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MSDS - Wheatgerm Refined - Triticum vulgare - Carrier Oil


WHEATGERM  OIL (REFINED)
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Wheat Germ Oil Refined

Biological Definition

Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil is the oil obtained from the expression or extraction of the Wheat Germ, Triticum vulgare, Poaceae. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids. 

INCI Name

Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

68917-73-7 / 84012-44-2

EC No.

281-689-7

EINECS No.

281-689-7

1.2

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

 

Component of; Cosmetic products and Pharmaceutical products.

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% Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil CAS# 68917-73-7 / 84012-44-2. Not Classed as a hazardous material.

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: none.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Not flammable.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

None.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

None.

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 liquid. 

Colour

Pale yellowish oily liquid.

Odour

Neutral

Relative Density

0.910  -  0.920 @ 20⁰C

Flash Point (°C)

>300

Refractive Index

1.465  -  1.470 @ 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

 

None.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

None.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

None.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

None.

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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