SIMPLE GREEN®

TECHNICAL PRODUCT BULLETIN #SW-15 (formerly D-46)
USEPA, OIL PROGRAM CENTER
ORIGINAL LISTING DATE: APRIL 23, 1990
REVISED LISTING DATE: AUGUST 30, 1995
"SIMPLE GREEN®"

I. NAME, BRAND, OR TRADEMARK
SIMPLE GREEN®
Type of Product: Surface Washing Agent (Water Based)
II. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MANUFACTURER/CONTACT
Sunshine Makers, Inc.
15922 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Phone: (800) 228-0709
(562) 795-6000
Fax: (562) 592-3830
(Ms. Carol Chapin)
III. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRIMARY DISTRIBUTORS
Sunshine Makers, Inc.
15922 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Phone: (800) 228-0709
(562) 795-6000
Fax: (562) 592-3830
(Ms. Carol Chapin)
IV. SPECIAL HANDLING AND WORKER PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND FIELD APPLICATION
1. Flammability:
Non-flammable
2. Ventilation:
Not required
3. Skin and eye contact; protective clothing; treatment in case of contact:
SIMPLE GREEN® is safe for use on skin and will not cause irritation in the majority of users. Avoid contact with eyes, irritation may result. Wear splash goggles or full face-shield and have eye washing equipment available in areas where potential is high for eye contact. No special precautions or additional protective equipment are required during handling or use. SIMPLE GREEN® is provided with a Material Safety Data Sheet (No. 1002).
4.a. Maximum storage temperature: 140ºF
4.b. Minimum storage temperature: 34ºF
4.c. Optimum storage temperature range: > 32ºF and < 140ºF
4.d. Temperatures of phase separations and chemical changes:
SIMPLE GREEN® is stable and phase separation will not occur at temperatures within the above storage range.
V. SHELF LIFE
SIMPLE GREEN® has an unlimited shelf life.
VI. RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURE
1. Application Method:
Spray on oily surface.
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
For open water, spray concentrated product directly on surface of oil at a ratio of 4 parts of oil to 1 part of SIMPLE GREEN®. Site conditions may warrant alternative procedures to maintain effectiveness.
3. Conditions for Use:
Equally effective in fresh water, estuarine, and marine environments at all temperatures. SIMPLE GREEN® contains no known EPA Priority Pollutants.
VII. TOXICITY AND EFFECTIVENESS
a. Toxicity:
Material Tested Species LC50 (ppm)
SIMPLE GREEN® Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
27.90 96-hr
77.60 48-hr
No. 2 Fuel Oil Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
6.50 96-hr
3.70 48-hr
SIMPLE GREEN® & No. 2 Fuel Oil (1:10) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
8.30 96-hr
4.40 48-hr
Reference Toxicant (DSS) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
7.80 96-hr
21.20 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
SIMPLE GREEN® contains no microorganisms, enzymes, or biological material.
IX. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
1. Flash Point: > 200ºF
2. Pour Point: None
3. Viscosity: 2.0 Centistokes at 78ºF
4. Specific Gravity: 1.0257 g/ml at 72ºF
5. pH: 9.5
6. Surface Active Agents: CONFIDENTIAL
7. Solvents: CONFIDENTIAL
8. Additives: CONFIDENTIAL
9. Solubility: Infinitely miscible.
(Increasing salt concentrations in marine ecosystems will lead to complexes with SIMPLE GREEN® that may become visible at rations above one part SIMPLE GREEN® to 99 parts seawater.)
X. ANALYSIS FOR HEAVY METALS, CYANIDE, AND CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS
Compound Concentration (ppm)
Aluminium 10.0000
Arsenic < 5.0000
Cadmium < 0.0233
Chromium 0.1150
Copper < 0.7500
Lead 0.0776
Mercury < 0.0125
Nickel < 2.3000
Selenium < 1.0000
Zinc < 4.4000
Cyanide < 1.0000
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons < 1.0

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