Olive oil

  • Sweet oil
Formula
Unspecified
Description
Pale yellow-green oily liquid with a faint odor. Contains principally glycerides of oleic, palmitic and linoleic acids.
Uses
As food in salads, with sardines, for cooking & baking, in manufacture of soaps, textile lubricants, sulfonated oil, cosmetics & pharmaceutical prepn.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
8001-25-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-277-0
RTECS
RK4300000
RTECS class
Mutagen; Natural Product; Primary Irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
EPA OPP
31610
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Melting point, °C
-6
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5
Vapor density (air=1)
>1
Density
0.913 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep containers tightly closed. Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Do not ingest or inhale.
Protection
Eyes: Wear safety glasses and chemical goggles if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate 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
Wash area with soap and water. Absorb spill using an absorbent, non-combustible material such as earth, sand, or vermiculite.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizers.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
225
Autoignition, °C
343
Fire fighting
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. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide. Water may spread fire.
Health
0
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Inhalation
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Skin
Prolonged and/or repeated contact may cause irritation and/or dermatitis. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Eyes
Contact may cause transient eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
   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.
   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
OOL
 
IMO Chemical Code
18
IMO Pollution Category
D