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MSDS - Acai - Euterpe Oleracea - Carrier Oil


ACAI OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Acai  Oil.

Biological Definition

Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil is  the oil expressed from the fruit of the Cabbage Palm, Euterpe oleracea, Arecaceae.

INCI Name

Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil.

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

 

Recommended use; Emollient.

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

3.1

Substances

 

100% Euterpe Oleracea Fruit OilCas No: n/a not classed as hazardous substance.

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

None.

 Ingestion

Rinse mouth with plenty of water. 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. Get medical attention immediately. Continue to rinse.

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

No symptoms known.

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

None.




05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

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

 

Unsuitable extinguishing media: water spray.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

None known.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Combustible material. Limit the spread of oil. Treat as an oil (edible fat) fire. Stay away from containers. Cool fire exposed containers with water. If possible, remove containers close to the fire. Use air supplied equipment for fighting interior fires.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Remove sources of ignition, provide adequate ventilation, avoid contact with skin and eye contact. Wear protective equipment.

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

 

None.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Wear safety glasses. Keep away from oxidizing agents, excessive heat and sources of ignition. Do not overheat.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Intrusion into soil to be avoided. Store the product in cool (max. at room temperature) and well-ventilated environment and keep away from sources of heat and sunlight. 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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      Goggles                 Gloves                  Overalls

Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

No special measures required.

Respiratory Equipment

Use adequate ventilation.

Hand Protection

Gloves may be worn to prevent contact with skin.

Eye Protection

Safety glasses should be worn.

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 

Use personal protection according to Directive 89/686/EEC.

Skin Protection 

Lab coats and gloves may be worn to prevent contact with skin.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Clear, yellow to greenish liquid. 

Colour

Yellow to greenish.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.820  -  0.950 @ 20°C.

Flash Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Refractive Index

1.400  -  1.490 @ 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 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

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

None.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid heat, flames, sunlight and other sources of ignition.  Temperatures over 60°C for cosmetic applications.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Thermal decomposition products are water and carbon dioxide.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

No additional data available.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

Not expected to be an irritant.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Not expected to be an irritant.

 

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

No additional data available.





12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

No ecological hazards associated with this product.

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.




14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Non hazardous product. 

 

UN No. SEA

Non hazardous product. 

 

UN No. AIR

Non hazardous product. 

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

No additional data available. 

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

 

US: This material is intended to be used as a cosmetic ingredient and is exempt from Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulation (40 CFR 710) when used as such. Do not use for other purposes.

EU: This material is not classified as Dangerous according to the health and physical properties criteria of the EU Directives on the classification of substances and preparation.

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

23/06/2015 

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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