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MSDS - Hazelnut - Corylus Avellana - Carrier Oil


HAZELNUT OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Hazelnut Oil.

Biological Definition

Corylus Avellana Seed Oil is the oil expressed from the nuts of the Hazelnut, Corylus avellana L., Betulaceae.

INCI Name

Corylus Avellana Seed Oil.

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

84012-21-5 / 185630-72-2

EC No.

281-667-7 / -

EINECS No.

281-667-7 / -

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)

 

The product does not belong to any list of substances supposedly hazardous to human or animal health according to EU Regulation 1272/2008 and further amendments, nor to those having recognised exposition limits. Care should be taken when handling hot oil as it may constitute a burn hazard. Spills constitute a slippage hazard.

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% Corylus Avellana Seed Oil - Cas. No.  84012-21-5 / 185630-72-2. Not classed as a hazardous substance

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

No special measures required. Move the exposed person to fresh air. Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues.

 Ingestion

Non toxic product - no adverse affects expected under normal conditions. Seek medical attention if any discomfort occurs.

Skin Contact 

Non toxic product - no adverse affects expected under normal conditions. 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 occurs. 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 additional data available.




05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

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

 

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

The product may only form ignitable mixtures or burn above the flash point. Dangerous combustion products include smoke and oxides of carbon.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

In case of fire; wear self contained breathing apparatus in confined spaces.

 

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

No special precautions required. Use protective gloves, goggles and suitable protective clothing. Remove sources of ignition, provide adequate ventilation.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

No special precautions required. 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 in accordance with local authority guidelines.  Larger spills may be pumped. 

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. Keep containers tightly closed, dry and avoid leakages. Protect against sunlight.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Intrusion into soil to be avoided. Store the product in cool (not exceeding 25°C) and well-ventilated environment and keep away from sources of ignition.  Limit oxygenation (contact with air). 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

 

No special measures required.

Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

No special measure required, though adequate ventilation is recommended in line with general good laboratory practise.

Respiratory Equipment

No special measures required.

Hand Protection

No special measures required, though good laboratory practise should be followed.

Eye Protection

No special measures required, though good laboratory practise should be followed. 

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 

No special measures required, though good laboratory practise should be followed. 

Skin Protection 

No special measures required, though good laboratory practise should be followed. 

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Clear liquid. 

Colour

Yellow.

Odour

Almost odourless.

Relative Density

0.912 - 0.925 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

>280

Refractive Index

1.465 – 1.475 @ 20°C

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

> 100

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 storage and handling conditions.  

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

None.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

High temperature warehousing, heating at more than 60°C (for cosmetic use).

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Does not decompose at proper handling. In fire conditions a complex mixture of irritating fumes and smoke will be evolved.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Nontoxic product, pharmaceutical and cosmetic use. Doesn't have any microbiological specification as it is sterilized in the refining process. Doesn't contain impurities. Not included in the list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products or subjected to restrictions, doesn't contain colorants, preservatives or UV filters (Annex II – VI of EU Regulation 1223/2009).

 

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

 

Low.

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

> 90% (OECD).

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

None.

12.4 

Mobility in soil

 

Low.

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

 

When possible, recover spilled product. 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

Non hazardous product - not bound by transport regulations.

 

UN No. SEA

Non hazardous product - not bound by transport regulations. 

 

UN No. AIR

Non hazardous product - not bound by transport regulations 

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

No additional data available. 

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).

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

Allergens:  Nut / Nut Oil

Revision Date

27/07/2015 

Reason for revision

New SDS.

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

01

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