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MSDS - Coconut (fractionated) - Capric triglyceride - Carrier Oil


COCONUT OIL (FRACTIONATED)
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

01.  IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Coconut Oil Fractionated.

Biological Definition

A fraction of coconut oil (from the seeds of Cocos nucifera, Palmae) from which almost all the long chain fatty acids are removed thereby increasing its shelf life and stability. Basically a mixed trimester of glycerine, caprylic and caproic acids.

INCI Name

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride.

Synonyms & Trade Names

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride; Glycerides, mixed Decanoyl & Octanoyl; Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT).

CAS-No

73398-61-5/ 65381-09-1

EC No.

277-452-2/ 265-724-3

EINECS No.

277-452-2/
265-724-3 

1.2

Relative identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

 

No additional data available.

1.3

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet 

 

Essential Oils Direct Ltd  13 Parkside Industrial Estate,  Royton, Oldham OL2 6DS - Reg No 04199912 

1.4 

Emergency Tel. No.  

+ 44 (0) 161 633 3952

02. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1

Classification of the substance or mixture 

 

Not classed as a hazardous substance.

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Not classed as a hazardous substance.

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

  None.

Signal Word

None.

Contains

Contains no hazardous substances.

Hazard Statements

 

None.

Precautionary Statements

 

None.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

None.

2.3

Other Hazards 

PBT or vPvB according to Annex XIII

No additional data available.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

None.

Adverse effects on human health

None.

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1

Substances

 

100% Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride   -  Not classified as hazardous

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove affected person to fresh air.  Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues.

 Ingestion

Rinse mouth out with water. Seek medical attention immediately.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water. Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues or if there is sign of tissue damage.

Eye Contact   

Immediately flush with plenty of water for up to 15 minutes. Remove any contact lenses and open eyes wide apart. Seek medical attention if irritation continues.

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

No additional data available. 

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

No additional data available.

05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Dry Chemical Powder. Foam.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: Do not se direct water jet on burning material.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and should be cooled with water spray.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Cool containers exposed to flame with water. Wear protective clothing. Avoid inhalation of vapours. DO NOT USE WATER TO EXTINGUISH.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Maintain good occupational and personal hygiene. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Do not discharge into drains, water courses or onto the ground. Dispose of in line with Local authority guidelines.

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Cover with an inert, inorganic, non-combustible absorbent material (e.g. dry-lime, sand, soda ash). Place in covered containers and dispose of in accordance with current laws and regulations. 

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

Section 8 - Exposure controls/personal protection for further information on personal precautions

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations for further information on waste treatment.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices, ensuring proper workplace ventilation. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk. Observe good personal hygiene. Do not eat , drink or smoke when handling the product.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Intrusion into soil to be avoided.  Keep container dry and in a cool, well ventilated place. Ground all equipment containing material. Keep container tightly closed and keep air contact to a minimum. Combustible materials should be stored away from extreme heat.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

This product, as supplied, does not contain any hazardous materials with occupational exposure limits established by the region specific regulatory bodies.

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

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Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

Ensure adequate ventilation is in place.

Respiratory Equipment

Ensure area is well ventilated.

Hand Protection

Wear gloves when handling hot oil.

Eye Protection

The use of safety glasses is recommended, especially when using hot oil. 

Other Protection

No special measures required.

Hygiene Measures

Good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals / oils.

Personal Protection 

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Skin Protection 

Wear protective clothing to reduce the risk of skin and eye contact.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.

09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Oily liquid. 

Colour

Clear, water white oil.

Odour

Odourless.

Relative Density

0.930  -  0.960 @20°C

Flash Point (°C)

> 230

Refractive Index

1.440  -  1.452  @ 20°C

Melting Point (°C)

<  -20

Boiling Point (°C)

> 230⁰C @760 mm Hg

Vapour Pressure

< 0.001 Pa ((Q)SAR)

Solubility in Water @20°C

Insoluble in cold water. Soluble in vegetable oils.

Auto-ignition temperature (°C)

425 (Decomposition temp 300).

9.2 

Other information 

 

No additional data available.

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 

Reactivity

 

Stable under normal handling conditions.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Chemically stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

None under normal use conditions.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid temperatures above  25°C.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Liable to cause smoke & acrid fumes during combustion: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide & other non-identified organic compounds may be formed.

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Acute Oral LD50 > 5000 mg/kg (mouse)

Dermal LD50 > 2000 mg/kg (mouse)

Inhalative LC50/6h: 1.86 mg/l (rat) max. attainable conc.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

Not a skin irritant.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Avoid contact with eyes although not an eye irritant according to Draize tests results.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

Not a skin sensitizer.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

Not a mutagen.

 

Carcinogenicity

No additional data available.

 

Reproductive toxicity

Not a reprotoxicant.

 

STOT-single exposure

No additional data available.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

No additional data available.

 

Aspiration hazard

Does not present an aspiration hazard
.

 

Photo-toxicity

Not photo toxic.

 

Other Information

No additional data available.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

Aquatic Toxicity:

EC50/48h (static)> 0.01 mg/l (Daphnia magna) (EU Method C.2) no effect up to limit of WS

                                RA from 65381-09-1

EC50/72h (static)> 0.45 mg/l (des) (EU Method C.3)

LC0/72h (static)≥ 53 mg/l (Danio rerio) (EU Method C.1)

                               96h Fresh water no effect up to limit of WS

NOEC (static)≥ 0.45 mg/l (des) (EU Method C.3)

NOEC/21d> 0.01 mg/l (Daphnia magna) (OECD 202 Part II (OECD 211))

                                no effect up to limit of WS

                                RA from 65381-09-1

Acute bacterial toxicity: EC50 > 100 mg /l

Acute fish toxicity:LD50 > 100 mg/l

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

Readily biodegradable (biological degradation: 92.7% after 28 days)
.

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

Potential for bio-concentration in aquatic organism is low
.

12.4 

Mobility in soil

 

No additional data available.  

12.5 

Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment

 

No additional data available.

12.6 

Other adverse effects

 

Do not allow product to enter streams, sewers or other waterways.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

Collect and dispose of waste product at an authorised disposal facility according to local authority guidelines. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not necessary – non hazardous product. 

 

UN No. SEA

Not necessary – non hazardous product. 

 

UN No. AIR

Not necessary – non hazardous product. 

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

None. 

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

None. 

14.4 

Packing group

 

None.

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

No additional data available.

14.6 

Special precautions for user

 

See sections 6 8. 

14.7 

Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC code

 

Not defined.

15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

15.1 

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

 

Statutory Instruments

The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009 (S.I 2009 No. 716).

Approved Code of Practise

Classification and Labelling of Substances and Preparations Dangerous for Supply. Safety Data Sheets for Substances and Preparations.

Guidance Notes

CHIP for everyone HSG(108). Workplace Exposure Limits EH40

EU Legislation

Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC, including amendments.

15.2 

Chemical safety assessment

 

An assessment has not been executed as this is not a hazardous material according to article 31 of REACH 1907/2006.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

None.

Other Information

None.

Revision Date

13/10/2015

Reason for revision

Updated CAS# and EC#

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

02

DISCLAIMER: This information relates only to the specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used in combination with any other materials or in any process. Such information is, to the best of the company's knowledge and belief, accurate and reliable as of the date indicated. However, no warranty guarantee or representation is made to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. It is the user's responsibility to satisfy himself as to the suitability of such information for his own particular use.

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