Authorised for Martine use in Australia:
E.P.S. Oil Adsorbent is listed as an Australian Martine Safety Authority (AMSA) National Plan Oil Spill Control Agent (OSCA).
None of the E.P.S. Oil Adsorbent's ingredients are listed on the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), our product is completely safe.
Made of Natural Minerals:
E.P.S. Oil Adsorbent is primarily made of silicon. It does not freeze and is non-combustive (Melting temperature 1500°C). It has a long storage life.
E.P.S. Oil Adsorbent is listed as a Loose Sorbent on the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) National Plan Oil Spill Control Agent (OSCA) Register, tested under ASTM F726-12 of the of the ASTM International standards body. Non-toxic to people and the environment.
Due to its lyophobic and oleophilic characteristics, it can effectively absorb all hydrocarbons including IFO 180, IFO 380, Kuwaite crude oil, fuel, lubricant, oils and greases. It can also adsorb hazardous liquid chemicals like Paint, Toluene, Ethyl Acetate and Xylene.
Usable on Land and Water:
E.P.S. Oil Adsorbent quickly and efficiently cleans up oil and chemical spills on both land and water. No need for seperate products: save on warehouse, equipment and training fees.
SGS Leeder Consulting Pty Ltd: Collects between 246% to 1030% of its own weight, dependent on the thickness and temperature of the oil.
Begins collecting oil inside a minute.
Ease of Storage:
No special requirements for storage.
Easy to Transport:
No special requirements for transportation. Save on shipping costs.
Floats on the Water:
Buoyant, light and easy to collect.
Simple to Handle and Apply:
It is simple to use and comes with full documented handling instructions.
Retain 70% of collected oil, save on disposal costs (e.g. landfills levy and industrial waste levy). Benefits on tax return (e.g. product stewardship levy offset and product stewardship benefit).