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MSDS - Hemp Seed - Cannabis sativa - Carrier Oil


HEMP SEED OIL (UNREFINED)
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Hemp Seed Oil Unrefined.

Biological Definition

Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil Natural is cold-pressed from the seeds of Cannabis Sativa, Cannabidaceae.

INCI Name

Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil.

Synonyms & Trade Names

Hemp Oil

CAS-No

89958-21-4

EC No.

289-644-3

EINECS No.

289-644-3

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   

 

  No pictogram required.

Signal Word

None.

Contains

Contains no hazardous substances.

Hazard Statements

 

No specific hazards under normal conditions of use.

Precautionary Statements

 

No specific precautions under normal conditions of use.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

None.

2.3

Other Hazards 

PBT or vPvB according to Annex XIII

No.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

None.

Adverse effects on human health

None.

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1

Substances

 

100% Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil -  not classed as a hazardous product.

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

Edible – food grade.

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

 

No specific first aid measures noted.

05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

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

 

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

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Fine oil mists may be hazardous. On extreme long heating at high temperature gaseous components occur of acrolein variety. 

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Wear protective clothing. Avoid inhalation of vapours. 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

 

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.

 

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

 

None.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

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

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Intrusion into soil to be avoided. Store the product in tightly closed original container, in a cool (max. at room temperature) and well-ventilated environment. Keep away from sources of ignition. Keep air contact to a minimum. Provide suitable mechanical equipment for the safe handling of drums and heavy packages. Electrical equipment and fittings must comply with local regulations.

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

 

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Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

As required. Avoid breathing product vapour.

Hand Protection

Protective gloves should be used if at risk of direct contact or splash, especially if using hot oil.

Eye Protection

Wear safety glasses or face shield to protect from splashes. 

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.

Personal Protection 

Wear protective clothing to prevent skin contact. 

Skin Protection 

Wear protective clothing to prevent 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, green oily liquid. 

Colour

Green  to dark green.

Odour

Characteristic 

Relative Density

0.923   -  0.931   @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Refractive Index

1.470  -  1.482 @ 20°C

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

Insoluble in water. Soluble in vegetable oils.

Auto-ignition temperature (°C)

No additional data available.

9.2 

Other information 

 

No additional data available.

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 

Reactivity

 

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

 

Will not polymerise.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid storage conditions of above 25°C.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

In case of fire; liable to cause smoke & acrid fumes during combustion: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, acrolein  & other non-identified organic compounds may be formed.

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Non toxic  product – pharmaceutical use – food grade.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

Non toxic  product – pharmaceutical use – food grade.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Non toxic  product – pharmaceutical use – food grade.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

Non toxic  product – pharmaceutical use – food grade.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

Not considered mutagenic.

 

Carcinogenicity

Not considered carcinogenic.

 

Reproductive toxicity

Not considered a reprotoxicant.

 

STOT-single exposure

No additional data available.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

No additional data available.

 

Aspiration hazard

Not considered an aspiration hazard. If exposed to fumes from hot oil, wear a respirator (hemp seed oil has a low smoke point).

 

Photo-toxicity

Not phototoxic.

 

Other Information

No additional data available.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

Not considered Eco toxic.

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

Readily biodegradable.

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

This product is unlikely to accumulate in the environment and environmental problems under normal use conditions are not expected. 

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, at an authorised disposal facility. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not classified as hazardous.

 

UN No. SEA

Not classified as hazardous.

 

UN No. AIR

Not classified as hazardous.

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Not applicable – not classified as hazardous.

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

No additional data available. 

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).

Approved Code Of Practice

Classification and Labelling of Substances and Preparations Dangerous for Supply.

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 information available.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

None  -  non hazardous product.

Other Information

None.

Revision Date

26/06/2015 

Reason for revision

New SDS.

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

01

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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