1. Product Identification:

Product Name: Almond Sweet Oil

Botanical Name: Prunus amygdalus

Synonyms: Amygdalus communis var dulcis, Amygdalus dulcis, Prunus communis

INCI Name: Prunus amygdalus (almond sweet) oil

CAS #: 8007-69-0

Country of Origin: Canada


2. Classification:

Chemical Identification: Oil, almond sweet

UN No. 9277: Oils, n.o.s. with Flash Point NOT less than 93 C (200 F)



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3. Hazardous Ingredients Information:



4. Physical & Chemical Properties:

Appearance: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.

Odor: Characteristic odor.

Solubility: Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.

Relative Density: 0.910 0.920 @C

Refractive Index: 1.472 1.473 @C

Free Fatty Acids: <0.1 %

% Unsaponifiables: <0.7 %

Saponification Value: 190 200

Iodine Value: 95 109

Peroxide Value: <5 %

Total Saturated: 5 12.6

Total Monounsaturated: 62 87

Total Polyunsaturated: 20 30.4

Palmitic Acid: 4 9

Stearic Acid: 0.5 3

Oleic Acid: 62 86

Linoleic Acid: 20 30

Extraction Method: Cold-pressed of the seeds/kernels.

Constituents: Palmitic, palmitoleic, margaric, stearic, oleic, linoleic, a-linoleic,

arachidic, eicosenoic, behenic and erucic acids, cholesterol,

campesterol, stigmaterol, b-sitosterol, avenasterol, stigmasterol,

fucosterol and brassicasterol.

Shelf-Life: 6 to 12 months.

5. Fire/Explosion Hazard:

Flash Point:  >100 C


6. Reactivity/Stability Data:

Reactivity: Stable.

Decomposition: When heated to decomposition produces carbon dioxide and monoxide smoke.


7. Toxicological Properties/Information:

None known.


8. Preventive Data:

Spillage: Absorb spills, cover with an inert, non-combustible, inorganic absorbent material, and remove to an approved disposal container.

Fire: Recommended extinguishing media water spray, CO2, foam and dry chemicals.

Environment: Keep away from drains, surface and ground water.

Storage: Store in cool, dark place in tightly closed container. Keep air contact to minimum.


9. First Aid Measures:

Eye contact: Flush with water for at least 15 minutes.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air.

Ingestion: Rinse mouth.

Skin contact: Wash with soap and plenty of water.


11. Individual Protection for Industrial Use:

Gloves and overall.


12. Preparation Information:

Quality Assurance


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Revision Date: January 29, 2012




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