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MSDS - Pequi Oil - Cariocar brasilense - Carrier Oil


PEQUI OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Pequi Oil

Biological Definition

Caryocar Brasiliense Fruit Oil is the oil expressed from the fruit of Caryocar brasiliense, Caryocaraceae

INCI Name

Caryocar Brasiliense Fruit Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

Not available

EC No.

Not available

EINECS No.

Not available

1.2

Relative identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

 

Recommended use; emollient and moisturising

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% Cariocar brasilense Fruit Oil : Not classed as a hazardous material.

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

No vapours present at normal temperatures.

 Ingestion

Non toxic in small doses. Rinse mouth with plenty of water. Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues. Effects appear more severe in individuals with kidney problems.

Skin Contact 

Cosmetic use, therefore no adverse effects expected,  but if irritation occurs; 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

 

Treat symptomatically.

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

 

Stay away from containers. Cool with water spray, the containers exposed to fire. If possible, remove containers close to the fire. Indoors using air supply.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Wear personal 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 when handling the product. Keep away from oxidising 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 or NIOSH-approved respiratory devices if heating product.

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 to avoid skin and eye contact.

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 liquid. 

Colour

Light Orange

Odour

Characteristic

Relative Density

0.905  -  0.925 @20°C

Flash Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Refractive Index

1.450  -  1.470 @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

No additional data available.

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

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid heat. 

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

No additional data available.

 

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

 

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

Not classified as dangerous goods for transportation.  

 

UN No. SEA

Not classified as dangerous goods for transportation.  

 

UN No. AIR

Not classified as dangerous goods for transportation.  

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Not classified as dangerous goods for transportation.  

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not classified as dangerous goods for transportation.  

14.4 

Packing group

 

Not classified as dangerous goods for transportation.

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

04/04/2016 

Reason for revision

Confirmed INCI name.

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.