Removal of Accumulated Grease, Oil and Other Petroleum Products
Description & Use
OBG is an environmentally friendly, proprietary blend of bacterial spores, concentrated biodegradable surfactants and biostimulating agents. OBG is fast acting and effective in the removal of accumulated grease, oil and other petroleum products from concrete and other porous surfaces including asphalt, stone, tile and soil. OBG is cost effective and shortens remediation time in the maintenance and restoration of petroleum-contaminated surfaces. OBG contains no petroleum distillates or solvents.
Effluent from the cleaning process leaves behind a colony of harmless but beneficial bacterial that continues to consume subsurface petroleum materials that rise to the cleaned surface. The same effluent that flows into drains or adjacent soil continues the bioremediation process. For extreme cases, additional top dressing of dilute OBG will be beneficial.
No removal or replacement of contaminated materials is necessary. Remediation of more than 90% of petroleum contamination occurs in most projects after 30 days. Remediation of 99.7% has been reported after 4 months.
pH: 10.4 to 10.7 Odor: Floral perfumed
Volatiles: None Solubility in water: 99%
Boiling Point: >212 degrees F Flash Point: None
Appearance: Creamy to white liquid.
Dilution: 1-4 parts water to 1 part 2351depending on conditions.
Remove all dry materials from the surface. If there is a heavy deposit of grease or other contaminant, it should be scraped to expose the hard surface. For hard surfaces, dampen the surface prior to the application of the dilute OBG.
OBG is used at a 1:1 dilution ratio for most applications. For some light contaminations, OBG can be diluted with up to 4 parts water. A test area must be done, prior to the start of all projects, to determine the proper dilution ratio. In most cases, application by low-pressure spray, avoiding atomization, is preferable to ensure complete saturation of the surface. In other situations, brush or mop application is acceptable. Allow the dilute solution to remain on the surface for 20 to 30 minutes. Reapply the solution to any area that begins to dry out during the reaction period.
Horizontal surfaces may be both scrubbed and rinsed or pressure washed to remove the surface contaminants. Vertical surfaces should be pressure rinsed from bottom to top. Depending upon conditions, this procedure may require repeating or it is possible to top dress the area with an additional application of the dilute OBG and allow the treatment to dry into the surface for additional remediation.
Do not apply to a frozen surface. Freezing of an active application will not kill all bacteria. When the surface returns to temperatures above freezing the activity will restart. A renewal application may be required to keep peak efficiency. Steam cleaning will kill some but not all bacteria. Again, a renewal application may be necessary if steam cleaning is required as part of the maintenance process. Store all containers in a cool, dry facility.
All applicators must wear protective clothing including rubber gloves and eye protection. Avoid inhalation. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water after contact. Avoid eye contact. Keep out of the reach of children. Do not modify the product with any material other than clean water or use for any non-recommended purpose. Refer to the proper MSDS Sheet for treatment of persons exposed to or reacting to the cleaner.
Aqua Blast Corporation warrants that this product conforms to the chemical composition described in the Product Label. AQUA BLAST CORPORATION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Aqua Blast Corporation shall not be responsible for any direct or consequential damages sustained as a result of the use of this product. Further, Aqua Blast Corporation shall not be liable for personal injuries, property damage or any other damages as a result of the use of this product, the sole responsibility of Aqua Blast Corporation under the within WARRANTY being the replacement of any nonconforming product. Acceptance and use of this product absolves Aqua Blast Corporation from any such liability what so ever and from whatever source. The within WARRANTY may not be modified or extended by Aqua Blast Corporation representatives or distributors, neither of which are empowered to make any product representation inconsistent with the terms hereof.
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