Bestwood Pure Tung Oil is food and toy safe when dry. It is non-flammable, 100% solids and VOC free. It contains no additives of any kind – no solvents, driers, anti-skin agents etc.
The underlined link below brings up a printable pdf version of the Health and Safety Data Sheet for Bestwood Pure Tung Oil, which follows:-
SAFETY DATA SHEET
BESTWOOD PURE TUNG OIL
1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/ PREPARATION AND THE COMPANY
PRODUCT NAME Bestwood Pure Tung Oil
SUPPLIER BESTWOOD WOODCARE
Unit F4, Enterprise Park
Nottingham NG15 7TA
TELEPHONE: 0115 963 4396
FAX: 0115 727 0772
EMERGENCY: 0773 4003278
2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS.
A naturally occurring triglyceride vegetable oil.
Hazardous ingredients None
CAS registry number 8001-20-5
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Not classified as dangerous according to EU regulation 1272/2008.
Care should be taken as spills may constitute a slip hazard.
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
GENERAL Remove contaminated soaked clothing immediately.
INHALATION Not applicable. There are no appreciable vapours at ambient temperatures.
INGESTION Do not induce vomiting. Give water or milk to drink and seek medical advice.
SKIN Wash with warm soapy water.
EYES Promptly wash eyes with plenty of water while lifting the eyelids. Get medical attention if symptoms persist.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Use carbon dioxide, dry chemical, sand or earth for small fires. For large fires use alcohol type foam or water spray. Do not use water jets. Cool closed containers with water spray.
FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARDS
This product may only form ignitable mixtures or burn above the flash point. Toxic fumes may be generated in a fire. As the product contains combustible organic components, fire will produce dense black smoke containing hazardous products of combustion.
Decomposition products may be hazardous to health. Do NOT allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or watercourses.
Appropriate self-contained breathing apparatus should be worn.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Contain and collect spillages with non combustible absorbent material, eg. Sand, earth, vermiculite, and place in closed containers. Do not allow to enter water courses. Dispose of as hazardous waste.
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Keep containers sealed when not in use. Prevent spills and leaks to avoid slip hazard. Provide suitable mechanical equipment for the safe handling of drums and heavy packages.
Keep containers out of direct sunlight in cool, dry conditions. Keep in closed, original containers.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION
Wear protective gloves.
Eye protection designed to guard against liquid splashes should be worn.
Cotton or cotton/synthetic overalls or coveralls are normally suitable. Grossly contaminated clothing should be removed and the skin washed with soap and water or a proprietary skin cleaner.
9 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
APPEARANCE – liquid
COLOUR – Amber yellow
VAPOUR PRESSURE – negligible
FLASH POINT – Greater than 230 Degrees C
ODOUR – faint, characteristic
SPECIFIC GRAVITY – 0.94 – 0.95
SOLUBILITY IN WATER – Insoluble
pH – not applicable
10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable under the recommended storage and handling conditions.
There are no hazardous decomposition products during normal conditions of use.
In a fire decomposition products such as carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide may be produced.
11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
INGESTION No specific data. Expected to have a very low order of toxicity.
SKIN No specific data. Prolonged and repeated contact may cause slight irritation.
INHALATION Not applicable at ambient temperature.
EYE CONTACT No specific data. May cause slight irritation.
12 ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
BIO ACCUMULATION – Will not bioaccumulate.
DEGRADABILITY – Readily degradable.
13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Do not allow into drains or water courses or where ground or surface water may be affected.
Dispose of in accordance with local authority requirements.
14 TRANSPORT INFORMATION
This product is not classified as dangerous for carriage.
15 REGULATORY INFORMATION
LABELLING No hazard symbols required
No risk or safety phrases required.
No signal word, pictograms, hazard or safety phrases required.
The information contained in this safety data sheet does not constitute the users own assessment of workplace risk as required by other health and safety legislation. The provisions of the Health and Safety at Work etc and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations apply to the use of this product at work.
16. OTHER INFORMATION.
This safety data sheet is provided in accordance with the provisions of Section 6 of the Health and Safety at Work, etc. act 1974, as amended by the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
The product should not be used for purposes other than those shown in Section 1 without first referring to the supplier and obtaining written handling instructions. As the specific conditions of use are outside the supplier’s control, the user is responsible for ensuring that the requirements of relevant legislation are complied with.
The information contained in this safety data sheet is based on the present state of knowledge and current national legislation. It provides guidance on health, safety and environmental aspects of the product and should not be construed as any guarantee of technical performance or suitability for particular applications.
Further information and advice can be found in:
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 (SI.1988:1657).
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (SI 1992:2793)
The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1992 (SI 1992:2839)
Bestwood Pure Tung Oil H&S November 2012.