Material Safety Data Sheet
STEARIC ACID VEG - Product No: 435
octadecanoic acid
NATURAL SOURCE
Liberty Natural Home
Terms & Definitions
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Identification
FEMA No
CAS No.57-11-4
Chemical Name
HealthSlightly hazardous.
FlammabilityWill ignite if overheated.
ReactivityStable and not reative with water.
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Fire, Explosion & Reactivity
Flash Point365 F
Extinguishing MediaFOG-Yes | CO2-Yes | FOAM-Yes | DRY-Yes |
Dot ClassificationNOT REGULATED
StabilitySTABLE
NFPA Classification(1)(1)(0)
Fire Fightingwater may be ineffective but should be used to keep fire exposed containers cool. if a spill or leak has not ignited, use water spray to disperse the vapors. water spray may be used to flush spills away from fire.
Unusual Fire Hazardperform only those fire fighting procedures for which you have been trained. firefighters should wear self contained breathing apparatus in the positive pressure mode wtih a full facepiece when there is a possibility of exposure to smoke, fumes or hazardous decomposition products. stearic acid powder is a flammable dust. Concentrations as low as 0.017oz/cu ft in air can burn, and if ignited in a confined space can explode.
Hazardous Combustable
Decomposition Products
decomposition may produce carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.
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Physical Data
Color & OdorWHITE, WAXY SOLID WITH FATTY ACID ODOR
Boiling Point
Melting Point54-56C
Vapor PressureND
Vapor Density
Water SolubilityINSOLUABLE
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Protection Data
Respiratorynuisance dust mask if use causes dusting
VentilationADEQUATE
Skinrubber gloves
EyeSAFETY GLASSES MEETING ANSI Z87.1ūCHEMICAL SAFETY GOGGLES MEETING ANSI Z87.1 IF THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OFūSPLASHING IN THE EYES.
Other
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Occupational Exposure Limit
Threshold LimitNA
OSHA Permissible
Limit
NA
Carcinogen
NTP Limit
IARC Limit
OSHA Limit
Carcinogen Notes
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Health Hazards
Material Type
Health Hazardnon hazardous
Primary Entry RoutesSKIN, ORAL
Health Hazard
Notes
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Emergency First Aid
InhalationIMMEDIATELY REMOVE VICTIM TO FRESH AIR. IF VICTIM HAS STOPPED BREATHING, GIVE ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION... PREFERABLY BY MOUTH TO MOUTH.-GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMIDIATELY.
Eye ContactIMMEDIATELY FLUSH EYES WITH PLENTY OF COOL WATER FOR AT LEAST 15 MINUTES. DO NOT LET VICTIM RUB EYES. GET MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.
Skin ContactWASH AFFECTED AREA WITH SOAP AND WATER.
IngestionCALL A PHYSICIAN OR POISON CONTROL CENTER PROMPTLY.-DO NOT INDUCE VOMITTING. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH IF VICTIM IS UNCONSCIOUS OR HAVING CONVULSIONS.
First Aid Notes
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Spill, Leakage & Disposal Procedures
Spill ProceduresADD DRY MATERIAL TO ABSORB SPILL (IF LARGE SPILL, DIKE TO CONTAIN).-USING RECOMMENDED RPOTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, PICK UP BULK OF SPILL AND CONTAINERIZE FOR RECOVRY OR DISPOSAL-FLUSH AREA WITH WATER TO REMOVE RESIDUES.
Waste DisposalALL RECOVERED MATERIAL SHOULD BE PACKAGED, LABELED, TRANSPORTED, AND DISPOSED OR RECLAIMED IN CONFORMANCE WITH APPLOCABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS AND IN CONFORMANCE WITH GOOD ENGINEERING PRACTICES. AVOID LANDFILLING OF LIQUIDS. RECLAIM WHERE POSSIBLE.
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Handling & Shipping Procedures
Handling & Shipping
Procedures
KEEP IN CLOSED OR COVERED CONTAINERS AND DO NOT STORE NEAR HEAT OR OPEN FLAMES TO PRESERVE THE COLOR AND ODOR CHARACTERISTICS OF THIS PRODUCT.
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SARA 313 Chemical Breakdown
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