Witch hazel Inci: Hamamelis virginiana 


Witch
Hazel is an astringent extracted from the leaves and bark of the
hamamelis tree. Added to this extract is ethyl alcohol (preservative)at
approximately 15%

Witch hazel is known to be an excellent toner and has many useful benefits when added to skin preparations.
It is very gentle and is often used on bruises and has also been shown to posess styptic properties.

1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION &
COMPANY.

Product name: Witch Hazel Distilled BPC/USP 24

Product code: 60107

Supplier: Soaposh Brooklyn, lower Downgate, Cornwall PL17 8LA Contact: 01579 370792

2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS.

Definition/Botanical
Origin:
A clear,
colourless distillate prepared from recently cut and partially dried dormant
twigs of Hamamelis virginiana to which 14 to 15% of ethanol (ethyl
alcohol) is added.

H-No: 3301.9090 00 0                            CAS No: 84696-19-5*;
64-17-5**            

EINECS: 283-637-9*; 200-578-6**          

INCI name: Hamamelis virginiana (Witch
Hazel) Twig Extract*, Alcohol. **

 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION:

Concentrated product. Do not ingest. Observe good
housekeeping procedures.

4. FIRST-AID MEASURES:

Inhalation:                              Remove
from exposure site to fresh air. Keep at rest. Obtain medical         attention.

Eye contact:                           Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least
15 mins. Contact a doctor if   symptoms
persist
.

Skin contact:                          Remove contaminatText Box: ed clothes. Wash thoroughly with soap
& water, flush with plenty of
water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.

Ingestion:                               Rinse
mouth out with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

Other:                                    When
assessing action take Risk & Safety Phrases into account   (Section 15)


5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES.

Extinguishing
media
                Use CO2, Dry Powder
or Foam type Extinguishers, spraying
recommended
:          extinguishing
media to base of flames. Do not use direct water jet on    burning material.

Special
measures
:                   Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep
away from sources of ignition. Do not          smoke.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus &     protective clothing.

Extinguishing
procedures
:     Closed containers may build up pressure when
exposed to heat and          should be
cooled with water spray.

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:
     Keep away from drains, soils, surface &
groundwaters.      

Cleaning up
methods              
Remove all potential ignition sources.
Contain spilled material. Cover for
spillages
:          with an inert or
non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, sweep    up and remove to an approved disposal container. Observe state,                                       federal
& local disposal regulations.

 

7. HANDLING & STORAGE.

Precautions in
handling
:        Apply good manufacturing practice &
industrial hygiene practices,  ensuring
proper ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do   not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.

Storage
conditions
:               Store in tightly closed original
container, in a cool, dry & ventilated area      away
from heat sources & protected from light. Keep air contact to a        minimum.

Fire protection:                     Keep
away from ignition sources & naked flames. Take precautions to       avoid static discharges in working area.

8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL
PROTECTION.

Respiratory
protection
:        Avoid breathing product vapour. Apply
local ventilation where possible.

Ventilation:                            Ensure
good ventilation of working area.

Hand protection:                    Avoid
all skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required.

Eye protection:                      Use
safety glasses.

Work/Hygiene
practices
:        Wash hands with soap & water after
handling.

9. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES.

Colour:                                       Colourless

Appearance:                                Clear
liquid

Odour:         

Weight 1.00000000 kg
Volume Options

250ml, 500 ml, 1Lt

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