Q. How does Amphomag® Universal Spill Neutralizer compare with other spill-response products?
A. Amphomag, a registered trademark owned by Premier Magnesia, LLC, neutralizes both acids and bases, taking the guesswork out of emergency cleanups. The color indicator enables you to know whether the spill was an acid or a base, and also when it is fully neutralized. 

Q. How much time does it take for a spill to be fully neutralized?
A. Reaction time for full neutralization is dependent upon what is being neutralized. Typically, 5 to 10 minutes is sufficient for most applications, but it could be longer or shorter depending on the spill. The color indicator confirms that the spill is completely neutralized.

Q. How should Amphomag be stored?
A. Amphomag should be stored in a dry, temperate, and protected place.

Q. What is the shelf life of Amphomag?
A. Amphomag has a long shelf life as long as the product remains in the original factory-sealed container and is stored in a cool, dry place. We recommend inspection of the product every 6 months. If the product is clumped or you see a color change, then it should be replaced.

Industry Resources

Hazardous Material Safety

CDC Hazards & Exposures for Workplace Safety
The CDC lists topics related to workplace safety and health. On this site, you can find out what happens if you have exposure to certain types of carbonless copy paper or steps for workers to prevent insect stings. The hazardous drug exposure in healthcare page includes a list of publications about safe handling, statistics, protective equipment, and other helpful information to keep employees safe.

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (US Dept. of Transportation)
PHMSA’s website contains information and links about hazardous materials (hazmat) safety and pipeline safety. Here you will find answers about special permits, notices, historical CFRs, safety advisory bulletins, interpretations, and other information when it comes to hazmat or pipeline safety. There is also a section about general regulations if you want to learn about the No Fear Act or what the EEO Program is all about.

US Chemical Safety Board
The CSB is an independent federal agency which investigates industrial chemical accidents. Here you will find recent news and reports on chemical accident investigations along with rolling news feed on chemical accidents.

Occupational Safety and Health

The American Society of Safety Engineers
The ASSE provides a website for people looking for jobs as safety engineers, managers, directors, or consultants. This is also the site to go to for information about conferences, CEU opportunities, training, certificate programs, and scholarships for students. The publications page has links for every interest from technical to professional safety publications. Lastly, the membership tab has information on how you can become a member of the ASSE and the benefits of membership.

CDC Chemicals for Workplace Safety
This site has a list of chemicals and safety tips for handling chemicals and preventing exposure. You’ll find everything you want to know about chemicals from acrylamide to xylene and even hydrogen chloride. The chemical pages include links to publications, NIOSH analytical methods, health hazard evaluations, and government resources.

CDC Hazards & Exposures for Workplace Safety
CDC’s list of topics related to workplace safety and health. On this site, you can find out what happens if you have exposure to certain types of carbonless copy paper or steps for workers to prevent insect stings. The hazardous drug exposure in healthcare page includes a list of publications about safe handling, statistics, protective equipment, and other helpful information to keep employees safe.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NIOSH’s website has information and publications on a variety of workplace safety and health topics. There are also resources for employees about stress at work, health hazard evaluations, analytical methods, nanotechnology, and more. Looking for information on training, conferences, publications, and an app for ladder safety? That’s all on this website, too.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration
This website provides news, resources, statistics, and materials to help workers have safe and healthy working conditions in all types of industries in all U.S. states. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Rapid Response

Emergency Preparedness and Response (US Dept. of Labor)
This site has links and materials on how to prepare for emergencies such as severe weather events (e.g., hurricanes, floods, wildfires, etc.), chemical hazards, oil spills, and other natural or specific disasters. There are guides for general businesses and resources for emergency responders.


CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response

A list of emergency topics with information on what to expect at each incident and how to respond with the right equipment and procedure. These topics include disaster site management, natural disasters, tornado aftermath clean-up, wildfires, and other topics. There are also resources for fire fighters and other emergency responders.

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