MSDS - VIRGIN COCONUT OIL

Date of issue: 16 July 2004

1 - CHEMICAL PRODUCT/ COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

-Product name: Coconut Oil
-Trade name: Virgin Coconut Oil
-Producer: Agbanga Karite BP 548 Sokode, Togo or PO Box 11143, Olympia, WA 98502 Tel: 001-1-800-664-8005 Fax: 001-360-252-8999

2 - COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
-INCI Name: Coconut Oil (Cocos nucifera)
-CAS Number: 8001-31-8
-EINECS/ ELINCS: 232-282-8
-Chemical description: Fatty acid triglyceride
-Substance presenting health Hazard: None

3 - HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
-Environmental Hazards: None expected if handled and used properly.
-Human Health Hazards: None expected if handled and used properly.

4 - FIRST AID MEASURES Effects and symptoms:
-Ingestion: Not considered dangerous
-Inhalation: Not considered dangerous
-Skin contact: Non-irritating
-Eye contact: May cause irritation

First Aid Measures:
-Ingestion: Not a direct hazard.
-Inhalation: No vapors appear at normal working temperature.
-Skin contact: Not a direct hazard.
-Eye contact: Flush with water for about 15 minutes. If irritation continues see a doctor.

5 - FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
-Suitable Extinguishing Media: Dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
-Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: Water jet, but use water to cool fire exposed containers, disperse vapors, and flush spills away from fires.
-Protection of Firefighters: Wear NIOSH approved self-contained breathing apparatus and other protective clothing to revent contact with skin and eyes.
-Unusual Fire And Explosions Hazards: Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
-Personal Precautions: Watch out for slippery conditions when spillage. Wear protective equipment. Avoid contact with eyes.
-Environmental Precautions: Keep away from drains and ground water.
-Methods of Cleaning Up: Absorb with non-combustible absorbant and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.

7 - HANDLING AND STORAGE
-Handling: Handle with care and avoid spillage on the floor ( slippage).
-Measures for safety handling: Consider normal working hygiene. Keep away from sources of ignition.
-Storage: Store in a cool dry place. Keep away from heat.
-Suitable packing materials: Coated steel drums, plastic containers, dark glass.
-Non-suitable packaging materials: Direct contact with iron, bronze or copper.

8 - EXPOSURE CONTROL / PERSONAL PROTECTION
-Ventilation: Efficient mechanical exhaust system is recommended
-Respiratory protection: No special measures at normal room temperature.
-Hand protection: Impervious gloves
-Eye protection: Usage of safety glasses/ goggles is recommended.
-Skin protection: Impervious apron is recommended

9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
-Appearance
*Form: Oily, yellow liquid or semisolid at room temperature. *Smell: Characteristic
-Information related to safety *Melting point: 75 to 81 °F. *Boiling Point: NA *Cloud Point: NA *Ignition Temperature: NA *Autoinflammability: Not possible *Explosive properties: Not explosive *Limits of flammability: NA *pH -value: Insoluble in water

10 - STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
-Conditions to avoid: Oxidation promoting conditions ( Heat, Sunlight and Air).
-Materials to avoid: Strong Oxidizing Agents
-Hazardous decomposition products: Only through Thermal decomposition products: H2O and CO2

11 - TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION The product is considered non-toxic
.-Acute Toxicity: *Oral ( LD 50): Not tested on animals *Inhalation ( LC 50): Not to be expected *Skin irritation: No skin irritation. *Eye irritation: Slightly irritant. *Sensitation: NA *Chronic Toxicity: Not to be expected

12 - ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
-Elimination ( persistency and degradability): Readily biodegradable
-Bioaccumulative potential: NA
-Ecotoxicity: NA
-According to the chemical composition, does not contain heavy metals and substances classified as dangerous for the environment

13 - DISPOSITIAL CONSIDERATIONS
-Product: Dispose of in accordance with local regulations. This material is not considered Hazardous Waste.
-Contaminated packaging: Suitable waste-disposal site approved by local authorities.

14 - TRANSPORT INFORMATION This product is not a hazardous material.

15 - REGULATORY INFORMATION
- According to our information this product is not dangerous material.
-Symbols and phrases according to health hazards : None.
-Dangerous substances to label: None.


16 - OTHER INFORMATION -This information is given in good faith and based on our current knowledge of the product. The above information does not claim characteristics of the product in term of legal claims of performance / guarantee. This information only describes safety measures and no liability may arise from the use or application of the product described herein.