CLAY PRO

 

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CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

 

Product

:  CLAY PRO ®

 

Synonyms

:  Drilling Mud Additive (Sulfonated Asphalt Sodium)

 

HS CODE

:  3824 9099

 

 

 

 

 

 

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COMPOSITION/ INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

 

INGREDIENTS

CAS No.

Wt. %

OSHA PEL

ACGIH TLV

 

Sodium Asphalt Sulfonate

68201-32-1

Proprietary

NE

NE

 

Proprietary

Various

Proprietary

NA

NA

 

The specific chemical mixture ingredients are regarded as trade secrets. In the event of an emergency, the composition will be provided to physicians.

 

NE = Not Established     NA = Not Applicable

 

HS CODE:  3824 9099

 

 

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HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

 

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

 

Dark, free-flowing powder.  May irritate skin, eyes or respiratory system. Toxic byproducts may be released upon combustion.

 

 

EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE

 

 

EYE CONTACT:

May cause mechanical irritation

 

SKIN CONTACT:

May cause irritation.

 

INHALATION:

May cause irritation to nose, throat and upper respiratory tract.

 

INGESTION:

May cause gastrointestinal upset.

 

             

 

 

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FIRST AID MEASURES

 

 

 

Eye contact:

 

 

Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids open. Get medical attention if irritation persists.

 

 

Skin contact:

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water. Get medical attention.

 

 

 

Inhalation:

 

Remove to fresh air.  Administer oxygen in the event of breathing difficulty;  seek  medical  attention  if  difficulty  persists.    If  breathing ceases, administer artificial respiration followed by oxygen. Seek immediate medical attention.

 

 

Ingestion:

Give water and induce vomiting if victim is conscious.  Seek medical attention.

 

 

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FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 

Flash Point:

Not Applicable.

 

Flammable Limits:

Not Applicable

 

Auto ignition Temp.:

Not Determined.

 

Extinguishing Media:

Foam, water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical.

 

Unusual Fire and

Explosion Hazards:

 

Combustion fumes contain sulfur and carbon oxides.

 

 

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ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

 

 

STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED:  Wear personal protective equipment described in Section 8 if exposure conditions warrant. If concentration of finely divided dust is high, eliminate all possible ignition sources and wet down spill; otherwise avoid wetting material.  Spilled material should be contained and disposed off properly.

 

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HANDLING AND STORAGE

 

 

HANDLING:   Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing.  Do not breath dust.  Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.  Launder exposed clothing before reuse. Wear protective clothing described in Section 8 if conditions warrant.   Use adequate ventilation to prevent inhalation of dust.

 

 

STORAGE:    Keep away from heat, sparks and flame. Keep containers closed.  Store in a cool dry location with adequate ventilation.

 

       

 

 

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EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

 

 

 

ENGINEERING CONTROLS:

 

Good general ventilation should normally be sufficient to control airborne levels. Local exhaust and mechanical ventilation system is recommended if handled in a confined area.

 

 

 

 

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION:

A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying respirator with an organic vapor cartridge or canister may be permissible under circumstances where airborne concentrations are expected to exceed exposure limits.

 

EYE PROTECTION:

Wear chemical goggles.

 

 

SKIN PROTECTION:

Where contact is likely, use gloves, and protective clothing.

 

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PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

 

Appearance:

Black to brown free-flowing powder

 

Odor:

None/slight.

 

pH:

>8.5

 

Solubility in H2O:

Minimum 65%

 

Vapor Pressure:

Not Applicable.

 

Evaporation Rate:

Not Applicable.

 

Specific Gravity:

1.00 ± 0.2

 

Boiling Point:

Not Applicable

 

Physical State:

Solid, powder form

 

Viscosity:

Not Applicable.

 

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STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

 

Stability:

Stable

 

Conditions to Avoid:

No information

 

Incompatibility

(Materials to Avoid):

 

No Data Available

 

Hazardous

Polymerization:

 

Will Not Occur under normal conditions

 

Shelf Life:

Two Years from manufacturing date

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TOXICOLOGICAL PROPERTIES

 

This product is not expected to be harmful to aquatic organisms.  Laboratory Tests, LC-50 Mysid Shrimp-96 Hours Greater than 50,000 ppm in an API Mud.

         

 

 

 

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ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

 

 

No information is available

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DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

 

 

DISPOSAL  METHOD:     Consult  local,  state  or  federal  regulatory  agencies  for acceptable      disposal procedures and disposal locations.   Disposal in streams or sewers may be prohibited.

 

 

 

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TRANSPORT INFORMATION

 

Regulatory Authority Shipping Descriptions

United States Department of Transportation-Not Regulated as a hazardous material or dangerous goods for transportation.

 

 

ICAO/IATA-Not   regulated   as   a   hazardous   material   or   dangerous   goods   for transportation.

 

IMO/IMDG-Not regulated as a hazardous material or dangerous goods for transportation.

 

RID/ADR-Not regulated as a hazardous material or dangerous goods for transportation

 

 

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REGULATORY INFORMATION

 

The information herein is presented in good faith and believed to be accurate as of the effective date shown above.  However, no warranty, express or implied, is given. Regulatory requirements are subject to change and may differ from one location to another; it is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that its activities comply with federal, state and local laws.  The following specific information is made for the purpose of complying with numerous federal, state and local regulations.  See other sections for health and safety information.

 

 

SARA SECTION 313:  This product does not contain toxic chemicals subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 and 40 CFR Part 372.

 

 

TSCA: This product is in commercial use in the U.S. and is listed in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory of Chemicals.  It may be subject to applicable TSCA provisions and restrictions.

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OTHER INFORMATION

 

RATINGS:

 

 

NFPA Health 1

 

Flammability  1