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MSDS - Safflower - Carthamus tinctorius - Carrier Oil


SAFFLOWER OIL (REFINED)
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Safflower Oil Refined

Biological Definition

Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil is the oily liquid obtained from the seeds of Safflower, Carthamus tinctorius L., Compositae. It consists principally of the triglycerides of linoleic acid 

INCI Name

Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

8001-23-8

EC No.

232-276-5

EINECS No.

232-276-5

1.2

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

 

Component of; Food, Animal Food, Cosmetic products, Pharmaceutical products and Technical applications.

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% Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

None

 Ingestion

None

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.

 

Unsuitable extinguishing media: Full water jet.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

This product is made up of inflammable material with low risk. The product may only form ignitable mixtures or burn only upon heating above the flash point. However, minor contamination by lightly volatile hydrocarbons may in-crease the hazard. Ignition hazard at welding at the empty container. Dangerous combustion residues: smoke, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

In case of fire; Use respirator

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

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. If Spillage on water occurs; Confine the spill immediately with booms. Warn other ships. Notify port and other relevant authorities. Remove from the surface by skimming or with suitable absorbents. In running waters, apply appropriate dispersants in accordance with local regulation.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

None .

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Keep containers leak proof closed and dry. Protect against sun/light. Prevent spills and leakages to avoid slip hazard.

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. 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 measures required

Respiratory Equipment

No special measures required

Hand Protection

No special measures required

Eye Protection

No special measures required

Other Protection

No special measures required

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 

No special measures required

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Clear, light yellow liquid 

Colour

Light yellow

Odour

Neutral

Relative Density

0.918  -  0.924 @ 20⁰C

Flash Point (°C)

>200

Refractive Index

1.473  -  1.479 @ 20⁰C

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

>350

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

 

Oxidation with atmospheric oxygen. Formation of free fatty acids.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

Reacts with oxidants.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid heat, flames, sunlight and other sources of ignition.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Product does not decompose at proper handling.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

In compliance with generally accepted uses and quantities are no negative impacts to be expected. LD50 oral:              not determined

LD50 dermal: not determined

LC50: not determined

Inhalation: There is no expected negative impact.

Ingestion: There is no expected negative impact.

Skin contact: There is no expected negative impact.

Eye contact: There is no expected negative impact.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

In compliance with generally accepted uses and quantities are no negative impacts to be expected.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

In compliance with generally accepted uses and quantities are no negative impacts to be expected.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

In compliance with generally accepted uses and quantities are no negative impacts to be expected.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

No additional data available

 

Carcinogenicity

No expected negative impact

 

Reproductive toxicity

No expected negative impact

 

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 .

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

Possible

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 at an authorised disposal facility. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters.




14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

No additional data available 

 

UN No. SEA

No additional data available 

 

UN No. AIR

No additional data available 

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

 

An assessment has not been executed.

15.2 

Chemical safety assessment

 

No additional information available.




16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

None

Other Information

None

Revision Date

18/06/15

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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