This emulsifying wax is a perfect addition to many recipes. This wax helps condition hair and skin plus acts as a thickener for lotions and creams.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. Identification of Product and Supplier
Product Name: EMULSIFYING WAX NF
Supplier: SOAPOSH BROOKLYN, LOWER DOWNGATE, CORNWALL PL178LA TEL: 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: Cetearyl Alcohol & Polysorbate 60
Chemical composition: Fatty Alcohol/Polysorbate blend
3 - Hazards identification:
- Non hazardous
4 - First aid measures:
- Skin contact: Skin irritation is very infrequent.
- Eye contact: flush with water for at least 15 minutes and seek medical attention.
- Ingestion: Do not ingest. Drink plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Not harmful but would be unpleasant.
5 - Fire - Fighting measures:
Extinguishing media: carbon dioxide, foams, inert powder
Extinguishing media to avoid: water
Special exposure hazards: Avoid hot oil contact with skin.
Protection against fire: standard procedures in line with fire safety regulations.
6 - Accidental release measures:
Spillage on soil: Allow spilt hot wax to cool and solidify and remove the solid for subsequent disposal. Large spillages entering drains / sewers will solidify and may cause blockages and the authorities should be informed. Disposal according to UK/EU environmental regulations.
7 - Handling and storage:
Product should be handled hygienically and under the guidelines of good manufacturing practice regulations. Store product in cool and dark conditions away from direct heat sources and strong light.
8 - Exposure controls and personal protection:
Use protective gloves and goggles when melting and handling hot oil.
Ensure all parts of the body are protected for potential splashes arising from decanting hot oil.
9 - Physical data and chemical properties:
- Form: Solid butter – Melting point at 25 degrees plus.
- Odour: N/A
- Colour: White
- pH: Not known
- Flash point: > 400 deg F
- Dropping Point: 61 - 65°C
10 - Stability and Reactivity:
Conditions to avoid: high temperature near flash point
Materials to avoid: strong oxidising agents
Hazardous decomposition products: acrolein at extreme heating
Hazardous reactions: polymerisation not likely to occur
Shelf Life: Min 24 months when stored in nitrogen flushed containers
11 - Toxicological information:
Non toxic product – cosmetic and pharmaceutical use only.
12 - Ecological information:
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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