Cottonseed oil

  • Cotton oil
Formula
Mixture
Description
Odorless colorless to pale-yellow liquid. Contains principally the glycerides of palmitic, oleic and linoleic acids.
Uses
Manufacture soaps, oleo margarine, hydrogenated fats, lard substitute, glycerol, leather dressings, lubricants, cosmetics, packing fish, pharmaceutic aid (solvent), emollient, also as salad and cooking oil.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
8001-29-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-280-7
RTECS
GN2815000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Reproductive Effector
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
EPA OPP
31602
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-3999
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5
Density
0.91 g/cm3
Surface tension
35.4 g/s2 @ 20 C
Heat of combustion
-36.8 kJ/g

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Store protected from light.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Store protected from light.
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.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Irritating and toxic fumes and gases.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
> 112
Autoignition, °C
343
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire, use water fog, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or regular foam. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Fire potential
This chemical is combustible.
Combustion products
-16,000 btu/lb
Health
0
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
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 immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

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