|Date of issue: 16 July
1 - CHEMICAL PRODUCT/
-Product name: Palm
-Trade name: Red Palm Oil, Virgin Palm Oil
-Producer: Agbanga Karite BP 548 Sokode, Togo or PO Box 11143, Olympia,
WA 98508 Tel: 001-1-800-664-8005 Fax: 001-360-252-8999
2 - COMPOSITION/INFORMATION
-INCI Name: Palm Oil (Elaesis guineensis)
-CAS Number: 8002-75-3
-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: May cause allergic dermatological reaction or dermatitis
with repeated contact
-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
-Protection of Firefighters: Wear self contained breathing apparatus and
other protective clothing.
6 - ACCIDENTAL RELEASE
-Personal Precautions: Watch out for slippery conditions when spillage.
Avoid contact with eyes.
-Environmental Precautions: Keep away from drains and ground water.
-Methods of Cleaning Up: Pick up excess with inert absorbant material
and place into separate waste container. Flush area with warm soapy water.
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 and direct light.
-Suitable packing materials: Coated steel drums, plastic containers, dark
-Non-suitable packaging materials: Direct contact with iron, bronze or
8 - EXPOSURE CONTROL
/ PERSONAL PROTECTION
-Further measures to the design of technical equipment: If necessary,
melt in water bath.
-Respiratory protection: No special measures at normal room temperature.
If aspirated as an oil mist the respitory system may be affected. Oil
mist is classified a nuisance particulate by the American Conference of
Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) who recommended a TLV of 10
-Hand protection: No special measures at normal room temperature.
-Eye protection: Usage of safety glasses/ goggles is recommended.
-Skin protection: No special measures at normal room temperature.
9 - PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL
*Form: Semi-solid at 20 °C. *Color: Orange to Dark Red *Smell: Characteristic
-Information related to safety *Melting point: 29 to 34 °C. *Boiling
Point: NA *Cloud Point: NA *Flash Point: >200 °C *Ignition Temperature:
NA *Autoinflammability: Not possible *Explosive properties: Not explosive
*Limits of flammability: NA *Vapor pressure: Less than 0.01mmHg *Density
at 20°C: 0.90 at 40°C *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.