CEFAS Template renewed for Sobo S Gold 08


One of the most popular rigwashes used in the North Sea, Sobo S Gold 08, has been recertified by CEFAS to OCNS Gold Standard.

As part of the Offshore Chemical Notification Scheme (OCNS), 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).

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:

CEFAS table

  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


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Other Useful Information

  • For more information on CEFAS, please click here.
  • For information on other European Regulations, please click here