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F-500

TECHNICAL PRODUCT BULLETIN #SW-30
USEPA, OIL PROGRAM CENTER
LISTING DATE: JULY 24, 2002
"F-500"

I. NAME, BRAND, OR TRADEMARK
F-500
Type of Product: Surface Washing Agent

II. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF MANUFACTURER/CONTACT
Hazard Control Technologies, Inc.
150 Walter Way
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Phone: (770) 719-5112
Fax: (770) 719-5117
(Mr. Christopher L. Champion)

III. NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRIMARY DISTRIBUTORS
Hazard Control Technologies, Inc.
150 Walter Way
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Phone: (770) 719-5112
Fax: (770) 719-5117
(Mr. Christopher L. Champion)

IV. SPECIAL HANDLING AND WORKER PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE AND FIELD APPLICATION
1. Flammability:
Non-flammable
2. Ventilation:
Local exhaust - no special requirements.
3. Skin and eye contact; protective clothing; treatment in case of contact:
Eye contact - may cause eye irritation, flush with water. Wear splash proof protection goggles or full-face shield. If irritation persists contact a physician. Skin contact - may cause mild irritation, flush with water. Wear rubber and vinyl gloves and apron. Product has been tested and found to be non-skin sensitizing per OECD 406. Ingestion - may cause gastrointestinal irritation. Drink plenty of water to dilute. Do not induce vomiting. If irritation persists contact a physician. Inhalation - elevated temperature vapors may cause irritation to respiratory tract. Remove to fresh air.
4.a. Maximum storage temperature: 130ºF
4.b. Minimum storage temperature: 17ºF
4.c. Optimum storage temperature range: 35ºF - 130ºF
4.d. Temperatures of phase separations and chemical changes: NA

V. SHELF LIFE
The shelf life is 15 years when stored between 35ºF - 130ºF in unopened containers.

VI. RECOMMENDED APPLICATION PROCEDURES
1. Application Method:
Standard fire apparatus spray nozzle with agitation onto and into spill.
2. Concentration/Application Rate:
1 part F-500:8 parts hydrocarbon:32 parts water (fresh or salt)
3. Conditions for Use:
Water temperature: 33ºF - 211ºF
Effective on both polar and non-polar hydrocarbons.

VII. TOXICIY AND EFFECTIVENESS
a. Toxicity:
Material Tested Species LC50 (ppm)
F-500 Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
<10.00 96-hr
32.00 48-hr
 
No. 2 Fuel Oil Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
56.00 96-hr
100.00 48-hr
 
F-500 & No. 2 Fuel Oil (1:10) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
<10.00 96-hr
32.00 48-hr
 
Reference Toxicant (DSS) Menidia beryllina
Mysidopsis bahia
1.14 96-hr
0.98 48-hr
 
b. Effectiveness:
NA

VIII. MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
NA

IX. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES AND COMPONENTS
1. Flash Point: >200ºF
2. Pour Point: -17ºF
3. Viscosity: 54-56 centistokes @ 72ºF
4. Specific Gravity: 0.99 g/cc at 72ºF
5. pH: 7.00
6. Surface Active Agents: CONFIDENTIAL
7. Solvents: None
8. Additives: None
9. Solubility in Water: Complete

X. ANALYSIS FOR HEAVY METALS, CYANIDE, AND CHLORINATED HYDROCARBONS
Compound Concentration (ppm)
Arsenic <0.03
Cadmium <0.01
Chromium <0.01
Copper <0.05
Lead <0.025
Mercury <0.005
Nickel <0.02
Zinc <0.07
Cyanide <0.02
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons <0.10



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