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MSDS - Grapefruit Seed - Citrus grandis - Extract

GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Grapefruit Seed Extract

Biological Definition

A broad-spectrum, antimicrobial compound produced from the seeds and pulp of Citrus grandis. Blended with Glycerin and stabilised with Ascorbic Acid.

INCI Name

Citrus Grandis Seed Extract & Glycerine & Ascorbic Acid & Aqua

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

N/A

EC No.

N/A

EINECS No.

N/A

1.2

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

 

Used in the food industry as a preservative and antioxidant. Used in the cosmetics industry as a preservative and antimicrobial agent.

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

No additional data available.

Adverse effects on human health

No additional data available.

 





03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2

Mixtures

 

Approx. 50.0% Glycerine (Cas No. 56-81-5)

Approx. 25.0% Citrus Grandis Seed Extract (Cas No. 90045-43-5/8016-20-4)

>10.0 - <25.0% Aqua

3.0 – 4.5% Ascorbic Acid (50-81-7 / 62624-30-0)

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues.

 Ingestion

Seek medical attention immediately. Rinse mouth and drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water. Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues.

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 immediately. Continue to rinse.

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

 

Treat symptomatically.




05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Extinguishing media: Water Spray. Dry Chemical Powder. Foam.

 

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

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not smoke. Risk of toxic pyrolysis.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Standard measures in line with fire safety regulations. Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus & protective clothing. Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and should be cooled with water spray.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Avoid inhalation and direct contact with skin and eyes. Note that spillages constitute a slipping hazard. Use individual protective equipment (safety glasses, waterproof-boots, suitable protective clothing) in case of major spillages.

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.

 

Soak up spillage with sand or other inert material. Transfer soaked material to suitable waste container and dispose according to prevailing regulations. If spillage on water occurs; Remove from the surface with suitable adsorbent material. Disposal according to UK/EU Environmental regulations.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

Sections 8 and 13.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices, ensuring proper ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Store in tightly closed original container, in a cool (max room temperature) dry & ventilated area away from heat sources. Protect from freezing and direct sunlight. Keep away from naked flames and sources of ignition. Intrusion into the soil to be avoided. Take precautions to avoid static discharges in working area.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

None. 

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

No special measures required.

Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

Avoid breathing product vapour.  Use adequate ventilation.

Hand Protection

Use chemically resistant gloves if there is a risk of direct contact or splashing.

Eye Protection

Wear safety glasses or face shield to protect from risk of splashing.

Other Protection

Slip proof shoes may be worn in event of spillages.

Hygiene Measures

Good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals / oils. Wash hands with soap and water after handling.

Personal Protection 

Avoid breathing in product vapours. Wear appropriate clothing to prevent possibility of skin and eye contact.

Skin Protection 

Wear appropriate clothing to prevent possibility of skin contact.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Clear, viscous mobile liquid. 

Colour

Yellow/brown.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

1.197  -  1.245  @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Refractive Index

No additional data available.

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Vapour Pressure

No additional data available.

Solubility in Water @20°C

Soluble.

Auto-ignition temperature (°C)

No additional data available.

9.2 

Other information 

 

No additional data available.




10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 

Reactivity

 

Generally stable. It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with water.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Keep away from ignition sources, high temperatures (especially near flash point) and open flames.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Does not decompose at proper handling.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

No additional data available. 

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

No additional data available. 

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

No additional data available. 

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

No additional data available. 

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

No additional data available. 

 

Carcinogenicity

No additional data available. 

 

Reproductive toxicity

No additional data available.

 

STOT-single exposure

No additional data available.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

No additional data available.

 

Aspiration hazard

No additional data available.

 

Photo-toxicity

No additional data available.

 

Other Information

None.





12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

No additional data available.

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

No additional data available. 

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

No additional data available.

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 in accordance with local authority guidelines. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters. Uncontaminated containers mat be recycled.




14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not bound by transport regulations. 

 

UN No. SEA

Not bound by transport regulations. 

 

UN No. AIR

Not bound by transport regulations. 

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Not bound by transport regulations. 

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not bound by transport regulations. 

14.4 

Packing group

 

No additional data available.

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

No hazard label necessary – non hazardous product. 

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)

Guidance Notes

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

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

 

No additional data available.




16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

None  -  non hazardous product

Other Information

None

Revision Date

06/01/2017 

Reason for revision

Updated composition details

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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