete
VAPOR DENSITY: Air = 1 MELTING POINT: N/A %
VOLATILE BY VOLUME: 0 EVAPORATION RATE: Equal to water
APPEARANCE AND OUDOR: Brown liquid; mild pH OF SOLUTION: 3.5

SECTION IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION INFORMATION

FLASH POINT: N/A
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION BYPRODUCTS: None
EXPLOSION LIMIT: 0 FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: N/A
EXTINGUISHING: N/A
SPECIAL FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS: None

SECTION V – HEALTH HAZARD DATA

PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LEVEL: None: see Section II
HEALTH HAZARDS: None
CARCINOGENICITY: Non-carcinogenic
EFFECTS OF CHRONIC OVEREXPOSURE: None
PRIMARY ROUTES OF ENTRY: Skin contact, Eye contact, Ingestion, Inhalation
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF EXPOSURE: SKIN: None
EYES: May cause eye irritation
INHALATION: None
INGESTION: May cause gas
FIRST AID: IF ON SKIN: None
IF ON EYES: Flush with fresh water
IF INHALED: None
IF INGESTED: Drink fresh water

SECTION VI – REACTIVITY DATA

HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur
STABILITY: Stable, no toxic fumes.
INCOMPATIBILITY: None
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION OR BYPRODUCTS: None; biodegradable

SECTION VII – SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES

IN CASE OF LEAK OR SPILL: Mop up with fresh water, sewer disposal
WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: Sewer disposal
HANDLING AND STORING PRECAUTIONS: Store at room temperature
OTHER PRECAUTIONS: Not recommended for human consumption

SECTION VIII – PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT TO BE USED

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: None
VENTILATION: None
PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Optional
EYE PROTECTION: Safety glasses recommended
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING: None
WORK PRACTICES: Clean up spills immediately; floor will be slick