The Corales Golf Club designed by Tom Fazio at the Puntacana Resort & Club

The Corales Golf Club designed by Tom Fazio at the Puntacana Resort & Club

Organic

Organic and GRAS

EcoSand is organic and GRAS. As a 100% natural mined mineral with no additives, EcoSand meets the USDA requirements to be organic and can be used as an input in any USDA Organic operation. By meeting the FDA requirements, EcoSand is Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS).

Organic

omri_logo_200x130EcoSand is OMRI listed under the classification of Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments. OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) determined that EcoSand qualifies as organic under the USDS National Organic Program (NOP). By meeting the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) requirements, EcoSand may be used as an additive or input in USDA Certified Organic operations. By meeting these requirements, EcoSand may be labeled 100% organic and made with organic zeolite.

EcoSand is both and inorganic by meeting the NOP requirements to be organic and inorganic by being a mineral that is not based on carbon.

GRAS

EcoSand is Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS) by meeting the chemical assay specifications in the Food Chemical Codes and the requirements of the FDA.

Typical EcoSand Analysis and Food Chemical Codex Sodium Aluminosilicate Specifications:

EcoSand
Minimum
Maximum
Silicon dioxide
(% as SiO2)
70.4
66.0
76.0
Aluminum oxide
(% as Al2O3)
10.1
9.0
13.0
Sodium oxide
(% as Na2O)
0.4
4.0
7.0
Lead
(ppm as Pb)
2.0
-
5.0
Loss on Drying
(% by Weight)
4.5
-
8.0
Loss on Ignition
(% by Weight)
9.0
8.0
13.0
pH
8.3
6.5
10.5

EcoSand Analysis


Profile of 15% EcoSand Mixed with Sand

PRODUCT
Drainage (cm/hr)
Water Holding (%)
Bulk Density (g/cm3)
EcoSand Zeolite
63.1
11.4
1.45
Sand
61.0
7.7
1.56
© ZEO, Inc. EcoSand Green Soil Amendment

The FDA reviewed the lower than specification sodium oxide content and stated that the presence of potassium, calcium, and magnesium cation in lieu of sodium is acceptable.