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HYPOCHLORITE SOLUTIONS, 8, UN 1791, PG III
SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE SOLUTION
A DISINFECTANT FOR CONTROLLING BACTERIA & ALGAE IN SWIMMING POOLS.
USED AS A SANITIZER IN SPAS & HOT TUBS, WELL WATER, MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLIES, TREATMENT OF SULFUR WATER, SEWAGE, BLEACHING, AND FOR DISINFECTING PIPE, STORAGE TANKS & OTHER SURFACES.
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IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first five minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by the poison control center or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
POISON CONTROL CENTER
Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor, or going for treatment.
NOTE TO PHYSICIAN:
Probable Mucosal damage may contraindicate the use of gastric lavage.
Directions For Use
It is a violation of federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. When used for pools, swimming pool water should contain proper amounts of chlorine to kill bacteria and prevent the formation of algae and cloudy water.
SANITIZATION OF NONPOROUS FOOD CONTACT SURFACES
RINSE METHOD - A solution of 100 ppm available chlorine may be used in the sanitizing solution if a chlorine test kit is available. Solutions containing an initial concentration of 100 ppm available chlorine must be tested and adjusted periodically to insure that the available chlorine does not drop below 50 ppm. Prepare a sanitizing solution of approximately 100 ppm by thoroughly mixing 1 oz. of this product with 10 gallons of water. If no test kit is available, prepare a sanitizing solution by thoroughly mixing 2 oz. of this product with 10 gallons of water to provide approximately 200 ppm available chlorine by weight.
Clean equipment surfaces in the normal manner. Prior to use, rinse all surfaces thoroughly with the sanitizing solution, maintaining contact with the sanitizer for at least 2 minutes. If solution contains less than 50 ppm available chlorine, as determined by a suitable test kit, either discard the solution or add sufficient product to reestablish a 200 ppm residual. Do not rinse equipment with water after treatment and do not soak equipment overnight.
Sanitizers used in automated systems may be used for general cleaning but may not be reused for sanitizing purposes.
CLEAN-IN-PLACE METHOD - Thoroughly clean equipment after use. Prepare a sanitizing solution of approximately 200 ppm available chlorine equal to 110% of volume capacity of the equipment by mixing the product in a ratio of 2 oz. product with 10 gallons of water. Pump solution through the system until full flow is obtained at all extremities, the system is completely filled with the sanitizer and all air is removed from the system. Close drain valves and hold under pressure for at least 10 minutes to insure contact with all internal surfaces. Remove some cleaning solution from drain valve and test with a chlorine test kit. Repeat entire cleaning/sanitizing process if effluent contains less than 50 ppm available chlorine. Rinse system with potable water prior to use.
SWIMMING POOL WATER DISINFECTION
Swimming pool water should contain proper amounts of chlorine to kill bacteria and prevent the formation of algae and cloudy water.
For a new pool or spring start-up, superchlorinate with 52 to 104 oz. of product for each 10,000 gallons of water to yield 5 to 10 ppm of available chlorine by weight. Check the level of available chlorine with a test kit. Adjust and maintain pool water pH to between 7.2 to 7.6. Adjust and maintain the alkalinity of the pool to between 50 to 100 ppm.
To maintain the pool, add manually or by a feeder device 11 oz. of this product for each 10,000 gallons of water to yield an available chlorine residual between 0.6 to 1.0 ppm by weight. Stabilized pools should maintain a residual of 1.0 to 1.5 ppm available chlorine. Test the pH, available chlorine residual and alkalinity of the water frequently with appropriate test kits. Frequency of water treatment will depend upon temperature and number of swimmers.
Every 7 days, or as necessary, superchlorinate the pool with 52 to 104 oz. of product for each 10,000 gallons of water to yield 5 to 10 ppm available chlorine by weight. Check the level of available chlorine with a test kit. Re-entry into treated pools is prohibited above levels of 4 ppm due to risk of bodily harm.
At the end of the swimming pool season or when water is to be drained from the pool, chlorine must be allowed to dissipate from treated pool water before discharge. Do not chlorinate the pool within 24-hours prior to discharge.
WINTERIZING POOLS - While water is still clear and clean, apply 3 oz. of product per 1000 gallons, while filter is running, to obtain a 3 ppm available chlorine residual, as determined by a suitable test kit. Cover pool, prepare heater, filter and heater components for winter by following manufacturers instructions.
HAZARDS TO HUMANS AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
DANGER: Corrosive, may cause severe skin irritation or chemical burns to broken skin. Causes eye damage. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. Wear safety glasses, goggles or face shield and rubber gloves when handling this product. Wash after handling. Avoid breathing vapors. Vacate poorly ventilated areas as soon as possible. Do not return until strong odors have dissipated.
ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Do not discharge effluent containing this active ingredient into lakes, streams, ponds, estuaries, oceans, or public waters unless this product is specifically identified and addressed in an NPDES permit. Do not discharge effluent containing this product to sewer systems without previously notifying the sewage treatment plant authority. For guidance contact your State Water Board or Regional Office of the EPA.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL HAZARDS: STRONG OXIDIZING AGENT: Mix only with water according to label directions.
Mixing this product with gross filth such as feces, urine, etc., or with ammonia, acids detergents or other chemicals may release hazardous gases irritating to eyes, lungs and mucous membranes.
This product is a strong bleaching agent. Do not spill on clothing, carpet or other fabric. Store containers upright and secure in transit to prevent upset. Caps can loosen in storage. Tighten before moving. Closures also are vented to release pressure build-up, and can leak in transit. If accidentally spilled, rinse immediately with plenty of water. Do not transfer contents to any metal container for storage.
NOTE: This product degrades with age. Use a chlorine test kit and increase or decrease dosage, as necessary, to obtain the required level of available chlorine.
Approximate water dilution table for this product
1 fluid oz. In 1000 gallons of water = 1 ppm
1 fluid oz. In 100 gallons of water = 10 ppm
1 fluid oz. In 10 gallons of water = 100 ppm
1 fluid oz. In 1 gallon of water = 1000 ppm
STORAGE AND DISPOSAL: Store this product in a cool dry area, away from direct sunlight and heat to avoid deterioration. In case of spill, flood areas with large quantities of water. Product or rinsates that cannot be used should be diluted with water before disposal in a sanitary sewer. Do not reuse empty container but place in trash collection.
If a deposit container, return to supplier. Do not contaminate food or feed by storage, disposal or cleaning of equipment.
EPA REGISTRATION NO. 9359-02
EPA EST. NO. 9359-NY-2
24 HOUR EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE CALL CHEMTREC 1-800-424-9300
FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY
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SURPASS CHEMICAL COMPANY INC., 1254 BROADWAY, ALBANY, NY 12204
Phone (518) 434-8101
Fax (518) 434-2798
CONTAINER SIZE: 5 GAL, 15 GAL, 55 GAL, 275 GAL
NAC No.: 16530000
1254 BROADWAY, ALBANY, NY, 12204
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