|Date of issue: 16 July
1 - CHEMICAL PRODUCT/
-Product name: Coconut
-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
-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
-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
-Unusual Fire And Explosions Hazards: Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE
-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
-Non-suitable packaging materials: Direct contact with iron, bronze or
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
*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
-Conditions to avoid: Oxidation promoting conditions ( Heat, Sunlight
-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
-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
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.