ZI-400

TECHNICAL PRODUCT BULLETIN #D-13
USEPA, OIL PROGRAM CENTER
ORIGINAL LISTING DATE: JUNE 16, 2005
REVISED LISTING DATE:
"ZI-400"
(a/k/a ZI-400 OIL SPILL DISPERSANT)

I. NAME, BRAND, OR TRADEMARK
ZI-400
Type of Product: Dispersant


II. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MANUFACTURER/CONTACT
Z.I. Chemicals
8605 Santa Monica Boulevard, #38201
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone: (818) 827-1301
Email: sales@zichemicals.com
Web Site: www.zichemicals.com Exit EPA
(Mr. Barnaby Zelman)


III. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRIMARY DISTRIBUTORS
Z.I. Chemicals
8605 Santa Monica Boulevard, #38201
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone: (818) 827-1301
Email: sales@zichemicals.com
Web Site: www.zichemicals.com Exit EPA
(Mr. Barnaby Zelman)


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, goggles are recommended. If eye or skin irritation occurs flush with plenty of water.
4.a. Maximum storage temperature: 120ºF continuous, 140°F up to 5 days
4.b. Minimum storage temperature: 35ºF
4.c. Optimum storage temperature range: 40 - 120ºF
4.d. Temperatures of phase separations and chemical changes: Stable


V. SHELF LIFE
Unlimited in sealed polydrums of totes (as delivered).


VI. RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURE
1. Application Method:
ZI-400 may be applied by the usual method of aerial or boat spraying. For smaller spills a drum pump with sprayer may be used, mixing with water as required depending on the type and viscosity of oil being treated.
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
On heavy oils use ZI-400 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 dilution ratio. Warmer waters (greater than 78°F) and/or good agitation during application will require less product.
3. Conditions for Use:
No limitations as to usage within in optimum temperature parameters (application may be made at or above 35°F, with optimum above 48°F).


VII. TOXICITY AND EFFECTIVENESS
a. Toxicity
Material Tested Species LC50 (ppm)
ZI-400 Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
31.76 96-hr
20.96 48-hr
No. 2 Fuel Oil Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
18.05 96-hr
2.66 48-hr
ZI-400 & No. 2 Fuel Oil (1:10) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
8.35 96-hr
1.77 48-hr
Reference Toxicant (SLS) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
16.13 96-hr
27.80 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 50.10
South Louisiana Crude 89.80
Average of Prudhoe Bay and South Louisiana Crudes 69.90


VIII. MIROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
NA


IX. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
1. Flash Point, ASTM D-56: >93ºC
2. Pour Point, ASTM D-97: 12.6ºF
3. Viscosity, ASTM D-445: 18.80 cSt @40ºC
4. Specific Gravity, ASTM D-1298: 1.026 @60ºF
5. pH, ASTM 1293: 10.9
6. Surface Active Agents: Proprietary.
7. Solvents: Proprietary.
8. Additives: None.
9. Solubility: Miscible in oil, water, and solvents.


X. ANALYSIS FOR HEAVY METALS, CYANIDE, AND CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS
Compound Concentration (ppm)
Arsenic <10
Cadmium <10
Chromium <10
Copper <10
Lead <10
Mercury <1
Nickel <10
Zinc <10
Cyanide <0.5
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons <1

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