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MSDS - Macadamia - Macadamia ternifolia - Carrier Oil


MACADAMIA NUT OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Macadamia Nut Oil.

Biological Definition

The fixed oil obtained from Macadamia integrifolia tetraphylla (Maiden & E. Betche} Fam. Proteaceae.

INCI Name

Macadamia Integrifolia / Tetraphylla seed oil.

Synonyms & Trade Names

Macadamia seed oil, Bush nut oil.

CAS-No

438545-25-6

EC No.

-

EINECS No.

-

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.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

None known.

Adverse effects on human health

None known.

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1

Substances

 

100%   Macadamia Integrifolia / Tetraphylla seed Oil   : Not classed as a hazardous product.

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 with plenty of water and provide fresh air. Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues.

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 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 use direct water jet on burning material.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

None.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and should be cooled with water spray. Self contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing must be worn in case of fire. Avoid inhalation of hot vapours.

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.

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

 

Store in tightly closed original container, in a cool (max room temperature) dry & ventilated area away from heat sources and sources of ignition. Protect from freezing and direct sunlight. Keep air contact to a minimum. Intrusion into the soil to be avoided.

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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      Goggles                 Gloves                  Overalls

Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

Ensure area is well ventilated.

Hand Protection 

No special measures required. Gloves may be worn.

Eye Protection

No special measures required. The use of safety glasses is recommended, especially if handling 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 

No special measure required.

Skin Protection 

Wear protective clothing and glasses to prevent skin contact, especially when handling hot oil.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.

09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Mobile clear liquid, pale to light yellow. 

Colour

Pale to light yellow.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.911  -  0.918 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

> 200

Refractive Index

1.466  -  1.470 @ 20°C

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

> 350

Vapour Pressure

No additional data available.

Solubility in Water @20°C

Insoluble in water. Soluble in oil and ethanol.

Auto-ignition temperature (°C)

No additional data available.

9.2 

Other information 

 

No additional data available.

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 

Reactivity

 

It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with water. Prolonged contact with air can slowly lead to a degree of oxidation with the liberation of free fatty acids.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Generally stable, becomes rancid on prolonged exposure to air. Formation of free fatty acids. It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with water.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid storage temperatures of above 25°C.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Product does not decompose at proper handling. 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

Not a hazardous material.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

No negative impact expected at normal usage levels.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Should not occur. Wash out oil splashes with sterile water. Consult a doctor if adverse reactions occurs.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

Should not occur at normal usage levels.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

Not mutagenic.

 

Carcinogenicity

Not carcinogenic.

 

Reproductive toxicity

Not a reprotoxicant.

 

STOT-single exposure

Should not negatively impact.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

Should not negatively impact.

 

Aspiration hazard

Should not negatively impact under normal usage conditions.

 

Photo-toxicity

Not photo-toxic.

 

Other Information

No additional data available.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

Low, but large spills should be avoided and contained.

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

Fully  Biodegradable in small amounts.

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

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 regulated for transport.  

 

UN No. SEA

Not regulated for transport. 

 

UN No. AIR

Not regulated for transport. 

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Not regulated for transport. 

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not regulated for transport. 

14.4 

Packing group

 

No additional data available.

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

 

No additional data available.

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 amendment

15.2 

Chemical safety assessment

 

No additional data available.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

None.

Other Information

None.

Revision Date

06/10/2015

Reason for revision

Updated SDS format and INCI name change.

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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