Effective Date : Novenmber 1, 2013

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Section 1 - Identification


Product Name:              Green’s Clear Wood Preservative

Product Description:      Light brown or light green  liquid for applying to wood to prevent various wood destroying insect  infestation, water damage, wood rot, fungus & mold.


Manufacturer:               Green Products Company

                                    810 Market Avenue

                                    Richmond, CA  94801

                                    United States




EPA Registration No:    66591-6  California EPA Establishment No. 066591-CA-01

EPA Registration permits are renewed annually expiring December 31 of each year.


EMERGENCY No:        1-800-535-5053

Product Use A wood preservative that contains copper for prevention various types of wood damage.
Product Restrictions Do not use on any material other than wood. Should not be applied to food or feed surfaces. (See approved label on product).

Wood treated with Copper-8-Quinolinolate must not be   used in construction of beehives.


Section 2 – hazard(s) identification


Hazards to humans and domestic animals

May be fatal if swallowed. Causes eye and skin irritation. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing. Do not breathe  vapor or spray mist. Wear a mask or pesticide respirator jointly approved by the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.


Warning - Irritant (Inhalation, skin and eyes)                                                                                                                                            

CAUTION – Vapors may cause headache, nausea and respiratory tract irritation.


(Product not regulated by the Department of Transportation.)

Do not discharge effluent containing this product into lakes, streams, ponds, estuaries, oceans or other waters unless in accordance with the requirements of a National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit and the permitting authority has been notified in writing prior to discharge. Do not discharge effluent containing this product to sewer systems without previously notifying the local sewage treatment plant authority. For guidance contact your State Water Board or Regional Office of the EPA.


Section 3 – composition/ information on ingredients



CAS NO.      TLV


Percentage of Product

Copper 8-Quinolinolate

10380-28-6  Not Available

Not Available



7732-18-5    Not Available

Not Available



8002-74-2    Not Available

Not Available


PRIVATE Flammability-Flash Point

For product

Less than 212 Deg F


@25 Deg C


Specific Gravity

@25 Deg C



@25 Deg C


Weight per Gallon

For Product




Section 4 – first-aid measures


IF INHALED: Move person to fresh air. If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth, if possible. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.


IF ON SKIN OR CLOTHING: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for further treatment advice.


IF IN EYES: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.


IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice. Do not induce vomiting unless instructed to do so by a poison control center or doctor. Do not give any liquid to the person. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.


Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment. In case of medical questions, emergencies or accidents involving this product call INFOTRAC at (800) 535-5053.


Note to physician: Vomiting may cause aspiration pneumonia.


Section 5 – fire-fighting measures




EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:  Foam, CO2, dry chemical.

SPECIAL FIREFIGHTING PROCEDURES:  Self-contained breathing unit.  Avoid spreading with water spray.


Section 6 – accidental release measures


Do not use, pour, spill, or store near heat or open flame. Use only with adequate ventilation. Close container when not in use.

If product has been spilled or is leaking, remove the source of the spill or leak. Recover free liquid. Spread absorbent, then pick up and place in D.O.T. waste containers. Then, where applicable, wash area with detergent and water. 


Section 7 – handling and storage


Store in a secure, well-ventilated area, protected from extreme temperatures. Store in original container only. Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.




Section 8 – exposure controls / personal protection


MAX V.O.C. =  228 ppm

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION:  NIOSH approved air mask in contained area.



OTHER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:  Not generally required.  But safety clothes would be recommended.


Section 9 – physical nd chemical properties


Appearance:    light green or light brown liquid

Odor:     mild

PH:     213          

Flashpoint:     212 Deg F

Evaporation Rate:     Slower than ether

Vapor Density:     Heavier than air

Viscosity:     228 ppm

All other information is not determined / available


Do not use, pour, spill, or store near heat or open flame. Use only with adequate ventilation. Close container when not in use. Soluble in water.


Section 10 – stability and reactivity

STABILITY:  Stable                  


INCOMPATIBILITY (Materials to Avoid):  Strong oxidizing agents.



Section 11 – toxicological information

Toxicological Data on Ingredients:  Not Available

Routes of Entry: Absorbed through skin. Eye contact. Inhalation. Ingestion.


Chronic Effects on Humans: Contains material which may cause damage to the following organs: blood, kidneys, the nervous system, and peripheral nervous system.

Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans:


Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant, permeator) of ingestion and of inhalation.


Acute Potential Health Effects:


Skin: It may cause skin irritation.


Eyes: Contact may cause eye irritation. Vapors may be irritating to the eyes.


Inhalation: This product may cause upper respiratory tract irritation and damage to the mucosal surfaces.


Ingestion: Can cause severe irritation and damage to mucosal surfaces. Can cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.


Chronic Potential Health Effects:


Ingestion: Prolonged or repeated ingestion may cause anemia.


Skin: Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause drying or cracking of the skin (defatting), dermatitis, irritation, skin ulcers or pruritic eczema.


Inhalation: Repeated or prolonged inhalation can affect behavior/central nervous system with symptoms to that of acute inhalation. It may also cause kidney damage and affect the blood (normocytic anemia).


Section 12 – ecolgical information


Ecotoxicity: This product is toxic to aquatic invertebrates, shrimps, and oysters/clams. Avoid contamination to water bodies. Pesticides wastes are toxic. Improper disposal of excess pesticides, spray mixture, or rinsate is a violation of federal law. If these wastes cannot be disposed of by use according to label instructions, contact your State Pesticide or Environmental Control Agency, or the Hazardous Waste Representative at the nearest EPA Regional Office for guidance.


Section 13 – disposal considerations


Non-refillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Triple rinse container (or equivalent) with water promptly after emptying. Triple rinse as follows: Empty the remaining contents into application equipment or a mix tank. Fill the container ผ full with water and recap. Shake for 10 seconds. Pour the rinsate into application equipment or a mix tank or store rinsate for later use or disposal. Drain for 10 seconds after pour begins to drip. Repeat this procedure two more times. Then offer for recycling, if available, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, or incineration, or, if allowed by state and local ordinances, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.


Section 14 – transport information


DOT – United States – Department of Transportation

          Ground transportation only.


Section 15 – regulatory information


This chemical is a pesticide product registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and is subject to certain labeling requirements under federal pesticide law.  These requirements differ from the classification criteria and hazard information required for safety data sheets (SDS), and for workplace labels of non-pesticide chemicals.  The hazard information required on the pesticide label is reproduced below.  The pesticide label also includes other important information, including directions for use.


FIFRA Labeling:

Green’s Clear Wood Preservative

EPA Registration No: 66591-6  California EPA Establishment No. 066591-CA-01


Hazards to Humans & Domestic Animals



Causes skin and eye irritation.  Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause allergic reaction in some individuals.  Harmful if swallowed or inhaled.  Do not breathe vapors or mist during brush, roll, and dip applications.  Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.



CERCLA:  This product is not subject to reporting under CERCLA.  Some states have more stringent reporting requirements.  Report all spills in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.


SARA Section (311/312): Acute Health

SARA 313:  This product contains the following substances subject to the Annual Release Reporting Requirements Under SARA Title III, Section 313 (40 CFR part 372): Coppers Compounds.


EPA TSCA Inventory:  This product is regulated under FIFRA, thus exempt.


Section 16 – other information


Preparation Date : October 10, 2013

Last Known Revision Date: September 25, 2015


The information accumulated herein is believed to be accurate but is not warranted to be whether originating with the company or not.  Recipients are advised to confirm in advance of need that the information is current, applicable, and suitable to their circumstances.


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