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Bear River Zeolite Safety Data Sheet

 Section 1: Identification

Product identified:

Clinoptilolite Natural Zeolite



CAS No.  1318-02-1



Restrictions on use or sale:



Bear River Zeolite


PO Box 643 (Mailing)

Phone:      406-827-3523


47 Cox Gulch Road  (Physical)

Fax:         406-827-3543


Thompson Falls, MT 59873


Emergency telephone number:


Email at:


Section 2: Hazard Identification

Regulation (EU) No 1272/2008

GHS regulations:            Not classified as hazardous.

CLP regulation:               Not classified as hazardous.

Directive 67/548/EEC:            Not applicable

Directive 1999/45/EC:             Not applicable

Classification system:            The classification is according to the latest editions of the EU-lists and extended by company literature data.
                                               The classification is in accordance with the latest editions of international substances lists and is
                                               supplemented by information from technical literature.

Label elements:

Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008:                     Not regulated

Hazard pictogram:                                          Not regulated

Signal word:                                                    Not regulated

Hazard determining components:                  None

Hazard statements:                                        Not regulated


NFPA Hazard Rating (Scale 0 to 4)


  Health (Blue)                          0          No precaution necessary. Flammability
 (Red)                           0          Non combustible.
  Reactivity (Yellow)                 0          Not reactive when mixed with water.
Special (White)                                   None         

                             HMIS Hazard Rating (Scale 0 to 4)


 Health (Blue)                0        No significant health risk. .

 Flammability (Red)       0        Will not burn.

 Reactivity (Yellow)       0        Will not react, polymerize, decompose,

                                               condense, or self react. Non-explosive..


Section 3: Composition/Information on ingredients

Dangerous components:        None in reportable quantities

Chemical and common name          Wt. %                   CAS Registry                  EINECS

Clinoptilolite (natural zeolite)          90-97                       12173-10-3                 215-283-8

Water                                                3-10                       7732-18-5                   231-791-2


Section 4. First Aid Measures

General:                                    No special measures required.

After inhalation:                       Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.

After skin contact:                    Clean with water and soap. If skin irritation is experienced, consult a doctor.

After eye contact:                     Remove contact lenses if worn. Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.
symptoms persist, consult a doctor.

After swallowing:                Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Treat symptomatically.


Section 5. Fire-Fighting Measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Noncombustible

Extinguishing media:              Compatible with all extinguishing media

Unusual hazards:                    None known


Section 6. Accidental Release Measures

Personal precautions:            Avoid dust          Environmental precautions:                            No special measures required. Protection equipment:             Safety glasses

Spills cleanup:                        Pick up mechanically and place in a suitable container. Avoid generating dust.


Section 7. Handling and Storage

Safe handling:                         Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid generating and breathing dust.

Safe storage:                           No special requirements.


Section 8. Exposure Controls and Personal Protection

Limit values:       Does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be monitored in the workplace.

DNEL:                                       No further information available.

DNEC:                                      No further information available.

General protection:                 Use in a well ventilate workplace. Avoid generating and contacting dust.

Eye protection:                        Wear safety glasses.


Respiratory protection:           Not necessary in well-ventilated area.

Skin protection:                       Wear protective gloves against mechanical hazards according to NIOSH or EN 388.

Body protection:                      Not required under normal conditions of use.


Sections 9. Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance:                               Light tan to light green solid (powders and granules).

Odor:                                        Odorless.

Oder threshold:                       Not determined.

pH values:                               Not applicable.

Change in condition:              Melting point/melting range:  Not determined

Boiling point/boiling range:   Not determined

Flash point:                             Not applicable. Will not burn.

Evaporation rate:                     Not applicable; does not evaporate.

Flammability (solid, gas):       Not flammable

Upper/lower limits:                 Not applicable

Danger of explosion:              Does not present and explosive hazard.

Upper/lower limits:                 Not applicable

Vapor density:                         Does not apply. Does not evaporate.

Relative density:                     Not determined

Solubility:                                   Water                                      Insoluble

Alcohol                                    Insoluble

Partition coefficient:                Not applicable (insoluble in n-octanol and water)

Auto ignition temperature:       Will not auto ignite.

Decomposition temperature:  Not determined.

Viscosity:                                  Not applicable - solid.


Section 10. Stability and Reactivity

Chemical stability                  Stable if used as intended.

Thermal stability:                   Stable if used as intended.

Hazardous reaction:               None known.

Conditions to avoid:               No further information available. Materials to avoid:              None known

Hazardous decomposition:    None known.


Section 11. Toxicological Information

Toxicological:                          When used and handled according to instructions, the product does not have any
harmful effects  based upon our experience.

Sensitization:                            No sensitizing effects known.

General EU Guidelines:         Not subject to classification according to the calculation method of the General
Classification Guidelines for Preparations as issued in the latest version.

NTP                                          Not listed in the National Toxicological Program Report on Carcinogens, 2011.

IARC                                         International Agency for Research on Cancer MONOGRAPHS VOLUME 68: clinoptilolite cannot be evaluated
as to the carcinogenicity to humans (Group 3).


Section 12. Ecological Information

Toxicity:                                    No known toxicity to plants or animals.

Environmental fate                  Inorganic material does not decompose and is not eliminated from environment by means of biological cleaning processes.

Bioaccumulation:                        Does not bio accumulate in animal or plants.

Mobility in soil:                       Not mobile.


Section 13. Disposal Consideration

Classification:                            Not a RCRA Hazardous Waste.

Disposal method:                    Small uncontaminated quantities can be disposed of with household waste. Dispose in accordance with federal, state (provincial), and local regulations.


Section 14. Transportation Information

UN Number:


Not Regulated

UN Proper Shipping Name:


Not Regulated

Transport Hazard Class:


Not Regulated

Packing Group:


Not Regulated

Marine pollutant:



Proper shipping name:

Non-Hazardous for Transport.


Hazard Symbol:

None required.


Hazard Id Number (HIM):



15.   Regulatory Information

United States

SARA 355:                       Extremely hazardous substances:              None of the ingredient listed. SARA 313:                                       
Specific toxic chemical listings:                 None of the ingredients listed. TSCA:  All of the ingredient are listed.

California Prop 65:         Known to cause cancer:                             None of the ingredients is listed. Known to cause reproductive toxicity:
None of the ingredients is listed. Known to cause developmental
toxicity:     None of the ingredients is listed.

Carcinogen categories:   EPA                                                            None of the ingredients is listed.

IARC                                                            None of the ingredients is listed.

TLV by ACGHI                                             None of the ingredients is listed.

NIOSH-Ca                                                     None of the ingredients is listed.

Canada:                                    Domestic Substances List (DLS)                All ingredients are listed.

Ingredients Disclosure List (limit 0.1%)       None of the ingredient is listed.

Ingredients Disclosure List (limit 1%)          None of the ingredient is listed.

       REACH, Article 57:  Substances of very high concern (SVHC)   None of the ingredient is listed.

Chemical Safety Assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.


16.  Other information

Safety Data Sheet:

Approved by:                   J. C. Gustavsen

Date:                                September 8, 2015


ACGIH                              American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

ADR                                 European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road

ADN                                 European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways

CAS                                  Chemical Abstracts Service (division of the American Chemical Society)

CLP                                  Classification, Labeling, and Packaging Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

DNEL                                Derived No-Effect Level (REACH)

DOT                                 US Department of Transportation

DSL                                  Domestic Substance List

EINECS                            European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances

ELINCS                             European List of Notified Chemical Substances

EPA                                  Environmental Protection Agency

GHS                                 Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

HMIS                                Hazardous Materials Identification System (USA)

IARC                                International Agency of Research on Cancer

IATA                                 International Air Transport Association

IMDG                                International Maritime Code for Dangerous Goods

NIOSH                              National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

NFPA                                National Fire Protection Association (USA)

NTP                                  National Toxicological Program

PBT                                  Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic

PNEC                               Predicted No-Effect Concentration (REACH)

REACH                             Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals; (EC) 1907/2008

RCRA                               Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

SARA                                Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act

SVHC                               Substances of very high concern

TSCA                                Toxic Substances Control Act

TLV                                  Threshold Limit Value

vPvB                                 Very persistent and very bioaccumulative

WHMIS                             Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (Canada)

The information on this Safety Data Sheet is believed to be accurate and is the best information available to BRZ. This document is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautions for handling. BRZ makes no warranty of merchantability or any other warrant, expressed or implied with respect to the information or the product to which this Safety Sheet relates. Users and handlers of this product should make their own investigations to determine the suitability of the information provided herein for their own purposes.