Oil Technics Ltd are pleased to advise that their Sobo S Gold 08, one of the most popular rigwashes used in the North Sea, has been recertified by CEFAS to OCNS Gold Standard – meaning that it has the lowest possible Hazard Quotient possible.
Every three years the hazard assessment of chemical products that are used offshore need to be re-assessed by the Centre for Environment Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (CEFAS), as part of the Offshore Chemical Notification Scheme (OCNS), CEFAS applies a Chemical Hazard & Risk Management (CHARM) model to calculate the ratio of ‘Predicted Effect Concentration’ against ‘No Effect Concentration’. This allows the product to be ranked in the form of a Hazard Quotient. Part of this assessment includes toxicity, biodegradation and bioaccumulation. To allow users to very quickly understand the hazard quotient of a product, CEFAS in the UK use a colour branding system, as follows:
As you will see, Sobo S Gold 08 has been classified by CEFAS as GOLD meaning that it has the lowest possible Hazard Quotient available!
About Sobo S Gold 08
An Internationally approved (OCNS Gold Standard) offshore rigwash and oil degreaser that efficiently removes oil and grease contamination. Sobo S Gold 08 contains a blend of biodegradable surfactants and wetting agents and is registered for use in offshore installations. OCNS Gold - no product warnings Marine and separator friendly pH below 9 Low to medium foamer.