Myacide GA25

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    Myacide GA25

    This product is a registered biocide under Agriculture Canada’s “Pest Control Products Act” (Registration #28339). Myacide GA25 is a glutaraldehyde-based biocide in a clear liquid form.

    Myacide GA25 is effective in controlling both aerobic and anaerobic (sulfate reducing) bacteria. It is compatible with all water-based fracturing and drilling fluids and can be neutralized prior to disposal (see Microtox Analysis below). The recommended treatment is dependent on the severity of the bacterial contamination. As a pre-treatment, add 0.1-0.5 L/m³ to the fluid system and monitor with microbial dip slides. For already contaminated fluids, add 0.5-2.0 L/m³ treatments until bacterial control is achieved.

    Myacide GA25 Product Sheet

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    Microtox Analysis

    A series of microtox tests have determined the following procedure will deactivate Myacide GA25 and should provide a non-toxic response in the fluid.

    1. Increase the pH of the fluid to 12.0 and hold for four hours.
    2. Neutralize fluid back to pH 7.0 with an appropriate acid.

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