GOLD CREW SW

TECHNICAL PRODUCT BULLETIN #SW-26
USEPA, OIL PROGRAM CENTER
ORIGINAL LISTING DATE: AUGUST 6, 2001
"GOLD CREW SW"
 

I. NAME, BRAND, OR TRADEMARK
GOLD CREW SW
Type of Product: Surface Washing Agent
II. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MANUFACTURER/CONTACT

Gold Crew Products & Services, LLC
P.O. Box 12032
Orange, CA 92869
Phone: (714) 288-8781
Fax: (714) 288-8730
Email: jfigueira@goldcrew.net
(Mr. Jim Figueira)

ECS
9014 Peacock Hill Avenue, Suite 200
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
Phone: (877) 253-2665
(Mr. Ed Grubbs)

III. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRIMARY DISTRIBUTORS

Gold Crew Products & Services, LLC
P.O. Box 12032
Orange, CA 92869
Phone: (714) 288-8781
Fax: (714) 288-8730
Email: jfigueira@goldcrew.net
(Mr. Jim Figueira)

ECS
9014 Peacock Hill Avenue, Suite 200
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
Phone: (877) 253-2665
(Mr. Ed Grubbs)

IV. SPECIAL HANDLING AND WORKER PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND FIELD APPLICATION
1. Flammability:
Non-flammable.
2. Ventilation:
Normal.
3. Skin and eye contact; protective clothing; treatment in case of contact: Extensive testing indicates that GOLD CREW SW is non-hazardous and non-toxic to humans; however, good hygiene practices should always be followed as outlined below: Eyes - flush with water; get medical attention if required; Skin - remove contaminated clothing, wash exposed area, and wash clothing before use. If irritation develops get medical attention; Ingestion - get medical attention if required; Inhalation - none considered necessary.
4.a. Maximum storage temperature: When above 120ºF, keep container closed and stored in a cool dark place. Evaporation may change product's characteristics.
4.b. Minimum storage temperature: Product will freeze below 25ºF. No phase separation will occur. If frozen, thaw, and stir well.
4.c. Optimum storage temperature range: 25ºF to 120ºF
4.d. Temperatures of phase separations and chemical changes: No separation at any temperature between 32 - 120ºF. No tendency to "layer out" or separate, standing for 30 days. No separation of layering after freezing.
V. SHELF LIFE
20 years (unopened)
VI. RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURE
1. Application Method:
Apply through hand pump sprayer and allow to soak
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
As a presoak dilute 20 parts water to 1 part SW. For crude oil, allow about 1 hour. For medium distillates, allow 30 minutes. For light distillates, allow 15 minutes. Time may very depending on weather conditions. After allowing the solution to presoak, wash the area in the following manner: Apply through a power washer or through a steam powered unit at 1 percent, 3 percent, or 5 percent depending on oil viscosity and temperature.
3. Conditions for Use:
Equally effective with salt or fresh water.
VII. TOXICIY AND EFFECTIVENESS
a. Toxicity:
Material Tested Species LC50 (ppm)
GOLD CREW SW Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
13.80 96-hr
20.40 48-hr
No. 2 Fuel Oil Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
6.75 96-hr
2.82 48-hr
GOLD CREW SW & No. 2 Fuel Oil (1:10) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
6.34 96-hr
2.70 48-hr
Reference Toxicant (SDS) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
2.22 96-hr
9.52 48-hr

b. Effectiveness:
NA
VIII. MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
NA
IX. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
1. Flash Point: >200
2. Pour Point: 25ºF
3. Viscosity: 33.87 CST
4. Specific Gravity: 1.035
5. pH: 9.76 +/- 0.01
6. Surface Active Agents: Confidential
7. Solvents: None
8. Additives: Confidential
9. Solubility in Water: Complete
X. ANALYSIS FOR HEAVY METALS, CYANIDE, AND CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS
Compound Concentration (ppm)
Arsenic <1.0
Cadmium <0.10
Chromium <1.0
Copper <1.0
Lead <0.5
Mercury <0.02
Nickel <1.0
Zinc <0.44
Cyanide ND
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons ND

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