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PRODUCT DATA SHEET FOR $B!H(JSTEP 1$B!I(J
A Bioremediation Product For Environmental Clean Up.
I. Special handling and worker precautions
for storage and field application.
1. Flammability: NONE
2. Ventilation: Normal ventilation is adequate
3. Skin/eye contact; protective clothing; treatment
in case of contact:
Avoid contact with skin. -The use
of gloves is recommended, especially when there are
open wounds. If the skin is exposed, wash with soapy
Avoid contact with eyes. - The use of protective
goggles is recommended. In case of contact, immediately
flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 continuous
minutes. Call a physician.
Avoid inhalation and ingestion. - It is recommended
that workers wear dust masks and not eat or smoke while
handling the products.
Maximum storage temperature: 90 degrees F
Minimum storage temperature: -30 degrees F
Optimum storage temperature: 32 degrees F to 70 degrees
Temperature of phase separations and chemical changes:
130 degrees F.
The shelf life of $B!H(JSTEP 1 Microorganism$B!I(J is
over 3 years.
The shelf life of $B!H(JSTEP 1 ACHIEVE$B!I(J is over 10 years.
The shelf life of the combined mixture of these two
products is over 3 years.
III. Recommended Application Procedure:
1. Application Method:
These products are only sold together.
They are mixed by the user in a nominal ratio of 1:2.5:80
of $B!H(JSTEP 1$B!I(J: $B!H(JSTEP 1 ACHIEVE$B!I(J: and water. It is to
be applied in accordance with B&S Research Inc.
requirements by an authorized distributor or agent.
All purchase contracts will include specified application
methods (spray, plowing, agitation, etc.) appropriate
for the particular situation.
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
Normally, the $B!H(JSTEP 1$B!I(J water mixture is applied
to the contaminated area at the rate of 1 gallon per
3. Conditions for Use:
The $B!H(JSTEP 1$B!I(J water mixture can be used on most hydrocarbons
including crude and refined petroleum products, pesticides,
etc., on land, fre3sh water, or ocean water.
Laboratory tests also indicate effectiveness in destruction
of PCBs. In certain circumstances, it may be required
to perform a laboratory soil and water contamination
test before the product may be used.
IV. TOXICITY: Non-toxic (Ref:
U.S. Testing Co. Inc. Report 063636)
1. For a mixture of one part $B!H(JSTEP 1 MICROORGANISM$B!I(J
and 2.5 parts $B!H(JSTEP 1 ACHIEVE$B!I(J with 80 parts water.
|14,750 ppm 96-hr
4,803 ppm 48-hr
|No.2 fuel oil
|1,750 ppm 96-hr
4.8 ppm 48-hr
No. 2 Fuel Oil (1:10)
|6,600 ppm 96-hr
1,812 ppm 48-r
|7.0 ppm 96-hr
1.5 ppm 48-hr
2. Effectiveness: (Ref: Circuit Research
TEST- Total Recoverable Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TRPH)
11,300 after 5 days
||86 after 30 days
||1,800 after 30 days
||103 after 45 days
||13,500 after 30 days
||74 after 60 days
||16,200 after 13 days
||810 after 30 days
||13,000 after 13 days
||432 after 30 days
|West plot 1,2,3,4,5
||0 (zero) after 48 hours
VI. MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
1. Listing of all microorganisms by species and
percentage in the composition:
Identification of microorganisms is CONFIDENTIAL business
2. Optimum pH, temperature, and salinity ranges
for use of the mixture:
Temperature: 70-90 degrees F
Salinity: Fresh or salt (ocean <110pm) water, land
or dry surfaces.
3. Minimum and maximum pH, temperature,
and salinity levels below or above which shows the effectiveness
of the mixture is reduced to half its optimum capacity:
PH: Below 5 or above 9 apply neutralizing agents - lime
Temperature: <50 degrees or >135 degrees F
Salinity: 0-110 ppm
4. Special nutrient requirements: NONE
5. Test results regarding the determination
of the presence of the following (Ref: Microcheck Inc.,
Salmonella: none found
Fecal coliform: none found
Shingella: none found
Staphylococcus Coagulase Positive: none found
Beta hemolytic Streptococci: none found
VII. PHYICAL PROPERTIES
1. Flash point: Greater than 212 degrees F.
2. Pour point: -7degrees F.
3. Kinematic Viscosity:
KV Result at 50 degrees F
2.8 cstokes at 32 degrees F
3.6 cstokes at -4 degrees F
5.9 cstokes at -22 degrees F sample was frozen
4. Specific Gravity: 1.03 at 59 degrees F
5. pH: 7.2 (1:2.5:80 $B!H(JSTEP 1$B!I(J: $B!H(JSTEP 1 ACHIEVE$B!I(J: water
6. Surface Active Agents: Noedal
7. Solvents: NONE
8. Additives: Phosphoric acid as P205; 3% emulsifier
or <0.5% by weight
9. Solubility: Infinite
VIII. ANALYSIS FOR HEAVY METALS, CYANIDES<
AND CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS
(Ref: U.S. Testing Co., Inc.,