- Flaxseed oil
- Linseed oil, bleached
- Oleum lini
Light yellow to dark yellow oily liquid. Contains principally glycerides of linolenic, linoleic, oleic and palmitic acid.
In oilcloths, linoleum, printing inks, artificial rubber, tracing cloth, tanning & enameling leather, applied to paper & fabrics to render them waterproof & tough, emollient.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Natural Product; Primary Irritant
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
0.932 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Keep from contact with oxidizing materials.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame. Do not ingest or inhale. Wash clothing before reuse.
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 gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
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.
Avoid runoff into storm sewers and ditches which lead to waterways. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Remove all sources of ignition. Absorb spill using an absorbent, non-combustible material such as earth, sand, or vermiculite. Provide ventilation.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Nitric acid, chlorine, strong oxidizing agents.
Carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Will burn if involved in a fire. Extinguishing media: Use dry chemical to fight fire. Use carbon dioxide.
This chemical is combustible.
May cause allergic skin reaction in some individuals.
Aspiration hazard. Ingestion of large amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation. Aspiration of material into the lungs may cause chemical pneumonitis, which may be fatal.
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Prolonged and/or repeated contact may cause irritation and/or dermatitis. May cause skin sensitization, an allergic reaction, which becomes evident upon re-exposure to this material.
Contact may cause transient eye irritation.
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.
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.
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.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
USCG CHRIS Code
33 Misc. hydrocarbon mixtures
IMO Chemical Code
IMO Pollution Category