Bicarbonate of soda or sodium bicarb.
This is an essential ingredient in the making of bath bombs and has a water softening action.
It can also be used in luxurious bath teas, milks, salts etc as a lovely addition on its own or combined with a little citric acid to add a little fizz to the product which can aide dispersal of other ingredients.
1. Identification of Product and Supplier
Product Name: Bicarbonate of Soda
Supplier: Soaposh. BROOKLYN, LOWER DOWNGATE, CORNWALL PL17 8LA
Emergency Tel No: 01579 370792
2 - Composition and information on ingredients:
The product does not belong to any list of substances supposedly hazardous to human or
animal health according to EU guideline 548/67 and further amendments, nor to those having
recognised exposition limits.
Inci Name: Sodium Bicarbonate
Cas No: 144-55-8
Einecs No: 205-633-8
Chemical composition: NaHCO3
3 -Hazards identification:
- Low hazards under normal conditions.
4 - First aid measures:
- INHALATION: Remove from exposure site to fresh air. May irritate nose and throat.
- Skin contact: wash with water and soap
- Eye contact: flush with plenty of water
- Ingestion: Rinse mouth with plenty of water. Seek medical advice if large amount ingested.
5 - Fire - Fighting measures:
Extinguishing media: Water mist, carbon dioxide, foams, inert powder
Extinguishing media to avoid: direct water jet
Special exposure hazards: None
6 - Accidental release measures:
PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS: Avoid inhalation & direct contact with skin & eyes. Use individual protective
equipment (safety glasses, waterproof-boots, suitable protective clothing) in case of major spillages.
ENVIRONMENT PRECAUTIONS: Avoid creating dust. Flush with water after clean up.
CLEANING UP METHODS FOR SPILLAGES: Vacuum up and wash spill site. Observe state, federal & local disposal regulations.
7 - Handling and storage:
Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices, ensuring
proper ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.
Non flammable powder should be stored in airtight container out of direct sunlight.
8 - Exposure controls and personal protection:
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Avoid breathing dust.
VENTILATION: Ensure good ventilation of working area.
HAND PROTECTION: Avoid all skin contact if possible.
EYE PROTECTION: Use safety glasses.
9 -Physical data and chemical properties:
- Form: White powder or crystal
- Odour: None
- Colour: White
- Hydrosolubility: Soluble
10 - Stability and Reactivity: Excellent stability.
11 - Toxicological information: Non toxic product.
12 - Ecological information:
BIODEGRADABILITY: N/A PRECAUTIONS: N/A
13 - Disposal considerations:
Residue for disposal: according to local regulations.
Waste packing: observe local regulations.
14 - Transport information:
- Not dangerous product
- Classification: not classified in RID/ADR/IMDG
15 - Regulatory information:
In compliance with the requirements in the current Cosmetic Directives 67/548 EEC et 1999/45/CE
16 - Other information:
To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in this sheet is correct. However, we cannot accept responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from its use.
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