Corn oil

  • Maise-oil
  • Maydol
  • Mazola oil
Formula
Mixture
Description
Clear light yellow or yellow oily liquid. Faint taste. Faint odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
8001-30-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-281-2
RTECS
GM4800000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Reproductive Effector; Natural Product; Primary Irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-6869
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Melting point, °C
-10
Density
0.918 g/cm3

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat and flame. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep from contact with oxidizing materials.
Handling
Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Remove all sources of ignition. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Avoid direct exposure to heat, sparks, open flame, lighted tobacco product and strong oxidants.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
238
Autoignition, °C
393
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Do NOT use water directly on fire. For small fires, use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or chemical foam. Water or foam may cause frothing. Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers.
Fire potential
This chemical is combustible.
Health
0
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Expected to be a low ingestion hazard.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Eyes
Contact may cause transient irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. If irritation develops, get medical aid.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
OCO
 
IMO Chemical Code
18
IMO Pollution Category
D