Please read the Product Bulletin, Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and Detailed Application specification before using the product. The points written below are to emphasize the aspects that are crucial for the environmental preservation.
APPLICATORS: PLEASE REMEMBER THAT SEALER SHOULD NOT BE APPLIED IF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. NO RAIN IN FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS SHOULD BE YOUR MINIMUM. PREVENTING RUNOFF IS NOT ONLY IMPORTANT TO SATISFYING YOUR CUSTOMER – BUT PROTECTING THE ENVIORNMENT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT.
Contractors: Plan, Minimize, Mitigate
Mitigate impacts by using BMPs (Best Management Practices) designed to prevent and/or eliminate runoff via controls.
Dampen the pavement with a fine mist of water if the surface temperature exceeds 120 º F, to facilitate even spreading of the sealer and cure to produce a film free of voids and pinholes. Do not allow water to puddle on the surface - (Optional Step).
Never dispose of sealer or other STAR products down a drain, into a storm sewer or any other bodies of water that might contaminate the environment.
Do not wash sealer holding tank on the property of the manufacturers without permission. Most local regulations require a water or liquid discharge permit for business. Must seek permission from the property owner.
Wash water from sealer storage tanks can be saved in drums or other suitable containers to be used as the water for dilution. If the water is stored for any length of time, it shall be treated with bleach @ 2 quarts /250 gal.
Dried sealer (both ref. coal tar based and asphalts based) can be disposed of as an industrial waste.
Metal and plastic containers are recyclable, if your waste hauler accepts them. Do not discard in regular trash bins. Check local ordinance or with your waste hauler.