SEA BRAT #4

TECHNICAL PRODUCT BULLETIN #D-10
USEPA, OIL PROGRAM CENTER
ORIGINAL LISTING DATE: NOVEMBER 26, 2002
REVISED LISTING DATE:
"SEA BRAT #4"

I. NAME, BRAND, OR TRADEMARK
SEA BRAT #4
Type of Product: Dispersant
II. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MANUFACTURER/CONTACT
Alabaster Corp.
6921 Olson Ln.
Pasadena, TX 77505
Phone: (281) 487-5482
(800) 609-2728
Fax: (281) 487-9014
Email: alabastercorp@gmail.com
(Mr. John Sheffield)
III. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRIMARY DISTRIBUTORS
Alabaster Corp.
6921 Olson Ln.
Pasadena, TX 77505
Phone: (281) 487-5482
(800) 609-2728
Fax: (281) 487-9014
Email: alabastercorp@gmail.com
(Mr. John Sheffield)
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:
Wear safety glasses or goggles, gloves, and rubber boots. Wash after each shift. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before reuse. No respiratory protection is required. Local exhaust is desirable. Mechanical exhaust is helpful in congested areas.
Skin contact - flush with water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. Eye contact - flush with water using eye cup or fountain for 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. Ingestion - seek medical attention. Inhalation - no medical attention is required with inhalation.
4.a. Maximum storage temperature: 120ºF
4.b. Minimum storage temperature: 35ºF
4.c. Optimum storage temperature range: NA
4.d. Temperatures of phase separations and chemical changes: NA
V. SHELF LIFE
Indefinite when stored properly.
VI. RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURE
1. Application Method:
Spray affected area with a high pressure pump. Always apply in compliance with federal, state, and local laws.
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
Dilution ratios of 1 part SEA BRAT #4 to 9 parts water for a 10 percent solution.
3. Conditions for Use:
May be applied to the coastal waters of the U.S. It is designed for hydrocarbon spills on water temperatures between 50ºF and 90ºF. It is best applied with nozzle pressure between 80 psi and 100 psi, with a direct hard spray and continuously moving the stream of water over the entire surface.
VII. TOXICITY AND EFFECTIVENESS
a. Toxicity
Material Tested Species LC50 (ppm)
SEA BRAT #4 Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
30.00 96-hr
14.00 48-hr
No. 2 Fuel Oil Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
16.00 96-hr
14.00 48-hr
SEA BRAT #4 & No. 2 Fuel Oil (1:10) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
23.00 96-hr
18.00 48-hr
Reference Toxicant (DSS) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
1.14 96-hr
0.98 48-hr


b. Effectiveness:
SWIRLING FLASK DISPERSANT EFFECTIVENESS TEST WITH SOUTH LOUISIANA (S/L) AND PRUDHOE BAY (P/B) CRUDE OIL
VENDOR LAB REPORT:
Oil Effectiveness (%)
Prudhoe Bay Crude 53.55%
South Louisiana Crude 60.65%
Average of Prudhoe Bay and South Louisiana Crudes 57.10%
VIII. MIROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
NA
IX. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
1. Flash Point, ASTM Method D56: ≥200ºF
2. Pour Point, ASTM Method D97: 4ºF
3. Viscosity (furol seconds): 380 at 77ºF
4. Specific Gravity (g/cc): 0.994 at 70ºF
5. pH: 9.45
6. Surface Active Agents: Surfactants
7. Solvents: Propylene glycol
8. Additives: None
9. Solubility: Soluble in all ratios.
X. ANALYSIS FOR HEAVY METALS, CYANIDE, AND CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS
Compound Concentration (ppm)
Arsenic <0.05
Cadmium <0.05
Chromium <0.05
Copper <0.05
Lead <0.05
Mercury <0.0002
Nickel <0.05
Zinc 0.215
Cyanide <0.05
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons <0.05

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