Hazardous material labeling
Synonym: Weed remover, herbicide
Algae removers are chemical or biological agents used to remove algae from water bodies, swimming pools, ponds or aquariums but also from walkways, terraces, etc. Algae are generally harmless microorganisms.However, use in large quantities can lead to unsightly green or brown deposits that not only look unsightly, but can also affect water quality and cause health problems.
When using algae removers, carefully follow the manufacturer's instructions to avoid overdosing. Excess amounts of chemical algae removers are not only harmful to algae, but also to other organisms in the water.
Wash hands and other exposed body parts with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or smoking and when leaving the work area. Provide process area with good ventilation and exhaust to prevent formation of vapors.
H315 - Causes skin irritation.
H319 - Causes severe eye irritation.
H410 - Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
P264 - Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after use.
P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection/hearing protection. P337+P313 - If eye irritation persists: seek medical advice/attention. P391 - Absorb spillage.
To prevent long-term algae growth, water should be changed regularly to fully aerate the water body. The use of filters and algae preventers may also help control algae growth.
Store only in the original container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Keep container closed when not in use. Avoid direct sunlight.