MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

Complies with OSHA'S Hazard Communication Standard 29CFR 1910 1200

DATE PREPARED 01-10-2010

SECTION 1. PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

PRODUCT NAME:	STERAMINE 1-G TABLETS

EPA REG. NO.:	1561-11
This product is registered and regulated by EPA under FIFRA and
regulated by FDA under subpart F of The Food Additives Amendment.

PRODUCT USE: Tablets are dissolved in water to provide sanitizing
solutions for food contact surface sanitizing in the food service
industry.

MANUFACTURER:
EDWARDS-COUNCILOR CO., INC.
SECTION 2. HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
HAZARDOUS COMPONENT
CHEMICAL NAME: (COMMON NAME)
                                     C.A.S.       %        TLW
                                     NUMBER    PRESENT    UNITS
                                     --------- -------    ------
ALKYL (C14 95%, C12 3%, C16 2%)      68424-85-1   50%       NIA
DIMETHYL BENZYL
AMMONIUM CHLORIDE DIHYDRATE
(QUATERNARY AMMONIUM COMPOUND - MYRISTALKONIUM CHLORIDE)

HAZARD RATING 1, HEALTH 1, FIRE REACT 0
RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE CLASS: NON HAZARDOUS
EPA PRIORITY POLLUTANTS: NONE
DOT HAZARD CLASS: NON HAZARDOUS	

SECTION 3. PHYSICAL DATA
PHYSICAL FORM: SOLID (TABLET)	              BOILING PT.: N/A
APPEARANCE AND ODOR: WHITE, ODORLESS TABLET   SPECIFIC GRAVITY: N/A
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: SOLUBLE	              FLASH PT. PMCC: > 200° F
VOLATILES: NON VOLATILE	                      MELTING PT: > 125° F

SECTION 4. FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
FLASH POINT, PMCC: >200° F
FLAMMABLE LIMITS: UNDETERMINED
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: WATER SPRAY, CARBON DIOXIDE, DRY CHEMICALS, FOAM
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: NONE
UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD: NONE
HAZARDOUS THERMAL DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: CARBON MONO/DIOXIDE

SECTION 5. REACTIVITY DATA
STABILITY: STABLE
INCOMPATABILITIES TO AVOID: STRONG OXIDIZING AGENTS
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION WILL NOT OCCUR
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

SECTION 6. HEALTH HAZARD DATA
THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE: NOT ESTABLISHED
PRIMARY ROUTES QF EXPOSURE:
EYES: UNLIKELY
ORAL INGESTION:	YES
SKIN: UNLIKELY
INHALATION: UNLIKELY

THIS PRODUCT, BEING IN SOLID, TABLET FORM, IS UNLIKELY TO PRESENT A
HAZARD IN HANDLING TO THE SKIN OR EYES. HOWEVER IF TABLETS ARE CRUSHED
AND DUST IS CREATED, THE DUST MAY BE IRRITATING TO THE EYES AND IRRITATING
TO THE SKIN IF CONTACT IS PROLONGED. ORAL INGESTION MAY BE HARMFUL.

EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
EYES AND SKIN:	IF TABLET DUST GETS IN EYES OR ON SKIN, FLUSH
WITH PLENTY OF WATER. IF IRRITATION PERSISTS, GET MEDICAL ATTENTION.

INGESTION:	IF TABLETS ARE SWALLOWED, DRINK PROMPTLY A LARGE
QUANTITY OF WATER. AVOID ALCOHOL. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.

NOTE TO PHYSICIAN: PROBABLE MUCOSAL DAMAGE MAY CONTRAINDICATE
THE USE OF GASTRIC LAVAGE. MEASURES AGAINST CIRCULATORY SHOCK,
RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION AND CONVULSION MAY BE NEEDED.

INHALATION PROCEDURE:  SAME AS FOR INGESTION
TOXICITY:   ACUTE ORAL TOXICITY IN MICE IN 24 HOURS:

LD5Omg/kg = 760 +/- 146

NOTE:	INDIVIDUAL TABLETS WEIGH 1.5 GRAMS EACH.
TABLETS CONTAIN AN INGREDIENT THAT TASTES EXTREMELY BITTER,
ESPECIALLY TO CHILDREN, TO HELP REDUCE THE CHANCE OF ACCIDENTAL
INGESTION OF ENOUGH TABLETS TO BE HARMFUL.

SANITIZING SOLUTIONS PRODUCED WITH THESE TABLETS AT THE CONCENTRATION
LEVEL SPECIFIED BY LABEL DIRECTIONS ARE CONSIDERED TO BE NON HAZARDOUS
TO MAN OR THE ENVIRONMENT AND ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS OF THE
EPA AND FDA.

THERE ARE NO CHEMICALS CONTAINED IN THIS PRODUCT THAT ARE LISTED AS
CARCINOGENS OR POTENTIAL CARCINOGENS UNDER THE NATONAL TOXICOLOGY
PROGRAM, I.A.R.C. MONOGRAPHS, OR OSHA.

SECTION 7. SPILL OR LEAK PROCEDURES
THIS PRODUCT, BEING IN SOLID, TABLET FORM, DOES NOT INVOLVE THE
HAZARDS OF SPILLS OR LEAKS ASSOCIATED WITH HANDLING LIQUID OR POWDERED
TYPE PRODUCTS.

WASTE DISPOSAL METHOD: THIS PRODUCT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN COMMERCIAL
AND INSTITUTIONAL DISHWASHING OPERATIONS AND MAY BE DISPOSED OF WITH WASH
WATER INTO THE SANITARY SEWAGE SYSTEM. PRODUCT IS BIODEGRADABLE. DO NOT
REUSE EMPTY CONTAINER, WRAP CONTAINER AND PUT IN TRASH.

RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE CLASS:  NON.HAZARDOUS

SECTION 8. SPECIAL PROTECTION/HANDLING INFORMATION
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION:  NO
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING/GLOVES:  NO
VENTILATION: NO
EYE PROTECTION:  NO

OTHER HANDLING PRECAUTIONS: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN STORAGE.
STORE IN DRY PLACE. KEEP CONTAINER CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE.

DO NOT CONTAMINATE FOOD BY STORAGE OR DISPOSAL.

SECTION 9. SARA TITLE III
THIS PRODUCT IS NOT SUBJECT TO THE TOXIC CHEMICAL REPORTING
REQUIREMENTS OFSECTION 313 OF TITLE III OF THE SUPERFUND
AMENDMENTS AND REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1986 AND 40 CFR PART 372.