Pale yellow oily liquid with a weak odor.
As linseed oil in paints, for salad oil blends, in hydrogenated state as shortening, dietary supplement.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Tumorigen; Natural Product; Primary Irritant
0.923 g/cm3 (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed in a cool place in a tightly closed container.
Containers of this material may be hazardous when emptied. Since emptied containers retain product residues (vapor, liquid, and/or solid), all hazard precautions given in the data sheet must be observed.
Wear safety glasses in compliance with OSHA regulations. Wear resistant gloves, normal work clothing covering arms and legs.
Not required under normal conditions of use.
If you should spill this chemical, FIRST REMOVE ALL SOURCES OF IGNITION, then use absorbent paper to pick up all liquid spill material. Your contaminated clothing and absorbent paper should be sealed in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Solvent wash all contaminated surfaces with acetone followed by washing with a soap and water solution. Do not reenter the contaminated area until the Safety Officer (or other responsible person) has verified that the area has been properly cleaned.
Thickens and becomes rancid on prolonged exposure to air.
Interaction with caustic solutions Strong oxidizing acids may cause a vigorous reaction that is sufficiently exothermic to ignite the reaction products.
Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, various hydrocarbons.
Fire Extinguishing Agents Not to Be Used: Water may be ineffective; water or foam may cause frothing.Fire Extinguishing Agents: Dry chemical, foam, or carbon dioxide
This material is probably combustible.
Oil is essentially nontoxic. May cause irritation.
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician.
IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used.
IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. If symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop, immediately transport the victim to a hospital.
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