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Safety Data Sheet

Purebase Humate Advantage

SDS Revision Date: 10/26/2016

1 – IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Purebase Humate Advantage
Other Names or Descriptions: N-P-K 0.5-3-0, (2.5% Fe, 1.5% S)
Manufacturer: Purebase Corporation
8625 Highway 124
P. O. Box 757
Ione, CA 95640
Customer Service: (209) 257-4331
Emergency Contact: (209) 790-4508
Recommended use: Applied as a soil amendment. See product label for additional information.

2 – HAZARDS(S) IDENTIFICATION

This product is a non-combustible, non-reactive, granular, solid material, dark brown, to black in color which contains humic acids and potassium salts CAS# 61789-30-8, and phosphorus oxide CAS# 1314-56-3.

Health Effects

Eye contact: May cause eye irritation
Skin Contact May cause skin irritation
Nose and Throat: May be irritating
Ingestion: Large amounts of ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation
Chronic: There have been no reports in literature of health effects in workers arising from long term exposure to this substance

Toxicity Data:

The product is not toxic

Precautions:

Avoid generation of large quantities of dust

PPE:

(Personal Protective Equipment) The use of safety glasses with side shields is recommended when dust, or the potential for dust exists. Also, the use of NIOSH approved dust masks and gloves are not required, but recommended when handling this product and dust is present

3 – COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

There are no ingredients in this product which are classified as hazardous ingredients above the GHS cut off percentage.

This product is a non-combustible, non-reactive, granular, solid material, gray, to black in color which contains humic acids and potassium salts CAS# 61789-30-8, and phosphorus oxide CAS# 1314-56-3.


4 – FIRST AID

Eye contact: Immediately irrigate with clean water or neutral saline solution. If irritation persists, seek medical attention
Skin Contact Remove contaminated clothing and rinse affected areas with clean running water. Use soap if necessary
Nose and Throat: Clear nasal passages. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Ingestion: If accidently ingested, dilute with water or milk (Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person). If gastrointestinal irritation persists, seek medical attention

5 – FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

This product is not considered a fire or an explosive hazard. Firefighting personnel should respond with appropriate protective clothing, firefighting gear and SCBA’s (self-contained breathing apparatus) and use as trained. All other personnel should exit the area and proceed to a gathering area upwind of the fire area.

Any traditional suppression agent may be used in firefighting activities, but the use of water is acceptable as a fire suppressant.


6 – ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions: Follow recommendations in Section 2. PPE
Environmental precautions: Do not allow spills to enter drains or waterways
Waste Disposal: Dispose of unusable material in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations

7 – HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling procedures: Minimize generation of dust during handling. In enclosed environments, appropriate ventilation is recommended
Storage: Do not allow Store in a dry location, suitable for general storage areas. Keep product containers closed. Keep out of the reach of children to enter drains or waterways

8 – EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Exposure controls: There are no established exposure limits for the Humic acids, the potassium salts or the phosphorus oxides.
Personal protection: Reference section 2, PPE. Wash hands and face after handling this product. Launder clothing worn after handling this product

9 – PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

This product is a non-combustible, non-reactive, granular, solid material, dark brown, to black in color which contains humic acids and potassium salts CAS# 61789-30-8, and phosphorus oxide CAS# 1314-56-3. The bulk density of this material is 650kg/cubic meter. The pH is 1.8 – 2.5


10 – REACTIVITY AND STABILITY

Reactions: This product is stable under ambient conditions and poses no known reactive hazards
Stability: This product is stable under ambient conditions and should be kept in a dry storage area

11 – TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Rout of entry: Inhalation, Ingestion
Effects of acute exposure: Airborne dust particles may cause irritation to nose, throat, eyes, and lungs
Effects of chronic exposure: Normal use of this product is not known to cause any health issues. Repeated inhalation is not recommended.
Sensitization to the product: Negligible carcinogenicity. Not considered a human carcinogen

12 – ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Not applicable


13 – DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Not applicable


14 – TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Follow local, state, and federal guidelines and regulations


15 – REGULATORY INFORMATION

California Proposition 65: This product contains substances known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm


16 – Other Information

This SDS was developed with all of the available information on 11/09/2015 and was last revised on 10/06/2016


 

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