1.   Identification of the substance/preparation and company/undertaking.

Name: eco-tabsTM CAR WASH Tablets
Synonyms : Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Carbonate Peroxide, Sodium Percarbonate 15, Lactose Monohydrate, PEG surfactant.
Common Uses: Aerobic bacterial treatment for use in car wash wastewater to prevent odors.

Supplied by: eco-tabsTM
1360 NW 65th Avenue, Unit N Tel: 1-888-932-6822
Plantation, FL 33313 www.eco-tabs.com
Emergency No. (24 hours): Chemtrec
800-424-9300 (Domestic)
703-527-3887 (International)

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2.   Composition/information on ingredients.


  • Sodium Percarbonate
  • Nutrients
  • Binders
  • Non- Pathogenic Bacterial Strains
Hazardous ingredient/impurity % Conc. Classification Exposure CAS EINECS
Sodium Percarbonate 15 5.1   15630-89-4 239-707-6


3.   Hazards identification.

Non pathogenic bacteria culture and active oxygen

Cl#: Not Available

TSCA: "We certify that all chemicals in this shipment are not subject to TSCA."

4.   First Aid measures.


Exposure Route Symptom Treatment
Inhalation Prolonged or repeated inhalation of dust, may irritate the respiratory tract Remove from exposure, rest and keep
warm. In severe cases, or if recovery is not rapid or complete seek medical attention.
Skin Contact May cause irritation and discomfort Drench the skin with plenty of water for 15 minutes; use a mild soap if available. Remove contaminated clothing and wash
before reuse. If large areas of the skin are damaged or if irritation persists seek medical attention.
Eye Contact May cause irritation and pain Remove contact lens and irrigate thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention.
Ingestion Irritation of gastrointestinal tract, nausea, diarrhea Wash out mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting. If patient is conscious, give water to drink. If patient feels unwell seek medical attention.

Immediate Treatment / Antidote: symptomatic treatment
Delayed Effects: bacterial infection

5.   Fire Fighting measures.

Suitable Extinguishers:: Water
Unsuitable Extinguishers : None Known
Hazardous Combustion Products : Large dust accumulations can be explosive, similar to a grain dust explosion.
Special Equipment for Fire Fighting : Self contained breathing apparatus

6.   Accidental Release measures.

Personal Precautions: Wear appropriate PPE - See section 8
Environmental Precautions : The bacteria and carriers are naturally occurring and should not pose an environmental risk.
Clean up Procedure : If dry, vacuum or dry sweep spilled material and place in closed plastic bags for disposal. If wet, place wet material in a drum or bucket lined with a plastic bag. The bag should not be tightly closed. Allow the bag to airate for 24 hours before disposal. Disposal bag should be pinholed near the top to avoid bursting if carbon dioxide or oxygen gas is evolved. Wash spill site with water. If bacterial contamination is an issue use chlorine to kill the bacillus spores.

7.   Handling & Storage.

Ventilation:: Good general ventilation.
Recommended procedures & equipment : Avoid creating dust

Storage : Store in a dry area.
Keep away from : See section 10
Suitable storage Media : Original container with closed lid.
Precautions against static discharge : Do not transfer material into flammable solvents. Ground all
equipment that handle solid or powdered product. Product surface alterations caused by calcining or mixing
with additives may alter toxicological and chemical properties.

8.   Exposure Controls/personal protection.

Exposure Limits: 8-Hour Time Weighted Average (TWA): 15-minute Short-Term Exposure Limit (STEL)
OSHA: 6 mg/m3 (total dust) TWA. 29 CFR 1910.1000 (Rev. 3/1/89).
ACGIH: 10 mg/m3 (total amorphous dust) TWA. 3 mg/m3 (respirable nuisance particulate) TWA.

Personal Protective Equipment
Respiratory: NIOSH approved dust filter respirator for exposure above permissible exposure limits.
Respiratory protection programs must be in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.134
Hand: Wash hands after use. Gloves recommended
Eye: Safety glasses or goggles recommended.
Skin: Wash after exposure. Boots, aprons, or chemical suits should be used when necessary to prevent skin contact. Personal protective clothing and use of equipment must be in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.132 (general requirements), .133 (eye and face protection, and .138 (hand protection).
Environmental controls: Users should be aware of environmental considerations and their duties under the environmental protection act. Do not place the product into potable water.
Hygiene Measures Always wash thoroughly after handling chemicals.

9.   Physical & Chemical Properties.


Appearance Tan
Odor Slight Musty Odor
pH 8.0 (5% suspension)
Boiling point/range NA
Melting point/range NA
Flash point NA
Specific gravity NA
Bulk density Variable
Volume % Volatile NA
Physical state Tablet
Vapor pressure None
Heat solution NA
Solubility in water Partially Insoluble
Vapor density Not soluble
Evaporation rate NA
10.  Stability & Reactivity.

Stability :Stable under normal storage and handling conditions. Keep away from moisture when storing. Keep away from combustible solvents.
Conditions/Materials to avoid : Accumulations of product in enclosed spaces and generation of dust. High temperatures (>800°C) treatment (calcining). Avoid alteration of product properties before use. Calcining, which may result in crystalline formation, or mixing with additives may alter toxicological properties.
Hazardous decomposition products : None known

11.  Toxicological Information.

Toxological effects :Low Acute oral toxicity although ingestion will cause irritation of the gastrointestinal tract and may result in nausea and diarrhea. May cause mild mechanical irritation to eyes, skin and mucous membranes. May cause irritation from allergic reaction, especially to people that have a history of allergic reaction.

12.  Ecological Information.

Environmental Effects: Not Known
Bioaccumulative potential: Not Known
Aquatic Toxicity : Not Known

13.  Disposal considerations.

Substance: Via an authorized waste disposal contractor to an approved waste disposal site, observing all local and national regulations.
Container : As substance.

14.  Transport Information. Not regulated for transport

UN number
Primary Hazard
Subsidiary Hazard
Packing Group
Emergency Action Code
H.I. Number
Marine Pollutant
Proper Shipping name
Water treatment compounds

15.  Regulatory Information.

Label Name: eco-tabsTM CAR WASH Tablets
Symbols : No risk or safety phrases stipulated

Risk Phrases
8 Contact with combustible material or solvents may cause fire.
36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.

Safety Phrases
3 Keep in a cool place.
8 Keep container dry.
17 Keep away from combustible materials especially solvents.
24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
26 I In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

WHMIS (Canada):
Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada)

This product is not classified according to EU regulations. Not applicable.

Hazardous Material Identification System (HMIS)

Health (0-4): 1
Flammability (0-4): 1
Reactivity (0-4): 0
Personal Protection (A-D): N/A

National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):

Health (0-4): 1
Flammability (0-4): 1
Reactivity (0-4): 0
Specific Hazard: N/A

Protective Equipment: (Non-toxic, non-caustic)

<Gloves and protective eyewear recommended>

16.  Other Information.


  • This material must not be used for direct contact with food.
  • This material must not be used in potable water applications.
  • Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
  • Further details may be available upon request from your local distribution site.


Legal Disclaimer: The above information in this MSDS was obtained from sources which we believe are reliable. HOWEVER, THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ITS CORRECTNESS. The conditions or methods of handling, storage, use and disposal of the product are beyond our control and may be beyond our knowledge. FOR THIS AND OTHER REASONS, WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE OR EXPENSE ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE HANDLING, STORAGE, OR USE OF THIS PRODUCT. eco-tabsTM