Material Safety Data Sheet
Manufacturer: CR Brands, Inc.
PO Box 169
Spartanburg, SC 29304
Preparation Date: January 10, 2014
Product Name: Mean Green
Product Description: A detergent compound containing builders, 2-butoxyethanol,
Section I: Hazardous Ingredients
Hazardous Ingredients ACGIH TLV OSHA PEL CAS# %
2-Butoxyethanol 25 p.p.m. skin 50 p.p.m. skin 111-76-2 2.0 - 7.0
Tetrasodium EDTA None established 64-02-8 1.0 - 5.0
Section II: Physical Data
Ph 12.0 to 12.5 Boiling Point N/D
Vapor Pressure N/D Melting Point N/A
Solubility In Water Complete Evaporation Point N/A
Appearance and Odor Clear green liquid with mild odor
Section III: Fire and Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point None
Flammable Limits LFL N/A UFL N/A
Extinguishing Media This material is not flammable. Use extinguisher suitable
for surrounding fire, e.g., water fog, CO2, dry chemicals foam.
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Fire Fighters should wear full protective
clothing and breathing apparatus.
Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: None Known
Section IV: Reactivity
Stability: Stable at ambient temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: None Known
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Strong Oxidizing agents, Bleaches,
Hazardous Decomposition Products: As with any organic compound, burning
can generate carbon dioxide and/or carbon monoxide.
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur.
Section V: Health Hazard Data
Mean Green is formulated to be used full strength on difficult jobs or
diluted with water for
normal jobs. If product is used full strength, the following precautions
should be taken if performing large jobs. (Sections 5, 6, 7, 8)
Route(s) of Entry: Inhalation, Ingestion, skin and eye contact.
Eyes (acute): Contact causes irritation. Avoid prolonged contact.
Skin (acute): Contact can irritate the skin. Prolonged contact can cause
Inhalation: Exposure to mists may cause irritation.
Ingestion: Can cause irritation of the mouth, throat, and digestive tract.
Skin Absorption: Glycol ether is absorbed through the skin and over exposure
may cause systemic effects such as headache, dizziness, and nausea.
Section VI: Emergency and First Aid Procedures
Eye Contact: Immediately rinse with large amounts of water for at least
minutes, occasionally lifting upper and lower lids. Obtain medical attention.
Skin Contact: Remove all contaminated clothing. Flush contaminated skin
with large quantities of water. Obtain medical attention if irritation
persists. Launder clothing before reuse.
Inhalation: Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen.
If breathing has stopped, give artificial respiration.
Section VII: Precautions for Sale handling and Use
Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled:
In case of any spill consult local, state, or EPA regulations authorities
Section VIII: Control Measures When Product is Used Full Strength on
Large Tasks and Overhead
Respiratory Protection: None normally required.
Ventilation: Provide ventilation (general and/or local exhaust) to maintain
exposure below TLV.
Eye Protection: Safety glasses with side shields or chemical safety goggles.
Skin Protection: Chemical resistant apron. Impervious clothing, rubber
Other Protective Clothing or Equipment: Safety shower and eye wash station.
N/D = Not Determined
N/A = Not Applicable
This information is provided as a customer service and to the best of
our knowledge is current and accurate. It's user's obligation to determine
the conditions of safe use of the product.
Section IX: Other Regulatory Information
A. Mean Green HMIS
Personal Protection B
B. VOC Content 4.1%
C. SARA 313 Supplier Notification
This product contains the following toxic chemicals subject to the reporting
requirements if section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know
Act of 1986 (40 CFR 372)
CAS# 111-76-2 Chemical name: 2-butoxyethanol % by weight: 4.0
State right to know: NJ, PA, MA
Ethoxylated alcohol 9016-15-9
Tetrasodium ethylenediamine tetraacetate 64-02-8
Sodium Silicate 1344-09-8
D. This product may contain the following material in excess of threshold
limits listed in
California Proposition 65 as a potential carcinogen:
Ethylene oxide CAS# 75218
In case of an emergency please call: 1-800-835-3712