Virginia KMP -- Algae-Cide No. 5

SECTION I - IDENTIFICATION
PRODUCT: ALGAE-CIDE NO. 5   CAT. NO.:H441, H443
MANUFACTURED BY:               TELEPHONE NUMBERS:
Virginia KMP Corporation       Office:         1-(214) 330-7731
4100 Platinum Way              Emergency Only: 1-(800) 424-9300
Dallas, Texas 75237

SECTION II - HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
OSHA Hazardous Components (29 CFR 1910.1200)            
N-Alkyldimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (CAS# 139-08-2) 
EXPOSURE LIMITS:    8 HR. TWA:  
OSHA PEL:   NE  
ACGIH TLV:  NE
EPA Reg. No. 52474-2

SECTION III - HAZARDS IDENTIFICATIONS

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW: CAUTION!  Causes skin and eye irritation.  Harmful if
absorbed through skin or swallowed.

POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS:
 INHALATION: May cause irritation.
 EYE CONTACT: Causes eye irritation.
 SKIN CONTACT: Causes skin irritation.  Substance can be absorbed
    through the skin in harmful amounts.
 INGESTION: Irritating to mouth, throat and stomach.
 CHRONIC Effects: None established.
 NOTE: CARCINOGENICITY: 
     LISTED IN NTP? No   IARC? No   OSHA Regulated? No

SECTION IV - FIRST AID MEASURES
INHALATION: Remove victim to fresh air and if needed, immediately begin
artificial respiration.  Give oxygen if breathing is labored.  Get
emergency medical help.  Contact a physician immediately.
EYE CONTACT: Flush eyes with water for 15 minutes.  Get medical attention
if symptoms develop and persist.
SKIN CONTACT: Flush with water or soap and water for 15 minutes or until
all traces have been removed.  Seek medical attention if symptoms develop
and persist.
INGESTION: Do not induce vomiting.  Rinse mouth out with water.  Get
immediate medical attention.

SECTION V - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
FLASHPOINT (TEST METHOD): Water solution, will not burn
FLAMMABLE LIMITS:  LOWER: NA    UPPER: NA
AUTOIGNITION TEMPERATURE: NA
GENERAL HAZARD: Not combustible. 
FIRE FIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS: Approach fire from upwind side.  Avoid
breathing smoke, fumes, mist, or vapors on the downwind side.
Firefighters wear protective clothing, and self contained breathing
apparatus.  If stored in drums: Containers may rupture from internal
pressure if confined to fire area.  Cool with water.  Get non-emergency
personnel out of the area.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Use extinguishing media appropriate for surrounding
conditions.
HAZARDOUS COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: Toxic fumes of NOx, NH3Cl ; smoke, CO2,CO

SECTION VI - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES: Emergency response coordinator must have
mandated training.  Eliminate all ignition sources.  SMALL SPILLS: Pick up
with absorbent materials and place in non-leaking containers; seal tightly
for proper disposal or reuse.  LARGE SPILLS: Evacuate the hazard area of
unprotected personnel.  Wear appropriate respirator and protective
clothing.  Shut off source of leak if safe to do so.  Dike and contain.
Remove with vacuum trucks or pump to storage/salvage vessels.
LAND SPILL: Clean up leaks/spills immediately to prevent soil or water
contamination.
WATER SPILL: Notify proper authorities.
SECTION VII - HANDLING AND STORAGE
HANDLING: Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing.  After handling
this product, wash hands before eating, drinking, or smoking.  If contact
occurs, remove contaminated clothing.  If needed, take first aid action
shown in section IV.  Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.
STORAGE: Store away from oxidizers.
 
SECTION VIII - SECTION VIII - EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
ENGINEERING CONTROLS: Local exhaust and mechanical ventilation
recommended, drench shower eye wash as needed.
PERSONAL PROTECTION: Chemical goggles or full face shield, gloves, boots
and aprons to protect against spills or splashes.
SECTION IX - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
VAPOR PRESSURE: 41.41 mmHg @ 0 C    VAPOR DENSITY (Air=1): NA
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 1.005      
EVAPORATION RATE (N-BUTYL ACETATE=1): >1.0
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Complete     
VOC (G/L): 25
pH: 9 - 10       
FREEZING POINT: ND
BOILING POINT: 212 F
APPEARANCE & ODOR: Clear liquid, soapy odor

SECTION X - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
STABILITY: Stable.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: High temperatures
MATERIALS TO AVOID: Oxidizing materials
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Toxic fumes of NOx, NH3, & Cl 
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: Will not occur

SECTION XI - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
n-alkyl dimethyl benzene ammonium chloride  
      1 mg/24 hr skin - rabbit
      1 mg  eye - rabbit

SECTION XII - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Not available

SECTION XIII - DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Dispose as hazardous waste.  Classification and documentation is required
before disposal.  Follow all local, state and federal regulations.

SECTION XIV - TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Algae-cide No. 5.  not regulated
HAZARD CLASS:  NA
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: NA
DOT Emergency Guide #: NA
Reportable Quantity (RQ): NA
International:  NA
SECTION XV - REGULATORY INFORMATION
TSCA (Toxic Substance Control Act): Components of this product are listed
on the TSCA Inventory.
CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability
Act): Not listed.
SARA TITLE III (Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act): None
listed.
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65: Not listed.

SECTION XVI - OTHER INFORMATION- OTHER INFORMATION
State Right-to-Know Programs: MA, NJ, PA

NFPA Ratings
 Health:  2
 Flammability: 2
 Reactivity: 0
HMIS Protective Equipment: X   See your supervisor
ALGAE - CIDE NO. 5

Prepared by: Virginia KMP Corporation  
revised  2/27/98
This information is furnished without warranty, expressed or implied,
except that it is accurate to the best knowledge of Virginia KMP.  The
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ALGAE - CIDE NO. 5