FOCUS ALGICIDE CONCENTRATE

Australia - English - APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority)

Active ingredient:
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE
Available from:
FOCUS PRODUCTS PTY LTD
INN (International Name):
benzalkonium Cl(200g/L)
Pharmaceutical form:
AQUEOUS CONCENTRATE
Composition:
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE AMMONIUM-QUATERNARY Active 200.0 g/L
Units in package:
20L; 2L; 5L
Class:
A - Agricultural
Manufactured by:
FOCUS PRODUCTS
Therapeutic group:
SWIMMING POOL
Therapeutic area:
POOL ALGICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
ALGAE
Product summary:
Poison schedule: 6; Withholding period: WHP: N/A; Host/pest details: SWIMMING POOL: [ALGAE]; Poison schedule: 6; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: SWIMMING POOL: [ALGAE]; For the control of algae in swimming pools.
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
53183
Authorization date:
2020-07-01

Focus Products – Algicide Label

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POISON

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

READ SAFETY DIRECTIONS BEFORE OPENING OR USING

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FOCUS

ALGICIDE

CONCENTRATE

Active Constituents:

200g/L Benzalkonium Chloride

(or Quaternary Ammonium Compound)

For the control of algae in swimming pools

(barcode)

2 Litre

FOCUS PRODUCTS PTY LTD

3/60 COULSON STREET

WACOL Q 4076

PH: 07 3879 3844

Info

pest

Verified

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DIRECTIONS FOR USE

DO NOT USE when a hydrogen peroxide – polyhexamethylene biguanide sanitizing system is

used

Summer Dosages (mls)

Pool Capacity /

Litres

Initial

Weekly to

Monthly

Monthly Winter Dose or

Heavy Algae Control

(mls)

10, 000

175ml

125ml

450ml

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS

LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED UNDER APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

To prevent the water appearing hazy the product should NOT be added for at least 48 hours after

superchlorinating the pool. However, during normal dosing this time delay is not required. Use

product monthly or if under high bathing load use weekly.

WINTER MAINTENANCE

If pool is sanitized using chlorine, treat pool every 3-4 weeks.

After application of the product, filter water for 12 hours to ensure mixing, brush pool walls

thoroughly and vacuum.

Only use high dosage rates when pool is not in use e.g. heavy algae and winter dosage rates.

CAUTION

Not to be used for a food container.

Algaecide products must be used with a registered sanitiser when the pool is used for bathing.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

Store in the closed, original container in a cool dry place out of reach of children. Do not store in

direct sunlight.

2L container:

Dispose of container by wrapping in paper, placing in a plastic bag and placing in garbage bin.

5L & above container:

Triple or, preferably, pressure rinse containers before disposal. Add rinsings to pool. Do not

dispose of undiluted chemicals on-site. Break, crush, puncture and bury empty containers in a

local authority landfill. If not available bury the containers below 500mm in a disposal pit

specifically marked and set up for this purpose clear of waterways, desirable vegetation and tree

roots. Empty containers and product should not be burnt.

SAFETY DIRECTIONS

Will irritate the eyes, nose, throat and skin. Avoid contact with eyes or skin.

FIRST AID

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone 131126. If swallowed,

do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass of water. If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated

clothing and wash skin thoroughly. If in eyes, hold eyes open, flood with water for at least 15

minutes and see a doctor.

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CONDITONS OF SALE

Focus Products Pty Ltd will not accept any responsibility howsoever it will arise and whether

consequently or otherwise in connection with the supply or use of these goods other than their

responsibility for the merchantable quality of the goods and such responsibilities mandatory

imposed by applicable statutes. To the extent allowed by such statutes the liability of FOCUS

PRODUCTS PTY LTD is limited to the cost of the product purchased.

D.O.M. …………………….

B.N. ………………………..

NRA APPROVAL NO. 53183/0800

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

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FOCUS POOL ALGICIDE

Issued: September 03

Hazardous according to criteria of Worksafe Australia

IDENTIFICATION

Uses: Algicide

Physical Description/ Properties

Appearance

Blue Liquid

Boiling Point (C)

: 100 (approx.)

Vapor Pressure (mm of Hg @ 25C)

: 25 (approx.)

Specific Gravity

Flash Point

Not flammable

Flammability Limits (%)

Not flammable

Solubility in Water (g/L)

Completely miscible

Ingredients

Chemical Entity

CAS No.

Proportion

Dodecyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chlorie

[139-07-01]

<20%

Water

to 100%

HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION

Health Effects

No adverse health effects are expected if the product is handled in accordance with

this Safety Data Sheet and the product label. Symptoms that may arise if the product is

mishandled are:

Swallowed:

Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to gastric system.

Eye:

Very irritating to eye tissue. May cause permanent damage.

Skin:

Irritating to skin tissue.

Inhaled:

Not considered a hazard with normal use. Inhalation of mists may cause irritation of

the upper respiratory tract.

Focus Products Pty Ltd

ABN 23 073 540 520

Ph (07) 3879 3844

Fax(07) 3879 3855

P.O. Box 131

Carole Park Q 4300

3/60 Coulson Street

WACOL Q 4076

MSDS

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Chronic Effects:

Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause dermatitis.

FIRST AID

Swallowed:

If conscious, wash out mouth and give a drink of water. Seek medical advice. Show this

MSDS to medical practitioner.

Eye:

Hold eyelids open and flood with water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical aid

urgently. Show this MSDS to medical practitioner.

Skin:

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with water and mild soap. Seek

medical advice if irritation persists. Show this MSDS to medical practitioner. Launder

clothing before reuse. Neutralise acid residues with sodium bicarbonate.

Inhaled:

Remove from contaminated air. Maintain breathing with artificial respiration if

necessary. Seek medical assistance. Show this MSDS to a doctor.

Advice to Doctor:

Treat symptomatically.

PRECAUTIONS FOR USE

Exposure Limits:

Worksafe: none listed

Engineering Controls:

Not required with normal use. Do not spray product or use in a manner that will

produce aerosols or mists.

Personal Protection:

Wear protective glasses and rubber or PVC gloves.

Flammability:

Not flammable.

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SAFE HANDLING INFORMATION

Storage & Transport:

Store sealed in original container in a cool, well ventilated situation away from foods

and other chemicals. Do not store in direct sunlight. Observe good hygiene and

housekeeping practices.

Spills & Disposal:

Spills will be slippery. Wear protective clothing when dealing with spills. Absorb spills

with sand or vermiculite. Prevent spillages from entering waterways. Material is toxic

to aquatic animals. Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Fire/Explosion Hazard:

Fire fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus if exposure to fumes is

likely. Use water spray to control fire situation if compatible with other chemical

products in the vicinity. During a fire situation the product may decompose to, nitrogen

oxides and carbon oxides and hydrogen chloride.

This MSDS summarizes at the date of issue our best knowledge of the health and safety

hazard information of the product, and in particular how to safely handle and use the

product in the workplace. Since Focus Products P/L cannot anticipate or control the

conditions under which the product may be used, each user must, prior to usage,

review this MSDS in the context of how the user intends to handle and use the product

in the workplace.

If clarification or further information is needed to ensure that an appropriate

assessment can be made, the user should contact this company.

Our responsibility for products sold is subject to our standard terms and conditions, a

copy of which is sent to our customers and is also available upon request.

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