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MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

Powdered Cellulose

Section 01 - Chemical And Product And Company Information

Product Identifier ........................... PRE-CO-FLOC NB10, NB20, PB20, PB40M, PB40, PB33, PB33C, PB100M, PB200M, PB300M, PB20M Product Use .................................. Filter aid media for clarification of liquids. Supplier Name................................ClearTech Industries Inc. 2302 Hanselman Avenue Saskatoon, SK. Canada S7L 5Z3 Prepared By...................................... ClearTech Industries Inc. Technical Department Phone: (306)664-2522 Preparation Date.............................. December 29, 2008 24-Hour Emergency Phone.............. 306-664-2522

Section 02 - Composition / Information on Ingredients

Hazardous Ingredients................... Pulp (cellulose) CAS Number.................................... Pulp (cellulose) 99-100% 9004-34-6

Synonym (s).................................... Cellulose pulp (pulverized), cellulose flock, powdered cellulose, bleached sulphite pulp

Section 03 - Hazard Identification

Inhalation........................................ Material is considered a nuisance dust, excessive dust concentrations may cause unpleasant deposit or irritation in the nasal and throat passages. May aggravate pre-existing respiratory conditions or allergies. Skin Contact / Absorption............... Non-irritating to skin, no adverse effects expected.

Eye Contact.................................... Dust may irritate eyes, resulting in redness or watering. Ingestion......................................... Not a normal route of entry. However, ingestion may cause gastrointestinal upset.

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Exposure Limits........................... OSHA/PEL= 15mg/m3 (total dust) ACGIH/TLV= 5mg/m3 (total dust)

Section 04 - First Aid Measures

Inhalation......................................... Remove victim to fresh air if breathing becomes difficult. Seek medical attention if breathing becomes difficult or discomfort occurs. Skin Contact / Absorption............... Skin that comes in contact can be washed with soap and water.

Eye Contact...................................... Flush immediately with water for at least 20 minutes. Forcibly hold eyelids apart to ensure complete irrigation of eye tissue. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. Ingestion.......................................... If large amounts are ingested, give plenty of water to drink and seek medical attention if discomfort persists. Additional Information..................... This product has very low toxicity. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive only.

Section 05 - Fire Fighting

Conditions of Flammability.............. Material will burn if involved in a fire. Means of Extinction......................... Water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical or foam. Flash Point.....................................Not available Auto-ignition Temperature.............. 400-500°C Upper Flammable Limit .................. Not available Lower Flammable Limit....................Not available Hazardous Combustible Products.... Combustion products include carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide. Special Fire Fighting Procedures..... Wear NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing. Explosion Hazards......................... Like most organic powders, under severe dusting conditions, this material may form explosive mixtures in air.

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Section 06 - Accidental Release Measures

Leak / Spill...................................... Wear appropriate personal protective equipment if dust conditions are excessive. Spills can be swept or vacuumed up for disposal or recovery. Deactivating Materials.................... None known

Section 07 - Handling and Storage

Handling Procedures...................... Use proper equipment for lifting and transporting all containers. Use sensible industrial hygiene and housekeeping practices to limit the amount of dust. Wash thoroughly after handling. Storage Requirements..................... Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place at room temperature. Do not store near open flames, spark sources and excessive heat.

Section 08 - Personal Protection and Exposure Controls

Protective Equipment

Eyes............................................ Chemical goggles or safety glasses should be worn when dust concentrations are high. Wearing contact lenses is not recommended in dusty environments. Respiratory...................................Use NIOSH/MSHA approved dusk mask for if dust levels are excessive (>15 mg/m3). Gloves......................................... Normally not needed, gloves should be worn if skin is broken (cuts,, scrapes). Clothing....................................... Normally not needed, any contaminated clothing should be washed and dried thoroughly before reuse. Footwear...................................... No special footwear is required other than what is mandated at place of work.

Engineering Controls

Ventilation Requirements............... Mechanical ventilation (dilution or local exhaust) is recommended to keep exposure below AEL. Supply sufficient replacement air to make up for air removed by exhaust systems. Other........................................... Eye wash fountain should be in close proximity.

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Section 09 - Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State................................. Solid Odor and Appearance..................... Fibrous, odourless, white solid Odor Threshold............................... Not applicable Specific Gravity (Water=1).............. 1.58 Vapor Pressure (mm Hg, 20C)..........Not applicable Vapor Density (Air=1)...................... Not applicable Evaporation Rate............................. Not applicable Boiling Point.................................... Not applicable Freeze/Melting Point....................... Not available pH.................................................... 4.5-8.0 Water/Oil Distribution Coefficient..... Not available Bulk Density.................................... Varies with grade % Volatiles by Volume.................... Not available Solubility in Water........................... Insoluble Molecular Formula...........................(C6H10O5)n Molecular Weight.............................Not applicable

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity

Stability................................................. Stable under normal conditions. Incompatibility.......................................Sparks, open flame, oxidizers. Hazardous Products of Decomposition.. Carbon monoxide and dioxide Polymerization...................................... Will not occur

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Section 11 - Toxicological Information

Irritancy.......................................... Non-irritating in most cases, slightly irritating when excess dust is present. Sensitization................................... Chronic exposure may lead to respiratory sensitation. Chronic/Acute Effects.................... Paper (cellulose) dust is a biologically inert dust which has little or no effect other than irritation to respiratory tract or possible allergic reaction when exposed to high concentrations of dust. Synergistic Materials...................... Not available Animal Toxicity Data...................... Non-toxic Carcinogenicity...............................Not considered to be carcinogenic by NTP, IARC, or OSHA. Reproductive Toxicity.....................Not available Teratogenicity................................. Not available Mutagenicity................................... Not available

Section 12 - Ecological Information

Fish Toxicity.................................... Not available Biodegradability.............................. Not available Environmental Effects................... None

Section 13 - Disposal Consideration

Waste Disposal............................... Dispose in accordance with all federal, provincial, and/or local regulations including the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

Section 14 - Transportation Information

TDG Classification Class.............................................Not regulated Group...............................................Not regulated PIN Number...................................... Not regulated

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Other............................................ Secure containers (full and/or empty) with suitable hold down devises during shipment.

Section 15 - Regulatory Information

WHMIS Classification.......................Not a controlled product NOTE: THE PRODUCT LISTED ON THIS MSDS HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE HAZARD CRITERIA OF THE CANADIAN CONTROLLED PRODUCTS REGULATIONS. THIS MSDS CONTAINS ALL INFORMATION REQUIRED BY THOSE REGULATIONS.

Section 16 - Other Information

Note: The responsibility to provide a safe workplace remains with the user. The user should consider the health hazards and safety information contained herein as a guide and should take those precautions required in an individual operation to instruct employees and develop work practice procedures for a safe work environment. The information contained herein is, to the best of our knowledge and belief, accurate. However, since the conditions of handling and use are beyond our control, we make no guarantee of results, and assume no liability for damages incurred by the use of this material. It is the responsibility of the user to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Attention: Receiver of the chemical goods / MSDS coordinator As part of our commitment to the Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors (CACD) Responsible Distribution® initiative, ClearTech Industries Inc. and its associated companies require, as a condition of sale, that you forward the attached Material Safety Data Sheet(s) to all affected employees, customers, and end-users. ClearTech will send any available supplementary handling, health, and safety information to you at your request. If you have any questions or concerns please call our customer service or technical service department.

ClearTech Industries Inc. - Locations

Corporate Head Office: 2302 Hanselman Avenue, Saskatoon, SK, S7L 5Z3 Phone: 306-664-2522 Fax: 306-665-6216 www.ClearTech.ca Location Richmond, B.C. Calgary, AB. Edmonton, AB. Saskatoon, SK. Regina, SK. Winnipeg, MB. Mississauga, ON. Address 12431 Horseshoe Way 5516E - 40th St. S.E. 11750 - 180th Street 2302 Hanselman Avenue 555 Henderson Drive 340 Saulteaux Crescent 7480 Bath Road Postal Code V7A 4X6 T2C 2A1 T5S 1N7 S7L 5Z3 S42 5X2 R3J 3T2 L4T 1L2 Phone Number 604-272-4000 403-279-1096 780-452-6000 306-933-0177 306-721-7737 204-987-9777 905-612-0566 Fax Number 604-272-4596 403-236-0989 780-452-4600 306-933-3282 306-721-8611 204-987-9770 905-612-0575

24 Hour Emergency Number - All Locations - 306-664-2522

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