BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™

TECHNICAL PRODUCT BULLETIN: B-63
USEPA, OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
REGULATION AND POLICY DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
LISTING DATE: DECEMBER 15, 2010
“BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™”
(aka, BIOREM-2000 SC)


 

I. NAME, BRAND, OR TRADEMARK
BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™
(aka, BIOREM-2000 SC)
Type of Product: Bioremediation Agent (Biological Additive: Microbiological Culture)
II. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MANUFACTURER/CONTACT
Clift Industries, Inc.
P.O. Box 67153
Charlotte, NC 28226
Customer Service:
Phone: (800) 996-9901
Product Management:
Phone: (704) 752-0031
Fax: (704) 544-2532
E-mail: matt@cliftindustries.com
(Mr. Matt Barnhill)
III. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRIMARY DISTRIBUTORS
Clift Industries, Inc.
P.O. Box 67153
Charlotte, NC 28226
Customer Service:
Phone: (800) 996-9901
Product Management:
Phone: (704) 752-0031
Fax: (704) 544-2532
E-mail: matt@cliftindustries.com
(Mr. Matt Barnhill)
IV. SPECIAL HANDLING AND WORKER PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND FIELD APPLICATION
1. Flammability: Non-flammable
2. Ventilation: No special requirements.
3. Skin and eye contact; protective clothing; treatment in case of contact: No special equipment or clothing is required in the handling, storage and field application of this product. For skin and eye contact, wear gloves and goggles.
4.a. Maximum storage temperature: 140°F
4.b. Minimum storage temperature: 35°F
4.c. Optimum storage temperature range: 85°F
V. SHELF LIFE
The shelf life of the product is two (2) years when stored within the storage temperature range in the original container.
VI. RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURE
1. Application Method: Spray from boats, aircraft, fire eductor systems on boats, helicopter buckets, hand-held or backpack sprayers, or from hoses attached to small pumps, water trucks and aerial spray, including typical spreading systems.
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
Shoreline Treatment:
To treat beaches, coarse sand, rocks, rip rap, sea walls, cobble shorelines and rocky shores, oiled pilings and piers use one (1) part BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™ diluted with five (5) parts water. Use one (1) gallon per 1,500 square feet of contaminated area.
Treating Marine Vegetation/Wetlands:
Dilute one (1) part BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™ with five (5) parts water and apply with non-pressure, non-impact spraying equipment onto reeds, grasses, trees, and rocks in marsh areas and vegetated wetlands. Use one (1) gallon per 1,500 square feet of contaminated area.
For Treating Water:
Do no dilute BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™ and apply directly spraying onto the surface of oil.
Small Applications:
BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™ may be applied with hand sprayers or portable pumps to spray the product directly onto oiled surfaces. Dose rates will vary with the type and amount of petroleum spilled, the extent of weathering, and other site-specific conditions, including temperature, porosity of surface, and residence time available to let the product contact the oil.
3. Conditions for Use: Effective at temperatures above 40°F.
VII. TOXICITY AND EFFECTIVENESS
a. Effectiveness:
Bioremediation Agent Effectiveness Test (40 CFR 300.900), Federal Register September 15, 1994:
Summary Data Table
DAYS PRODUCT
3 REPS/PROD
TOTAL MEAN
ALKANES (ppm)
RED%
28 DAYS
TOTAL MEAN
AROMATICS (ppm)
RED%
28 DAYS
0 CONTROL
NUTRIENT
BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™
43163
36643
36492
0
0
0
6001
4813
4634
0
0
0
7 CONTROL
NUTRIENT
BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™
39249
2946
5390
9.0
91.9
85.2
5067
3832
4114
15.5
20.0
11.0
28 CONTROL
NUTRIENT
BIOREM-2000 OIL DIGESTER™
33961
106
64
21.0
99.7
99.8
3812
729
1324
36.0
84.0
71.0


Results of Gravimetric Analysis:
Percentage (%) Decrease in Weight of Oil on Day 28
Control:
10.7%
Nutrient:
68.9%
Product:
67.0%
b. Toxicity:
NA
VIII. MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
1. Listing of all microorganisms by species and percentages in the composition:
CONFIDENTIAL
2. Optimum pH, temperature, and salinity ranges for use of the additive:
pH: 7.0
Temperature: 85°F
Salinity: <10%
3. Minimum and maximum pH, temperature, and salinity levels below or above which the effectiveness of the additive is reduced to half its optimum capacity:
pH: 3.0 or 11.5
Temperature: <35°F or >125°F
Salinity: >40%
4. Special nutrient requirements: None
5. Test results regarding the determination of the presence of the following:
Salmonella: Negative
Fecal coliform: Negative
Shigella: Negative
Staphylococcus Coagulase positive: Negative
Beta hemolytic Streptococci: Negative
IX. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
NA
X. ANALYSIS FOR HEAVY METALS, CYANIDE, AND CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS
NA

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