MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

1. Product Identification:

Product Name:                

Vitamin E 

Synonyms:

Mixed tocopherol, Natural Vitamin E

INCI Name:

Tocopherol

CAS #:                           

mixture

Country of Origin:          

China

 

2. Classification:

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER: (703) 339-5388 

         

3. Hazardous Ingredients Information:

None.

 

4. Physical & Chemical Properties:

Appearance:                   

Golden yellow to reddish viscous liquid.

Odor:                              

Characteristic odor.

Solubility:

Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.

Specific Gravity:            

0.900 0.966 @ 25C

Soya bean Oil Content:

50 %

Total Mixed Tocopherols:

50 %

Acid Value:

< 1.0 ml

Heavy Metals: 

< 10 ppb

Total Plate Count:

<1000 cfu/g.

Constituents:

 

D-alpha-tocopherol, beta-tocopherol, gamma-tocopherol, delta-tocopherol, soya bean oil

 

5. Fire/Explosion Hazard:

Flash Point:  not available

 

6. Reactivity/Stability Data:

Reactivity: Stable. Always avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents, alkali and acids. Does not react with water.

Decomposition: When heated to decomposition may give off acrid and carbon monoxide smoke.

 

7. Toxicological Properties/Information:

Acute oral, LD50 (mouse) >4000 mg/kg                   Acute dermal,  , LD50 (rat) >3000 mg/kg

 

8. CAUTION:

Eco-toxicity in water, LC50 (trout) = 100 mg/L for 96 hrs,       LC50 (algae) = 28 mg/L for 72 hrs.

 

9. 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 CO2, foam and dry chemicals. DO NOT use direct water jet on burning material.

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

Storage: Store in cool, dry, well ventilated area protected in tightly closed container away from sources of ignition, heat and light or direct sunlight. Keep air contact to minimum.

 

10. First Aid Measures:

Eye contact: Flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Call physician if irritation persists.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Avoid casual breathing.

Ingestion: Rinse mouth, drink 2-4 cups of water and do not induce vomiting. Consult a physician immediately. Never-give anything by mouth if victim is unconscious, is rapidly-losing consciousness, or is convulsing.

Skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash with soap and plenty of water.

 

11. Individual Protection for Industrial Use:

Always use a safety goggles. Handle in a well ventilated area.

Always avoid skin contact with concentrated product by wearing chemical resistant or surgical gloves.

 

12. Other Regulatory Information:

WHMIS (Canada): D2A.

HMIS (USA):  Health Hazard 1 (slight)  Fire Hazard 1 (slight)  Reactivity 0  Personal Protection H

Risk Phrases:  R36/38 irritating to skin and eyes.  R52/53 Harmful to aquatic organisms; may cause long-term adverse effects to aquatic environment.

S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

 

13. Preparation Information:

Quality Assurance

WFMED

8245 Backlick Road Unit D and V
Lorton VA 22079

Phone: (703) 339-5388

Fax: (703) 339-1999

Date Revised: June 10, 2012.

 

Disclaimer

The information contained in this Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet are obtained from current and reliable sources.  As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of WFMED, no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.

WFMED expressly disclaims responsibility as to the ordinary or otherwise use(s).  Furthermore, WFMED as to the fitness for any use should consider nothing container herein as a recommendation.  The liability of WFMED is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss.