WASTE AWAY®

TECHNICAL PRODUCT BULLETIN: B–70
USEPA, OIL PROGRAM CENTER
LISTING DATE: FEBRUARY 7, 2013
"WASTE AWAY®"
 

I. NAME, BRAND, OR TRADEMARK
WASTE AWAY®
Type of Product: Bioremediation Agent (Biological Additive/Microbiological Culture)
II. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MANUFACTURER
Chem–X International, LLC (aka, CXI)
1100 East Sandy Lake Road
Coppell, Texas 75019
Phone: (972) 471-7775
Fax: (972) 393-2011
E–mail: david@cxinternational.com
Website: www.cxinternational.com Exit
(Mr. David Howard)
III. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRIMARY DISTRIBUTORS
Prime–Dirt
20810 Avenue 332
Woodlake, California 93286
Phone: (555) 787-7278
Fax: (555) 787-8560
E–mail: james@prime-dirt.com
Website: www.prime-dirt.com Exit
(Mr. James Henderson)

Back–To–Nature Compost
P.O. Box 190
5407 Slaton Highway
Slaton, Texas 79364
Phone: (888) 282-2000
Phone: (806) 745-1170
E–mail: greg@backtonaturecompost.com or
bj@backtonaturecompost.com
Website: www.backtonaturecompost.com Exit
(Mr. Greg Schilling)

Trans–Environmental Services
740 South I–35 Frontage Road
Valley View, Texas 76272
Phone: (214) 620-6166
Phone: (877) 861-0473
E–mail: mtemplin@transenvironmental.com
Website: www.trans-environmental.com Exit
(Mr. Mike Templin)
Microbial Matrix
33935 Highway 99E, Suite B
Tangent, Oregon 97389
Phone: (541) 967-0554
E–mail: lrogers@microbialmatrix.com
Website: www.microbialmatrix.com Exit
(Ms. Lynn Rogers)


Advanced Biologicals
314 N 7th Street
Clear Lake, Iowa 50428
Phone: (641) 357-0706
E–mail: michael@advancedbiologicalsllc.com or
josh@advancedbiologicalsllc.com
Website: www.advancedbiologicalsllc.com Exit
(Mr. Michael O’Brien or Josh O’Brien)


Damon Berry
1075 CR 226
Florence, Texas 76527
Phone: (254) 702-3797
IV. SPECIAL HANDLING AND WORKER PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND FIELD APPLICATION
1. Flammability: Non–flammable (DOT: Non–hazardous)
2. Ventilation: No special requirements
3. Skin and eye contact; protective clothing; treatment in case of contact: No special equipment or clothing required; however, gloves and goggles are recommended. If eye or skin irritation occurs, flush with plenty of fresh water. If ingested, may cause nausea or vomiting, seek medical attention. Do not induce vomiting. In case of spills, disperse with water, treat like a surfactant or soap spill.
4.a. Maximum storage temperature: 100°F continuous, 120°F up to 5 days
4.b. Minimum storage temperature: 35°F
4.c. Optimum storage temperature range: 50°F to 100°F
4.d. Temperatures of phase separation and chemical changes: Stable
V. SHELF LIFE
Two years when product remains in sealed bottles, poly drums, or totes (as delivered).
VI. RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURE
1. Application Method: Product may be applied by any type of liquid delivery system (i.e., boom sprayers, spray pumps). For smaller spills a drum pump with sprayer may be used, mixing with fresh or salt water as required depending on the type and viscosity of oil being treated. Typically containment is not necessary.
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
a. On heavy oils: use product directly on the spill, or up to approximately a 1:10 dilution ratio (product:water). Lighter oils will require a 1:10 to 1:30 product to water ratio. Warmer waters (greater than 78 °F) and/or good agitation during application will require less product.
b. Lagoon application: 2 gallons per surface acre of lagoon or 16 ounces per 3,000 cubic feet. Maintain daily at 50 percent initial application. Use spray applicator for even distribution.
c. Shoreline application: 1 gallon per 10 cubic yards of contaminated soil applied at 3 percent concentration. Maintain weekly with 50 percent initial application. Use spray applicator for even distribution. Till soil after application or use gravity fed drip system.
3. Conditions for Use: Effective in salt water or fresh water, with no limitations as to usage within optimum temperature parameters (application may be made at or above 35°F, with optimum above 48°F). Product may be used on any age crude and any type. Optimum salinity range is from fresh water to salt water of 110 ppt.
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
PRODUCT
99715
94558
98187
0
0
0
11056
10228
10270
0
0
0
7 CONTROL
NUTRIENT
PRODUCT
54816
48670
51534
0
0
0
9690
9329
6019
0
0
0
28 CONTROL
NUTRIENT
PRODUCT
46847
3581
776
53.0
96.2
99.2
6452
6136
4038
40.8
40.0
60.7


Results of Gravimetric Analysis:
Percentage (%) Decrease in Weight of Oil on Day 28
Control: 6.41%
Nutrient: 50.91%
Product: 49.95%

b. Toxicity:
Material Tested Species LC50 (ppm)
WASTE AWAY® Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
552,762.06 96-hr
353,302.46 48-hr
No. 2 Fuel Oil Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
10.22 96-hr
2.11 48-hr
WASTE AWAY® & No. 2 Fuel Oil (1:10) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
12.54 96-hr
2.11 48-hr
Reference Toxicant (SDS) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
11.87 96-hr
13.29 48-hr
VIII. MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
1. Listing of each component of the total formulation, other than microorganisms, by chemical name and percentage by weight: CONFIDENTIAL
2. Listing of all microorganisms by species and percentages of each species in the composition of the additive: CONFIDENTIAL
3. Optimum pH, temperature, and salinity ranges for use of the additive:
pH: 7.5, range 6.0 to 8.0
Temperature: 72°F, range 60°F to 60°F
Salinity: 40 ppt, range 0 to 110 ppt
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: 4.0 – 11.0
Temperature: 40°F – 125°F
Salinity: 0 – 110
4. Special nutrient requirements: Not applicable
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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