Section I – PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
PRODUCT NAME AND SYNONYMS: Tropi-Mulch Mulch Blend, Natural Rustic Mulch, Clay Red Mulch, Gold Mulch , Black Mulch and Dark Brown Mulch
(NOTE: These products my be packaged in a variety of house or private labels)
CAS NAME AND CO.: N/A
CHEMICAL FAMILY: N/A
CHEMICAL FORMULA: N/A
MANUFACTURER’S NAME & ADDRESS: Tropi-Mulch Ltd
115 Main Road
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER : 868-653-4343
Section II – HAZARDOUS INGREDIENTS
COMPONENT % (WT OR VOL) ACCIH TWA ACCIH STEL OSHA PEL
100% N/A N/A N/A
Section III – PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
APPEARANCE AND ODOR: Color varies with wood type, moisture content, age and exposure to sun. It varies from light tan through black. It is composed of small pieces of wood varying in size from sawdust particles through pieces up to three to four inches in length.
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: N/A
BOILING POINT (DEGREES FAHRENHEIT): N/A
MELTING POINT (DEGREES FAHRENHEIT): N/A
VAPOR PRESSURE (MM OF MERCURY): N/A
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (WATER=1): N/A
VAPOR DENSITY (AIR=1) N/A
PERCENT VOLATILE (BY WEIGHT): N/A
SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Insoluble
EVAPORATION RATE (BUTYL ACETATE=1): N/A
Section IV – FIRE AND EXPLOSION DATA
FIRE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: Use water spray to wet down the mulch in the area of the flames and surrounding material to reduce the likelihood of spreading. Remove wet and burned material to open area after fire is out. Monitor area for at least 24 hours to insure fire does not restart.
FLAMMABLE LIMITS (PERCENT BY VOLUME): N/A
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: N/A
UNUSUAL FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS: N/A
Section V – REACTIVE DATA
CONDITIONS TO AVOID: N/A
INCOMPATIBILITY (MATERIALS TO AVOID): Oxidizing agents
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS: Thermal-oxidative degradation of wood produces irritating and toxic fumes and gases, including CO, aldehydes and organic acids.
HAZARDOUS POLYMERIZATION: N/A
Section Vl – HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE: Repeated and prolonged exposures to certain wood products can produce allergenic responses in a few sensitive individuals. Avoid repeated and prolonged contact with the skin, which can cause allergenic responses. If allergy, such as dermatitis, asthma, or bronchitis develops, it may be necessary to remove the sensitized worker from further exposure to the product.
PROBABLE ROUTES OF EXPOSURE: Skin contact
EMERGENCY AND FIRST AID PROCEDURES:
INHALATION : Remove to fresh air. If persistent irritation, severe coughing, breathing difficulties, or rash occur, get medical advice before returning to work with the product.
EYE CONTACT: Flush with water to remove particles from the eye. If irritation or dermatitis occurs, get medical advice before returning to work with the product.
Section VII – TOXICITY DATA
DERMAL: The chronic effect on skin is not fully known and may vary from
One individual to another.
CARCINOGENICITY: Not listed as a carcinogen by IARC, NTP, ACGIH OR OSHA.
OTHER PERTINENT DATA: N/A
Section VIII – SPECIAL PROTECTION INFORMATION
PERSONAL PROCTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Recommended for sensitive individuals.
EYE PROTECTION: Safety glasses.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Approved dust respirator in dusty conditions.
OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Recommend the use of clean body covering
Work clothing to reduce exposure to skin.
LOCAL EXHAUST: To meet TLV requirements
Section IX – SPILL, LEAK AND DISPOSAL PROCEDURES
STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN CASE MATERIAL IS RELEASED OR SPILLED: Sweep up or vacuum up spills for recovery or disposal, avoiding dusty conditions. Provide good ventilation.
Place recovered wood dust in a covered metal container for disposal.
WASTE DISPOSAL METHODS: Dispose in a landfill or incinerate.
CLEAN WATER ACT REQUIREMENTS: N/A
RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY ACT (RCMA) REQ: N/A
Section X – REGULATORY INFORMATION
DOT: PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Wood Mulch
HAZARDOUS CLASS: ORM-C
LABEL REQUIRED: None
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: None
OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION: Keep clean, dry & free from oil.
Section XI – SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS AND COMMENTS
PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN HANDLING AND STORING: Avoid hot, humid storage with no air circulation or contact with drying oils. Follow good housekeeping practices, cleanup areas where mulch accumulates to avoid excessive accumulation of this combustible material. Follow good hygienic practices. Wash frequently and wear clean work clothing.
OTHER PRECAUTIONS: N/A
EFFECTIVE DATE: 05/01/89 SUPERSEDES: N/A
IMPORTANT: The information and data herein are believed to be accurate and have been compiled from sources believed to be reliable. It is offered for your consideration, investigation and verification. Buyer assumes all risk of use, storage and handling of the product in compliance with applicable local laws and regulations. TROPI-MULCH LTD MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION AND DATA HEREIN. Tropi-Mulch Ltd will not be liable for claims relating to any party’s use of or reliance on information and data contained herein regardless of whether it is claimed that the information and data are inaccurate, incomplete or otherwise misleading.