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MSDS - Sweet Almond - Prunus amygdalus dulcis - Carrier Oil


SWEET ALMOND OIL (COSMETIC GRADE)
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Sweet Almond Oil Cosmetic Grade

Biological Definition

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil is the fixed oil obtained from the ripe seed kernel of the Sweet Almond Tree, Prunus amygdalus var. dulcis, Rosaceae.

INCI Name

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

Sweet Almond Oil Cosmetic

CAS-No

8007-69-0 / 90320-37-9

EC No.

- / 291-063-5

EINECS No.

- / 291-063-5

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

 

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil Cas No 8007-69-0 / 90320-37-9 Not classed as a hazardous substance.

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. Seek medical attention if irritation continues. 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: Do not use full water jet on burning material.

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

 

If required wear goggles, gloves, overalls.

Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

Ensure good ventilation of working area.

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

Characteristic.

Relative Density

Approx. 0.916 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

>200

Refractive Index

Approx. 1.469 @ 20°C

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

>350 @ 760 mm Hg

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

Acute oral toxicity: oral-rat LD50  > 5000 mg/kg Food & Cosmetics Toxicology 17, 709 (1979)

Dermal toxicity: skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg Food & Cosmetics Toxicology 17, 709 (1979)

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

Not listed by EU-CLP or UN-GHS as corrosive/irritant to skin.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Not listed by EU-CLP or UN-GHS as corrosive/irritant to eyes.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

Not listed by EU-CLP or UN-GHS as a sensitiser.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

Not listed as a mutagen.

 

Carcinogenicity

Not listed as a carcinogen.

 

Reproductive toxicity

Not a reprotoxicant.

 

STOT-single exposure

No additional data available.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

No additional data available.

 

Aspiration hazard

No additional data available.

 

Photo-toxicity

Not phototoxic.

 

Other Information

No additional data available.





12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

No additional data available.

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

Biologically well degradable.

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.  Water Hazard classification:  WGK-1.




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

Not bound by transport regulations. 

 

UN No. SEA

Not bound by transport regulations. 

 

UN No. AIR

Not bound by transport regulations. 

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Not bound by transport regulations. 

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not bound by transport regulations. 

14.4 

Packing group

 

Not bound by transport regulations. 

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 carried out.

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

01/03/2016

Reason for revision

New format and updated SDS

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.

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