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CASTOR OILICSC: 1452
June 2003
CAS #: 8001-79-4Ricinus oil
EINECS #: 232-293-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use powder, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation      
Skin      
Eyes      
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.   

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking liquid in covered containers.  

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
CASTOR OIL ICSC: 1452
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS VISCOUS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 


Boiling point: 313°C
Melting point: -10 - -18°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.96
Solubility in water: very poor
Flash point: 229°C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 448°C  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the gastrointestinal tract. 

Inhalation risk
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. 


Occupational exposure limits
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Castor Oil (WHO Food Additives Series 14)
       CASTOR OIL (JECFA Evaluation)