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    SAFETY DATA SHEETS

    According to the UN GHS revision 8

    Version: 1.0

    Creation Date: July 15, 2019

    Revision Date: July 15, 2019

    1. Identification

    1.1 GHS Product identifier

    Product name

    Magnesium distearate

    1.2 Other means of identification

    Product number

    -

    Other names

    MAGNESIUM DISTEARATE; Magnesium stearate; MAGNESIUM STEARATE (E-470B, F.C.C.) ADITIO

    1.3 Recommended use of the chemical and restrictions on use

    Identified uses

    Surfactants

    Uses advised against

    no data available

    1.4 Supplier's details

    Company

    Echemi.com

    Address

    Echemi.com

    Telephone

    Echemi.com

    Fax

    Echemi.com

    1.5 Emergency phone number

    Emergency phone number

    Echemi.com

    Service hours

    Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours).

    2. Hazard identification

    2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

    Not classified.

    2.2 GHS label elements, including precautionary statements

    Pictogram(s) No symbol.
    Signal word

    No signal word

    Hazard statement(s)

    none

    Precautionary statement(s)
    Prevention

    none

    Response

    none

    Storage

    none

    Disposal

    none

    2.3 Other hazards which do not result in classification

    no data available

    3. Composition/information on ingredients

    3.1 Substances

    Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number Concentration
    Magnesium distearate Magnesium distearate 557-04-0 209-150-3 100%

    4. First-aid measures

    4.1 Description of necessary first-aid measures

    General advice

    Medical attention is required. Consult a doctor. Show this safety data sheet (SDS) to the doctor in attendance.

    If inhaled

    Fresh air, rest.

    Following skin contact

    Take off contaminated clothing immediately. Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a doctor.

    Following eye contact

    First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.

    Following ingestion

    Rinse mouth. Rest.

    4.2 Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed

    no data available

    4.3 Indication of immediate medical attention and special treatment needed, if necessary

    no data available

    5. Fire-fighting measures

    5.1 Extinguishing media

    Suitable extinguishing media

    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.

    5.2 Specific hazards arising from the chemical

    Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.

    5.3 Special protective actions for fire-fighters

    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.

    6. Accidental release measures

    6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

    Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance.

    6.2 Environmental precautions

    Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance.

    6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

    Collect and arrange disposal. Keep the chemical in suitable and closed containers for disposal. Remove all sources of ignition. Use spark-proof tools and explosion-proof equipment. Adhered or collected material should be promptly disposed of, in accordance with appropriate laws and regulations.

    7. Handling and storage

    7.1 Precautions for safe handling

    NO open flames. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust. Handling in a well ventilated place. Wear suitable protective clothing. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Use non-sparking tools. Prevent fire caused by electrostatic discharge steam.

    7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

    Store the container tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Store apart from foodstuff containers or incompatible materials.

    8. Exposure controls/personal protection

    8.1 Control parameters

    Occupational Exposure limit values

    TLV: (inhalable fraction): 10 mg/m3, as TWA.TLV: (respirable fraction): 3 mg/m3, as TWA.TLV: A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen)

    8.2 Appropriate engineering controls

    Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Set up emergency exits and the risk-elimination area.

    8.3 Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)

    Eye/face protection

    Wear safety spectacles.

    Skin protection

    Protective gloves.

    Respiratory protection

    Use local exhaust.

    Thermal hazards

    no data available

    9. Physical and chemical properties

    Physical state

    DryPowder,Liquid

    Colour

    LUMPS

    Odour

    Odorless

    Melting point/ freezing point

    143°C(lit.)

    Boiling point or initial boiling point and boiling range

    53°C/1mmHg(lit.)

    Flammability

    Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

    Lower and upper explosion limit / flammability limit

    no data available

    Flash point

    95°C(lit.)

    Auto-ignition temperature

    no data available

    Decomposition temperature

    no data available

    pH

    no data available

    Kinematic viscosity

    no data available

    Solubility

    IN 100 CC WATER: 0.003 G @ 15 DEG C; 0.004 G @ 25 DEG C; 0.008 G @ 50 DEG C

    Partition coefficient n-octanol/water

    no data available

    Vapour pressure

    no data available

    Density and/or relative density

    1.07

    Relative vapour density

    no data available

    Particle characteristics

    no data available

    10. Stability and reactivity

    10.1 Reactivity

    Decomposes on burning. This produces irritating fumes.

    10.2 Chemical stability

    no data available

    10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

    Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air. If dry, it can be charged electrostatically by swirling, pneumatic transport, pouring, etc.

    10.4 Conditions to avoid

    no data available

    10.5 Incompatible materials

    no data available

    10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

    When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and toxic fumes.

    11. Toxicological information

    Acute toxicity

    • Oral: no data available
    • Inhalation: no data available
    • Dermal: no data available

    Skin corrosion/irritation

    no data available

    Serious eye damage/irritation

    no data available

    Respiratory or skin sensitization

    no data available

    Germ cell mutagenicity

    no data available

    Carcinogenicity

    A4; Not classifiable as a human carcinogen. Stearates; does not include stearates of toxic metals

    Reproductive toxicity

    no data available

    STOT-single exposure

    no data available

    STOT-repeated exposure

    no data available

    Aspiration hazard

    A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

    12. Ecological information

    12.1 Toxicity

    • Toxicity to fish: no data available
    • Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates: no data available
    • Toxicity to algae: no data available
    • Toxicity to microorganisms: no data available

    12.2 Persistence and degradability

    no data available

    12.3 Bioaccumulative potential

    no data available

    12.4 Mobility in soil

    no data available

    12.5 Other adverse effects

    no data available

    13. Disposal considerations

    13.1 Disposal methods

    Product

    The material can be disposed of by removal to a licensed chemical destruction plant or by controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing. Do not contaminate water, foodstuffs, feed or seed by storage or disposal. Do not discharge to sewer systems.

    Contaminated packaging

    Containers can be triply rinsed (or equivalent) and offered for recycling or reconditioning. Alternatively, the packaging can be punctured to make it unusable for other purposes and then be disposed of in a sanitary landfill. Controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing is possible for combustible packaging materials.

    14. Transport information

    14.1 UN Number

    ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.) IMDG: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.) IATA: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.)

    14.2 UN Proper Shipping Name

    ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.) IMDG: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.) IATA: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.)

    14.3 Transport hazard class(es)

    ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.) IMDG: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.) IATA: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.)

    14.4 Packing group, if applicable

    ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.) IMDG: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.) IATA: Not dangerous goods. (For reference only, please check.)

    14.5 Environmental hazards

    ADR/RID: No IMDG: No IATA: No

    14.6 Special precautions for user

    no data available

    14.7 Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code

    no data available

    15. Regulatory information

    15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations specific for the product in question

    Chemical name Common names and synonyms CAS number EC number
    Magnesium distearate Magnesium distearate 557-04-0 209-150-3
    European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) Listed.
    EC Inventory Listed.
    United States Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory Listed.
    China Catalog of Hazardous chemicals 2015 Not Listed.
    New Zealand Inventory of Chemicals (NZIoC) Listed.
    Philippines Inventory of Chemicals and Chemical Substances (PICCS) Listed.
    Vietnam National Chemical Inventory Listed.
    Chinese Chemical Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances (China IECSC) Listed.
    Korea Existing Chemicals List (KECL) Listed.

    16. Other information

    Information on revision

    Creation Date July 15, 2019
    Revision Date July 15, 2019

    Abbreviations and acronyms

    • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service
    • ADR: European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
    • RID: Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail
    • IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods
    • IATA: International Air Transportation Association
    • TWA: Time Weighted Average
    • STEL: Short term exposure limit
    • LC50: Lethal Concentration 50%
    • LD50: Lethal Dose 50%
    • EC50: Effective Concentration 50%

    References

    • IPCS - The International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC), website: http://www.ilo.org/dyn/icsc/showcard.home
    • HSDB - Hazardous Substances Data Bank, website: https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/hsdb.htm
    • IARC - International Agency for Research on Cancer, website: http://www.iarc.fr/
    • eChemPortal - The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances by OECD, website: http://www.echemportal.org/echemportal/index?pageID=0&request_locale=en
    • CAMEO Chemicals, website: http://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/search/simple
    • ChemIDplus, website: http://chem.sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemidplus/chemidlite.jsp
    • ERG - Emergency Response Guidebook by U.S. Department of Transportation, website: http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/library/erg
    • Germany GESTIS-database on hazard substance, website: http://www.dguv.de/ifa/gestis/gestis-stoffdatenbank/index-2.jsp
    • ECHA - European Chemicals Agency, website: https://echa.europa.eu/

    Other Information

    The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature.

    Any questions regarding this SDS, Please send your inquiry to sds@xixisys.com

    Disclaimer: The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. We as supplier shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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