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18-18-6 PLUG FERTILIZERS
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Manufacturer’s Name & Address
Southern Agricultural Insecticides, Inc.
P.O. Box 218, Palmetto, Fla. 33561
I. - IDENTIFICATION
Plug Fast, Plug Start, Jump Start (18-18-6 )
Inorganic Salt - Blend or Mixture
N/A - Blend or Mixture
Not Regulated by D.O.T.
II. - COMPOSITION
Fluoride Salts as Fluorine - 0-1.3%
Silica - Quartz (sand) - 0-30%
Cas. No. 14808-60-7
Contains 1.7% nitrates, which are classed as oxidizers when pure. In this mixture, they are
diluted by other materials. They could contribute to combustion if contaminated with
organic material such as oil.
III. - PHYSICAL DATA
Vapor Pressure (mm/Hg): N/A
Percent Volatile: None
Solubility in Water:
pH, 1% Solution: 6 - 7.4
Appearance and Odor:
Mixed colors, light tan to dark gray and blue granules, slight acid odor.
IV. FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD DATA
Flash Point: N/A
Flammable Limits: N/A
Extinguishing Media: Spread out &cool, apply water if necessary.
All grades identified in Section I above are a mixture of inorganic salts, and sometimes contain small
amounts of organic materials, and can in some instances be induced to burn. In a fire situation, they
may produce toxic auf/or irritating ammonia and nitrogen and sulfur oxides. Keep away from sources of
heat. Use self contained breathing apparatus with enclosed fires.
V. - REACTIVITY DATA
Stability: Stable under all normal conditions
Incompatibility: Alkalis, heat. Alkalis may cause ammonia release.
Hazardous Polymerization: will not occur.
VI - HEALTH HAZARD DATA
Permissible Exposure Limit:
OSHA nuisance dust limit of 15 mg. per cubic meter of air as total dust is recom
Routes of Entry:
Lungs (breathing), Ingestion (orally)
Effects of Overexposure:
Short Term - May Cause I