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MSDS - Prickly Pear Seed - Opuntia Ficus-Indica - Carrier Oil


PRICKLY PEAR SEED OIL (ORGANIC)
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Prickly Pear Seed Oil Organic 

Biological Definition

Opuntia Ficus Indica Seed Oil is a vegetable oil trygyceride from the seeds of the Prickly Pear plant.

INCI Name

Opuntia Ficus-Indica Seed Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

90082-21-6

EC No.

290-109-1

EINECS No.

290-109-1

1.2

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

 

Recommended use; component of personal care formulations.

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% Opuntia Ficus Indica Seed Oil -  CAS# 90082-21-6 Not classed as a hazardous product.

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues.

 Ingestion

No adverse affects expected under normal conditions of handing. Excessive ingestion can cause gastric distress and mild diarrhoea. Seek medical attention if any discomfort occurs.

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 immediately. Continue to rinse.

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

Product known to irritate eyes and respiratory system.

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.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Keep away from ignition sources. Combustion products; oxides of carbon. 

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

In case of fire; Limit the spread of oil. Use respirator.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Use protective gloves, goggles and suitable protective clothing. Remove sources of ignition, provide adequate ventilation and avoid contact with skin and eye contact.

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. If spillage on water occurs; Remove from the surface with suitable adsorbent material. Disposal according to UK/EU Environmental 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.  Keep away from sources of ignition and open flames.

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 ignition. Refrigeration storage recommended. 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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Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

A mechanical exhaust/ventilation or fume collection system is recommended if heating product to elevated temperatures.

Respiratory Equipment

No special measures required.

Hand Protection

Gloves should be worn.

Eye Protection

Eye protection, i.e. safety glasses or face shield, 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 

Safety glasses, gloves and laboratory coats recommended, to prevent contact with skin and eyes. 

Skin Protection 

Safety glasses, gloves and laboratory coats recommended, to prevent contact with skin and eyes. 

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 liquid. 

Colour

Yellow.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.913  -  0.922   @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

>200°C

Refractive Index

1.470  -  1.480  @ 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

 

Chemically stable, non hazardous material. 

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

Combustible product forming carbon monoxide and unidentifiable organic compounds on combustion.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

None established.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with sources of ignition, flames, strong acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Does not decompose at proper handling. Hazardous polymerisation will not occur.

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

None.

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, 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. 

 

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

 

No additional data available.

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

26/06/2015 

Reason for revision

New SDS

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

01

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