Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Food Grade d-Limonene
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Food Grade d-LimoneneSection 1: PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: High Purity Food Grade d-Limonene
Description: High Purity Food Grade d-Limonene is a highly refined grade of d-Limonene (>98% purity). It has less non-volatile residue (NVR) and has a lower odor profile. High Purity d-Limonene can be used in it’s pure form, blended with other solvents, or easily emulsified. It is 100% bio-based, contains no hazardous air pollutants (HAP), no ozone depleting chemicals (ODC), and is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) rated by the FDA. d-Limonene is a biodegradable solvent occurring in nature as the main component of orange peel oil.
Synonyms: Orange Terpenes, Terpene Hydrocarbons
Section 2: HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
• Emergency Overview Appearance/Odor: Colorless liquid with citrus aroma.
• Product is Combustible. Slippery when spilled.
• Potential Health Effects: See Section 11 for more information.
• Likely Routes of Exposure: Eye contact, skin contact, inhalation.
• Eye: Causes moderate to severe irritation.
• Skin: May cause slight redness. Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause drying of the skin.
• Inhalation: May cause nose, throat, and respiratory tract irritation, coughing, headache.
• Ingestion: Not likely to be toxic, but may cause vomiting, headache, or other medical problems.
• Medical Conditions Aggravated By Exposure: May irritate the skin of people with pre-existing skin conditions.
This product does not contain any carcinogens or potential carcinogens as listed by OSHA, IARC, ACGIH or NTP.
OSHA Regulatory Status
This material is combustible, which is defined as having a flash point between 100ºF (37.8ºC) and 200ºF (93.3ºC). Combustible materials are hazardous according to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
Section 3: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
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Section 4: FIRST AID MEASURES
Eye Contact: Remove contact lenses at once. Flush with water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
Skin Contact: Wash affected area with copious amounts of soap and water. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
Inhalation: If symptoms of overexposure are experienced, move to fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Seek medical attention immediately. DO NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with water. DO NOT administer anything by mouth to an unconscious person. DO NOT leave victim unattended.
General: As with any chemical, employees should thoroughly wash hands with soap and water after handling this material.
Section 5: FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Suitable Extinguishing Media: Carbon dioxide, foam or dry chemical.
Caution: Carbon dioxide will displace air in confined spaces and may create an oxygen deficient atmosphere.
Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: Water. Products of Combustion: Forms acrid fumes, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide. Protection of Firefighters: Vapors may be irritating to eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Firefighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full fire-fighting turnout gear.