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KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
READ SAFETY DIRECTIONS BEFORE OPENING OR USING
MANUTEC ROOT CLEAR
MANUTEC PTY LTD
Draft Label: MANUTEC ROOT CLEAR
For information contact: Technical Officer. Manutec
Telephone: (08) 8347
Page Number 1
HOW TO USE:
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE, OR IN ANY
HOW TO APPLY
where svstem is
(see How to Apply section
One application will usually eliminate
Blockage (see How to Apply
below for instructions)
Apply once or apply at lower rate for
Two consecutive weeks. If pipes are
Blocked completely some flow must
Be restored with the aid of a rod to
Enable Root Clear to travel to root
Choked portion of sewer (see How to
Apply sections below for instructions)
ANNER, CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UN
HOW TO APPLY:
Root Clrar will
point where roots have
dissolve slowly where they are needed most and decompose the roots. Root Clear will decompose roots
with no detrimental effect to
and shrubs. Several days
required to kill and decompose the
bowl in the evening before retiring and tlush. With
systems difficulty may be experienced
goose-neck. To avoid such difficulty. apply a small amount (about
and tlush. Simultaneously pouring a bucket of
system may also assist. Continue until full
NEVER POUR ROOT CLEAR INTO THE SINK.
DO NOT allow crystals
contact humans. pets.
food. food preparation utensils. DO NOT allow chemical
-STORAGE AND DISPOSAL:
in a cool.
of children. DO NOT store in direct sunlight.
hag and putting in garbage.
Harmful if swallowed. will
skin. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. When using the
elbow-length PVC gloves. After each day’s use wash gloves and contaminated clothing.
If poisoning occurs. contact a doctor or Poisons
phone 13 11 25. If
hospital. induce vomiting, preferably using IPECAC syrup
contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly. If in eyes. hold byes open, flood with water for at least 15 minutes
hring heyond the control of the manufacturer. all conditions, representations and warranties
excluded (other than those
conditions as to the quality and fitness implied by the
or Territory Legislation).
NRA Approval No.:
Label: MANUTEC ROOT
For information contact:
8347 3533 Fax:
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
PRODUCT : MANUTEC ROOT CLEAR
Date of issue: April 2006 Date Revised: December 2011
HAZARDOUS ACCORDING TOCRITERIA OF WORKSAFE AUSTRALIA
Company Name and Address:
MANUTECPTY LTD Tel: +61 8 8260 2277
30 Jonal Drive Fax: +61 8 8260 2399
Product Name: Manutec Root Clear
Other Name: Blue stone, blue vitriol, cupric sulphate, copper sulphate
Product Code: R700
UN Number: None allocated
Dangerous Goods Class: None allocated
Secondary Risk: None allocated
Hazchem Code: None allocated
Pack Group: None allocated
Poisons Schedule: 5
Use: Used for preventing and clearing root blocked sewer
Appearance: Blue stones/rock
Formula: CuS04.5 H
Boiling Point: 652 0
Melting Point: 150 0
Solubility in Water: 31.6g/litre(25 0
Specific Gravity: 2.28 (Water = 1)
PH: 4 (O.2 M Solution)
Flash Point: Not applicable
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET– MANUTEC ROOT CLEAR 2
Chemical Entity CAS No Proportion
Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate [ 7758-99-8 ] > 98%
Water [ 7732-18-5 ] < 0.1%
Sulphuric Acid (Free) [ 7664-93-9 ] < 0.2%
HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
HEALTH EFFECTS – ACUTE
Swallowed: May cause severe digestive tract irritation with
abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
May cause haemorrhaging of the digestive tract.
Eye: May cause eye irritation. Exposure to particulates
or solution may cause conjunctivitis, ulceration, and
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Inhaled: May cause respiratory tract irritation. May cause
ulceration and perforation of the nasal septumif
inhaled in excessive quantities.
HEALTH EFFECTS – CHRONIC
Prolonged orrepeated skin contact may cause dermatitis. Prolongedor repeated eye
contact may cause conjunctivitis. Maycause liver and kidney damage. This
substance has caused adverse reproductive andfoetal effects in animals. Target
organs: kidneys, liver.
No data available.
Swallowed: Induce vomiting. If victim isconscious and alert, give
2 – 4 cupfuls of milk orwater. Seekmedical attention
Eye: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes,
occasionallylifting the upper and lower lids. Seek
medical attention immediately.
Skin: Seek medical attention. Immediately flush skin with
plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while
removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET– MANUTEC ROOT CLEAR 3
Inhaled: Remove fromexposure to fresh air immediately. If not
breathing, give artificialrespiration. If breathing is
difficult, give oxygen. Seek medical attention.
FIRST AID FACILITIES
Ensure an eye bath and safety shower are available and ready for use.
ADVICE TO DOCTOR
Treat symptomatically based on judgementof doctor and individual reactions of
patient. Penicillamine may be of value as a chelating agent.
Oral LD50 = 300 mg/kg (Rat); 60 mg/kg (Dog)
Oral LDLo = 1088 mg/kg (Human); 60 mg/kg (Dog)
Dermal LD50 = not available
Inhalation LC50 = not available
Not listed as a carcinogen by ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP or OSHA
Exposure Standards: WorksafeAustralia recommends the following
Copper, dusts and mists (as CU): TWA = 1 mg/m3
Copper (fume): TWA = 0.2 mg/m3
Engineering Controls: Ensure adequate general orlocal exhaust ventilation to
keep airborne concentrations below the permissible
Personal Protection: Respiratory–alwayswear a NIOSH-approved
Eyes – wear appropriate protective eyeglasses and/or
Skin – wear natural rubbergloves, apron and/or other
protective clothing to minimise exposure.
Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling, and
before eating, drinking, smoking or using toilet
Flammability: Material is non-flammable.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET – MANUTEC ROOT CLEAR 4
SAFE HANDLING INFORMATION
Storage/Transport: Store in a cool, dry area away fromdirect sunlight and
heat in original containers. Minimise dust generation
Packaging/Labelling: U.N. No: N/A Class: N/A
Subs Risk: N/A Hazchem Code: N/A
Pack Group: N/A EPG No: N/A
Shipping Name: COPPER SULPHATE
RiskPhrases: R22 Harmful ifswallowed.
R36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.
Safety Phrases: S22 Do not breathe dust.
SPILLS AND DISPOSAL
Spills: Avoid generating dusts.
Vacuum or sweep up material, place into suitably
labelled containers and hold for waste disposal. Wash
spill residues away with copious quantities ofwater.
Disposal (After treatmentDispose of in accordance with all Local, State and
Above): Federal regulations at an approved waste disposal
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD
Fire/Explosion: Materialis stable undernormal conditions of storage
and use. Avoid high temperatures and incompatible
materials. Incompatible with acetylene gas, aluminium
powder, hydroxylamine, magnesium and moist air.
Hazardous decomposition products include oxides of
Sulphur and oxides of copper.
Hazardous polymerisation has not been reported.
No data available.
Extinguishing Media: Use equipment/media appropriate to surrounding fire
Fire-fighters should wear full protective clothing
including self-contained breathing apparatus.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET – MANUTEC ROOT CLEAR 5
Contact Points: Research/Technical Officer
Manutec Pty Ltd
30 Jonal Drive
CAVAN SA 5094 Australia
Tel: +618 8260 2277
EMERGENCY ONLY: (24 Hours) Poisons
Information Centre 13 11 26
STATEMENT OF DISCLAIM
This Material SafetyData Sheet has beendevelopedaccordingto Worksafe
All information is as accurate andup-to-date as possible. Since Manutec Pty Ltd
cannot anticipate or control the conditionsunder which this information may be used,
each user should review the informationin the specific context of the intended
application. Manutec Pty Ltd will not beresponsible for damages of any nature
resulting from use of orreliance upon the information.
No expressed or implied warranties are given other than those implied mandatorily by
Federal, State or Territory Legislation.