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Material Safety Data Sheet

1. Product Description
Product Name:  Peat Sorb Oil Absorbent
Chemical Synonyms: NONE
Chemical Family: Peat Moss
Emergency Telephone #
1-800-461-0300   905-607-4141
V. Emergency & First Aid Procedures
Inhalation:  Remove to fresh air
Ingestion:   Do not induce vomiting
Eyes:           Flush eyes with running 
                    water to remove particles
Skin:            Wash irritated areas with
                    mild soap and water.
If irritation or discomfort persist, consult
a physician
Note to physician: Symptomatic treatment
Hazard Rating

    Least  0  Slight  1  Moderate  2
            High  3  Extreme  4
Health:        0
Fire:            1
Reactivity:-  0
VI. Physical Data
Vapor density:
N/A
Solubility in H2O:
Not soluble
Appearance, Odor
Brown, Fibrous
Boiling Point:
N/A
Melting Point:
N/A
Vapor Pressure:
N/A
pH: 4-6 Evaporation Rate:
N/A
% Volatile by Weight:
N/A
II. Ingredients
Composition Exposure Limits %
Moisture N/A 7%
Peat Nuisance particulate 10mg/m 93%
VII. Reactivity
Conditions & Materials to Avoid: STRONG ACIDS pH 2-3
Hazardous Decomposition Products: NONE KNOWN
Stability:
STABLE
Hazardous Polymerization:
NOT KNOWN TO OCCUR
III. Health Information
Chronic and Acute Effects of Over Exposure

Inhalation:
May cause slight irritation
                   with very high concentrations
Ingestion: -No know hazard
Skin:           No know hazard
Eyes:         -Dust particles may cause
                   minor eye irritation

Applies to unused PEAT SORB
Toxic Data: Established
VIII. Fire & Explosion Hazards
Auto Ignition Temperature: 
500F  260C
Special Fire Fighting Procedures & Precautions:
Standard Fire Protection Equipment
Flash Point & Method Used:
N/A
Lower Flammable Limits in Air % by volume:  N/A
Extinguishing Method: Use media needed to control surrounding fire
Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazards: ]
Will wick petroleum - based products on 
open flame
IV. Personal Protection Information
I Ventilation: Adequate ventilation
                      should be available to keep
                      dust concentrations below
                      exposure limits
Respiratory  
Protection:   
A niosh approved dust
                      respirator should be worn
                      when dust standards are
                      exceeded 
Eye 
Protection:
     Safety glasses with side
                       shields are recommended.
Skin
Protection:
     Protective clothing is not
                       necessary for peat sorb,
                       but may be required to
                       handle absorbed 
                       hydrocarbons
Other:             Washing facilities should
                       be available
IX. Spill or Leak Procedures
Water Disposal:
Unused peat sorb is not hazardous. Dispose oil-saturated peat sorb according to local regulations government material absorbed
Emergency Action:
Sweep up and containerize if unused 

X. Storage & Transportation Requirements
Storage Precautions:
Store in dry place to prevent unwanted moisture uptake
Other Precautions: None
Transportation Requirements:
Normal Freight
Due to the variety of liquids and chemicals involved in spills the manufacturer cannot recommend disposal procedures or guarantee the performance of PEAT SORB other than to replace such quantity of product proved to be defective.  PEAT SORB disclaims any liability for loss or damage incurred in connection with the use of this substance. 

 

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