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MSDS - Coconut Oil Hard (refined) - Cocos Nucifera - Carrier Oil


COCONUT OIL (HARD)
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Coconut Oil Hard

Biological Definition

Cocos Nucifera Oil is the fixed oil extracted from the dried endosperm of organic Cocos nucifera, Palmaceae The coconut flesh is ground and then pressed. The crude oil is then deodorised to EU organic standards..

INCI Name

Cocos Nucifera Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

8001-31-8

EC No.

232-282-8

EINECS No.

232-282-8

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%  Cocos Nucifera Oil -  not classed as a hazardous product

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Generally, first aid is not necessary. Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues.

 Ingestion

Generally, first aid is not necessary. No adverse effects expected.  Drink warm water (30 - 40°C) and seek medical attention if any discomfort occurs.

Skin Contact 

Generally, no skin irritation to be expected. 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 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.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: NEVER  use direct water jet burning material.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

None

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

No additional data available

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

No additional data available

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Avoid intrusion of sewers, streams  or waterways. If spillage does occur, inform the proper authorities of the possible presence of floating material.  

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Remove mechanically if spillage occurs on soil or water.

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 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 strong odours and light.

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 measure required. Wear safety glasses and gloves when handling hot oil.

Process Conditions 

No special measures required

Engineering Measures

No special measure required

Respiratory Equipment

No special measure required

Hand Protection

No special measure required. Wear chemically resistant gloves when handling hot oil.

Eye Protection

No special measure required. Wear safety glasses when handling hot oil.

Other Protection

No special measure required

Hygiene Measures

No special measure required

Personal Protection 

No special measure required

Skin Protection 

No special measure required

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.

09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

White solid at room temperature. Clear and bright when melted. 

Colour

White to yellowish  when solid. Transparent pale yellow when liquid

Odour

Characteristic of coconut

Relative Density

0.880  @ 40°C

Flash Point (°C)

>300

Refractive Index

No additional data available

Melting Point (°C)

24.0  -  27.0

Boiling Point (°C)

No additional data available

Vapour Pressure

No additional data available.

Solubility in Water @20°C

Insoluble in water.

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 under normal use conditions

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

No additional data available

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

No additional data available

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

No additional data available

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Product is a food stuff

 

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

No additional data available

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

No additional data available

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

Biodegradable.  In case of large spills in the environment, temporary pollution may occur.

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

 

Take measures against discharging into the environment in any form.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

Isolate small spills with absorbent grit. Collect and dispose of waste product at a recognised disposal facility, in accordance with local authority guidelines. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Normal precautions for transport of edible products. 

 

UN No. SEA

Normal precautions for transport of edible products. 

 

UN No. AIR

Normal precautions for transport of edible products. 

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Normal precautions for transport of edible products. 

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Normal precautions for transport of edible products. 

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

 

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

08/09/2015 

Reason for revision

New SDS Format

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

02

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