Cold Weather Advisory: Phosphate Products

 

An Important Reminder for our Carus ortho-phosphate, zinc ortho-phosphate, polyphosphate, and blended phosphate distributors and end-use customers:

Now that we are entering into the winter months, in many regions of the United States and Canada we are experiencing extended periods of cold days and nights.  This means that liquid phosphate products may be exposed to low temperatures during transportation and storage.  The Phosphate Product Team wants you to be aware of the following guidelines that are based on Quality Control Laboratory analyses and field data:

 

AQUA MAG® and AQUA MAG® 9000 Blended Phosphate Series Products

CalciQuest® Water Treatment Chemical Series Products

CARUS 8000 Water Treatment Chemical Series Products

CARUS K-5 Water Treatment Chemical

AQUADENE® Series Products

CAUTION: Exposure to temperatures < 38 oF (3 oC) may cause the product to increase in viscosity.  It may become cloudy and/or freeze.

 

 

CARUS™ 1000 Water Treatment Chemical Series Products

CAUTION: Exposure to temperatures < 38 oF (3 oC) may cause the product to increase in viscosity.  It may become cloudy and/or freeze.

WARNING: This product may not be freeze/thaw stable

 

 

CARUS 3000 Water Treatment Chemical Series Products

CAUTION: Exposure to temperatures < 0 oF (-18 oC) may cause the product to increase in viscosity.  It may become cloudy and/or freeze.

WARNING: This product may not be freeze/thaw stable

 

 

CARUS 4100 Water Treatment Chemical, CalciQuest® Liquid SE-100A Water Treatment Chemical Products

CAUTION: Increase in viscosity will occur at low temperatures.  Exposure to temperatures < 0 oF (-18 oC) for consecutive days is not recommended.

 


CARUS 4105 Water Treatment Chemical Product

CAUTION: Exposure to temperatures < 10 oF (-12 oC) may cause the product to increase in viscosity.  It may become cloudy and/or freeze.

 

 

CARUS 4200 Water Treatment Chemical Product

CAUTION: Exposure to temperatures < 50 oF (10 oC) may cause the product to increase in viscosity.  It may become cloudy and/or freeze.

 


CARUS 4500 Water Treatment Chemical Product

CAUTION: Exposure to temperatures < 25 oF (-4 oC) may cause the product to increase in viscosity.  It may become cloudy and/or freeze.

 

 

OTHER PRODUCTS

CARUSQUEST® 101 Water Treatment Chemical

BIOPURGE® BD-2000, BIOPURGE® WD-3000, BIOPURGE® WD-3100

CAUTION: Exposure to temperatures < 38 oF (3 oC) may cause the product to increase in viscosity.  It may become cloudy and/or freeze.

 

This information has been compiled through Quality Control analyses and field data reports and it is meant as a physical-chemical guideline for the use of our customers.  It is current and accurate to the best of our knowledge.  If you have additional questions or comments, please contact us.

 

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