NATURE'S WAY HS

TECHNICAL PRODUCT BULLETIN #SW-18
USEPA, OIL PROGRAM CENTER
ORIGINAL LISTING DATE: OCTOBER 23, 1996
"NATURE'S WAY HS"
(a/k/a MICRO CLEAN, NATURE'S WAY PC, POWERCLEAN)

I. NAME, BRAND, OR TRADEMARK
NATURE'S WAY HS
Type of Product: Surface Washing Agent
II. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MANUFACTURER
Integra Environmental, Ltd.
5825 Centralcrest
Houston, TX 77092
Phone: (713) 680-1234
Fax: (713) 680-1608
Email: info@integraenvironmental.com
(Ms. Cathy Kaiser)
III. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRIMARY DISTRIBUTORS
Integra Environmental, Ltd.
5825 Centralcrest
Houston, TX 77092
Phone: (713) 680-1234
Fax: (713) 680-1608
Email: info@integraenvironmental.com
(Ms. Cathy Kaiser)
IV. SPECIAL HANDLING AND WORKER PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND FIELD APPLICATION
1. Flammability:
Non-flammable.
2. Ventilation:
No special precautions are required, but in case of inhalation, move person to fresh air.
3. Skin and eye contact; protective clothing; treatment in case of contact:
Flush contaminated skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Consult a physician if irritation develops. Protective gloves are recommended for extended or prolonged contact, (e.g., immersing hands). Tight fitting safety goggles are recommended for handling product in concentrated form, especially if contacts are worn.
4.a. Maximum storage temperature: 130ºF
4.b. Minimum storage temperature: 32ºF
4.c. Optimum storage temperature: 90ºF
4.d. Temperatures of phase separations and chemical changes: NA
V. SHELF LIFE
NATURE'S WAY HS has a five year shelf life.
VI. RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURE
1. Application Method:
NATURE'S WAY HS may be applied by spraying, pouring, dispensing equipment, or by manual or automatic scrubber machines. Do not mix the product with any other cleaner nor allow any other cleaners to contact surfaces where HS is being used. Hot water should never be used.
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
Apply NATURE'S WAY HS full strength (undiluted) to surface area with sprayer, concentrating on areas with heaviest contamination first. To speed clean-up of shorelines and beaches, pressure spray into cracks and crevices prior to scrubbing. Agitate and scrub well using power brushes, hand brushes, brooms or mops. If possible, allow the scrubbed solution to remain on the surface for at least 15 minutes. If allowed to soak overnight, the next morning the treated surface must be re-wet with water, reagitated, and rinsed. Additional product will not be necessary at that time.
3. Conditions for Use:
For heavily contaminated surfaces, NATURE'S WAY HS should always be used full strength. For moderate accumulations HS may be diluted to as little as 2 oz. per gallon of cool water for cleaning light contamination. For average contamination, a dilution of 12 oz. per gallon is recommended (1 part NATURE'S WAY HS to 10 parts water). For light use, 4-6 oz. of product per gallon water will be sufficient.
VII. TOXICITY AND EFFECTIVENESS
a. Toxicity:
Material Tested Species LC50 (ppm)
NATURE'S WAY HS Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
152.14 96-hr
193.00 48-hr
No. 2 Fuel Oil Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
3.15 96-hr
0.96 48-hr
NATURE'S WAY HS & No. 2 Fuel Oil (1:10) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
3.91 96-hr
1.07 48-hr
Reference Toxicant (DSS) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
- 96-hr
5.71 48-hr
NOTE: This toxicity data was derived using the concentrated product. See Section VI of this bulletin for information regarding the manufacturer's recommendations for concentrations and application rates for field use.

b. Effectiveness:
NA
VIII. MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
NA
IX. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
1. Flash Point: NA
2. Pour Point: Flowable at all temperatures above freezing
3. Viscosity: < 100 CPS
4. Specific Gravity: 1.01
5. pH: 8-9.5
6. Surface Active Agents: CONFIDENTIAL
7. Solvents: CONFIDENTIAL
8. Additives: CONFIDENTIAL
9. Solubility: NA
X. ANALYSIS FOR HEAVY METALS AND CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS
Compound Concentration (ppm)
Arsenic < 0.003
Cadmium < 0.005
Chromium < 0.010
Copper 0.020
Lead < 0.002
Mercury < 0.0002
Nickel < 0.030
Zinc 0.260
Cyanide < 0.020
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons ND

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